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FCC Form 399: Incentive Auction Relocation Reimbursement Fund System

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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)FCC Form 399: Incentive Auction Relocation Reimbursement Fund System

File Number:
0000028809
FRN:
0015021157
Facility ID:
62009
Repack Channel:
16 (UHF)
Entity:
Broadcaster
Filing Status:
Submitted
Date Submitted:
09/01/2017

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

GOCOM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, LLC

Doing Business As: GOCOM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, LLC

400 MAIN STREET

Suite 200F

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC 29926

United States

+1 (843) 342-4405 ricgorman@gmail.com Limited Liability Company

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

[Confidential]

 

 

 


Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

Paul A. Cicelski , Esq .

Lerman Senter PLLC

2001 L Street NW

Suite 400

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 416-6756 pcicelski@lermansenter.com

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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Question Response
Will the station be sharing equipment with another broadcast television station or stations (e.g., a shared antenna, co-location on a tower, use of the same transmitter room, multiple transmitters feeding a combiner, etc.)? If yes, enter the facility ID's of the other stations and click 'prefill' to download those stations' licensing information. No
Briefly describe transition plan See Exhibit A.

Transmitters

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Section Question Response
Transmitter Related Expenses Do you have transmitter related expenses? Yes

Primary Transmitter

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Existing Transmitter Information

Section Question Response
Existing Transmitter Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use  
Ownership Owned
Owner  
Site  
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Model CTT-U-20 DCX-1H
Year 2002
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Single
Description  
Power capacity 20 kw
Solid State Cooling  
Solid State Power Capacity  
Other Transmitter Type  

Primary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use  
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Manufacturer
Model ULXTE-20
Transmitter Type Solid state
IOT Power Type  
Other  
Power capacity  
Solid State Cooling Liquid
Solid State Power Capacity 11.9 kw
Other Transmitter Type  
Justification for New Transmitter Per the manufacturer, the current transmitter cannot be retuned. See Exhibit B.

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) Yes
Transformer (480V) Yes
Power 300 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 2 inches
Length 800.0 feet
Other Electrical Service No
Description  
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? No
Type
Size
Other Size  
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No
Size
Channel 14 Costs Is an RF Consulting Engineer needed?
Is a channel 14 Mask Filer needed?
Is additional field engineering time needed?
Number of Days  

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Antennas

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Section Question Response
Antenna Related Expenses Do you have antenna related expenses? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Purchase New
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing antenna shared with another station or stations? No
Is the existing antenna directional? Yes
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Side-mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Slotted coaxial
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 335.00 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-26DSC-R 04
Year 2003

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? No
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
New Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Side-mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Elliptical
Type Slotted coaxial
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels/Bays N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 185.00 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-26DSC/VP-R O4
Year 2017
Justification for New Antenna Current antenna is a single channel antenna that cannot be used for the new post-auction channel.

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Combiner for Shared Antenna Do you need a Combiner for a Shared Antenna? No
Type
Number of channels supported N/A
Frequencies of channels supported N/A
Frequency N/A
Do you need a combiner output splitter/switcher for dual feed lines? N/A
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? Single Channel
Feed Line Size 6 1/8 inches
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for a high power antenna? Yes
Pattern Scatter Analysis Do you require separate purchase of pattern scatter analysis for a side mount high or medium power antenna? Yes
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Interim Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
New Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Side-mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Elliptical
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 1
Number of Panels/Bays 8
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 598.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 100.0 %
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 100.00 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-8WB-1-R
Year 2017
Justification for New Antenna Interim antenna to be used to stay on the air while the main antenna undergoes construction for the post-auction channel change.

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Combiner for Shared Antenna Do you need a Combiner for a Shared Antenna? No
Type
Number of channels supported N/A
Frequencies of channels supported N/A
Frequency N/A
Do you need a combiner output splitter/switcher for dual feed lines? N/A
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? Broadband
Feed Line Size 3 1/8 inches
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for a high power antenna? Yes
Pattern Scatter Analysis Do you require separate purchase of pattern scatter analysis for a side mount high or medium power antenna? No
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Transmission Line

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Section Question Response
Transmission Line Related Expenses Do you have transmission line related expenses? Yes

Primary Transmission Line

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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Utilize Existing
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing transmission line shared with another station or stations? No
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer Dielectric
Type Rigid
Diameter 6 1/8 inches
Segment Length 20'
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1377 feet per run

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Interim Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Type Rigid
Diameter 3 1/8 inches
Segment Length Broadband
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 600 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Interim transmission line will feed the interim antenna.

Interim Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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Section Question Response
Tower Equipment or Rigging Costs Changes Do you have tower equipment or rigging costs changes? Yes

Primary Tower

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Existing Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Modify Existing
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Is this tower consider Complex? No
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? No
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) N/A
Others Types of Users N/A
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Yes
Is tower compliant with Rev G? No
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1008934
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 39° 47' 56.8" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 089° 26' 46.1" W-
Overall Structure Height 1449.13 feet
Support Structure Height 1399.92 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 600.06 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner GOCOM Media of Illinois, LLC
Date Constructed 04/25/1984


Primary Tower

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Tower Modification Costs

Section Question Response
Engineering Study Please what type of engineering study is required, if any: Study needed for documented tower
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: Major Reinforcements needed

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower N/A
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? No

