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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:
53905
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WYFF
Channel:
30 (UHF)
File Number:
0000026820
FRN:
0001565050
Date Submitted:
09/16/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WYFF HEARST TELEVISION INC.

Doing Business As: WYFF HEARST TELEVISION INC.

P.O. BOX 1800

RALEIGH, NC 27602

United States

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

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

[Confidential]

 

 

 


Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

The Preparer is same as the reimbursement contact.

 

 

 

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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

Transmitters

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

Auxiliary Transmitter

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Existing Transmitter Information

Section Question Response
Existing Transmitter Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use backup to main tx
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 CD3300P3
Year 2002
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Three
Power Capacity 60 kW

Auxiliary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Manufacturer
Model ULXTE-100
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 62.9 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Existing IOT transmitter cannot be converted to post-transition channel, see GatesAir EOL and HTV IOT to Solid-State Justification statements. An IOT replacement is more expensive than proposed SS transmitter. See attached Comark IOT Transmitter quote.

Auxiliary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) No
Transformer (480V) Yes
Power 300 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size N/A
Length N/A
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description Electrical installation for Auxiliary/Backup transmitter
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? No
Type N/A
Size N/A
Other Size N/A
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No
Size N/A
Channel 14 Costs Is an RF Consulting Engineer needed? N/A
Is a channel 14 Mask Filer needed? N/A
Is additional field engineering time needed? N/A
Number of Days N/A

Auxiliary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Name Description

de-install

remove old transmitter to make room for new

RF Accessories

miscellaneous RF components

Change Orders

changes to transmitter order

Transmitter installation incidentals

equipment and other items required for transmitter installation

Electrical Accessories

Manufacturer reqired surge protection

Transmitter shipping

transmitter shipping

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 CD3260P2
Year 2008
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Two
Power Capacity 60 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 ULXTE-100
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 62.9 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Existing IOT transmitter cannot be converted to post-transition channel, see GatesAir EOL and HTV IOT to Solid-State Justification statements. An IOT replacement is more expensive than proposed SS transmitter. See attached Comark IOT Transmitter quote.

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) Yes
Power 300 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size N/A
Length N/A
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description Electrical installation for new main transmitter
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? No
Type N/A
Size N/A
Other Size N/A
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No
Size N/A
Channel 14 Costs Is an RF Consulting Engineer needed? N/A
Is a channel 14 Mask Filer needed? N/A
Is additional field engineering time needed? N/A
Number of Days N/A

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Electical accessories

Manufacturer required surge protection

Transmitter shipping

transmitter shipping

RF Accessories

Waveguide switches, RF load, miscellaneous RF components

Change Orders

changes to transmitter order

Transmitter Installation Incidentals

additional items needed for transmitter installation

Antennas

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

Auxiliary Antenna

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Add Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Purchase New
Antenna Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use backup
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is this antenna currently shared with any other stations? No
Is this antenna directional? No
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: 1000.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-24JSC-R04
Year 2008

Auxiliary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use emergency backup
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? No
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 Horizontal
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: 1000.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-24JSC-4 04 D30
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna Current antenna is channel specific (36) and cannot be retuned. Replacement antenna required for new channel (30).

Auxiliary 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? No
Broadband or Single Channel? N/A
Feed Line Size N/A
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? No
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Auxiliary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Antenna Shipping

antenna shipping

Custom length line section

Custom transmission line section required for installation

sales tax

SC state sales tax

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? No
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Top Mount
Antenna position in stack 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: 1000.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-26GTH-R-04
Year 2009

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? No
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types Class Full Power
Mounting Top Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
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: 884.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-24GTH-R 04 D30
Year 2019
Justification for New Antenna Current antenna is channel specific (36) and cannot be retuned. Replacement required for new channel (30).

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? Broadband
Feed Line Size 6 1/8 inches inches
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for a high power antenna? No
Pattern Scatter Analysis Do you require separate purchase of pattern scatter analysis for a side mount high or medium power antenna? No
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Antenna Shipping

antenna shipping

Custom length line piece

custom length transmission line required for installation

Sales Tax

antenna sales tax

Transmission Line

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Section Question Response
Transmission Line Related Expenses Do you have transmission line related expenses? Yes

Primary Transmission Line

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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Utilize Existing
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing transmission line shared with another station or stations? No
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer Dielectric
Type Rigid
Diameter 6 1/8 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length Broadband
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 950 feet per run

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Line sweep

check line for use on post transition channel

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Utilize Existing
Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use line to backup antenna
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 Dielectric
Type Rigid
Diameter 6 1/8 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 650 feet per run

