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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:
18819
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WLAE-TV
Channel:
23 (UHF)
File Number:
0000027988
FRN:
0001718832
Date Submitted:
09/20/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.

3900 Howard Ave.

New Orleans, LA 70125

United States

+1 (504) 234-8989 dave@wlae.com Not-for-Profit

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

Charles L. Spencer

Attorney

Hebert, Spencer & Fry, L.L.P.

701 Laurel Street

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

United States

+1 (225) 344-2601 CLSAtty@gmail.com

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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Question Response
Will the station be sharing equipment with another broadcast television station or stations (e.g., a shared antenna, co-location on a tower, use of the same transmitter room, multiple transmitters feeding a combiner, etc.)? If yes, enter the facility ID's of the other stations and click 'prefill' to download those stations' licensing information. No
Briefly describe transition plan WLAE-TV will transition from DT Channel 31 to DT Channel 23 as part of Transition Phase 7 with a Testing Period Start Date of 10/19/2019 and a Phase Completion Date of 1/17/2020. Testing will be coordinated with linked Station KNOV-CD (FIN 64048).

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 HU15000AD
Year 2009
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 15 kW

Primary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Manufacturer
Model CTX718
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 15.0 kW
Justification for New Transmitter The existing transmitter output mask filter is channel specific and must be replaced to accommodate the new repack channel (see attachments pertaining to mask filter).

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 Upgrade the existing 400 amp service to a 600 amp service and add a 400 amp switch fused at 225 amps to power the new transmitter. The quote includes rigid conduit and wiring.
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Cooling Only
Size 5 tons
Other Size N/A
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No
Size N/A
Channel 14 Costs Is an RF Consulting Engineer needed? N/A
Is a channel 14 Mask Filer needed? N/A
Is additional field engineering time needed? N/A
Number of Days N/A

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Storage and Delivery

Heavy lift equipment rental.

Electrical installation for HVAC

HVAC needs electrical installation for unit to operate.

Drip Pans

Drip pans are needed for the water cooled transmitter to prevent possible leaks from the transmitter and water pumps from flooding the transmitter building.

Equipment and Labor for moving transmitter

The transmitter vendor requires that we provide personnel and equipment to help move the transmitter rack as well as heat exchanger and mask filter from the delivery truck into our transmitter facility.

Heat Exchanger Platform

A platform must be built to accommodate the transmitter's heat exchanger which will be located on the outside of the transmitter building.

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 Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
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: 200.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TLP-16M
Year 2005

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 Side 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: 168.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATC-BCE12C2-23
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna The present antenna will be lowered on tower to accommodate space for new antenna. Station wishes to operate at full licensed power on Ch. 31 while new re-pack antenna is mounted on tower. See attachment for WLAE repack plan.

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 4 1/16 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

Name Description

Test RF System

Install and test and interim inter-connecting RF System to maintain licensed channel operation while implementing the FCC Repack Channel transmission equipment

Storage

Storage for antenna before delivery to site for tower crew to mount on tower.

Shipping and Handling

Manufacturer delivery.

Off load main antenna

Bobcat rental with forklift handles to off load main antenna from flatbed truck.

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 Other
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 Cavity Slot Antenna
ERP: 200.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATC-BCSH16S1-U
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna WLAE-TV prefers to continue broadcasting on our present channel without going dark during the transitional period to the new assigned frequency mandated by the FCC.

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? B
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

Name Description

Wide Band Adapter

3-1/8" to 4-1/16" wide band adapter.

Shipping and Handling

Cost to ship antenna to broadcast tower site.

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 4 1/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 950 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 4 1/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 950 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line WLAE-TV wishes to continue broadcasting at full licensed power on our present channel using the existing transmission line while new transmission line is installed for new channel assignment. See attachment for WLAE repack plan.

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Storage

Storage for transmission line essential for protection against theft.

