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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:
64611
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WRAZ
Channel:
15 (UHF)
File Number:
0000027650
FRN:
0004062337
Date Submitted:
05/27/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WRAZ-TV, INC.

Doing Business As: WRAZ-TV, INC.

Peter Sockett

2619 WESTERN BOULEVARD

RALEIGH, NC 27606

United States

+1 (919) 821-8730 psockett@wral.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

Peter Sockett

Director of Engineering and Operations

Capitol Broadcasting Company / WRAZ-TV Inc.

Pete Sockett

2619 Western Blvd

Raleigh, NC 27606

United States

+1 (919) 821-8573 psockett@wral.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 All 4 broadcasters will need to replace antennas on the candelabra. The transition plan for WRAL / WRAZ is to replace the existing Aux antenna with a single ch15 / 17 slot antenna at approx 1720ft (524m) to use as both the new AUX and interim facility.

Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 50782
Call Sign WNCN
Type Commercial
Licensee Name NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License GOLDSBORO, NC
Pre-auction RF Channel 17
Post-auction RF Channel 8
Neilsen DMA Raleigh-Durham (Fayetvlle)
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 8688
Call Sign WRAL-TV
Type Commercial
Licensee Name CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License RALEIGH, NC
Pre-auction RF Channel 48
Post-auction RF Channel 17
Neilsen DMA Raleigh-Durham (Fayetvlle)
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 73205
Call Sign WLFL
Type Commercial
Licensee Name WLFL LICENSEE, LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License RALEIGH, NC
Pre-auction RF Channel 27
Post-auction RF Channel 18
Neilsen DMA Raleigh-Durham (Fayetvlle)
Network Affiliation

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 CD2400P4
Year 1999
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Other
Other IOT Power Type 4 tube system
Power Capacity 100 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 ULXTED-100
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 63.4 kW
Justification for New Transmitter 1) Manufacturer (Gates Air) will not support channel changes to this model of transmitter. 2) Comark estimate for IOT transmitter is higher than a solid State transmitter from GatesAir

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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) Yes
Power 300 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 4 inches
Length 400.0 feet
Other Electrical Service No
Description N/A
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 1600.0 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

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Spare Modules and Power supplies

Currently we keep 1 spare IOT tube on hand in the event of a failure. This purchases spare parts for Solid State TX

System installation

Manufacturer to come to site to install and commission.

RF System

Magic T / Mask filter / Dummy load and RF Line for Installation

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 Auxilary (Backup)
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing antenna shared with another station or stations? Yes
Is the existing antenna directional? Yes
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 2
Number of Panels 36
Design power capacity in use 100.0 %
Lower Limit 674.00 MHz
Upper Limit 710.00 MHz
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 1000.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ETU-P3H12-(48-53)
Year 2008

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

Facility ID Call Sign
8688 WRAL-TV

Auxiliary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Interim Facility and Auxiliary (Backup)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? Yes
Is antenna directional? No
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Elliptical
Type Slotted Coaxial
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels/Bays N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 690.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATW25H3-ESO-15/17H
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna This antenna will serve as both an Interim facility while the candelabra is rebuilt and will replace the existing AUX antenna already in service for both WRAZ and WRAL

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? Yes
Type New
Number of channels supported 2
Frequencies of channels supported Upper and lower frequency
Frequency 476.0 MHz - 494.0 MHz
Do you need a combiner output splitter/switcher for dual feed lines? No
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? Broadband
Feed Line Size 8 3/16 inches inches
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

Information not provided.

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? Yes
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Top Mount
Antenna position in stack Bottom
Polarization Elliptical
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 ATW25H3-ETOU-50H
Year 2000

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? Yes
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types Class Full Power
Mounting Top Mount
Antenna position in stack Bottom
Polarization Elliptical
Type Slotted Coaxial
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels/Bays N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 509.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATW25H4-ETO-15M
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna Required as old antenna is cut for channel 49

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? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? Single Channel
Feed Line Size 7 3/16 inches inches
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

Arbor top plate

On candelabra arm, tower interface top plate will need to be designed and built for proper antenna connection and height

Transmission Line

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Section Question Response
Transmission Line Related Expenses Do you have transmission line related expenses? Yes

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing transmission line shared with another station or stations? Yes
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Type Rigid
Diameter 7 3/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1738 feet per run

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

Facility ID Call Sign
8688 WRAL-TV

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Interim Facility and Auxiliary (Backup)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Type Rigid
Diameter 8 3/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length Broadband
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 2013 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Required to feed new Aux / Interim antenna. Cost will be split with WRAL.

