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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:
189978
Service:
LPD
Call Sign:
WSNN-LD
Channel:
26 (UHF)
File Number:
0000089447
FRN:
0003757481
Eligibility Status:
Not Determined
Date Submitted:
11/14/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, LLC

Doing Business As: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, LLC

117 PONDFIELD ROAD

BRONXVILLE, NY 10708

United States

+1 (914) 793-3400 CITNYLTD@AOL.COM Limited Liability Company

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

Stephen Hartzell

Brooks, Pierce et al.

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300 shartzell@brookspierce.com

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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Question Response
Will the station be sharing equipment with another broadcast television station or stations (e.g., a shared antenna, co-location on a tower, use of the same transmitter room, multiple transmitters feeding a combiner, etc.)? If yes, enter the facility ID's of the other stations and click 'prefill' to download those stations' licensing information. No
Briefly describe transition plan Please see Eligibility Certification and Transition Plan Description Exhibit

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 Retune Existing
Use Primary (Main)
Ownership Owned
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer Larkin
Model DTT1KSU
Year 2012
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 1 kW

Primary Transmitter

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Retuning Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Mask Filter Does the transmitter require a new mask filter? No
New Exciter Is a new exciter needed? No

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Other Transmitter Costs
Does the transmitter installation require a Transmitter Building Site Survey/Installation? No
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) No
Transformer (480V) No
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Other Electrical Service No
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? No
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Antennas

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

Primary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Purchase New
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Ownership Owned
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
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Slotted Coaxial
ERP: 8.5 kW
Manufacturer
Model SWLP12OM
Year 2012

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Ownership Owned
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
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Slotted Coaxial
ERP: 14.9 kW
Manufacturer
Model LP-1900-5600-12
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna Please see Eligibility Certification and Transition Plan Description Exhibit

Primary 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? Single Channel
Feed Line Size 1 5/8 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

Primary 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? No

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)
Ownership Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? No
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? No
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Unknown
Is tower compliant with Rev G? Unknown
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1028096
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 27° 20' 27.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 082° 27' 54.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 503.93 feet
Support Structure Height 499.99 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 27.89 feet
Structure Type NTOWER - Multiple Structures
Tower Owner Comcast of West Florida, Inc.
Date Constructed 01/01/1966


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

Name Description

Remove Channel 39 Antenna and Install Channel 26 Antenna

Remove Channel 39 Antenna and Install Channel 26 Antenna

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? No
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for displacement application 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
Prepare Form 601 No
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
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations No
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Form 399 assistance or other program management costs Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study No
RF exposure measurements No
Additional Field Engineering Service No

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Additional Displacement Legal Services Not Otherwise Specified in Form 399

Additional Displacement Legal Services Not Otherwise Specified in Form 399

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? No
Is Remediation needed? No
Permit and Filing Costs FCC Construction Permit Major Change 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)? No
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? No
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? No
Point to Point Microwave (STL/ICR) Frequency Coordination for Unidirection System No
Frequency Coordination for Bi-Direction System No
New Point to Point Microwave System No

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 $11,000.00 $11,000.00 N/A $7,550.00 N/A
Total for all systems $240,314.72 $243,446.22 N/A $49,215.85 N/A
Primary Transmitter DTT1KSU $11,000.00 $11,000.00 $7,550.00
Retune - UHF and VHF - minor re-channel issues $11,000.00 $11,000.00 N/A $7,550.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Retune - UHF and VHF - minor re-channel issues

Component Description:
Retune Magnum Transmitter Channel 39 to Channel 26
Amount:
$3,775.00

Component Description:
Retune Magnum Transmitter Channel 39 to Channel 26
Amount:
$3,775.00

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 $39,852.22 $39,852.22 N/A $19,597.22 N/A
Total for all systems $240,314.72 $243,446.22 N/A $49,215.85 N/A
Primary Antenna LP-1900-5600-12 $39,852.22 $39,852.22 $19,597.22
Sweep test of transmission line and antenna $5,730.00 $5,730.00 N/A N/A N/A
Elbow complex, single channel, 1 5/8” input (if needed) $6,900.00 $6,900.00 N/A N/A N/A
Side Mount antenna brackets $4,625.00 $4,625.00 N/A N/A N/A
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount (if not included in antenna base cost) $3,000.00 $3,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF-Low Power, Side Mount, Slotted Coaxial, 14.9kW input, Horizontal $19,597.22 $19,597.22 N/A $19,597.22 Additional expenses were incurred as indicated in the attached invoices.