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 Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? No
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 1000007
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 29° 58' 58.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 089° 57' 09.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 1049.86 feet
Support Structure Height 1049.86 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 0.00 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner BAYOU BIENVENUE TOWER
Date Constructed 05/01/1984

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
52435 WWL-FM FM
54890 WRNO-FM FM
58394 WNOE-FM 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 undocumented/poorly documented tower
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 N/A
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? No

Primary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Tower Rigging

Tower rigging is needed to reinforce and modify existing G-7 guy wired tower structure. .

Change order for tower modifications

A change order was necessary for the tower modifications to proceed.

Structural Analysis

A structural analysis is needed for the conditions used to add the new repack antenna and transmission line. See WLAE-TV repack plan in attachments.

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 500
Explanation WLAE-TV will need outside assistance and project management due to insufficient staffing levels to support a major project.
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 2
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 2
NEPA Section 106 environmental review No
Environmental Assessment Yes
ASR Modification No
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) Yes
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations No
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study Yes
RF exposure measurements Yes
Additional Field Engineering Service Yes
Number of Days 22
Justification We do not have comprehensive internal resources. Consulting RF engineers are needed to meet the analytical, coordination, and FCC compliance needs of the station.

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)? Yes
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? 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 $888,778.28 $722,403.28 N/A $617,403.28 N/A
Total for all systems $2,648,564.88 $1,619,138.68 N/A $1,198,717.43 N/A
Primary Transmitter CTX718 $888,778.28 $722,403.28 $617,403.28
Drip Pans $9,450.00 $9,450.00 N/A $9,450.00 N/A
Heat Exchanger Platform $52,978.28 $52,978.28 N/A $52,978.28 N/A
Equipment and Labor for moving transmitter $2,500.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Electrical installation for HVAC $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Storage and Delivery $1,900.00 $1,900.00 N/A N/A N/A
5 Ton system $20,250.00 $19,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
Other Electrical Service: Upgrade the existing 400 amp service to a 600 amp service and add a 400 amp switch fused at 225 amps to power the new transmitter. The quote includes rigid conduit and wiring. $112,700.00 $112,700.00 N/A $56,350.00 N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 14.2 - 20 kW $684,000.00 $518,625.00 N/A $498,625.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Drip Pans

Component Description:
Payment is due for the installation of drip pans for the repack transmitter so I'm requesting reimbursement for the amount shown on the invoice, $9450.00.
Amount:
$9,450.00
Heat Exchanger Platform

Component Description:
First payment of 50% down for Heat Exchange platform is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for 50% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$26,489.14

Component Description:
2nd payment for Heat Exchange Platform is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for 50% of balance due which is shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$26,489.14
Equipment and Labor for moving transmitter Information not provided.
Electrical installation for HVAC Information not provided.
Storage and Delivery Information not provided.
5 Ton system Information not provided.
Other Electrical Service: Upgrade the existing 400 amp service to a 600 amp service and add a 400 amp switch fused at 225 amps to power the new transmitter. The quote includes rigid conduit and wiring.

Component Description:
Payment of $56,350.00 is due now for electrical requirements for the new transmitter as required by the FCC Repack so I'm requesting reimbursement of $56,350.00 as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$56,350.00
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 14.2 - 20 kW

Component Description:
First payment for 35% down on 15kW transmitter is due now so I am requesting reimbursement for 35% of this cost as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$181,518.75

Component Description:
2nd payment on 15kw transmitter is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for this cost as shown in the invoice, $317106.25.
Amount:
$317,106.25