Primary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? Yes
Number of Hours 470
Explanation Outside consulting engineering, legal work, and accounting services, as well as project management for regional and comprehensive repack execution.
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility N/A
For Main Facility Yes N/A
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 2
Do you have Distributed Transmission System engineering services? N/A
Critical Facility N/A
Terrain-Shielded Facility N/A
Attorney and Other Outside Consulting Services Prepare and file Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 2
NEPA Section 106 environmental review Yes
Environmental Assessment Yes
ASR Modification Yes
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) Yes
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations Yes
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study Yes
RF exposure measurements No
Additional Field Engineering Service No
Number of Days N/A
Justification N/A

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? No
Is Remediation needed? No
Facility Expenses Name N/A
Other Distributed Transmission System Expenses Not listed N/A
Name N/A
Is Notification of a Medical Facility required as a result of DTV broadcasting? Yes
Permit and Filing Costs Local Zoning Yes
Non-zoning permits Yes
BLM or NFS Coordination No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change No
FCC License to Cover Application Yes
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application Yes
Other Miscellaneous Expenses Does this relocation require paying Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? Yes
Does this relocation require the Development and Airing of an Announcement regarding an upcoming channel change? Yes
Does this relocation require MVPD Notification of a Channel Change? Yes

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmitters

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $561,300.00 $561,300.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,856,461.00 $1,972,319.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Transmitter ULXTE-20 $561,300.00 $561,300.00 $0.00
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW $470,000.00 $470,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $36,300.00 $36,300.00 N/A N/A N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA $35,000.00 $35,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
2" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $20,000.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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Antennas

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $278,380.00 $394,238.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,856,461.00 $1,972,319.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Interim Antenna TFU-8WB-1-R $135,280.00 $135,280.00 $0.00
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One Station antenna . medium power (50-200 kW), elliptically or circularly polarized $98,000.00 $98,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $22,000.00 $22,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 3 1/8. feedline (if needed) $8,880.00 $8,880.00 N/A N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,400.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
Primary Antenna TFU-26DSC/VP-R O4 $143,100.00 $258,958.00 $0.00
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One Station antenna . medium power (50-200 kW), elliptically or circularly polarized $98,000.00 $213,858.00 See Response to August 17 Inquiry - Antenna Update. N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,400.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed) $11,700.00 $11,700.00 N/A N/A N/A
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $22,000.00 $22,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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Transmission Line

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $68,400.00 $68,400.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,856,461.00 $1,972,319.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Interim Transmission Line $68,400.00 $68,400.00 $0.00
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 3 1/8" broadband $68,400.00 $68,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
Primary Transmission Line $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Components

Information not provided.

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Tower Equipment and Rigging Costs

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $612,000.00 $612,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,856,461.00 $1,972,319.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $612,000.00 $612,000.00 $0.00
Tall Tower (greater than 500') $200,000.00 $200,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Major tower reinforcement/modifications $400,000.00 $400,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Structural engineering tower load study for well documented tower $12,000.00 $12,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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Outside Professional Services

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $208,250.00 $208,250.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,856,461.00 $1,972,319.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Outside Professional Services $208,250.00 $208,250.00 $0.00
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $80,000.00 $80,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
FAA consultant, including cost of preparing FAA Form 7460 (Notice of Proposed Construction), if needed for height increase $2,000.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
ASR modification (prepare FCC Form 854) $2,000.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Environmental Assessment, if triggered by NEPA Section 106 review or for certain structures over 450 feet $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
NEPA Section 106 environmental review, if needed $6,000.00 $6,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $7,000.00 $7,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $4,000.00 $4,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,250.00 $2,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,000.00 $3,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,500.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,000.00 $3,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $70,500.00 $70,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,500.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,500.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,000.00 $7,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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Other Expenses

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $128,131.00 $128,131.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,856,461.00 $1,972,319.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Other Expenses $128,131.00 $128,131.00 $0.00
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $5,000.00 $5,000.00 See Exhibit J. N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $28,050.00 $28,050.00 See Response to August 17 Inquiry. N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $15,000.00 $15,000.00 See Exhibit J. N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $10,000.00 $10,000.00 See Exhibit J. N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $28,566.00 $28,566.00 See Response to August 17 Inquiry. N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,000.00 $11,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $325.00 $325.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request $190.00 $190.00 N/A N/A N/A
Local Zoning $20,000.00 $20,000.00 See Exhibit J. N/A N/A
Non-zoning permits $10,000.00 $10,000.00 See Exhibit J. N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $1,856,461.00 $1,972,319.00 $0.00

Construction Status

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Question Response
Is construction complete? No

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Estimated Expenses Statements

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503), AND ANY FALSE STATEMENTS COULD SUBJECT THIS ENTITY TO LIABILITY UNDER THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT.

  1. The Authorized Person signing below certifies that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity.

  2. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

  3. The above-named entity acknowledges the submission of the information herein creates no obligation on the part of the government to pay any amount.

  4. The above-named entity certifies that the equipment and services paid for with money from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund are necessary to change channels (broadcasters) or to continue to carry the signal of a broadcaster that changes channels (MVPD).

  5. The above-named entity certifies that all payments from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund (Fund) received by the entity listed on this form will be used only for expenses that are eligible for reimbursement from the Fund.

  6. The above-named entity certifies that it will maintain and provide to the Commission detailed records, including receipts, of all costs eligible for reimbursement actually incurred.

  7. The above-named entity acknowledges that overpayments or payments in error must be promptly refunded to the Commission.

  8. The above-named entity certifies that it is in full compliance with all statutes, rules, regulations and governmental requirements for which compliance is a pre-requisite for obtaining the payments herein requested.

I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Richard Gorman

President - CEO


09/01/2017

Attachments

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