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Primary Transmission Line

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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Purchase New
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
Type Rigid
Diameter 7 3/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length Other
Other Segment Length 19.66 feet
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 2153 feet per run

Primary Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Type Rigid
Diameter 7 3/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 450 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Existing line was swept and will not support this new channel. Therefore we are extending the existing AUX antenna line to the top for the main antenna

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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

Primary Tower

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Existing Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Modify Existing
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Is this tower consider Complex? Candelabra
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? Yes
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1027322
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 35° 40' 29.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 078° 31' 39.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 1988.82 feet
Support Structure Height 1988.82 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 359.90 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner CBC REAL ESTATE COMPANY, INC.
Date Constructed 03/23/2000

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
8688 WRAL-TV DTV
73205 WLFL DTV
73936 WTKK FM
50782 WNCN DTV

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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 tower with candelabra
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 Candelabra
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? No

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Relocate ENG Dish

Relocate 2 ENG receive dishes to create room for Interim / Aux antennas - Split with WRAL

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 220
Explanation WRAL/WRAZ has only one engineer currently available at the TX site . Additional project management is necessary. The estimate is an average of 20 hrs per month for Jan - November of 2019. Note: post Phase 5 the candelabra still needs to be rebuilt.
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 Yes
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study Yes
RF exposure measurements Yes
Additional Field Engineering Service Yes
Number of Days 3
Justification Independent verification and inspection of installed systems

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 Yes
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)? 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? Yes
Does this relocation require MVPD Notification of a Channel Change? Yes

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Facilty remote control and monitoing modifications

Modifications to existing system to add new telemetry and control.

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 $2,985,641.00 $2,852,644.00 N/A $2,414,056.74 N/A
Total for all systems $6,287,378.00 $5,269,389.00 N/A $3,260,491.46 N/A
Primary Transmitter ULXTED-100 $2,985,641.00 $2,852,644.00 $2,414,056.74
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 63.4 kW $1,950,000.00 $1,950,000.00 Combined all costs from GatesAir in this line. $1,857,275.91 N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA $36,800.00 $1.00 Included in overall TX price N/A N/A
System installation $1.00 $1.00 Included in overall TX price N/A N/A
Other -- Building Addition Size: 1600.0 $867,639.00 $867,639.00 Our facility is full with no room to install new equipment before old equipment is removed. This facility will be shared with WRAL. This is 1/2 the cost, other half will be represented on WRAL. Please see "building cost narrative" recently uploaded. $556,780.83 N/A
RF System $1.00 $1.00 Included in overall TX price N/A N/A
Spare Modules and Power supplies $35,000.00 $35,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
15 Ton system $55,800.00 $1.00 Now included in total building estimate N/A N/A
4" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $40,400.00 $1.00 Now included in total building estimate N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 63.4 kW

Component Description:
Gates second invoice - includes RF system and electrical (transformer)
Amount:
$943,250.41

Component Description:
50% down for Transmitter
Amount:
$914,025.50
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA Information not provided.
System installation Information not provided.
Other -- Building Addition Size: 1600.0

Component Description:
First invoice (Pay app) in construction project - Split 50/50 with WRAL
Amount:
$254,945.59

Component Description:
Second invoice (Pay app) in construction project - Split 50/50 with WRAL
Amount:
$70,087.95

Component Description:
Third invoice (Pay app) in construction project - Split 50/50 with WRAL
Amount:
$111,204.89

Component Description:
Fifth invoice (Pay app) in construction project - Split 50/50 with WRAL
Amount:
$50,216.16

Component Description:
Fourth invoice (Pay app) in construction project - Split 50/50 with WRAL
Amount:
$70,326.24
RF System Information not provided.
Spare Modules and Power supplies Information not provided.
15 Ton system Information not provided.
4" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) Information not provided.

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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 $620,920.00 $659,800.00 N/A $429,770.63 N/A
Total for all systems $6,287,378.00 $5,269,389.00 N/A $3,260,491.46 N/A
Primary Antenna ATW25H4-ETO-15M $345,130.00 $401,600.00 $300,262.50
Arbor top plate $35,000.00 $35,000.00 This will be required as a custom piece to match the antenna base to the candelabra arm N/A N/A
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 7 3/16. feedline (if needed) $13,900.00 $13,200.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna , elliptically or circularly polarized $289,500.00 $347,000.00 This antenna is the bottom antenna of a 2 antenna stack. Hence is is a bigger/ stronger antenna to support the other antenna. $294,950.00 This is the bottom of a 2 antenna stack with WRAL - therefore is a much stronger and therefore more expensive antenna
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A $5,312.50 N/A
Auxiliary Antenna ATW25H3-ESO-15/17H $275,790.00 $258,200.00 $129,508.13
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $5,260.00 $2,500.00 1/2 split with WRAL N/A N/A
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $11,000.00 1/2 split with WRAL $6,311.25 N/A
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 8 3/16. feedline (if needed) $18,950.00 $9,000.00 This antenna is a "combined antenna" the other 1/2 of the cost is shared with WRAL N/A N/A
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna) $84,200.00 $95,000.00 Interim (AUX) antenna will support full power from each station (WRAL and WRAZ) requiring larger sized combiner. $18,062.50 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $3,200.00 1/2 split with WRAL N/A N/A
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 690 kW input, elliptically or circularly polarized $137,500.00 $137,500.00 This antenna is a "combined antenna" the other 1/2 of the cost is shared with WRAL $105,134.38 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Arbor top plate Information not provided.
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 7 3/16. feedline (if needed) Information not provided.
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna , elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
85% initial payment - WRAZ Main antenna
Amount:
$294,950.00
Sweep test of existing antenna