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 $588,173.75 $180,533.75 N/A $146,450.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,648,564.88 $1,619,138.68 N/A $1,198,717.43 N/A
Interim Antenna ATC-BCSH16S1-U $210,055.00 $62,175.00 $57,675.00
Shipping and Handling $1,075.00 $1,075.00 N/A $1,075.00 N/A
Wide Band Adapter $1,800.00 $1,800.00 N/A $1,800.00 N/A
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 4 1/16. feedline (if needed) $10,950.00 $6,800.00 N/A $6,800.00 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $4,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One station - 200-500 kW, horizontally polarized $189,500.00 $48,000.00 N/A $48,000.00 N/A
Primary Antenna ATC-BCE12C2-23 $378,118.75 $118,358.75 $88,775.00
Off load main antenna $385.00 $385.00 N/A $385.00 N/A
Shipping and Handling $3,850.00 $3,850.00 N/A $3,850.00 N/A
Storage $500.00 $500.00 N/A $500.00 N/A
Test RF System $19,373.75 $19,373.75 N/A $11,040.00 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 $5,000.00 N/A
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $4,750.00 N/A $4,750.00 N/A
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 4 1/16. feedline (if needed) $9,570.00 $4,000.00 N/A $4,000.00 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $4,500.00 N/A $2,250.00 N/A
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One Station antenna . medium power (50-200 kW), elliptically or circularly polarized $103,100.00 $38,000.00 N/A $19,000.00 N/A
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One Station antenna . medium power (50-200 kW), elliptically or circularly polarized $103,100.00 $19,000.00 ***System Notice: Estimate adjusted and locked because line has been superseded.*** $19,000.00 N/A
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One Station antenna . medium power (50-200 kW), elliptically or circularly polarized $103,100.00 $19,000.00 ***System Notice: Estimate adjusted and locked because line has been superseded.*** $19,000.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Shipping and Handling

Component Description:
Payment for 100% for shipping and handling of interim antenna is due now so I am requesting reimbursement for 100% of this cost as shown in the invoice. Amount: $1075.00
Amount:
$1,075.00
Wide Band Adapter

Component Description:
3rd payment of 20% for the wide band adapter is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for 20% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$360.00

Component Description:
Second payment of 30% for the wide band adapter is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for 30% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$540.00

Component Description:
First payment of 50% for the wide band adapter is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for 50% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$900.00
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 4 1/16. feedline (if needed)

Component Description:
First payment of 50% for elbow complex is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for 50% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$3,400.00

Component Description:
Second payment of 30% for elbow complex is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for 30% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$2,040.00

Component Description:
3rd payment of 20% for elbow complex is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for 20% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$1,360.00
Sweep test of existing antenna Information not provided.
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One station - 200-500 kW, horizontally polarized

Component Description:
Second payment of 30% for H-Pole Cavity Slot Interim antenna is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for 30% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$14,400.00

Component Description:
3rd payment of 20% for H-Pole Cavity Slot Interim antenna is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for 20% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$9,600.00

Component Description:
First payment of 50% for H-Pole Cavity Slot Interim antenna is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for 50% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$24,000.00
Off load main antenna

Component Description:
Full payment of cost for unloading main antenna from flatbed truck is due now so I'm requesting 100% reimbursement of this cost as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$385.00
Shipping and Handling

Component Description:
First payment of 50% for shipping and handling of antenna is due now so I am requesting reimbursement for 50% of this cost as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$1,925.00

Component Description:
Second payment of 50% for shipping and handling of antenna is due now so I am requesting reimbursement for 50% of this cost as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$1,925.00
Storage

Component Description:
First payment of 50% for storage of antenna is due now so I am only requesting reimbursement for 50% of this cost as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$250.00

Component Description:
2nd payment of 50% for storage of antenna is due now so I am only requesting reimbursement for 50% of this cost as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$250.00
Test RF System

Component Description:
First payment for RF inter-connecting materials is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement of $11040.00 for this material as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$11,040.00
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost)

Component Description:
Second payment of 30% for antenna scattering study for side mounted directional antenna is due now so I am requesting reimbursement for 30% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$1,500.00

Component Description:
3rd payment of 20% for antenna scattering study for side mounted directional antenna is due now so I am requesting reimbursement for 20% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$1,000.00

Component Description:
First payment of 50% for antenna scattering study for side mounted directional antenna is due now so I am requesting reimbursement for 50% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$2,500.00
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost)

Component Description:
First payment of 50% for cost of custom mounts for offset, 3 mount locations for antenna is due now so I am requesting reimbursement for 50% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$2,375.00

Component Description:
2nd payment of 50% for cost of custom mounts for offset, 3 mount locations for antenna is due now so I am requesting reimbursement for 50% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$2,375.00
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 4 1/16. feedline (if needed)

