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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:
69733
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
KVPT
Channel:
32 (UHF)
File Number:
0000027967
FRN:
0001634948
Date Submitted:
06/29/2018

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Valley Public Television, Inc.

Doing Business As: ValleyPBS

Phyllis Brotherton

1544 VAN NESS AVENUE

FRESNO, CA 93721

United States

+1 (559) 266-1800 pbrotherton@valleypbs.org Not-for-Profit

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

Ann Bobeck

Legal Counsel

Covington and Burling LLP

Ann Bobeck

One CityCenter

850 10th Street NW

Washington , DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 662-5719 abobeck@cov.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 Decommission side mount antenna, install new interim broadband antenna and new interim broadband transmitter. Decommission top mount antenna, install new top mount Ch 32 antenna and new main transmitter.

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 Diamond
Year 2004
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 7.8 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? No
Manufacturer
Model ULXTE-16
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 10.8 kW
Justification for New Transmitter The current transmitter (Harris - Diamond) can not be re-tuned to be used for the new frequency. Kindly find attached a letter from the manufacturer that states this.

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 N/A
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size N/A
Length N/A
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description Grounding work and other electrical work
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

Name Description

Uninstall fees

Uninstalling the current transmitters to make room for the new transmitter

Interim Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase
Manufacturer
Model ULXTE-30
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 15.4 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Interim transmitter needed to stay on-air while top-mount antenna and old transmitter are replaced.

Interim 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 N/A
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size N/A
Length N/A
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description Grounding work and other electrical work
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
Inside RF System Is an additional interior RF system required to support this interim transmitter? Yes

Interim 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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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 this antenna currently shared with any other stations? No
Is this antenna directional? Yes
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Top 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: 250.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATW20HS6H-HTS-40H
Year 2004

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? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types Class Full Power
Mounting Top 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: 213.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATW18H6-ETC3-32H
Year 2017
Justification for New Antenna Current antenna cannot broadcast on new frequency range

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? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Uninstall fees

Uninstall current antenna

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? Yes
New Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Broadband Slot
Number of Stations Supported 1
Number of Panels/Bays 8
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 698.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 100.0 %
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 213.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-8WB-R S230
Year 2017
Justification for New Antenna Need interim antenna to stay on-air while main antenna and transmitter are being replaced.

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
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 an 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? No

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 Andrew
Type Rigid
Diameter 6 1/8 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 250 feet per run

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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Add Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Utilize Existing
Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Backup
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is this transmission currently shared with any other stations? No
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer Andrew
Type Rigid
Diameter 6 1/8 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 175 feet per run

Auxiliary 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? Terrain Constrained
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? Yes
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1014534
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 36° 44' 45.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 119° 16' 55.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 244.75 feet
Support Structure Height 199.80 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 3395.96 feet
Structure Type NTOWER - Multiple Structures
Tower Owner Valley Public Television, Inc.
Date Constructed 01/01/1953


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 undocumented/poorly documented tower
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: Minor Reinforcements needed

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower Terrain constrained
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? Yes

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 120
Explanation We do not have the qualified staff to manage the scale and complexity of this type of project.
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 Yes
Quantity 1
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 Yes
RF exposure measurements Yes
Additional Field Engineering Service Yes
Number of Days 3
Justification We do not have the qualified staff with the expertise to do this in-house.

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 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)? 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

Name Description

Tower Lease Agreement modifications

renegotiate the lease for the current tower site and transmitter

Zoning and local permits

fees for local permit by Fresno county planning commission

Other Distribution Transmission System Expense

Equipment to provide capability of dual transport stream during overlap Sept 14 testing to Nov. 30, to ensure smooth transition.

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 $1,517,869.00 $1,255,037.43 N/A $452,261.37 N/A
Total for all systems $3,256,854.00 $2,676,871.44 N/A $949,340.49 N/A
Interim Transmitter ULXTE-30 $894,100.00 $735,609.56 $0.00
UHF inside RF system including switching $147,500.00 $140,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 14.2 - 20 kW $684,000.00 $535,609.56 N/A N/A N/A
Service entrance 3 phase/800 amp/208 volt $14,400.00 $13,700.00 N/A N/A N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $38,200.00 $36,300.00 N/A N/A N/A
Other Electrical Service: Grounding work and other electrical work $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Primary Transmitter ULXTE-16 $623,769.00 $519,427.87 $452,261.37
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW $494,500.00 $392,758.87 Added $797.50 for Gates Air Change Order No. 1, dated 10/5/2017 per attached. $403,940.26 Original estimate included only the Gates Air transmitter quote and, inadvertently, did not include other services by vendors for installation, parts, supplies, site services, etc.
Other Electrical Service: Grounding work and other electrical work $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A $3,012.50 N/A
Service entrance 3 phase/800 amp/208 volt $14,400.00 $13,700.00 N/A N/A N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $38,200.00 $36,300.00 N/A N/A N/A
Uninstall fees $66,669.00 $66,669.00 remove both existing transmitters to make room for new transmitters $45,308.61 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
UHF inside RF system including switching Information not provided.
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 14.2 - 20 kW Information not provided.
Service entrance 3 phase/800 amp/208 volt Information not provided.
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp Information not provided.
Other Electrical Service: Grounding work and other electrical work Information not provided.
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW

Component Description:
Delivery, set up, site services, portapotties.
Amount:
$189.50

Component Description:
Miramonte Sanitation, delivery fees and rental for dumpster March, 2018
Amount:
$76.12

Component Description:
Rental charges on dumpster at transmitter site, disposal of repack debris, April. 2018
Amount:
$125.00

Component Description:
Parts for repack, Heat shrink, patch cable.
Amount:
$34.61

Component Description:
NC Male Crimp, for repack
Amount:
$7.77

Component Description:
Portable restrooms and supplies at repack site for period Feb. 21-Mar.20, 2018
Amount:
$117.80

Component Description:
Site services, April, 2018, portable restrooms, water, etc.
Amount:
$117.80

Component Description:
Portable restrooms and supplies at transmitter site for the period 3/21-4/17/18
Amount:
$117.80

Component Description:
Final installment on new transmitter, ULXTE16, mask filter system, RF Accessories, electrical and installation
Amount:
$133,855.46

Component Description:
Delivery of distilled water to flush heat exchanger for new transmitter
Amount:
$170.00

Component Description:
Prep for install of new transmitter. Checked on specs for new transmitter/antenna.
Amount:
$137.50

Component Description:
Portion of invoice for engineer work at transmitter, prep site for install of new transmitter
Amount:
$225.00

Component Description:
Second Resubmission: David Gregory, maintenance engineer, assist with proof of performance transmitter, decommissioning prep for new transmitter, corrected invoice for typo on total.
Amount:
$1,331.25

Component Description:
2nd of 3 payments on transmitter, including Change Order No. 1 attached with invoice.
Amount:
$130,919.62

Component Description:
Reimburse for payment to Gates Air 1/3 down payment on transmitter
Amount:
$130,653.79

Component Description:
Resubmission: David Gregory, engineer, work with install of new transmitter. Repack portion of invoice: $4,401.50 with proper invoice date, rates per hour, etc.
Amount:
$4,401.50

Component Description:
Engineering work, transmitter site, remote control circuitry, testing, install power strips. construct and install manifold for new antennas.
Amount:
$1,459.74
Other Electrical Service: Grounding work and other electrical work

Component Description:
Prep for new transmitter remote control circuitry, wiring, cabling, monitor circuits, testing transmitted signal.
Amount:
$2,843.34

Component Description:
A/C work for new transmitter
Amount:
$1,231.11

Component Description:
Electrical parts, adaptor, antenna, heat shrink. Resubmitted docs with PO per request of FCC.
Amount:
$147.21

Component Description:
Electrical cable and adaptors for new transmitter
Amount:
$21.95
Service entrance 3 phase/800 amp/208 volt Information not provided.
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp Information not provided.
Uninstall fees

Component Description:
Resubmission: David Gregory, Maintenance engineer, decommissioning work, invoice with proper format, invoice date, rate, etc.
Amount:
$862.50

Component Description:
2nd pmt on decommissioning
Amount:
$22,223.03

Component Description:
Down payment on decommissioning
Amount:
$22,223.08

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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 $845,575.00 $484,649.01 N/A $359,465.54 N/A
Total for all systems $3,256,854.00 $2,676,871.44 N/A $949,340.49 N/A
Interim Antenna TFU-8WB-R S230 $407,410.00 $102,682.34 $7,592.74
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One station - 200-500 kW, horizontally polarized $189,500.00 $87,673.90 N/A N/A N/A
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $5,000.00 Side mount brackets $2,584.30 N/A
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One station - 200-500 kW, horizontally polarized $189,500.00 $5,008.44 ***System Notice: Estimate adjusted and locked because line has been superseded.*** $5,008.44 N/A
Primary Antenna ATW18H6-ETC3-32H $438,165.00 $381,966.67 $351,872.80
Uninstall fees $141,935.00 $141,935.00 includes removal of existing antennas and installation of main and interim antenna $141,935.00 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A $556.14 N/A
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna , elliptically or circularly polarized $289,500.00 $233,631.67 N/A $209,381.66 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One station - 200-500 kW, horizontally polarized Information not provided.
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost)

Component Description:
Home Depot charge through Am Express, mounting brackets
Amount:
$65.87

