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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:
51980
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WHPX-TV
Channel:
28 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028444
FRN:
0003720232
Date Submitted:
07/12/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

ION MEDIA HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.

Doing Business As: ION MEDIA HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.

Bianca Frye

601 Clearwater Park Road

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

United States

+1 (561) 682-4110 BiancaFrye@ionmedia.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

The Preparer is same as the reimbursement contact.

 

 

 

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 Relocate from ASR #1237074 to ASR #1041624. Replace non-retunable transmitter, install top mounted antenna and transmission line to operate on post-repack channel. Helicopter will be required. No interim facilities needed.

Transmitters

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

Auxiliary Transmitter

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Add Transmitter Information

Section Question Response
Existing Transmitter Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Auxiliary (Backup)
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 DCX
Year 2003
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Single
Power Capacity 20 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 HPTV-PRLX-U8
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 13 kW
Justification for New Transmitter See attached Transmitter Exhibits. See attached Transmitter Upgrade Disclaimer.

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) No
Transformer (480V) No
Power N/A
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size N/A
Length N/A
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description Installation of auxiliary transmitter
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

Name Description

Removal of Existing Equipment

Removal of existing transmitters and equipment / Site Prep

RF Interconnect

Interconnect between RF system and transmission line

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 7k Series
Year 2010
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 10 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 HPTV-PRLX-U16
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 27.5 kW
Justification for New Transmitter See attached document "Nx7000 Series in Repack".

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 Yes
Description Electrical Installation for replacement transmitter
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Heating and Cooling
Size Other
Other Size 9 tons
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

Removal of Existing Equipment

Removal of existing transmitters and equipment / Site Prep

RF Interconnect

Interconnect between RF system and transmission line

Antennas

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Section Question Response
Antenna Related Expenses Do you have antenna related expenses? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Purchase New
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing antenna shared with another station or stations? No
Is the existing antenna directional? Yes
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Top Mount
Antenna position in stack Top
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: 475.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-31JTT-T 3BP250
Year 2002

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types Class Full Power
Mounting Top 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: 500.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-21ETT/VP-R C170
Year 2019
Justification for New Antenna Current slot antenna cannot be re-channeled

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 6 1/8 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

Information not provided.

Interim Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
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 Type Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Broadband Slot
Number of Stations Supported 1
Number of Panels/Bays 8
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 698.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 25.0 %
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 55.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-WB-8
Year 2017
Justification for New Antenna Interim antenna needed to complete move to new channel

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? S
Feed Line Size 4 1/16 inches
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for an 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

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Transmission Line

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Section Question Response
Transmission Line Related Expenses Do you have transmission line related expenses? 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? No
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
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 1367 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 6 1/8 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1400 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line See attached Transmission Line Exhibit

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Sweep existing transmission line

Sweep existing transmission line

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 Move Equipment
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? No
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) N/A
Others Types of Users N/A
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Unknown
Is tower compliant with Rev G? No
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1237074
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 41° 25' 03.7" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 072° 11' 53.2" W-
Overall Structure Height 1205.04 feet
Support Structure Height 1088.90 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 304.79 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner SpectraSite Communications, LLC. through American Towers, LLC.
Date Constructed 11/07/2002


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? No

Primary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Primary Tower

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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? 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? No
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1041624
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 41° 42' 13.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 072° 49' 55.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 1338.89 feet
Support Structure Height 1291.98 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 709.97 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner Communications Site Management, LLC
Date Constructed 09/01/1984

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
62175 WJMJ FM
13602 WEDH DTV
13595 WEDY DTV
147 WTIC-TV DTV
66465 WTIC-FM FM
14050 WCCT-TV DTV
1910 WRCH FM
1900 WZMX 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 tower with candelabra
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: Major 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? Yes

Primary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

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 180
Explanation Required by tower landlord.
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 Yes
Quantity 1
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 Yes
Environmental Assessment Yes
ASR Modification Yes
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) Yes
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 Yes
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 Yes
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 Yes
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