Component Description:
2nd payment of 50% for 3 1/8" Elbow complex is due now so I am requesting reimbursement for 50% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$2,000.00

Component Description:
First payment of 50% for 3 1/8" Elbow complex is due now so I am requesting reimbursement for 50% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$2,000.00
Sweep test of existing antenna

Component Description:
First payment of 50% for Field Service System sweep is due now so I am requesting reimbursement for 50% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$2,250.00
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One Station antenna . medium power (50-200 kW), elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
Second payment of 30% for H-Pol Coaxial Slot antenna is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for 30% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$11,400.00

Component Description:
Third payment of 20% for H-Pol Coaxial Slot Antenna is due now.so I am only requesting reimbursement for 20% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$7,600.00
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One Station antenna . medium power (50-200 kW), elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
First payment of 50% for H-Pol Coaxial Slot antenna is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for 50% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$19,000.00
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One Station antenna . medium power (50-200 kW), elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
First Payment of 50% for H-Pol Coaxial Slot Antenna is due now.so I am only requesting reimbursement for 50% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$19,000.00

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 $135,694.85 $87,220.85 N/A $87,220.85 N/A
Total for all systems $2,648,564.88 $1,619,138.68 N/A $1,198,717.43 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $135,694.85 $87,220.85 $87,220.85
Storage $794.85 $794.85 N/A $794.85 N/A
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 4 1/16" $134,900.00 $86,426.00 N/A $86,426.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Storage

Component Description:
2nd payment for storage container.
Amount:
$192.59

Component Description:
1st payment for storage container.
Amount:
$602.26
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 4 1/16"

Component Description:
Invoice for the 4 1/4" copper transmission line is due now so I am requesting reimbursement of the total due as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$6,151.00

Component Description:
First payment for 35% down on 4 1/16" transmission line is due now so I am requesting reimbursement for 35% of this cost as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$28,096.25

Component Description:
Second payment for 65% of final payment on 4 1/16" transmission line is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for the balance of this cost as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$52,178.75

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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 $707,468.00 $315,525.00 N/A $315,525.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,648,564.88 $1,619,138.68 N/A $1,198,717.43 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $707,468.00 $315,525.00 $315,525.00
Change order for tower modifications $25,490.00 $25,490.00 N/A $25,490.00 N/A
Structural Analysis $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A $5,000.00 N/A
Tower Rigging $19,178.00 $19,178.00 N/A $19,178.00 N/A
Tall Tower (greater than 500') $210,500.00 $128,647.00 N/A $128,647.00 N/A
Major tower reinforcement/modifications $421,000.00 $129,127.00 N/A $129,127.00 N/A
Tower mapping for an undocumented/poorly documented tower and preparation of documentation necessary for tower load study $26,300.00 $8,083.00 N/A $8,083.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Change order for tower modifications

Component Description:
This change order was for the tower modifications to proceed. . So I'm requesting reimbursement for the change order as shown in the invoice, $25,490.00
Amount:
$25,490.00
Structural Analysis

Component Description:
FDH Velocitel Invoice #2 for the balance due for the Structural Analysis.
Amount:
$2,500.00

Component Description:
This invoice is a 50% down payment for the signed and accepted proposal or quote. The signed proposal is in the attachments.
Amount:
$2,500.00
Tower Rigging

Component Description:
Balance for all rigging is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for this cost as shown on the invoice, $13,424.60.
Amount:
$13,424.60

Component Description:
First payment of 30% for cost of tower rigging is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for 30% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$5,753.40
Tall Tower (greater than 500')

Component Description:
Balance for the antenna and line relocation and install is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for this cost as shown on the invoice, $90,052.90.
Amount:
$90,052.90

Component Description:
First payment of 30% for cost of antenna and line relocation and install is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for 30% of this cost as shown on the invoice.
Amount:
$38,594.10
Major tower reinforcement/modifications

Component Description:
Balance for the tower modification is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement of this cost as shown on the invoice, $90,388.90.
Amount:
$90,388.90

Component Description:
First payment of 30% down for cost of all modifications of tower is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for 30% of this cost as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$38,738.10
Tower mapping for an undocumented/poorly documented tower and preparation of documentation necessary for tower load study

