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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:
0000028514
FRN:
0009961889
Facility ID:
42116
Repack Channel:
11 (High VHF)
Entity:
Broadcaster
Filing Status:
Submitted
Date Submitted:
05/10/2018

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. JOHN CARPENTER FREEWAY

SUITE 700

IRVING, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800 eryder@nexstar.tv 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

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800 eryder@nexstar.tv

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 the attached WCIX Transition Plan.

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 DTT3M
Year 2008
Type Solid state
IOT Power Type  
Description  
Power capacity  
Solid State Cooling Air
Solid State Power Capacity 3.5 kw
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? No
Manufacturer
Model UAXTE-8
Transmitter Type Solid state
IOT Power Type  
Other  
Power capacity  
Solid State Cooling Air
Solid State Power Capacity 4 kw
Other Transmitter Type  
Justification for New Transmitter Existing transmitter cannot be converted to repacked channel and manufacturer is no longer in business.

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) Yes
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) Yes
Transformer (480V) No
Power
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 3 inches
Length 50.0 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 Retune Existing
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? No
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 Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 1
Number of Panels 6
Design power capacity in use 50.0 %
Lower Limit 170.00 MHz
Upper Limit 216.00 MHz
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 100.00 kW
Manufacturer MCI
Model 954131
Year 2008

Primary Antenna

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Adjustment to Existing Antenna

Section Question Response
Sweep Test of Existing Antenna Do you need a sweep test of existing antenna? Yes

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

Primary 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? 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 Yes
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 No
Quantity N/A
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 No
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers No
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study No
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 No
BLM or NFS Coordination No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change Yes
FCC License to Cover Application Yes
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application No
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? No
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

Name Description

Sales Tax

Sales and use tax on goods and services.

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 $202,200.00 $197,450.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $452,903.00 $257,796.00 N/A $2,537.50 N/A
Primary Transmitter UAXTE-8 $202,200.00 $197,450.00 $0.00
3" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $2,500.00 $2,450.00 N/A N/A N/A
Service entrance 3 phase/800 amp/208 volt $14,050.00 $13,700.00 N/A N/A N/A
High VHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 1.1 . 4.4 kW $148,500.00 $145,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $37,150.00 $36,300.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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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 $191,050.00 $6,401.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $452,903.00 $257,796.00 N/A $2,537.50 N/A
Primary Antenna 954131 $191,050.00 $6,401.00 $0.00
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,550.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
High-VHF, One station antenna -- side mount, horizontally polarized $184,500.00 $1.00 Sweep test has confirmed that existing antenna and transmission line will function properly on post-repack channel. N/A N/A

Components

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 $19,200.00 $18,750.00 N/A $2,537.50 N/A
Total for all systems $452,903.00 $257,796.00 N/A $2,537.50 N/A
Outside Professional Services $19,200.00 $18,750.00 $2,537.50
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,120.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,535.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,070.00 $3,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,305.00 $2,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,170.00 $7,000.00 N/A $2,537.50 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Through 7-14-17. Revise Storyboard if needed, interference study, create CP and recalculate ERP if COR changed, transition plan document, create 399, coverage maps, and upload documents to ASANA
Amount:
$350.00

Component Description:
Service through end of April 2017. Information gathering, creation of transition plan with definition of initial equipment and service needs. Further research regarding MCI panel antenna patterns.
Amount:
$1,050.00

Component Description:
Repack plan and revision, 399 form info, MCI panel analysis
Amount:
$1,137.50

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 $40,453.00 $35,195.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $452,903.00 $257,796.00 N/A $2,537.50 N/A
Other Expenses $40,453.00 $35,195.00 $0.00
Sales Tax $17,000.00 $17,000.00 Sales and use tax on goods and services based on IL state rates. N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $6,000.00 $6,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $3,500.00 $3,500.00 Develop and produce crawls and spots for viewer notification. N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $800.00 $800.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,250.00 $6,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application $1,070.00 $1,070.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $333.00 $325.00 N/A N/A N/A
Local Zoning $500.00 $500.00 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 $452,903.00 $257,796.00 $2,537.50

Construction Status

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Question Response
Is construction complete? No

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Actual Cost Documentation 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 and represents that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material.

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

  3. 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).

  4. 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.

  5. The above-named entity certifies that the cost information/documents submitted reflect costs actually incurred.

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

  7. 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.

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel


05/10/2018

Attachments

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