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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:
41458
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WHIO-TV
Channel:
33 (UHF)
File Number:
0000027862
FRN:
0001842509
Date Submitted:
10/03/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

MIAMI VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Doing Business As: MIAMI VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Sr. Director of Technology & Plant Operations

1611 SOUTH MAIN STREET

DAYTON, OH 45409

United States

+1 (937) 743-6703 dave.thomas@coxinc.com Corporation

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

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Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

Dave Thomas

Senior Director Technology and Plant Operation

Miami Valley Broadcasting Corporation

Dave Thomas

1611 South Main St

Dayton, OH 45409

United States

+1 (937) 743-6703 dave.thomas@coxinc.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 There is space in the transmitter building for the new Main and Aux transmitters after building modification is complete. WHIO TV will run the current main transmitter to the Aux Antenna during the installation of the New Main Transmitter.

Transmitters

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

Auxiliary Transmitter

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Existing Transmitter Information

Section Question Response
Existing Transmitter Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Back-Up Tranmsitter
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 2008
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 14 kW

Auxiliary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Manufacturer
Model ULXTE-24
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 16 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Current Diamond CD transmitter cannot be retuned to new channel 33.

Auxiliary 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) No
Power N/A
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size N/A
Length N/A
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description Install (1) 400A distribution panel and (1) 150 KVA Transformer
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

Auxiliary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

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 Sigma CD
Year 2001
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Two
Power Capacity 40.2 kW

Primary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Manufacturer
Model ULXTE-90
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 56.4 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Current Sigma CD transmitter cannot be retuned to new channel 33.

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) No
Power N/A
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size N/A
Length N/A
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description Install (1) 1200A Distribution panel and (1) 300KVA transformer
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Cooling Only
Size 15 tons
Other Size N/A
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? Yes
Size 2270.0 square feet
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

Auxiliary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Purchase New
Antenna Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Back-up Antenna
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 Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Slotted Coaxial
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 1000.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-28DSC-R CT3
Year 2004

Auxiliary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Back-up Antenna
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
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 Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Slotted Coaxial
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels/Bays N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 854.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATW26HS3-HSO-33H
Year 2017
Justification for New Antenna Current antenna cannot be retuned to new channel 33.

Auxiliary 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? 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? Yes

Auxiliary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Aux Antenna Sweep 2

Aux Antenna Sweep 2- will reuse line made repairs from sweep 1 - verify line at full power

Rigging Aux Antenna

Rigging Aux Antenna - remove old and install new antenna

Aux Antenna Sweep 1

Aux Antenna Sweep 1- will reuse line check to make sure can handle full power transmitter.

Primary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Purchase New
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing antenna shared with another station or stations? No
Is the existing antenna directional? No
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting 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: 1000.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-30GTH-R 4C130
Year 2008

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? No
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types Class Full Power
Mounting Top Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Slotted Coaxial
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels/Bays N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 854.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATW24HS3-HTO-33H
Year 2017
Justification for New Antenna Current antenna cannot be retuned to new channel 33.

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

Additional Main Ant sweep

Additional Main Ant sweep - will reuse line during repack. This is the initial sweep for line prior to removing current antenna.

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 6 1/8 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 19 1/2 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1200 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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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Utilize Existing
Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Feeds Aux Antenna
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 6 1/8 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 19 1/2 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 960 feet per run

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

New gaskets, seals, watchbands, for full power operation

New gaskets, seals, watchbands - needed to make Aux line usable during new main antenna install - sweep showed that line could not take full power at time of sweep

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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Section Question Response
Tower Equipment or Rigging Costs Changes Do you have tower equipment or rigging costs changes? Yes

Primary Tower

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Add Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Modify Existing
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? No
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? Yes
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) Yes
Others Types of Users No
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Yes
Is tower compliant with Rev G? No
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1016460
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 39° 44' 02.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 084° 44' 53.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 1098.80 feet
Support Structure Height 1018.69 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 950.12 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner IWG Towers Assets II, LLC
Date Constructed 01/01/1953

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

Facility ID Call Sign Service
14245 WHKO FM

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: Serious Reinforcements needed

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower N/A
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? Yes

Primary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS DESIGN

STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS DESIGN

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? No
Number of Hours N/A
Explanation N/A
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility Yes
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility Yes
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 Yes
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility Yes
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 No
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers No
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study Yes
RF exposure measurements No
Additional Field Engineering Service No
Number of Days N/A
Justification N/A