Component Description:
This invoice is a 50% down payment for the signed and accepted proposal or quote. The proposal is attached to the bottom of the invoice. It is also in the attachments.
Amount:
$4,041.50

Component Description:
Invoice is for remaining balance due after completion of scope of work performed.
Amount:
$4,041.50

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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 $293,315.00 $286,175.80 N/A $26,423.30 N/A
Total for all systems $2,648,564.88 $1,619,138.68 N/A $1,198,717.43 N/A
Outside Professional Services $293,315.00 $286,175.80 $26,423.30
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
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
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $7,360.00 $7,000.00 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 N/A N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $4,100.00 $3,000.00 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
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $6,575.80 N/A $6,575.80 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 $79,000.00 $75,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,630.00 $8,350.00 The cost of addressing transition timing and coordination issues take much more time and therefore the attorney fees are much higher than the predetermined cost. $8,350.00 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
Additional Field Engineering Service, 22 Days $60,000.00 $60,000.00 N/A $11,497.50 N/A
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
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.
Environmental Assessment, if triggered by NEPA Section 106 review or for certain structures over 450 feet Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Invoice for creating spread sheet to compare various transmission line sizes and affect upon required Transmitter Power Output with various antenna configurations.
Amount:
$3,775.00

Component Description:
Invoice for services rendered including performing a TV Study coverage and interference analysis, including compliance with coverage requirements for three different antennas.
Amount:
$2,800.80
Prepare and or review reimbursement form Information not provided.
Project management of the transition Information not provided.
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless

Component Description:
Payment of $1000.00 is due now for transition and timing issues so I'm requesting reimbursement for $1000.00 as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$1,000.00

Component Description:
Payment of $1450.00 is due now for transition and timing issues so I'm requesting reimbursement for $1450.00 as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$1,450.00

Component Description:
Payment of $300.00 is due now for transition and timing issues so I'm requesting reimbursement of $300.00 as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$300.00

Component Description:
Payment of $750.00 is due now for transition and timing issues so I'm requesting reimbursement for $750.00 as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$750.00

Component Description:
Payment of $700.00 is due now for transition and timing issues so I'm requesting reimbursement for $700.00 as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$700.00

Component Description:
Payment of $200.00 is due now for transition and timing issues so I'm requesting reimbursement for $200.00 as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$200.00

Component Description:
Payment of $3950.00 is due now for transition and timing issues so I'm requesting reimbursement for $3950.00 as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$3,950.00
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Additional Field Engineering Service, 22 Days

Component Description:
Payment of $4987.50 is due now for conducting a preliminary site survey so I'm requesting reimbursement of $4987.50 as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$4,987.50

Component Description:
Invoice for Equipment Removal Plan is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement for $1863.75 as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$1,863.75

Component Description:
Technical Services Invoice for implementing equipment removal plan is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement of $4646.25 as shown in the invoice.
Amount:
$4,646.25
RF Exposure Measurements 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 $35,135.00 $27,280.00 N/A $5,695.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,648,564.88 $1,619,138.68 N/A $1,198,717.43 N/A
Other Expenses $35,135.00 $27,280.00 $5,695.00
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $1,945.00 $1,945.00 N/A $1,945.00 N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $10,000.00 $10,000.00 . N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $3,750.00 N/A $3,750.00 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
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)

Component Description:
Full payment of cost for hauling transmitter packaging debris from premises is due now so I'm requesting reimbursement of this cost as shown in the invoice, $385.00.
Amount:
$385.00

Component Description:
Removal and disposal of debris from tower sight due to upgrade to tower as required for FCC Repack.
Amount:
$1,560.00
MVPD Notification of Channel Change Information not provided.
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
First payment for first stage of medical notification preparation.
Amount:
$3,750.00
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 $2,648,564.88 $1,619,138.68 $1,198,717.43

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.

Ronald P. Yager

Vice-President/General Manager


09/20/2019

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.

Ronald P. Yager

Vice-President/General Manager


09/20/2019

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