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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:
55055
Service:
DCA
Call Sign:
KXTQ-CD
Channel:
24 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028433
FRN:
0015217847
Date Submitted:
05/24/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.

Doing Business As: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.

Brad Moran

9800 UNIVERSITY AVENUE

PO BOX 3757

LUBBOCK, TX 79452

United States

+1 (806) 748-9300 bmoran@ramarcom.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

Tee Thomas

Chief Engineer

Ramar Communications

Tee Thomas

PO Box 3757

Lubbock, TX 79452

United States

+1 (806) 548-1280 tthomas@ramarcom.com

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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Question Response
Will the station be sharing equipment with another broadcast television station or stations (e.g., a shared antenna, co-location on a tower, use of the same transmitter room, multiple transmitters feeding a combiner, etc.)? If yes, enter the facility ID's of the other stations and click 'prefill' to download those stations' licensing information. Yes
Briefly describe transition plan Replace the existing transmitter to allow necessary and sufficient power to be supplied to the new combiner network to make ERP.

Transmitters

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

Primary Transmitter

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Add 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 1.2 kw
Year 2015
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 1.2 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 1.6 KW UHS Solid State
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 1.6 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Increased power required to provide adequate power from the new combiner network.

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? Yes
Type Cooling Only
Size 10 tons
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

Name Description

New channel combiner

channel 23 combiner required for new repack channel

Antennas

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

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 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? Yes
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Type Rigid
Diameter 3 1/8 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length Other
Other Segment Length 10 feet
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 60 feet per run

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

Facility ID Call Sign
168090 KJTV-CD
168087 KMYL-LD
192484 KLBB-LD

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 3 1/8 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length Other
Other Segment Length 10 feet
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 60 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Connect existing combiner housing the low power stations to the new combiner purchased for the repack of KXTQ-CD

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? No

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 No
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 Yes
Quantity 1
NEPA Section 106 environmental review No
Environmental Assessment No
ASR Modification No
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) No
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations No
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study No
RF exposure measurements Yes
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 Yes
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? 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 $193,900.00 $95,000.00 N/A $77,993.38 N/A
Total for all systems $265,180.00 $171,569.00 N/A $111,315.15 N/A
Primary Transmitter 1.6 KW UHS Solid State $193,900.00 $95,000.00 $77,993.38
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 1 - 2.5 kW $126,000.00 $51,000.00 N/A $50,583.50 N/A
10 Ton system $38,900.00 $15,000.00 N/A $14,884.38 N/A
New channel combiner $29,000.00 $29,000.00 N/A $12,525.50 N/A

Components

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

Component Description:
Original invoice was not changed. Pursuant to RFAS File Number 28433, a new scanned file is being submitted with the original invoice, vendor quote and a purchase order. Invoice amount was left at zero in order to not over inflate the actual cost.
Amount:
N/A

Component Description:
Full cost of KXTQ 2KW transmitter
Amount:
$50,583.50
10 Ton system

Component Description:
10 ton HVAC unit needed for cooling both transmitters during interim period. Includes invoice, PO and estimate from vendor.
Amount:
$14,884.38
New channel combiner

Component Description:
Full reimbursement for combiner
Amount:
$12,525.50

Component Description:
Original invoice was not changed. Pursuant to RFAS File Number 28433, a new scanned file is being submitted with the original invoice, vendor quote and a purchase order. Invoice amount was left at zero in order to not over inflate the actual cost.
Amount:
N/A

Cost Information

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Antennas

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $6,240.00 $18,000.00 N/A $17,566.77 N/A
Total for all systems $265,180.00 $171,569.00 N/A $111,315.15 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $6,240.00 $18,000.00 $17,566.77
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 3 1/8" $6,240.00 $18,000.00 see attached Memo and diagram in uploaded docs $17,566.77 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 3 1/8"

Component Description:
Transmission line assembly 3 1/8" and 1 5/8"
Amount:
$17,566.77

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 $42,350.00 $45,250.00 N/A $11,816.00 N/A
Total for all systems $265,180.00 $171,569.00 N/A $111,315.15 N/A
Outside Professional Services $42,350.00 $45,250.00 $11,816.00
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,680.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,365.00 $2,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $1,500.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $20,000.00 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
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,000.00 N/A $2,637.50 N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $10,000.00 Final attorney fees for prepping and filing Form 2100 CP were more than originally expected. The additional $5,000 requested will cover the remaining invoices submitted. $9,178.50 Actual costs were greater than the estimated costs

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application

Component Description:
Reimbursement of full cost of invoice
Amount:
$1,187.50
RF Exposure Measurements 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.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Full cost of services provided
Amount:
$2,637.50
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Legal fees concerning the prepping and filing of CP for repack of KXTQ
Amount:
$372.00

Component Description:
Legal fees concerning the prepping and filing of CP for repack of KXTQ
Amount:
$1,303.00

Component Description:
Legal fees concerning the prepping and filing of CP for repack of KXTQ
Amount:
$2,480.00

Component Description:
Attorneys Fees
Amount:
$9,178.50

Component Description:
Legal fees concerning the prepping and filing of CP for repack of KXTQ
Amount:
$4,589.50

Component Description:
Legal fees concerning the prepping and filing of CP for repack of KXTQ
Amount:
$434.00

Cost Information

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Other Expenses

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $22,690.00 $13,319.00 N/A $3,939.00 N/A
Total for all systems $265,180.00 $171,569.00 N/A $111,315.15 N/A
Other Expenses $22,690.00 $13,319.00 $3,939.00
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $2,234.00 N/A $2,234.00 N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application $1,110.00 $1,070.00 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 - Special Temporary Authorization request $195.00 $190.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $1,500.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $3,000.00 $3,000.00 N/A $1,705.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
Notification to medical facilities regarding frequency change. This is a revision to the invoice # and the addition of a quote to the invoice.
Amount:
$2,234.00
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request Information not provided.
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges Information not provided.
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
MVPD Notification of Channel Change

Component Description:
MVPD Notification Service-cable and satellite services
Amount:
$1,705.00

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $265,180.00 $171,569.00 $111,315.15

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

Attachments

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