Component Description:
85% initial payment - System Sweep
Amount:
$5,312.50
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost)

Component Description:
1/2 of combined WRAL/WRAZ Aux bracket set - 85% initial billing
Amount:
$6,311.25
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 8 3/16. feedline (if needed) Information not provided.
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna)

Component Description:
1/2 of Combined WRAL/WRAZ AUx Antenna combiner - 85% initial billing
Amount:
$18,062.50
Sweep test of existing antenna Information not provided.
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 690 kW input, elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
1/2 of Combined WRAL/WRAZ Aux/interim antenna - 85% initial billing
Amount:
$105,134.38

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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 $933,687.00 $780,000.00 N/A $406,869.09 N/A
Total for all systems $6,287,378.00 $5,269,389.00 N/A $3,260,491.46 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $130,500.00 $280,000.00 $196,509.97
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 7 3/16" $130,500.00 $280,000.00 This is for Transmission line, hangers elbows etc. Also includes UHF fine matchers dehydrator and design work $196,509.97 N/A
Auxiliary Transmission Line $803,187.00 $500,000.00 $210,359.12
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 8 3/16" broadband $803,187.00 $500,000.00 This represents 1/2. WRAL will cover the other 1/2 $210,359.12 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 7 3/16"

Component Description:
85% payment for Main transmission line
Amount:
$179,340.40

Component Description:
85% payment for TX Line System - Complex design and Install drawings
Amount:
$9,243.75

Component Description:
please disregard
Amount:
N/A

Component Description:
85% payment for Sahara dehydrator
Amount:
$7,925.82
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 8 3/16" broadband

Component Description:
1/2 of WRAL/WRAZ combined antenna - Sahara dehydrator
Amount:
$3,962.91

Component Description:
1/2 of WRAL/WRAZ Aux Antenna transmission line
Amount:
$206,396.21

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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 $1,518,000.00 $844,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $6,287,378.00 $5,269,389.00 N/A $3,260,491.46 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $1,518,000.00 $844,000.00 $0.00
Relocate ENG Dish $25,000.00 $25,000.00 This represents 1/2. WRAL will cover the other 1/2 N/A N/A
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas) $421,000.00 $300,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Serious tower reinforcement/modifications $1,052,000.00 $500,000.00 Until designs are complete from all 5 stations on this tower we are splitting a $1M placeholder with WRAZ N/A N/A
Structural engineering tower load study for a documented tower with candelabra $20,000.00 $19,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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Outside Professional Services

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $178,885.00 $90,550.00 N/A $9,795.00 N/A
Total for all systems $6,287,378.00 $5,269,389.00 N/A $3,260,491.46 N/A
Outside Professional Services $178,885.00 $90,550.00 $9,795.00
Additional Field Engineering Service, 3 Days $6,000.00 $6,000.00 Estimating $2000 per day for an independent verification of the new transmission systems $5,525.00 N/A
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $2,500.00 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
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 and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 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
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 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
Project management of the transition $34,760.00 $30,800.00 N/A $4,270.00 N/A
Attorney Fees - Aux Antenna, prepare and File Form 2100 Construction Permit or License Application $4,210.00 $4,000.00 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
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $84,200.00 $20,000.00 This is the estimated cost for a "fly around Study" N/A N/A

Components

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

Component Description:
85% initial payment - Layout Site Survey - 2 Certified ERI Climbers
Amount:
$5,525.00
RF Exposure Measurements Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
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 and or review reimbursement form Information not provided.
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
April invoice for Project management.
Amount:
$4,270.00
Attorney Fees - Aux Antenna, prepare and File Form 2100 Construction Permit or License Application Information not provided.
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed 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 $50,245.00 $42,395.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $6,287,378.00 $5,269,389.00 N/A $3,260,491.46 N/A
Other Expenses $50,245.00 $42,395.00 $0.00
Facilty remote control and monitoing modifications $15,000.00 $15,000.00 Facilty remote control and monitoing modifications N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $1,250.00 $1,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
Non-zoning permits $1,000.00 $1,000.00 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 $3,750.00 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
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $6,287,378.00 $5,269,389.00 $3,260,491.46

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.

Peter Sockett

Director of engineering and Opn's


05/27/2019

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.

Peter Sockett

Director of Engineeering and Opn's


05/27/2019

Attachments

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