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Line sweep

test line for use on post transition channel

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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Section Question Response
Tower Equipment or Rigging Costs Changes Do you have tower equipment or rigging costs changes? 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? 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 Yes
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 1052729
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 35° 06' 43.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 082° 36' 23.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 862.85 feet
Support Structure Height 808.39 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 3085.92 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner WYFF Hearst Television Inc.
Date Constructed 08/19/2009

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
34390 WFBC-FM FM

Other Types of Users

Users
Public Safety
Ham Radio
Commercial 2way

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: Serious 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

Power line relocation

Electrical line relocation prerequisite for tower modficiations

Tower Consulting

tower consulting and tower project management

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? No
Number of Hours N/A
Explanation N/A
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 Yes
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility Yes
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 Yes
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility Yes
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 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 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

Name Description

Transmitter Site Survey

Transmitter planning survey & transmitter building drawings

Non-Catalog legal expenses

Non-Catalog expenses for legal advice and services, including financial/reimbursement review, transition reporting, transition procedures, and other transition-related issues

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 No
FCC License to Cover Application Yes
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application No
Other Miscellaneous Expenses Does this relocation require paying Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? No
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? Yes
Does this relocation require the Development and Airing of an Announcement regarding an upcoming channel change? Yes
Does this relocation require MVPD Notification of a Channel Change? Yes

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Contract Labor

labor directly related to station channel change

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 $4,068,158.52 $4,023,338.50 N/A $3,949,321.33 N/A
Total for all systems $6,025,488.22 $5,581,352.45 N/A $5,371,020.65 N/A
Primary Transmitter ULXTE-100 $1,959,031.92 $1,939,271.90 $1,939,271.90
Transmitter Installation Incidentals $5,867.59 $5,867.59 see Sunbelt invoices $5,867.59 N/A
Change Orders $20,243.14 $20,243.14 per GatesAir change order Q-79651 $20,243.14 N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA $36,800.00 $17,039.98 From GatesAir transmitter quote $17,039.98 N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 62.9 kW $1,590,620.23 $1,590,620.23 Transmitter, mask filter, installation & proof. Estimated cost adjusted due to misapplied down payments between main and aux. $1,590,620.23 N/A
Other Electrical Service: Electrical installation for new main transmitter $259,325.00 $259,325.00 Extensive electrical modification and equipment replacement required to convert from 480v to 208v. See attached quotes. $259,325.00 N/A
Electical accessories $3,884.98 $3,884.98 manufacturer required surge protection $3,884.98 N/A
Transmitter shipping $17,300.00 $17,300.00 Transmitter shipping cost per GatesAir transmitter quote. See Quote attached to transmitter cost. $17,300.00 N/A
RF Accessories $24,990.98 $24,990.98 RF components required for transmitter operation. Section C in GatesAir transmitter quote. $24,990.98 N/A
Auxiliary Transmitter ULXTE-100 $2,109,126.60 $2,084,066.60 $2,010,049.43
Transmitter shipping $17,300.00 $17,300.00 shipping cost per GatesAir transmitter quote $13,370.95 N/A
Electrical Accessories $3,884.98 $3,884.98 manufacturer required surge protection $3,884.98 N/A
Transmitter installation incidentals $4,500.00 $4,500.00 estimated additional transmitter installation costs $4,394.89 N/A
Change Orders $5,000.00 $5,000.00 estimate of change orders ($33,104.91) N/A
RF Accessories $134,862.51 $134,862.51 RF components required for transmitter operation per GatesAir auxiliary transmitter quote. $134,862.51 N/A
de-install $22,660.35 $22,660.35 de-install per GA quote $22,660.35 N/A
Other Electrical Service: Electrical installation for Auxiliary/Backup transmitter $255,325.00 $255,325.00 Extensive electrical modification and equipment replacement required to convert from 480v to 208v. See attached quotes. $255,325.00 N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 62.9 kW $1,628,793.76 $1,628,793.76 Quote for comparable transmitter from our transmitter vendor. Sections A, B & E of attached quote. Transmitter, mask filter, installation & proof. $1,596,915.66 N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA $36,800.00 $11,740.00 From GatesAir transmitter quote $11,740.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Transmitter Installation Incidentals

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter 1 installation equipment rental 1
Amount:
$4,955.69

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter 1 installation equipment rental 2
Amount:
$911.90
Change Orders

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter 1 Change Order Q-79651
Amount:
$20,243.14
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter 1 transformers
Amount:
$17,039.98
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 62.9 kW

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter 1 delivery
Amount:
$515,431.24