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

RF Consultant Pattern, Transmitter, Antenna

RF Consultant Pattern, Transmitter, Antenna

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 No
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)? 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? 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 $2,708,896.00 $2,421,168.47 N/A $1,460,818.78 N/A
Total for all systems $5,256,402.07 $5,149,478.61 N/A $2,387,952.83 N/A
Primary Transmitter ULXTE-90 $1,965,863.00 $1,780,755.15 $1,078,436.34
15 Ton system $55,800.00 $50,820.00 Additional cooling needed where new main & aux transmitters will be located - quote attached. $50,820.00 N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 52 - 61 kW $1,788,000.00 $1,616,227.15 Current Sigma CD TX cannot be retuned - letter from Gates Air attached. Quote for both IOT TX and Solid State TX attached - will go with Solid State TX since its cheaper + revised quote Q-79456 increase $80,612.54 $946,147.34 N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $38,200.00 $29,845.00 Quote attached $14,922.00 N/A
Other Electrical Service: Install (1) 1200A Distribution panel and (1) 300KVA transformer $34,436.00 $34,436.00 Quote attached $17,218.00 N/A
Other -- Building Addition Size: 2270.0 $49,427.00 $49,427.00 Building Renovation for new transmitter area - Quote attached $49,329.00 N/A
Auxiliary Transmitter ULXTE-24 $743,033.00 $640,413.32 $382,382.44
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 14.2 - 20 kW $684,000.00 $596,383.32 Original quote of $587,441.14 + revised quote $8,942.18 $360,367.44 N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $38,200.00 $23,197.00 Quote attached $11,598.50 N/A
Other Electrical Service: Install (1) 400A distribution panel and (1) 150 KVA Transformer $20,833.00 $20,833.00 Quote attached $10,416.50 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
15 Ton system

Component Description:
Final invoice 2 of 2
Amount:
$25,410.00

Component Description:
50% down payment 15 ton HVAC unit for new transmitter room
Amount:
$25,410.00
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 52 - 61 kW

Component Description:
1/3 down payment for new main ULXTE 90 transmitter
Amount:
$473,073.67

Component Description:
1/3 payment prior to shipment.
Amount:
$473,073.67
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp

Component Description:
New attachment includes cover letter requested with electrical costs and billing detail.
Amount:
$14,922.00
Other Electrical Service: Install (1) 1200A Distribution panel and (1) 300KVA transformer

Component Description:
New attachment includes cover letter requested by reviewer - 50% down payment
Amount:
$17,218.00
Other -- Building Addition Size: 2270.0

Component Description:
New attachment includes cover letter requested - Transmitter building renovations
Amount:
$49,329.00
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 14.2 - 20 kW

Component Description:
1/3 payment prior to shipment
Amount:
$180,183.72

Component Description:
1/3 down payment for new ULXTE 24 transmitter
Amount:
$180,183.72
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp

Component Description:
New attachment includes cover letter requested -50% down payment
Amount:
$11,598.50
Other Electrical Service: Install (1) 400A distribution panel and (1) 150 KVA Transformer

Component Description:
New attachment includes cover letter - 50% down payment
Amount:
$10,416.50

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 $700,384.13 $701,005.20 N/A $321,073.00 N/A
Total for all systems $5,256,402.07 $5,149,478.61 N/A $2,387,952.83 N/A
Primary Antenna ATW24HS3-HTO-33H $260,130.00 $266,741.19 $119,012.50
Additional Main Ant sweep $6,400.00 $6,400.00 Widelity cost - sweep line after new antenna installed. N/A N/A
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna, horizontally polarized $247,000.00 $253,941.19 Price from ERI for antenna model# ATW24HS3-HTO-33H - see attached quote includes mount. $119,012.50 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 Sweep line prior to repack N/A N/A
Auxiliary Antenna ATW26HS3-HSO-33H $440,254.13 $434,264.01 $202,060.50
Aux Antenna Sweep 1 $7,525.00 $7,525.00 1 work day +2.5 days travel @ $2,150.00 / day $7,525.00 N/A
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 854 kW input, directional,, horizontally polarized $210,478.13 $210,478.13 see attached quote $104,180.00 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 Sweep Aux check for full power use during repack N/A N/A
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $17,749.88 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
Aux Antenna Sweep 2 $6,400.00 $6,400.00 Widelity cost - made repairs from aux sweep 1 tested full power for repack. N/A N/A
Rigging Aux Antenna $180,711.00 $180,711.00 Quote attached FYI -No place to add in rigging cost section $90,355.50 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Additional Main Ant sweep Information not provided.
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna, horizontally polarized

Component Description:
New frequency Main Antenna 50% down payment
Amount:
$119,012.50
Sweep test of existing antenna Information not provided.
Aux Antenna Sweep 1

Component Description:
Sweep Aux transmission line for full power operation after replacement seals, springs, rubbing shoe, etc.
Amount:
$7,525.00
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 854 kW input, directional,, horizontally polarized

Component Description:
New Frequency Aux antenna 50% down payment,
Amount:
$104,180.00
Sweep test of existing antenna Information not provided.
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
Aux Antenna Sweep 2 Information not provided.
Rigging Aux Antenna

Component Description:
50% down payment of $180,711.00
Amount:
$90,355.50

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 $31,422.58 $31,422.58 N/A $2,422.58 N/A
Total for all systems $5,256,402.07 $5,149,478.61 N/A $2,387,952.83 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Auxiliary Transmission Line $31,422.58 $31,422.58 $2,422.58
New gaskets, seals, watchbands, for full power operation $31,422.58 $31,422.58 Repairs from Aux RF sweep 1 - actual costs came in under estimate - parts = $2,422.58+installation $29,000 $2,422.58 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
New gaskets, seals, watchbands, for full power operation