Component Description:
Pick up side mount brackets, began work on connections for side mount antenna.
Amount:
$1,131.89

Component Description:
David Gregory, engineer, work on transmission lines for new antenna
Amount:
$412.50

Component Description:
RF Specialties, items for running TX line to side mount antenna AUX.
Amount:
$974.04
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One station - 200-500 kW, horizontally polarized

Component Description:
Gear for Aux Antenna
Amount:
$5,008.44
Uninstall fees

Component Description:
1/2 of 50% down payment on main antenna attributable to installation of antenna
Amount:
$93,891.66

Component Description:
Balance of final payment on Main Antenna, attributable to installation portion
Amount:
$48,043.34
Sweep test of existing antenna

Component Description:
David Gregory, reimburse for Home Depot charge, parts for rerouting transmission line. Resubmission including copy of Home Depot bill and explanation of use of parts purchased in repack.
Amount:
$68.64

Component Description:
David Gregory, engineer, assist Gates Air in sweep test and site survey, meet at site, work on transmission lines, coordinate with Gates Air on repack project
Amount:
$487.50
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna , elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
Documentation of Gates Air quote for cost differential between v-pol and h-pol on Main Antenna of $24,250.00
Amount:
N/A

Component Description:
1/2 of 50% down payment on Gates Air invoice for main antenna
Amount:
$93,891.66

Component Description:
Final payment on antenna attributable to equipment, less ineligible portion
Amount:
$115,490.00

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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 $0.00 $0.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $3,256,854.00 $2,676,871.44 N/A $949,340.49 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Auxiliary 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 $655,300.00 $623,100.00 N/A $58,657.25 N/A
Total for all systems $3,256,854.00 $2,676,871.44 N/A $949,340.49 N/A
Primary Tower NTOWER $655,300.00 $623,100.00 $58,657.25
Minor tower reinforcement/modifications $158,000.00 $150,000.00 N/A $35,613.97 N/A
Tower mapping for an undocumented/poorly documented tower and preparation of documentation necessary for tower load study $26,300.00 $23,100.00 N/A $23,043.28 N/A
Tower Helicopter Lift $50,000.00 $50,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas) $421,000.00 $400,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Minor tower reinforcement/modifications

Component Description:
Provide and nstall a safety climb to bring tower up to OSHA standards.
Amount:
$4,267.48

Component Description:
Tower safety inspection, additional mapping, work to remediate tower in prep for install of antenna
Amount:
$24,600.00

Component Description:
Tower modification, platform removal,
Amount:
$4,000.00

Component Description:
Resubmission: David Gregory, engineer, oversee crew for safety check on tower, prep for installation work, with proper invoice date, invoice number, rate, etc. .
Amount:
$2,746.49
Tower mapping for an undocumented/poorly documented tower and preparation of documentation necessary for tower load study

Component Description:
Gates Air, Tower Site Survey, tower study, etc.
Amount:
$23,011.85

Component Description:
Fed Ex overnight postage charge for to Gates Air
Amount:
$31.43
Tower Helicopter Lift Information not provided.
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas) 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 $164,920.00 $248,750.00 N/A $65,294.29 N/A
Total for all systems $3,256,854.00 $2,676,871.44 N/A $949,340.49 N/A
Outside Professional Services $164,920.00 $248,750.00 $65,294.29
Additional Field Engineering Service, 3 Days $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A $6,633.54 N/A
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $84,200.00 $80,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,680.00 $3,500.00 N/A $1,098.65 N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,365.00 $2,250.00 N/A $513.80 N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A $5,297.25 Underestimated. More work that anticipated. Issues with online FCC forms, assistance from legal.
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $2,050.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $1,500.00 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 $2,600.00 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 N/A $7,000.00 More consultant engineering work than anticipated on channel reassignment, maximizing signal strength, tech. app. to increase ERP.
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A $3,824.10 Underestimated. Additional legal advice needed, including work to determine if need to move the tower from current lease site.
Project management of the transition $18,960.00 $110,000.00 $25,000 to Gates Air to negotiate with all vendors, hire subcontractors, etc. $85,000 to professional consultant, Chis Homer, to provide oversight of repack project, due to lack of in-house expertise. $60K plus travel exp. $36,270.35 N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A $2,056.60 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Additional Field Engineering Service, 3 Days

Component Description:
Gates Air 2nd payment on service check on existing transmitter to assure reliability to operate during period while operating interim facilities prior to cutover to new channel.
Amount:
$3,316.77

Component Description:
Down payment on service check on transmitter to assure reliability to operate during period while operating interim facilities prior to cutover to new channel.
Amount:
$3,316.77
RF Exposure Measurements Information not provided.
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization

Component Description:
Covington, attorney fees for prep of STA application
Amount:
$1,098.65
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application