Component Description:
Main transmitter 2nd deposit
Amount:
$338,551.86

Component Description:
WYFF Main (1) transmitter prior to shipment
Amount:
$549,118.69

Component Description:
Main transmitter 1st deposit
Amount:
$187,518.44
Other Electrical Service: Electrical installation for new main transmitter

Component Description:
WYFF main transmitter electrical installation down payment
Amount:
$63,612.50

Component Description:
WYFF main transmitter electrical installation 3
Amount:
$63,612.50

Component Description:
WYFF electrical design for new main transmitter
Amount:
$4,875.00

Component Description:
WYFF main transmitter electrical installation 2
Amount:
$127,225.00
Electical accessories

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter 1 surge protectors
Amount:
$3,884.98
Transmitter shipping

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter 1 freight
Amount:
$17,300.00
RF Accessories

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter 1 RF accessories
Amount:
$24,990.98
Transmitter shipping

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter shipping
Amount:
$13,370.95
Electrical Accessories

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter electrical surge suppressors
Amount:
$3,884.98
Transmitter installation incidentals

Component Description:
WYFF equipment rental for transmitter installation
Amount:
$4,394.89
Change Orders

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter change order 2 Q-79170
Amount:
$6,400.87

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter change order 3 Q-79337
Amount:
($47.17)

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter change order 1 Q-77705
Amount:
($39,458.61)
RF Accessories

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter RF accessories
Amount:
$134,862.51
de-install

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter de-install
Amount:
$22,660.35
Other Electrical Service: Electrical installation for Auxiliary/Backup transmitter

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter 2 installation electrical payment 1
Amount:
$62,612.50

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter 2 electrical installation 2
Amount:
$187,837.50

Component Description:
WYFF electrical design for auxiliary transmitter
Amount:
$4,875.00
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 62.9 kW

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter and mask filters - FCC definition of "transmitter" is transmitter, mask filter and installation
Amount:
$363,564.92

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter 2 prior to shipment
Amount:
$596,738.25

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter installation and proof - FCC definition of "transmitter" is transmitter, mask filter and installation
Amount:
$119,965.44

Component Description:
Aux transmitter 2nd deposit
Amount:
$338,551.85

Component Description:
Aux transmitter 1st deposit
Amount:
$178,095.20
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter electrical transformer
Amount:
$11,740.00

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 $476,183.10 $398,192.10 N/A $378,722.30 N/A
Total for all systems $6,025,488.22 $5,581,352.45 N/A $5,371,020.65 N/A
Primary Antenna TFU-24GTH-R 04 D30 $267,430.00 $219,319.00 $217,736.50
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna, horizontally polarized $247,000.00 $219,319.00 N/A $217,736.50 N/A
Antenna Shipping $0.00 $0.00 antenna shipping per vendor invoice N/A N/A
Sales Tax $0.00 $0.00 estimated antenna sales tax based on South Carolina state sales tax rate of 6% N/A N/A
Custom length line piece $0.00 $0.00 custom transmitter line section required for antenna operation per Dielectric quote N/A N/A
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed) $13,700.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Auxiliary Antenna TFU-24JSC-4 04 D30 $208,753.10 $178,873.10 $160,985.80
Custom length line section $0.00 $0.00 custom transmission line section required for antenna operation per Dielectric quote N/A N/A
Antenna Shipping $0.00 $0.00 shipping per Dielectric quote attached N/A N/A
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 1000 kW input, horizontally polarized $178,873.10 $178,873.10 Antenna cost per Dielectric quote $160,985.80 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
sales tax $0.00 $0.00 estimated antenna sales tax based on South Carolina state sales tax rate of 6% N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna, horizontally polarized

Component Description:
WYFF main antenna sweep
Amount:
$6,400.00

Component Description:
WYFF main antenna shipping
Amount:
$7,447.00

Component Description:
WYFF main antenna 45% prior to ship
Amount:
$98,693.55

Component Description:
WYFF Dielectric Main Antenna Payments 1 and 2 equals 45%
Amount:
$98,693.55

Component Description:
WYFF main antenna elbow complex
Amount:
$6,502.40
Antenna Shipping Information not provided.
Sales Tax Information not provided.
Custom length line piece Information not provided.
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed) Information not provided.
Sweep test of existing antenna Information not provided.
Custom length line section Information not provided.
Antenna Shipping Information not provided.
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 1000 kW input, horizontally polarized

Component Description:
WYFF Dielectric Auxiliary Antenna payment 10% down and 35% with order equals 45% of items total 178873.10
Amount:
$80,492.90

