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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:
54011
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
KLJB
Channel:
30 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028435
FRN:
0023691348
Date Submitted:
08/06/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Marshall Broadcasting Group, Inc.

8323 SOUTHWEST FREEWAY

SUITE 433

HOUSTON, TX 77074

United States

+1 (213) 835-1500 Pluria@mbgroup.tv 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

Greg Best

Consulting Engineer

Greg Best Consulting Inc.

16100 Outlook Avenue

Stilwell, KS 66085

United States

+1 (816) 792-2913 gbconsulting54@gmail.com

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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Question Response
Will the station be sharing equipment with another broadcast television station or stations (e.g., a shared antenna, co-location on a tower, use of the same transmitter room, multiple transmitters feeding a combiner, etc.)? If yes, enter the facility ID's of the other stations and click 'prefill' to download those stations' licensing information. Yes
Briefly describe transition plan Replace transmitter. Install new combiner for new channel and use existing antenna and transmission line. See Transition plan attachment.

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 Millennium DCX
Year 2005
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Two
Power Capacity 50 kW

Primary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Manufacturer
Model THU9EVO-30
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 46 kW
Justification for New Transmitter The purchase price of a new solid state transmitter is less than a comparable replacement IOT based on a Proposal from Comark for an MSDC IOT. See attached proposals for IOT transmitter and solid state transmitter.

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) Yes
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) Yes
Transformer (480V) Yes
Power 300 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 3 inches
Length 100.0 feet
Other Electrical Service No
Description N/A
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Heating and Cooling
Size 20 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 900.0 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

Name Description

RF Combiner

Transmitter combiner with co-located WQPT. WQPT is not repacked.

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 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? Yes
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer Dielectric
Type Rigid
Diameter 7 3/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length Broadband
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1100 feet per run

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

Facility ID Call Sign
5468 WQPT-TV

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Sweep Tests

Sweep tests to ensure good performance on the assigned channel

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? Yes
Number of Hours 300
Explanation Schedule and coordinate multiple vendors, complete progress reports, and update Schedule 399. Station does not have available personnel or personnel trained in project management for such complex projects. Internal accounting and Project management.
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority No
Quantity N/A
Do you have Distributed Transmission System engineering services? N/A
Critical Facility N/A
Terrain-Shielded Facility N/A
Attorney and Other Outside Consulting Services Prepare and file Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority No
Quantity N/A
NEPA Section 106 environmental review No
Environmental Assessment No
ASR Modification No
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) No
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations Yes
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study No
RF exposure measurements No
Additional Field Engineering Service No
Number of Days N/A
Justification N/A

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? No
Is Remediation needed? No
Facility Expenses Name N/A
Other Distributed Transmission System Expenses Not listed N/A
Name N/A
Is Notification of a Medical Facility required as a result of DTV broadcasting? Yes
Permit and Filing Costs Local Zoning No
Non-zoning permits 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? Yes
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

Sales Tax

Sales and use tax on goods and services

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 $1,813,100.00 $1,736,100.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,083,975.00 $2,003,395.00 N/A $18,344.00 N/A
Primary Transmitter THU9EVO-30 $1,813,100.00 $1,736,100.00 $0.00
Other -- Building Addition Size: 900.0 $50,000.00 $50,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
20 Ton system $115,500.00 $115,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Service entrance 3 phase/800 amp/208 volt $14,400.00 $14,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $38,200.00 $36,300.00 N/A N/A N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA $36,800.00 $35,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
3" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $5,200.00 $4,900.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 35 - 50 kW $1,473,000.00 $1,400,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
RF Combiner $80,000.00 $80,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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 $6,400.00 $6,400.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,083,975.00 $2,003,395.00 N/A $18,344.00 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $6,400.00 $6,400.00 $0.00
Sweep Tests $6,400.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Tower Equipment and Rigging Costs

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Outside Professional Services

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $76,590.00 $73,560.00 N/A $18,344.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,083,975.00 $2,003,395.00 N/A $18,344.00 N/A
Outside Professional Services $76,590.00 $73,560.00 $18,344.00
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $4,210.00 $4,210.00 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
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $5,000.00 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
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 N/A $5,750.00 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
Project management of the transition $47,400.00 $45,600.00 N/A $7,094.00 N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A $2,500.00 N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,000.00 N/A $3,000.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations Information not provided.
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
See cover letter item 3 - Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development services provided by consultant Kessler and Gehman Associates.
Amount:
$5,750.00
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
Project management for structural analysis and tower modification services 5.26.18 through 6.29.18 and consulting services by Kessler and Gehman Associates May 2018.
Amount:
$460.00

Component Description:
Project management services provided by consultants Kessler and Gehman Associates.
Amount:
$550.00

Component Description:
Project management services for schedule 387 progress report preparation by consultants Kessler and Gehman Associates for 2018 Q2 and 2018 Q4.
Amount:
$300.00

Component Description:
See cover letter item 1, 5-8 - project management services
Amount:
$5,784.00
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
See cover letter item 2 - Prepare and or review reimbursement form services provided by consultant Kessler and Gehman Associates.
Amount:
$2,500.00
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
See cover letter item 4 - Prepare engineering section of FCC form 2100, Construction Permit Application services provided by consultant Kessler and Gehman Associates.
Amount:
$3,000.00

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 $187,885.00 $187,335.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,083,975.00 $2,003,395.00 N/A $18,344.00 N/A
Other Expenses $187,885.00 $187,335.00 $0.00
Sales Tax $119,000.00 $119,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $3,500.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $3,500.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $20,000.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Non-zoning permits $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $335.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $11,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $2,083,975.00 $2,003,395.00 $18,344.00

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.

Allan G. Moskowitz , Esq. .

Attorney


08/06/2019

Attachments

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