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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:
13792
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
KTGF
Channel:
17 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028137
FRN:
0021402961
Date Submitted:
06/21/2018

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

KTGF LICENSE CORPORATION

Doing Business As: KTGF TV

Roger Lonnquist

PO Box 7393

HELENA, MT 59604

United States

+1 (800) 413-1942 TVINVESTOR@GMAIL.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. No
Briefly describe transition plan The Licensee simply proposes to replace its transmitter and antenna to accommodate the required channel change from its existing RF Channel 45 to the post-transition RF Channel 17.

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 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 Ranger
Year 2003
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity .1 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 Air
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity .6 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Re-tuning this early-DTV transmitter may provide unreliable service to viewers, engineering costs and off-air time while it is being re-tuned is not in the best interest of the viewers or KTGF. There is a need for more power to reach the city better, too

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 Yes
Description We will require the services of a licensed electrician to remove wiring of old transmitter and connect the new transmitter electrical wiring.
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? No
Type N/A
Size N/A
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

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? 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 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: 1.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model SL-8
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? No
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 Types 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/Bays N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 1.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model SL-8
Year 2017
Justification for New Antenna The existing antenna cannot be re-tuned. The Licensee desires to replace the antenna with the same model as is currently being used, on the new channel, and to locate it at the same position on the tower as the current antenna.

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? No
Broadband or Single Channel? N/A
Feed Line Size N/A
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for a high power antenna? No
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? No

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? Yes

Primary Tower

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Add Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Move Equipment
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? No
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? Yes
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) Yes
Others Types of Users No
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Unknown
Is tower compliant with Rev G? Unknown
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1051225
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 47° 36' 24.3" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 111° 21' 33.6" W-
Overall Structure Height 802.81 feet
Support Structure Height 799.86 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 3818.20 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner STARadio Corp.
Date Constructed 08/01/1986

FM, AM or TV radio broadcasters. Facility ID's, Call Signs and Services of other broadcast stations with whom the tower is shared

Facility ID Call Sign Service
164134 KWGF FM
164133 KINX FM

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

Name Description

Maranatha Broadcasting, Inc.

Removal of old antenna, installation of new antenna.

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 No
For Auxiliary Facility N/A
For Main Facility N/A
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application No
For Auxiliary Facility N/A
For Main Facility N/A
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 No
For Auxiliary Facility N/A
For Main Facility N/A
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application No
For Auxiliary Facility N/A
For Main Facility N/A
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

Name Description

Maranatha Broadcasting, Inc.

Broadcast engineering services for installation of antenna and equipment

GatesAir, Inc.

Installation of GatesAir transmitter, tune-up of system, getting system operating in compliance with terms of FCC Construction Permit

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? No
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 No
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? 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

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 $41,730.00 $41,730.00 N/A $40,930.00 N/A
Total for all systems $276,483.00 $65,933.00 N/A $63,538.00 N/A
Primary Transmitter Air $41,730.00 $41,730.00 $40,930.00
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter .6 kW $40,930.00 $40,930.00 Purchase of transmitter and shipping. $40,930.00 PLEASE REFER TO THE ATTACHMENT "KTGF - Transmitter - Outside Services - Invoice" for explanation of the Invoice.
Other Electrical Service: We will require the services of a licensed electrician to remove wiring of old transmitter and connect the new transmitter electrical wiring. $800.00 $800.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter .6 kW

Component Description:
Portion of the Invoice attributable to the purchase and shipping of transmitter; PLEASE SEE ATTACHED LETTER FOR MORE DETAILS.
Amount:
$40,930.00
Other Electrical Service: We will require the services of a licensed electrician to remove wiring of old transmitter and connect the new transmitter electrical wiring. 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 $6,668.00 $6,668.00 N/A $6,668.00 N/A
Total for all systems $276,483.00 $65,933.00 N/A $63,538.00 N/A
Primary Antenna SL-8 $6,668.00 $6,668.00 $6,668.00
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 1 kW input, horizontally polarized $6,668.00 $6,668.00 N/A $6,668.00 In actuality it isn't higher. All we are trying to do is get our $6668.00 payment. But, since this system will not permit us to delete the previous filing we could not find any other way to get the FCC the information it requested. PLEASE read attachment.

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 1 kW input, horizontally polarized

Component Description:
Purchase and shipping of KTGF antenna and mounting kit
Amount:
$6,668.00

Component Description:
Please read the attachment, KTGF - Letter Quote Invoice for Antenna to see why this component is being added. There was no other way we could find to provide the Quote requested of us on 2/16/18.
Amount:
$6,668.00

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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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 $212,900.00 $2,400.00 N/A $2,400.00 N/A
Total for all systems $276,483.00 $65,933.00 N/A $63,538.00 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $212,900.00 $2,400.00 $2,400.00
Maranatha Broadcasting, Inc. $2,400.00 $2,400.00 N/A $2,400.00 N/A
Tall Tower (greater than 500') $210,500.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Maranatha Broadcasting, Inc.

Component Description:
Invoice for tower rigging costs to hang new channel 17 antenna
Amount:
$2,400.00
Tall Tower (greater than 500') 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 $13,540.00 $13,540.00 N/A $13,540.00 N/A
Total for all systems $276,483.00 $65,933.00 N/A $63,538.00 N/A
Outside Professional Services $13,540.00 $13,540.00 $13,540.00
GatesAir, Inc. $11,000.00 $11,000.00 N/A $11,000.00 PLEASE REFER TO THE ATTACHMENT "KTGF - Transmitter - Outside Services - Invoice" for explanation of the Invoice.
Maranatha Broadcasting, Inc. $2,540.00 $2,540.00 N/A $2,540.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
GatesAir, Inc.

Component Description:
Portion of the Invoice attributable to Outside Services. PLEASE REFER TO THE ATTACHMENT - "KTGF - Transmitter - Outside Services Invoice".
Amount:
$11,000.00
Maranatha Broadcasting, Inc.

Component Description:
Invoice for professional services by engineering firm assisting with installation of channel 17 replacement equipment
Amount:
$2,540.00

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 $1,645.00 $1,595.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $276,483.00 $65,933.00 N/A $63,538.00 N/A
Other Expenses $1,645.00 $1,595.00 $0.00
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $100.00 $100.00 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 - Form 2100 minor change CP application $1,110.00 $1,070.00 N/A N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $100.00 $100.00 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 $276,483.00 $65,933.00 $63,538.00

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

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.

Roger Lonnquist

President


06/21/2018

Attachments

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