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 $2,638,636.80 $1,177,538.80 N/A $1,001,111.35 N/A
Total for all systems $4,693,806.80 $2,566,697.80 N/A $2,035,942.67 N/A
Primary Transmitter HPTV-PRLX-U16 $1,056,882.80 $606,095.80 $543,007.95
RF Interconnect $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A $11,912.15 N/A
Removal of Existing Equipment $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Other -- HVAC Service Type: H Size:9 (Other) $34,882.80 $34,882.80 Supply and install three (3) 3-ton HVAC systems. Please see attached Modern Mechanical Systems, Inc. Quote dated 11-29-2018. Cost estimate includes sales tax. $34,882.80 N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 21 - 31 kW $947,000.00 $496,213.00 399 approved amount for primary transmitter. 399 approved model (U12) was subsequently changed by ION to order a U14 model and then changed again to order a U16 model. Please see attached Hitachi Comark Primary Transmitter Quotes. $496,213.00 N/A
Other Electrical Service: Electrical Installation for replacement transmitter $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Auxiliary Transmitter HPTV-PRLX-U8 $1,581,754.00 $571,443.00 $458,103.40
RF Interconnect $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Removal of Existing Equipment $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Other Electrical Service: Installation of auxiliary transmitter $90,254.00 $90,254.00 Cost of electrical installation on transmitter by Eastside Electric, Inc. Please see attached Eastside Electric Quote #118093. $81,228.60 N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW $494,500.00 $271,571.00 See attached ION - WHPX Transmitter Purchase Exhibit (Pages 1, 5-7). $217,256.80 N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 21 - 31 kW $947,000.00 $159,618.00 ***System Notice: Estimate adjusted and locked because line has been superseded.***See attached Hitachi Comark Quote #P3463PRLXU14-011818-R1. $159,618.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
RF Interconnect

Component Description:
Parts to connect transmitter to transmitter line. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$3,161.15

Component Description:
Cost to install interconnect pieces for WHPX main transmitter. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$8,751.00
Removal of Existing Equipment Information not provided.
Other -- HVAC Service Type: H Size:9 (Other)

Component Description:
Cost to supply and install three (3) 3-ton HVAC systems. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$34,882.80
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 21 - 31 kW

Component Description:
30% "deposit" payment for Comark Transmitter. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$148,863.90

Component Description:
Downward adjustment for previous reimbursement request.
Amount:
($159,618.00)

Component Description:
50% "progress" payment for Comark Transmitter. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$248,106.50

Component Description:
30% "deposit" payment for Comark Transmitter. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$159,618.00

Component Description:
Downward adjustment for previous reimbursement request.
Amount:
($266,030.00)

Component Description:
Cover letter and explanation of variance form attached. 20% Progress Payment for 20kW FCC approved reimbursable transmitter size. Supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$99,242.60

Component Description:
50% "progress" payment on Comark transmitter. Supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$266,030.00
Other Electrical Service: Electrical Installation for replacement transmitter Information not provided.
RF Interconnect Information not provided.
Removal of Existing Equipment Information not provided.
Other Electrical Service: Installation of auxiliary transmitter

Component Description:
60% payment for electrical installation for transmitter. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$54,152.40

Component Description:
30% progress payment for electrical installation for transmitter. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$27,076.20
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW

Component Description:
30% "deposit due with order" and 50% "due within 60 days of order" (80% total) payment for 10kw FCC approved auxiliary transmitter. Cover letter, explanation of variance, and supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$217,256.80
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 21 - 31 kW

Component Description:
30% "deposit" payment for Comark Transmitter. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$159,618.00

Component Description:
50% "progress" payment on Comark transmitter. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$266,030.00

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 $414,230.00 $355,881.00 N/A $279,317.50 N/A
Total for all systems $4,693,806.80 $2,566,697.80 N/A $2,035,942.67 N/A
Interim Antenna TFU-WB-8 $105,700.00 $83,593.00 $52,726.50
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 4 1/16. feedline (if needed) $9,570.00 $7,193.00 N/A $7,801.50 Actual Cost of interim elbow complex and interim antenna transformer greater than estimated cost.
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One station antenna - medium power (50-200 kW), horizontally polarized $89,400.00 $70,000.00 The estimated cost has been re-entered due to a technical error with the LMS form. Per FCC procedure, we have re-entered the original cost estimate that ties to our original submission while the technical issue is resolved. $44,925.00 Per reviewer's request, we are re-submitting the following invoices due to technical error within LMS.
Primary Antenna TFU-21ETT/VP-R C170 $308,530.00 $272,288.00 $226,591.00
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed) $12,300.00 $11,700.00 N/A $10,298.00 N/A
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna , elliptically or circularly polarized $289,500.00 $254,188.00 V-Pol cost not included in reimbursement request. Please also see attached Dielectric Change Order dated 1-10-2019. $210,533.00 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A $5,760.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 4 1/16. feedline (if needed)

