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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:
51913
Service:
DCA
Call Sign:
WMNT-CD
Channel:
36 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028604
FRN:
0019933373
Date Submitted:
05/16/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

COMMUNITY BROADCAST GROUP, INC.

Doing Business As: COMMUNITY BROADCAST GROUP, INC.

Jesse Weatherby, President

11770 HAYNES BRIDGE ROAD #205

ATLANTA, GA 30004

United States

+1 (678) 644-5477 JSWNET2@AOL.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

Jeffrey L. Timmons , Esq. .

FCC Counsel

Jeffrey L. Timmons, Esq.

Jeffrey L. Timmons , Esq.

974 Branford Lane NW

Lilburn, GA 30047

United States

+1 (678) 463-5116 jeff@timmonspc.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 Transition from Ch. 48 to Ch. 36, by installing a new transmitter and antenna at current site and increased height.

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 UC1000WUHF
Year 2012
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? No
Manufacturer
Model TRN-5X-U-28-C
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 1 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Per manufacturer, the current transmitter is not re-tunable. New transmitter required to meet FCC deadline.

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 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

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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? Yes
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 Class A
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Other
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 Broadband Slot
ERP: 3.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model AL8
Year 1999

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? No
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types Class Class A
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 602.00 MHz
Upper Limit 608.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 33.0 %
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 12.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model RL8
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna Current antenna cannot be re-tuned to accommodate the change of 12 UHF channels, from Ch. 48 to Ch. 36.

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

Information not provided.

Transmission Line

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

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? Yes
Number of Hours 320
Explanation Please see quote from Widelity.
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 Yes
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 No
RF exposure measurements No
Additional Field Engineering Service No
Number of Days N/A
Justification N/A

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? No
Is Remediation needed? No
Facility Expenses Name N/A
Other Distributed Transmission System Expenses Not listed N/A
Name N/A
Is Notification of a Medical Facility required as a result of DTV broadcasting? Yes
Permit and Filing Costs Local Zoning 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 $126,000.00 $70,285.00 N/A $70,285.18 N/A
Total for all systems $253,025.00 $175,860.00 N/A $87,306.30 N/A
Primary Transmitter TRN-5X-U-28-C $126,000.00 $70,285.00 $70,285.18
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 1 - 2.5 kW $126,000.00 $70,285.00 Increased cost due to vendor change, when first vendor could not deliver on time. Please see the attached quote from ANYWAVE #2780-02 $70,285.18 Station has changed vendor due to inability of first vendor to deliver on time.

Components

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

Component Description:
Transmitter, UHF, Air Cooled w/ Exciter & (2) Hi-Eff PA
Amount:
$70,285.18

Component Description:
One-third down payment applied to transmitter cost of $68.686.59, see cover letter.
Amount:
$38,438.46

Component Description:
One-third shipping payment applied to transmitter cost of $68.686.59, see cover letter.
Amount:
$30,248.13

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 $33,030.00 $11,200.00 N/A $4,250.82 N/A
Total for all systems $253,025.00 $175,860.00 N/A $87,306.30 N/A
Primary Antenna RL8 $33,030.00 $11,200.00 $4,250.82
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, Class A One Station antenna -- basic $26,300.00 $4,800.00 Cost increase is due to vendor change, which was needed due to the fact that the first vendor could not deliver on time. Please see the attached quote from ANYWAVE # 2780-02 $4,250.82 The station had to change vendors due to inability for the first vendor to deliver on time.

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Sweep test of existing antenna Information not provided.
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, Class A One Station antenna -- basic

Component Description:
One-third shipping payment applied to antenna cost of $4800.00, see cover letter.
Amount:
$4,800.00

Component Description:
Primary Antenna - Side Mount Class A
Amount:
$4,250.82

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Tower Equipment and Rigging Costs

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Outside Professional Services

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $79,750.00 $80,720.00 N/A $12,770.30 N/A
Total for all systems $253,025.00 $175,860.00 N/A $87,306.30 N/A
Outside Professional Services $79,750.00 $80,720.00 $12,770.30
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $4,210.00 $4,000.00 N/A $1,560.00 N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,365.00 $2,250.00 N/A $990.00 N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A $4,710.00 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 N/A N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,670.00 See Jeffrey L. Timmons Invoice #02503 $2,670.00 N/A
Project management of the transition $50,560.00 $52,800.00 Please see attached quote from Widelity $2,840.30 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations

Component Description:
Attorney - Negotiate Lease and Other Matters
Amount:
$1,560.00
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application

Component Description:
Legal Services- Setting up license to cover application (and PSIP issues for same).
Amount:
$990.00
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Legal invoice for construction permit application
Amount:
$4,710.00
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 Information not provided.
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development Information not provided.
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
WMNT Prepare and/or Review Reimbursement Form
Amount:
$450.00

Component Description:
Legal Services - Emails re: reimbursement request revisions.
Amount:
$90.00

Component Description:
Legal Services
Amount:
$780.00

Component Description:
Legal invoice for cost estimates and reimbursement
Amount:
$1,350.00
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$2,840.30

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 $14,245.00 $13,655.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $253,025.00 $175,860.00 N/A $87,306.30 N/A
Other Expenses $14,245.00 $13,655.00 $0.00
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $335.00 See invoice FCC PGC3199838 N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $1,000.00 $1,000.00 Cost to prepare and send notices to MVPDs. N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $250.00 $250.00 Voice talent to produce announcement. 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 $11,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application

Component Description:
Form 159 payment
Amount:
$335.00
MVPD Notification of Channel Change Information not provided.
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application Information not provided.
DTV Medical Facility Notification Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $253,025.00 $175,860.00 $87,306.30

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.

Jesse Weatherby

President


05/16/2019

Attachments

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