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Sweep test of transmission line and antenna Information not provided.
Elbow complex, single channel, 1 5/8” input (if needed) Information not provided.
Side Mount antenna brackets Information not provided.
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
UHF-Low Power, Side Mount, Slotted Coaxial, 14.9kW input, Horizontal

Component Description:
Reducer plate
Amount:
$350.00

Component Description:
Second Payment for New Antenna
Amount:
$9,140.00

Component Description:
Freight/Shipping of New Antenna
Amount:
$355.17

Component Description:
Freight/Shipping of New Antenna
Amount:
$612.05

Component Description:
First Payment for New Antenna
Amount:
$9,140.00

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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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 $164,250.00 $164,250.00 N/A $6,000.00 N/A
Total for all systems $240,314.72 $243,446.22 N/A $49,215.85 N/A
Primary Tower NTOWER $164,250.00 $164,250.00 $6,000.00
Tower Rigging Tall Tower (greater than 500') $157,750.00 $157,750.00 N/A N/A N/A
Remove Channel 39 Antenna and Install Channel 26 Antenna $6,500.00 $6,500.00 N/A $6,000.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Tower Rigging Tall Tower (greater than 500') Information not provided.
Remove Channel 39 Antenna and Install Channel 26 Antenna

Component Description:
Remove Channel 39 Antenna and Install Channel 26 Antenna
Amount:
$6,000.00

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 $23,767.50 $26,899.00 N/A $15,903.63 N/A
Total for all systems $240,314.72 $243,446.22 N/A $49,215.85 N/A
Outside Professional Services $23,767.50 $26,899.00 $15,903.63
Additional Displacement Legal Services Not Otherwise Specified in Form 399 $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A $7,676.35 N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,025.00 $3,025.00 N/A $600.68 N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,052.50 $1,052.50 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $2,102.50 $2,750.00 Additional expenses were incurred as indicated in the attached invoices. $2,750.00 N/A
Perform engineering study for displacement application $1,800.00 $1,800.00 N/A N/A N/A
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs $2,500.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,577.50 $4,061.50 Additional expenses were incurred as indicated in the attached invoices. $4,061.50 Additional expenses were incurred as indicated in the attached invoices.
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form $1,710.00 $1,710.00 N/A $815.10 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Additional Displacement Legal Services Not Otherwise Specified in Form 399

Component Description:
Review T-Mobile Notification Letter
Amount:
$250.00

Component Description:
Additional Displacement Legal Services
Amount:
$980.00

Component Description:
Additional Displacement Legal Services
Amount:
$321.10

Component Description:
Additional Displacement Legal Services
Amount:
$356.00

Component Description:
Additional Displacement Legal Services
Amount:
$89.00

Component Description:
Additional Displacement Legal Services
Amount:
$44.50

Component Description:
Additional Displacement Legal Services
Amount:
$775.20

Component Description:
Additional Displacement Legal Services
Amount:
$623.00

Component Description:
Additional Displacement Legal Services
Amount:
$400.50

Component Description:
Additional Displacement Legal Services
Amount:
$400.50

Component Description:
Additional Displacement Legal Services
Amount:
$49.00

Component Description:
Additional Displacement Legal Services
Amount:
$120.60

Component Description:
Additional Displacement Legal Services
Amount:
$343.00

Component Description:
Additional Displacement Legal Services
Amount:
$2,203.95

Component Description:
Additional Displacement Legal Services
Amount:
$720.00
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Legal Fees for Displacement Application
Amount:
$600.68
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:
Prepare engineering portion of displacement cp
Amount:
$2,750.00
Perform engineering study for displacement application Information not provided.
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs Information not provided.
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application

Component Description:
Legal Fees for Displacement License Application
Amount:
$3,928.00

Component Description:
License application and transition to displacement channel
Amount:
$133.50
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form

Component Description:
Prepare and or review reimbursement form
Amount:
$815.10

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 $1,445.00 $1,445.00 N/A $165.00 N/A
Total for all systems $240,314.72 $243,446.22 N/A $49,215.85 N/A
Other Expenses $1,445.00 $1,445.00 $165.00
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application $1,110.00 $1,110.00 N/A $165.00 N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $335.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application

Component Description:
Filing Fee for Displacement License Application
Amount:
$165.00
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $240,314.72 $243,446.22 $49,215.85

Reimbursement Status

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Question Response
The facility has ceased operating on its pre-auction channel. Yes
Construction of final facilities or all necessary modifications are complete. Yes
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.

Daniel D. Ackerman

Vice President of Engineering


11/14/2019

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.

Daniel D. Ackerman

Vice President of Engineering


11/14/2019

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Final Allocation or Accounting Information 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 and represents that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

  2. The above-named entity acknowledges the submission of the information herein creates no obligation on the part of the government to pay any amount.

  3. The above-named entity certifies that all costs identified as "actual costs" herein accurately represent the costs actually paid by the above-named entity, including any discounts, refunds, or rebates.

  4. 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.

  5. The above-named entity acknowledges that overpayments or payments in error must be promptly refunded to the Commission.

  6. 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.

Daniel D. Ackerman

Vice President of Engineering


11/14/2019

Attachments

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