Component Description:
Per reviewer's request, we are re-submitting the following invoice due to technical error: 45% "down payment" for interim elbow complex. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,852.20

Component Description:
Per reviewer's request, we are re-submitting the following invoice due to technical error: 45% "down payment" for interim antenna transformer. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,658.48

Component Description:
Per reviewer's request, we are re-submitting the following invoice due to technical error: 10% "after install" payment for interim elbow complex. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$411.60

Component Description:
Per reviewer's request, we are re-submitting the following invoice due to technical error: 45% "prior to ship" payment for interim antenna transformer. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,658.47

Component Description:
Per reviewer's request, we are re-submitting the following invoice due to technical error: 10% "after install" payment for interim antenna transformer. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$368.55

Component Description:
Per reviewer's request, we are re-submitting the following invoice due to technical error: 45% "prior to ship" payment for interim elbow complex. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,852.20
Sweep test of existing antenna Information not provided.
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One station antenna - medium power (50-200 kW), horizontally polarized

Component Description:
Per reviewer's request, we are re-submitting the following invoice due to technical error: 45% "down payment" for interim antenna. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$20,216.25

Component Description:
Per reviewer's request, we are re-submitting the following invoice due to technical error: 10% "remaining balance" payment for interim antenna. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$4,492.50

Component Description:
Per reviewer's request, we are re-submitting the following invoice due to technical error: 45% "prior to ship" payment for interim antenna. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$20,216.25
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed)

Component Description:
25% deposit payment for primary elbow complex. Explanation of variance form & supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$2,574.50

Component Description:
10% "after repack sweep" payment for primary elbow complex. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,029.80

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" payment for primary elbow complex. Explanation of variance form and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$6,693.70
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna , elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
25% deposit payment for primary antenna. Explanation of variance form and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$47,653.25

Component Description:
10% "after repack sweep" payment for primary antenna. Explanation of variance form and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$29,061.30

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" payment for primary antenna. Explanation of variance form and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$123,898.45

Component Description:
Cost of antenna mounting adapter plate. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$9,920.00
Sweep test of existing antenna

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" payment for repack sweep of primary antenna operations. Explanation of variance form and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$4,160.00

Component Description:
25% deposit payment for repack sweep of primary antenna operations. Explanation of variance form and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,600.00

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 $289,200.00 $218,763.00 N/A $186,638.90 N/A
Total for all systems $4,693,806.80 $2,566,697.80 N/A $2,035,942.67 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $289,200.00 $218,763.00 $186,638.90
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 6 1/8" $282,800.00 $212,363.00 N/A $186,638.90 N/A
Sweep existing transmission line $6,400.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 6 1/8"

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" payment for primary transmission line. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$17,726.44

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" payment for primary transmission line. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$115,221.93

Component Description:
25% deposit payment for transmission line cut pieces. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$2,604.00

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" payment for transmission line cut pieces. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$6,770.40

Component Description:
25% deposit payment for primary transmission line. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$44,316.13
Sweep existing transmission line Information not provided.

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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 $1,072,500.00 $561,750.00 N/A $561,750.00 N/A
Total for all systems $4,693,806.80 $2,566,697.80 N/A $2,035,942.67 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $210,500.00 $50,000.00 $50,000.00
Tall Tower (greater than 500') $210,500.00 $50,000.00 ***System Notice: Estimate adjusted and locked because line has been superseded.***See AT Exhibit for more information. $50,000.00 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $862,000.00 $511,750.00 $511,750.00
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas) $421,000.00 $498,950.00 Cost for Tower Rigging services from Turris Engineering Inc. Please see attached quote #18-0780. Cost estimate also includes $96,130 invoiced for weather delays from Turris Engineering Invoices #TE-6748, #TE-6671, #TE-6746, and #TE-6767. $498,950.00 N/A
Tower Helicopter Lift $0.00 $0.00 A helicopter was used to install antenna, but was not itemized in the quote from Turris Engineering. N/A N/A
Major tower reinforcement/modifications $421,000.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Structural engineering tower load study for a documented tower with candelabra $20,000.00 $12,800.00 Cost for structural analysis work from Turris Engineering Inc. Please see attached quote #18-0443. $12,800.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Tall Tower (greater than 500')

