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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:
33778
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
KDTV-DT
Channel:
51 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028006
FRN:
0001531425
Date Submitted:
09/24/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

KDTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.

Doing Business As: KDTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.

CHRISTOPHER G. WOOD

5999 CENTER DRIVE

LOS ANGELES, CA 90045

United States

+1 (310) 348-3600 CWOOD@UNIVISION.NET General Partnership

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

Theodore Stoner

VP Distribution Technology Strategy

Univision Communications Inc.

Theodore Stoner

9405 NW 41st Street

Miami, FL 31378

United States

+1 (513) 608-0308 tstoner@univision.net

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 Install new wideband antenna and combiner for temporary, pre-cutover use by KDTV and KSTS. Replace existing antennas and acquire/install new transmitter and mask filters. See attached Implementation Plan for details.

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 DHD45P2
Year 2002
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 10.5 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 THU9-16evo
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 25.5 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Current Harris Diamond transmitter is not capable of operation on below channel 42, is no longer supported and parts necessary for re-channeling are not available. See attached Transmitter Power Analysis document.

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) No
Transformer (480V) No
Power N/A
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size N/A
Length N/A
Other Electrical Service No
Description N/A
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? 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

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)
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? Yes
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type 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 N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 476.3 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATW25H4-ETP-51H
Year 2001

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types Class Full Power
Mounting Top Mount
Antenna position in stack 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: 200.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-18GTH/VP-R 3BP270
Year 2019
Justification for New Antenna Existing KDTV channel 51 slotted coaxial antenna is incapable of operation on post auction channel 20.

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?
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 8 3/16 inches inches
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for a high power antenna?
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? Yes
Is antenna directional? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
New Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Elliptical
Type Broadband Slot
Number of Stations Supported 2
Number of Panels/Bays 16
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 698.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 80.0 %
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 300.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model i230ECW-24-X
Year 2019
Justification for New Antenna Maintain continuity of operation during replacement of KDTV and KSTS antennas atop the tower candelabra, limit rigger exposure to RF energy.

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Combiner for Shared Antenna Do you need a Combiner for a Shared Antenna? Yes
Type New
Number of channels supported 2
Frequencies of channels supported RF channel
Frequency N/A
Do you need a combiner output splitter/switcher for dual feed lines? No
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? B
Feed Line Size 4 1/16 inches
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for an 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

Enter a list of RF channel numbers.

RF Channel Number
49
51

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? 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 Modify Existing
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Is this tower consider Complex? Candelabra
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? Yes
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) Yes
Others Types of Users No
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Yes
Is tower compliant with Rev G? Unknown
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1044718
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 37° 29' 57.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 121° 52' 20.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 442.91 feet
Support Structure Height 392.06 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 2605.94 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner Univision Television Group, Inc.
Date Constructed 02/25/1998

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
64987 KSTS DTV

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 documented tower
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: Minor Reinforcements needed

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower Candelabra
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? No

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 595
Explanation Univision stations are only staffed for daily station operations and minor equipment changes, major projects are contracted out externally. The large volume of work associated with repack schedule requires using external project management resources.
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 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 No
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study No
RF exposure measurements Yes
Additional Field Engineering Service No
Number of Days N/A
Justification N/A

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? No
Is Remediation needed? No
Facility Expenses Name N/A
Other Distributed Transmission System Expenses Not listed N/A
Name N/A
Is Notification of a Medical Facility required as a result of DTV broadcasting? Yes
Permit and Filing Costs Local Zoning No
Non-zoning permits No
BLM or NFS Coordination No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change Yes
FCC License to Cover Application Yes
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application Yes
Other Miscellaneous Expenses Does this relocation require paying Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)? No
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? No
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? No
Does this relocation require the Development and Airing of an Announcement regarding an upcoming channel change? No
Does this relocation require MVPD Notification of a Channel Change? 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 $947,000.00 $355,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,308,770.50 $1,541,070.50 N/A $138,757.35 N/A
Primary Transmitter THU9-16evo $947,000.00 $355,000.00 $0.00
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 21 - 31 kW $947,000.00 $355,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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Antennas

