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FCC Form 399: Reimbursement Request

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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) FCC Form 399: Reimbursement Request

Facility ID:
55055
Service:
DCA
Call Sign:
KXTQ-CD
Channel:
24 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028433
FRN:
0018223693
Date Submitted:
03/26/2018

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.

Doing Business As: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.

Brad Moran

9800 UNIVERSITY AVENUE

PO BOX 3757

LUBBOCK, TX 79452

United States

+1 (806) 748-9300 bmoran@ramarcom.com Corporation

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

The Preparer is same as the reimbursement contact.

 

 

 

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. Yes
Briefly describe transition plan Replace the existing transmitter to allow necessary and sufficient power to be supplied to the new combiner network to make ERP.

Transmitters

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

Primary Transmitter

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Add Transmitter Information

Section Question Response
Existing Transmitter Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Model 1.2 kw
Year 2015
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 1.2 kW

Primary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Manufacturer
Model 1.6 KW UHS Solid State
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 1.6 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Increased power required to provide adequate power from the new combiner network.

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) No
Transformer (480V) No
Power N/A
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size N/A
Length N/A
Other Electrical Service No
Description N/A
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Cooling Only
Size 5 tons
Other Size N/A
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No
Size N/A
Channel 14 Costs Is an RF Consulting Engineer needed? N/A
Is a channel 14 Mask Filer needed? N/A
Is additional field engineering time needed? N/A
Number of Days N/A

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Name Description

New channel combiner

channel 23 combiner required for new repack channel

Antennas

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Section Question Response
Antenna Related Expenses Do you have antenna related expenses? No

Transmission Line

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Section Question Response
Transmission Line Related Expenses Do you have transmission line related expenses? No

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? No

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? No
Number of Hours N/A
Explanation N/A
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development No
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
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 No
Quantity N/A
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 1
NEPA Section 106 environmental review No
Environmental Assessment No
ASR Modification No
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) No
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations No
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 No
RF exposure measurements Yes
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 No
Non-zoning permits No
BLM or NFS Coordination No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change Yes
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)? No
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? No
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 $175,250.00 $99,000.00 N/A $63,109.00 N/A
Total for all systems $240,290.00 $161,335.00 N/A $74,925.00 N/A
Primary Transmitter 1.6 KW UHS Solid State $175,250.00 $99,000.00 $63,109.00
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 1 - 2.5 kW $126,000.00 $51,000.00 N/A $50,583.50 N/A
5 Ton system $20,250.00 $19,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
New channel combiner $29,000.00 $29,000.00 N/A $12,525.50 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 1 - 2.5 kW

Component Description:
Original invoice was not changed. Pursuant to RFAS File Number 28433, a new scanned file is being submitted with the original invoice, vendor quote and a purchase order. Invoice amount was left at zero in order to not over inflate the actual cost.
Amount:
N/A

Component Description:
Full cost of KXTQ 2KW transmitter
Amount:
$50,583.50
5 Ton system Information not provided.
New channel combiner

Component Description:
Original invoice was not changed. Pursuant to RFAS File Number 28433, a new scanned file is being submitted with the original invoice, vendor quote and a purchase order. Invoice amount was left at zero in order to not over inflate the actual cost.
Amount:
N/A

Component Description:
Full reimbursement for combiner
Amount:
$12,525.50

Cost Information

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Antennas

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Tower Equipment and Rigging Costs

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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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 $42,350.00 $40,250.00 N/A $11,816.00 N/A
Total for all systems $240,290.00 $161,335.00 N/A $74,925.00 N/A
Outside Professional Services $42,350.00 $40,250.00 $11,816.00
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,680.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,365.00 $2,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,000.00 N/A $2,637.50 N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $1,500.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A $9,178.50 Actual costs were greater than the estimated costs

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
RF Exposure Measurements Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form Information not provided.
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Full cost of services provided
Amount:
$2,637.50
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application

Component Description:
Reimbursement of full cost of invoice
Amount:
$1,187.50
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Legal fees concerning the prepping and filing of CP for repack of KXTQ
Amount:
$434.00

Component Description:
Legal fees concerning the prepping and filing of CP for repack of KXTQ
Amount:
$1,303.00

Component Description:
Legal fees concerning the prepping and filing of CP for repack of KXTQ
Amount:
$4,589.50

Component Description:
Legal fees concerning the prepping and filing of CP for repack of KXTQ
Amount:
$372.00

Component Description:
Legal fees concerning the prepping and filing of CP for repack of KXTQ
Amount:
$2,480.00

Component Description:
Attorneys Fees
Amount:
$9,178.50

Cost Information

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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 $22,690.00 $22,085.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $240,290.00 $161,335.00 N/A $74,925.00 N/A
Other Expenses $22,690.00 $22,085.00 $0.00
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $11,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application $1,110.00 $1,070.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $325.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request $195.00 $190.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $1,500.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $3,000.00 $3,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $240,290.00 $161,335.00 $74,925.00

Reimbursement Status

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Question Response
The facility has ceased operating on its pre-auction channel. No
Construction of final facilities or all necessary modifications are complete. No
All receipts for reimbursement have been submitted no further costs are expected to be incurred. Note this will lock the Form 399 from further editing and begin close-out procedures with the Fund Administrator. No

Attachments

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