Go to the Federal Communications Commission homepage at www.fcc.gov

FCC Form 399: Reimbursement Request

Approved by OMB 3060-1178
Go to the Federal Communications Commission homepage at www.fcc.gov

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

Facility ID:
35097
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
KKJB
Channel:
15 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028646
FRN:
0010778827
Date Submitted:
11/28/2018

Applicant Information

Back to Top

Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

BOISE TELECASTERS, LP

Doing Business As: BOISE TELECASTERS, LP

Gary M. Cocola

706 W. HERNDON AVENUE

FRESNO, CA 93650

United States

+1 (559) 435-7000 garyc@cocolatv.com Limited Partnership

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

[Confidential]

 

 

 


Preparer Contact Information

Back to Top

Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

Greg Best

Consulting Engineer

Greg Best Consulting, Inc

16100 Outlook Avenue

Stilwell, KS 66085

United States

+1 (816) 792-2913 gbconsulting54@gmail.com

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

Back to Top
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 KKJB will flash cut its operations from channel 39 to channel 15 on the same day. The new KKJB xmtr will be connected to its existing panel antenna and tested. KKJB will begin operation on its repacked channel. License to cover will be filed.

Transmitters

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

Primary Transmitter

Back to Top

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? No
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Model INNOVATOR
Year 2004
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 5 kW

Primary Transmitter

Back to Top

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 TRN-5X-U-18-C
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 1.1 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Transmitter is not capable of being modified and mfgr is no longer in business.

Primary Transmitter

Back to Top

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 Yes
Size 2 inches
Length 50.0 feet
Other Electrical Service No
Description N/A
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

Back to Top

Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Antennas

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

Transmission Line

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

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

Back to Top
Section Question Response
Tower Equipment or Rigging Costs Changes Do you have tower equipment or rigging costs changes? No

Outside Professional Services Costs

Back to Top
Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? Yes
Number of Hours 80
Explanation Station employs technical and other contractors to handle all repack associated tasks of oversight and coordination.
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 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

Back to Top

Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Other Expenses

Back to Top
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 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? No
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? No
Does this relocation require the Development and Airing of an Announcement regarding an upcoming channel change? No
Does this relocation require MVPD Notification of a Channel Change? Yes

Other Expenses

Back to Top

Other Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Cost Information

Back to Top

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 $127,300.00 $46,250.00 N/A $39,006.50 N/A
Total for all systems $184,710.00 $95,905.00 N/A $45,228.42 N/A
Primary Transmitter TRN-5X-U-18-C $127,300.00 $46,250.00 $39,006.50
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 1 - 2.5 kW $126,000.00 $45,000.00 N/A $39,006.50 N/A
2" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $1,300.00 $1,250.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

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

Component Description:
Reimbursement for the purchase of the transmitter necessary to meet the November 30th transition date.
Amount:
$39,006.50
2" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) Information not provided.

Cost Information

Back to Top

Antennas

Information not provided.

Cost Information

Back to Top

Transmission Line

Information not provided.

Cost Information

Back to Top

Tower Equipment and Rigging Costs

Information not provided.

Cost Information

Back to Top

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 $40,720.00 $38,570.00 N/A $5,608.20 N/A
Total for all systems $184,710.00 $95,905.00 N/A $45,228.42 N/A
Outside Professional Services $40,720.00 $38,570.00 $5,608.20
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
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $2,050.00 $1,500.00 N/A $0.00 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 $175.00 N/A
Project management of the transition $12,640.00 $12,320.00 N/A $3,070.70 N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A $1,637.50 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 N/A $725.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
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.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
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:
Prepare engineering section of Form 2100 for CP
Amount:
$175.00
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
KKJB(DT) displacement calls and advisement.
Amount:
$96.00

Component Description:
Consulting and project management for the station displacement transition.
Amount:
$2,175.00

Component Description:
Project Management work for the KKJB displacement project
Amount:
$650.00

Component Description:
Project management / accounting work for displacement project
Amount:
$149.70
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
Engineering for revised transmitter, prepare and file revised 399 for the transition.
Amount:
$350.00

Component Description:
Prepare / review 399 form for the KKJB displacement project
Amount:
$850.00

Component Description:
Finish progress analysis, preparation and file the Q1 progress report.
Amount:
$175.00

Component Description:
Preparation of the Q4 2017 progress report for the transition.
Amount:
$87.50

Component Description:
Work with station to get progress information and update for the transition for Q1 2018.
Amount:
$87.50

Component Description:
399 update and review for reimbursement submittal
Amount:
$87.50
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Engineering for displacement channel; transmitter and antenna review.
Amount:
$525.00

Component Description:
Engineering services for the KKJB(DT) repack in Boise
Amount:
$200.00

Cost Information

Back to Top

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 $16,690.00 $11,085.00 N/A $613.72 N/A
Total for all systems $184,710.00 $95,905.00 N/A $45,228.42 N/A
Other Expenses $16,690.00 $11,085.00 $613.72
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $2,500.00 $2,500.00 N/A $300.00 N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $500.00 $500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Local Zoning $500.00 $500.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request $195.00 $190.00 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
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $6,000.00 N/A $313.72 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
MVPD Notification of Channel Change

Component Description:
Prepare and send displacement notifications to MVPDs in the Boise, ID DMA.
Amount:
$250.00

Component Description:
MVPD communications
Amount:
$50.00
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) Information not provided.
Local Zoning Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application Information not provided.
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
Prepare and mail displacement notifications to medical facilities in and around Boise, Idaho.
Amount:
$313.72

Cost Information

Back to Top

Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $184,710.00 $95,905.00 $45,228.42

Reimbursement Status

Back to Top
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

Back to Top
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.

Gary M Cocola

General Partner


11/28/2018

Attachments

Back to Top