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $609,630.50 $587,560.50 N/A $110,268.30 N/A
Total for all systems $2,308,770.50 $1,541,070.50 N/A $138,757.35 N/A
Interim Antenna i230ECW-24-X $298,150.50 $291,660.50 $110,268.30
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna) $84,200.00 $80,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 4 1/16. feedline (if needed) $10,950.00 $10,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 16 bay,, 300 kW input, directional,, elliptically or circularly polarized $167,860.50 $167,860.50 Please see attached ERI Proposal 20180605-334 Rev A $100,716.30 N/A
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $22,000.00 N/A $9,552.00 N/A
Primary Antenna TFU-18GTH/VP-R 3BP270 $311,480.00 $295,900.00 $0.00
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna , elliptically or circularly polarized $289,500.00 $275,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 8 3/16. feedline (if needed) $15,250.00 $14,500.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Sweep test of existing antenna Information not provided.
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna) Information not provided.
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 4 1/16. feedline (if needed) Information not provided.
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 16 bay,, 300 kW input, directional,, elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
ETU TV Antenna
Amount:
$50,358.15

Component Description:
ETU TV Antenna
Amount:
$50,358.15
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost)

Component Description:
KDTV-DT-280-Interim Antenna - Side Mount Brackets - High Power Antenna
Amount:
$4,776.00

Component Description:
KDTV-DT-280-Interim Antenna - Side Mount Brackets - High Power Antenna
Amount:
$4,776.00
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna , elliptically or circularly polarized Information not provided.
Sweep test of existing antenna Information not provided.
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 8 3/16. feedline (if needed) Information not provided.

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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 $591,600.00 $456,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,308,770.50 $1,541,070.50 N/A $138,757.35 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $591,600.00 $456,000.00 $0.00
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas) $421,000.00 $400,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Minor tower reinforcement/modifications $158,000.00 $50,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Structural engineering tower load study for well documented tower $12,600.00 $6,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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Outside Professional Services

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $147,350.00 $131,925.00 N/A $28,489.05 N/A
Total for all systems $2,308,770.50 $1,541,070.50 N/A $138,757.35 N/A
Outside Professional Services $147,350.00 $131,925.00 $28,489.05
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $10,000.00 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 $2,000.00 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
Project management of the transition $94,010.00 $99,675.00 Please see attached strategic support quote from Widelity $27,114.05 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $3,500.00 N/A $1,375.00 N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,000.00 N/A 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 request for Special Temporary Authorization $2,050.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
RF Exposure Measurements 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.
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
KDTV-DT: Anthony Flores provided project management services for KDTV
Amount:
$2,175.00

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$2,263.20

Component Description:
Project management Services
Amount:
$272.35

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$1,483.60

Component Description:
Project mgt
Amount:
$2,636.30

Component Description:
Project management Services
Amount:
$252.20

Component Description:
Project management Services
Amount:
$218.40

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$1,237.30

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$3,070.85

Component Description:
Project management Services
Amount:
$83.85

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$2,345.60

Component Description:
Project management Services
Amount:
$269.75

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$1,829.40

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$3,020.20

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$2,832.80

Component Description:
Project management Services
Amount:
$542.50

Component Description:
Project management Services
Amount:
$431.25

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$2,149.50
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Pre-cutover temporary antenna study & configuration
Amount:
$1,250.00

Component Description:
K. Lahm - Antenna aperture review - 3/28/2019
Amount:
$125.00
Prepare and or review reimbursement form Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of 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.
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application 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 $13,190.00 $10,585.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,308,770.50 $1,541,070.50 N/A $138,757.35 N/A
Other Expenses $13,190.00 $10,585.00 $0.00
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $9,000.00 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
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $325.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request $195.00 $190.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $2,308,770.50 $1,541,070.50 $138,757.35

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.

JOSE E FRANCHI , FRANCHI .

VP FINANCE


09/24/2019

Attachments

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