Component Description:
Covington, attorney fees for preparation of Repack Progress report for filing with FCC
Amount:
$513.80
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Covington, FCC legal, repack, Form 2100
Amount:
$1,464.75

Component Description:
Covington, FCC legal, CP
Amount:
$635.25

Component Description:
Covington, FCC legal, Form 2100
Amount:
$1,065.75

Component Description:
Covington, FCC legal, CP, Form 2100
Amount:
$2,131.50
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization 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

Component Description:
Consulting engineering for From 2100
Amount:
$2,600.00
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Consulting engineering work, channel reassignment work, maximize signal strength, etc.
Amount:
$3,969.90

Component Description:
Portion of Hammett Edison invoice consulting engineering in conjunction with Form 2100.
Amount:
$7,000.00
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless

Component Description:
Legal fees, repack transition/coordination
Amount:
$761.25

Component Description:
Covington, FCC legal advice, repack planning and transition
Amount:
$1,085.70

Component Description:
Covington, FCC legal advice, planning repack transition
Amount:
$1,977.15
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
Resubmission: Chris Homer, outside consultant, project manager for repack, Jan. billing, fees plus travel/lodging costs, corrected for proper format, hourly rate and hours. .
Amount:
$6,015.85

Component Description:
Chris Homer, project manager, engineering consultant for repack project, fees for March, 2018
Amount:
$5,797.85

Component Description:
Repack project management, April, 2018, plus travel/lodging, meals.
Amount:
$6,489.11

Component Description:
Resubmission: Chris Homer, Repack project manager, fees and costs, Feb. 2018, revised for hours, rate, etc. with letter of justification for one trip hotel charge 9634.21
Amount:
$9,634.21

Component Description:
Gates Air 1/3 down payment on Project Management for the transition
Amount:
$8,333.33
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
Hammett Edison engineering consulting, review and vet Form 399, confirm compliance with FCC. Balance of invoice is reported under "Perform Engineering Study."
Amount:
$2,056.60

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 $73,190.00 $65,335.00 N/A $13,662.04 N/A
Total for all systems $3,256,854.00 $2,676,871.44 N/A $949,340.49 N/A
Other Expenses $73,190.00 $65,335.00 $13,662.04
Other Distribution Transmission System Expense $10,000.00 $10,000.00 Need for dual transport stream transmission from KVPT studio to transmitter site to provide both existing Ch. 40 and Ch. 32 repack channel during testing Sept. 14 to Nov. 30 to ensure smooth transition without interruption. $9,880.64 N/A
Zoning and local permits $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Tower Lease Agreement modifications $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $0.00 $0.00 included in other quotes N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $0.00 $0.00 included in other quotes N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $0.00 $0.00 included in other quotes N/A N/A
Non-zoning permits $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Local Zoning $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $3,750.00 N/A $3,750.00 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 $31.40 N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request $195.00 $190.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Other Distribution Transmission System Expense

Component Description:
Provide for dual transport stream transmission during testing period 9/14-11/30 on existing Ch. 40 and repack Ch. 32. See Justification letter from Chris Homer, repack engineer consultant.
Amount:
$9,880.64
Zoning and local permits Information not provided.
Tower Lease Agreement modifications Information not provided.
MVPD Notification of Channel Change Information not provided.
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
Equipment Storage Information not provided.
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges Information not provided.
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) Information not provided.
Non-zoning permits Information not provided.
Local Zoning Information not provided.
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
KVPT Medical Mailings Notification per FCC repack requirements.
Amount:
$3,750.00
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application

Component Description:
Federal Express overnight for Form 1876 to FCC.
Amount:
$31.40
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $3,256,854.00 $2,676,871.44 $949,340.49

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.

Phyllis Brotherton

Acting CEO


06/29/2018

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Actual Cost Documentation Statements

WILLFUL FALSE, FRAUDULENT, OR FICTITIOUS STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISIONMENT (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 AND/OR FRAUDULENT STATEMENTS COULD SUBJECT THIS ENTITY TO LIABILITY UNDER THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 31, SECTIONS 3729-3733).

  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.

  2. The above-named entity certifies that the statements in this form and attached documentation are true, complete, and correct.

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

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

  5. 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 (full power and Class A stations) and/or otherwise modify a television station’s facility as a result of the spectrum repack (LPTV/TV Translator stations); or to minimize service disruption resulting from a repacked television station (FM stations); or to continue to carry the signal of a broadcaster that changes channels (MVPD) .

  6. 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.

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

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

  9. The above-named entity certifies that it is in full compliance with all statutes, rules, regulations and governmental requirements for which compliance is a prerequisite 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.

Phyllis Brotherton

Acting CEO


06/29/2018

Attachments

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