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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:
0000025313
FRN:
0001773852
Facility ID:
18267
Repack Channel:
29 (UHF)
Entity:
Broadcaster
Filing Status:
Submitted
Date Submitted:
02/08/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.

Doing Business As: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.

Tony Poole

1611 E. MAGNOLIA AVENUE

KNOXVILLE, TN 37917

United States

+1 (865) 595-0220 tony@easttennesseepbs.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

Robert Gehman

ConsultingEngineer

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

Robert Gehman

507 NW 60 Street

Suite D

Gainesville, FL 32607

United States

+1 (352) 332-3157 bob@kesslerandgehman.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. Yes
Briefly describe transition plan Replace transmitter using existing antenna and line.

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 Diamond
Year 2007
Type Solid state
IOT Power Type  
Description  
Power capacity  
Solid State Cooling Air
Solid State Power Capacity 10 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 MPTV-PRLX-U6
Transmitter Type Solid state
IOT Power Type  
Other  
Power capacity  
Solid State Cooling Liquid
Solid State Power Capacity 10 kw
Other Transmitter Type  
Justification for New Transmitter The manufacturer of the existing transmitter advises that the transmitter cannot be re-tuned to the assigned channel. See attachment.

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) Yes
Transformer (480V) Yes
Power 150 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 3 inches
Length 100.0 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

Name Description

Additional Interior RF System

Interior RF System Existing Transmitter to Interim Transmission line

Standby Exciter and Switch

Standby Exciter with Automatic Change Over Switch

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? Yes
Is the existing antenna directional? No
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 single
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: 100.00 kW
Manufacturer Andrew
Model ABBP16H3-HTO5-17/30H
Year 2007

Facility ID's and Call Signs of all stations with whom the antenna is shared.

Facility ID Call Sign
35908 WVLT-TV

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

Name Description

Rigging

Rigging to replace and/or retune the elbow complex

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 Dielectric
Type Rigid
Diameter 8 3/16 inches
Segment Length Broadband
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1450 feet per run

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Sweep Tests

Sweep tests associated with the elbow complex tuning or replacement with the assistance of a rigger

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? Yes
Number of Hours 34
Explanation Fewer Project Management "PM" tasks are required & Other Engineering Services "OES" are required, therefore the PM total has been reduced to 34 hrs ($5,100 at $150/hr), & a new OES category has been created & funded with the money removed from PM.
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 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 9
Justification It will be necessary to survey the site, plan the equipment, develop specifications for purchasing, and oversee multiple vendor RF projects. Station does not have available personnel or personnel trained in such services.

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Other Engineering Services

Fewer Project Management "PM" tasks are required & Other Engineering Services "OES" are required, therefore the PM total has been reduced to 34 hrs ($5,100 at $150/hr), & a new OES category has been created & funded with the money removed from PM.

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? Yes
Is Remediation needed? Yes
Facility Expenses Name N/A
Other Distributed Transmission System Expenses Not listed N/A
Name N/A
Is Notification of a Medical Facility required as a result of DTV broadcasting? Yes
Permit and Filing Costs Local Zoning No
Non-zoning permits No
BLM or NFS Coordination No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change No
FCC License to Cover Application No
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? Yes
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

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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 $713,550.00 $618,675.16 N/A $194,087.57 N/A
Total for all systems $1,233,436.00 $1,110,575.16 N/A $205,828.07 N/A
Primary Transmitter MPTV-PRLX-U6 $713,550.00 $618,675.16 $194,087.57
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW $481,500.00 $388,175.16 Cost includes Transmitter + Install + Proof + Freight/Offload + Tax (190201jgv1) $194,087.57 N/A
Standby Exciter and Switch $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Additional Interior RF System $140,000.00 $140,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
3" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $5,000.00 $4,900.00 N/A N/A N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 150 KVA $24,900.00 $24,300.00 N/A N/A N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $37,150.00 $36,300.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW

Component Description:
Comark inv #12101-B Primary transmitter pmt 1 UL20190208jgv2
Amount:
$194,087.57
Standby Exciter and Switch Information not provided.
Additional Interior RF System Information not provided.
3" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) Information not provided.
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 150 KVA Information not provided.
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp 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 $280,350.00 $274,400.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,233,436.00 $1,110,575.16 N/A $205,828.07 N/A
Primary Antenna ABBP16H3-HTO5-17/30H $280,350.00 $274,400.00 $0.00
Rigging $20,000.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed) $13,300.00 $13,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,550.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna, horizontally polarized $240,500.00 $235,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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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 $6,400.00 $6,400.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,233,436.00 $1,110,575.16 N/A $205,828.07 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $6,400.00 $6,400.00 $0.00
Sweep Tests $6,400.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

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 $171,706.00 $150,600.00 N/A $11,740.50 N/A
Total for all systems $1,233,436.00 $1,110,575.16 N/A $205,828.07 N/A
Outside Professional Services $171,706.00 $150,600.00 $11,740.50
Other Engineering Services $21,750.00 $21,750.00 N/A $1,158.00 N/A
Additional Field Engineering Service, 9 Days $18,000.00 $18,000.00 N/A $0.00 Additional Field Engineering Service, on-site equip inventory and facilities survey for post trans planning WKOP
RF Exposure Measurements $20,500.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $81,900.00 $80,000.00 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
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,120.00 $5,000.00 N/A $397.50 Attorney section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Main Facility for WKOP
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 $2,000.00 Engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Main Facility for WKOP
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,170.00 $7,000.00 N/A $3,750.00 Engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development for WKOP
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,560.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,560.00 $2,500.00 N/A $2,935.00 Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement for WKOP.
Project management of the transition $5,236.00 $5,100.00 N/A $1,500.00 Outside Project Management Services, Form 387 Progress Report.

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Other Engineering Services

Component Description:
KGA inv #950-22 Actual Cost invs 181130-190119 UL20190201jgv1
Amount:
$575.00

Component Description:
KGA inv #950-20 Actual Cost invoices Nov 2018 UL20190117jgv1
Amount:
$450.50

Component Description:
KGA inv #950-21 RF Design and calcs UL20190117jgv1
Amount:
$132.50
Additional Field Engineering Service, 9 Days

Component Description:
KGA inv #950-01 Facility Elec Survey and Condition Assessment UL20181130jgv1
Amount:
$2,986.94
RF Exposure Measurements Information not provided.
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed 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

Component Description:
Attorney section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Main Facility
Amount:
$37.50

Component Description:
Attorney section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Main Facility for WKOP
Amount:
$360.00
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:
CP Application for Main Facility
Amount:
$2,000.00

Component Description:
Engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Main Facility for WKOP
Amount:
$2,000.00
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development
Amount:
$3,750.00

Component Description:
Engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development for WKOP
Amount:
$3,750.00
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
Attorney Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement for WKOP
Amount:
$435.00

Component Description:
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement for WKOP. See attached KGA Repack Services Proposal to justify fixed fee.
Amount:
$2,500.00
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
KGA inv #950-14 2018 Q2 387 UL20190201jgv1
Amount:
$150.00

Component Description:
KGA inv #950-13 2018 Q1 387 UL20190201jgv1
Amount:
$225.00

Component Description:
KGA inv #950-25 2018 Q4 387 UL20190201jgv1
Amount:
$150.00

Component Description:
KGA inv #950-18 2018 Q3 387 UL20190201jgv1
Amount:
$150.00

Component Description:
KGA inv #950-09 Actual Cost invoices UL20181210jgv1
Amount:
$300.00

Component Description:
Outside Project Management Services, Form 387 Progress Report for WKOP
Amount:
$300.00

Component Description:
KGA inv #950-11 2017 Q4 387 UL20181210jgv1
Amount:
$225.00

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 $61,430.00 $60,500.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,233,436.00 $1,110,575.16 N/A $205,828.07 N/A
Other Expenses $61,430.00 $60,500.00 $0.00
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $2,000.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,250.00 $11,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
AM Pattern Disturbance -- Impact study $7,680.00 $7,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
AM Pattern Disturbance -- Remedy $20,500.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $1,233,436.00 $1,110,575.16 $205,828.07

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.

Jeffrey C Gehman

Engineering Associate


02/08/2019

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