Component Description:
Shoulder screws for Aux transmission line
Amount:
$101.25

Component Description:
Misc parts for Aux line to run at full power during TV Repack
Amount:
$2,321.33

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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 $1,563,377.16 $1,749,685.16 N/A $565,827.57 N/A
Total for all systems $5,256,402.07 $5,149,478.61 N/A $2,387,952.83 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $1,563,377.16 $1,749,685.16 $565,827.57
Serious tower reinforcement/modifications $1,052,000.00 $1,300,216.00 This is from a quote received from ERI on 5/23/17 totaling $1,450,108 - quote is uploaded $348,928.57 N/A
Tower Helicopter Lift $241,312.50 $241,312.50 Quote attached $216,899.00 N/A
STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS DESIGN $33,264.66 $33,264.66 Structural analysis quote 1- $23,612 (attached) Structural analysis quote 2 - $9,652 (attached) N/A N/A
Tall Tower (greater than 500') $210,500.00 $149,892.00 Tower modification estimate attached N/A N/A
Tower mapping for an undocumented/poorly documented tower and preparation of documentation necessary for tower load study $26,300.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Serious tower reinforcement/modifications

Component Description:
Revised invoice and original quote submitted for Geo technical survey foundation reinforcement design
Amount:
$9,000.00

Component Description:
Change order for foundations see attached quote for details.
Amount:
$60,241.79

Component Description:
70% Final Payment for tower foundations.
Amount:
$111,948.67

Component Description:
20% down payment on 1098' tower modifications.
Amount:
$110,043.20

Component Description:
Tower Foundation testing and inspections
Amount:
$3,116.91

Component Description:
Structural Reanalysis and report for tower 5,000
Amount:
$5,000.00

Component Description:
Tower modification construction layout field survey
Amount:
$1,600.00

Component Description:
30% down payment of quote in attached file
Amount:
$47,978.00
Tower Helicopter Lift

Component Description:
50% down payment for rigging & Installation of $77,728.00
Amount:
$38,864.00

Component Description:
Structural Installation for helicopter service (down payment)
Amount:
$178,035.00
STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS DESIGN Information not provided.
Tall Tower (greater than 500') Information not provided.
Tower mapping for an undocumented/poorly documented tower and preparation of documentation necessary for tower load study 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 $154,937.20 $149,372.20 N/A $35,960.90 N/A
Total for all systems $5,256,402.07 $5,149,478.61 N/A $2,387,952.83 N/A
Outside Professional Services $154,937.20 $149,372.20 $35,960.90
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A $1,707.90 N/A
RF Consultant Pattern, Transmitter, Antenna $43,122.20 $43,122.20 Merrill Weiss RF Consultant Costs - estimated $30,000 - uploaded quote dated 7/28/17. Cooley LLP - Prepare form 399 - $13,122.20 $34,197.20 Did not include legal fees (Cooley LLP) for reviewing the development of WHIO-TV form 399.
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $84,200.00 $80,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Aux Antenna, prepare and File Form 2100 Construction Permit or License Application $4,210.00 $4,000.00 N/A $55.80 N/A
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $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
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, Construction Permit Application $2,105.00 $2,000.00 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
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

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Discuss construction permit application issues
Amount:
$149.60

Component Description:
Develop Construction Permit
Amount:
$1,446.70

Component Description:
See detail - only charges for Construction Permit
Amount:
$111.60
RF Consultant Pattern, Transmitter, Antenna

Component Description:
TV Repack Quarterly Progress report process.
Amount:
$74.80

Component Description:
Legal Repack reimbursement issues
Amount:
$448.80

Component Description:
Research TV Repack Allocation
Amount:
$55.80

Component Description:
See detail - only charges for form 399 are professional services.
Amount:
$485.60

Component Description:
See detail only charges for preparing form 399 are for professional services
Amount:
$8,200.30

Component Description:
See detail - Legal review/ submissions/ revsions to form 399 development.
Amount:
$2,445.80

Component Description:
Legal Form 399 Preparation
Amount:
$1,411.10

Component Description:
295.75 hour for TV repack transmitter & antenna analysis for new channel assignment.
Amount:
$21,075.00
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Aux Antenna, prepare and File Form 2100 Construction Permit or License Application

Component Description:
Research repack aux antenna license.
Amount:
$55.80
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, Construction Permit 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.
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.

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 $97,385.00 $96,825.00 N/A $1,850.00 N/A
Total for all systems $5,256,402.07 $5,149,478.61 N/A $2,387,952.83 N/A
Other Expenses $97,385.00 $96,825.00 $1,850.00
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $15,000.00 $15,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Non-zoning permits $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Local Zoning $55,000.00 $55,000.00 N/A $1,850.00 N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $325.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $11,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $500.00 $500.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change 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

Component Description:
Permit document fee
Amount:
$1,850.00
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application Information not provided.
DTV Medical Facility Notification Information not provided.
MVPD Notification of Channel Change Information not provided.

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $5,256,402.07 $5,149,478.61 $2,387,952.83

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.

Dave Thomas

Senior Director Operations


10/03/2019

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.

Dave Thomas

Senior Director Operations


10/03/2019

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