Component Description:
Down payment associated with securing tower service. Note that amount is not additional to cost of tower rigging and will be deducted from total cost of tower rigging at the time it is quoted. Supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$50,000.00
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas)

Component Description:
Cost for downtime for tower crew due to bad weather days during the month of April, 2019. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$20,700.00

Component Description:
10% "completion and acceptance" payment for tower services. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$42,330.00

Component Description:
Cost for downtime for tower crew due to 5 days bad weather days during the month of March, 2019. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$14,950.00

Component Description:
10% "upon mobilization" plus 15% "when materials are ready to be shipped" (25% total) payment for tower service. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$105,825.00

Component Description:
10% "Antenna is installed" payment for tower service. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$42,330.00

Component Description:
Cost for downtime for tower crew due to 7 days bad weather days during the month of February, 2019. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$21,850.00

Component Description:
25% "down payment" for tower service. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$105,825.00

Component Description:
10% "upon mobilization of tower field crew" plus 20% "in progress payments during field installation" (30% total) payment for tower service. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$126,990.00

Component Description:
Cost for project insurance for tower service. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$18,150.00
Tower Helicopter Lift Information not provided.
Major tower reinforcement/modifications Information not provided.
Structural engineering tower load study for a documented tower with candelabra

Component Description:
50% remaining balance payment for tower structural study. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$6,400.00

Component Description:
50% deposit payment for tower structural study. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$6,400.00

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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 $189,650.00 $171,280.00 N/A $1,562.50 N/A
Total for all systems $4,693,806.80 $2,566,697.80 N/A $2,035,942.67 N/A
Outside Professional Services $189,650.00 $171,280.00 $1,562.50
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $84,200.00 $80,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
FAA consultant, including cost of preparing FAA Form 7460 (Notice of Proposed Construction), if needed for height increase $2,105.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
ASR modification (prepare FCC Form 854) $2,105.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Environmental Assessment, if triggered by NEPA Section 106 review or for certain structures over 450 feet $10,520.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
NEPA Section 106 environmental review, if needed $6,310.00 $6,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,680.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $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
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $2,050.00 $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
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,000.00 N/A $1,500.00 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 N/A $62.50 N/A
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $28,440.00 $18,530.00 See AT Exhibit for more information. N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
RF Exposure Measurements Information not provided.
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed Information not provided.
FAA consultant, including cost of preparing FAA Form 7460 (Notice of Proposed Construction), if needed for height increase Information not provided.
ASR modification (prepare FCC Form 854) Information not provided.
Environmental Assessment, if triggered by NEPA Section 106 review or for certain structures over 450 feet Information not provided.
NEPA Section 106 environmental review, if needed Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
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

Component Description:
Invoice for station's portion of general repack legal expenses incurred for 42 of the ION repack stations for period 2/1/2017 - 12/15/2017. Payee has corresponded with FCC staff and has provided corrected supporting documentation.
Amount:
$4,837.97
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Cost of engineering consultant preparation of engineering section of FCC Form 2100. Hourly supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,500.00
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Cost of engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development. Hourly supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$62.50
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form Information not provided.
Project management of the transition Information not provided.

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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 $89,590.00 $81,485.00 N/A $5,562.42 N/A
Total for all systems $4,693,806.80 $2,566,697.80 N/A $2,035,942.67 N/A
Other Expenses $89,590.00 $81,485.00 $5,562.42
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $3,500.00 N/A $3,500.00 N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $1,400.00 $1,400.00 N/A $1,400.00 N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $0.00 $0.00 The amount is yet to be determined (TBD) and ION will submit on-air announcement costs when finalized. 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 $662.42 N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $15,000.00 $15,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Non-zoning permits $15,000.00 $15,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Local Zoning $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request $195.00 $190.00 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

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
Cost of medical notifications through Widelity Inc. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$3,500.00
MVPD Notification of Channel Change

Component Description:
Cost of MVPD notifications of channel change through Widelity Inc. Supporting docmentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,400.00
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
Equipment Storage Information not provided.
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges

Component Description:
Cost of freight for antenna parts. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$662.42
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) Information not provided.
Non-zoning permits Information not provided.
Local Zoning Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application Information not provided.

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $4,693,806.80 $2,566,697.80 $2,035,942.67

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.

Mario Vasquez

Vice President - Finance, Operations


07/12/2019

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.

Mario Vasquez

Vice President - Finance, Operations


07/12/2019

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