Component Description:
WYFF auxiliary antenna 45% payment prior to ship
Amount:
$80,492.90
Sweep test of existing antenna Information not provided.
sales tax Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $4,500.00 $4,500.00 N/A $4,500.00 N/A
Total for all systems $6,025,488.22 $5,581,352.45 N/A $5,371,020.65 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $1,500.00 $1,500.00 $1,500.00
Line sweep $1,500.00 $1,500.00 test line for operation on post transition channel $1,500.00 N/A
Auxiliary Transmission Line $3,000.00 $3,000.00 $3,000.00
Line sweep $3,000.00 $3,000.00 test auxiliary transmission line for operation on post transition channel $3,000.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Line sweep

Component Description:
WYFF main transmission line sweep
Amount:
$1,500.00
Line sweep

Component Description:
WYFF auxiliary transmission line sweep and report
Amount:
$3,000.00

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Tower Equipment and Rigging Costs

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $1,316,061.14 $1,002,511.37 N/A $973,429.70 N/A
Total for all systems $6,025,488.22 $5,581,352.45 N/A $5,371,020.65 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $1,316,061.14 $1,002,511.37 $973,429.70
Tall Tower (greater than 500') $210,500.00 $282,254.50 Antenna services per proposal and change order $254,134.75 N/A
Serious tower reinforcement/modifications $1,052,000.00 $668,130.73 See attached TCI tower modification quote, weather days invoices and change order 3 and other tower mod invoices $668,130.73 N/A
Tower mapping for an undocumented/poorly documented tower and preparation of documentation necessary for tower load study $26,300.00 $24,865.00 TCI and Bunnell-Lammons quotes provided $24,865.00 N/A
Tower Consulting $3,750.00 $3,750.00 tower consulting estimate - quote attached $2,788.00 N/A
Power line relocation $23,511.14 $23,511.14 Relocation of electrical lines is a prerequisite for tower modifications. See attached quote. $23,511.22 Not sure why the invoice is 8 cents more than the quote.

Components

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

Component Description:
WYFF main antenna services 3
Amount:
$60,515.88

Component Description:
WYFF antenna services 2
Amount:
$88,635.62

Component Description:
WYFF antenna services 50% deposit
Amount:
$104,983.25
Serious tower reinforcement/modifications

Component Description:
WYFF tower crew weather days 2
Amount:
$22,425.00

Component Description:
WYFF tower crew weather days 1
Amount:
$23,575.00

Component Description:
WYFF tower modification permit
Amount:
$2,554.73

Component Description:
Tower modification 50% initial payment less deposit. See attached quote "TCI-17-014B - WYFF Greenville SC - Mod 10.12.17.pdf". Also see "WYFF TCI down payment explanation.pdf".
Amount:
$243,530.00

Component Description:
WYFF portion of TCI tower modifications deposit. This and TCI invoice 8242 comprise the 50% down payment per quote payment terms.
Amount:
$54,000.00

Component Description:
WYFF tower site and guy wire clearing. Required for tower modifications including guy wire replacements.
Amount:
$20,250.00

Component Description:
WYFF TCI MOU tower mod deposit. See attached MOU "TCI MOU 8-28-17 TCI.PDF" for support. Also see "WYFF TCI down payment explanation.pdf"
Amount:
$54,000.00

Component Description:
Tower modification 25% mobilizations payment. See attached quote "TCI-17-014B - WYFF Greenville SC - Mod 10.12.17.pdf"
Amount:
$148,765.00

Component Description:
WYFF three guy wire anchor fence modifications
Amount:
$4,266.00

Component Description:
WYFF credit memo for duplicate reimbursement. Entered as per instructions from E&Y Jay Warden.
Amount:
($54,000.00)

Component Description:
WYFF tower modification completion
Amount:
$148,765.00
Tower mapping for an undocumented/poorly documented tower and preparation of documentation necessary for tower load study

Component Description:
WYFF tower geotechnical exploration
Amount:
$6,585.00

Component Description:
WYFF tower mapping and feasibility analysis 1
Amount:
$9,140.00

Component Description:
WYFF tower mapping and feasibility analysis 2
Amount:
$9,140.00
Tower Consulting

Component Description:
WYFF tower consulting
Amount:
$2,788.00
Power line relocation

Component Description:
Duke Energy invoice for power line relocation. Supporting quote provided.
Amount:
$23,511.22

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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 $101,491.00 $98,276.02 N/A $39,727.01 N/A
Total for all systems $6,025,488.22 $5,581,352.45 N/A $5,371,020.65 N/A
Outside Professional Services $101,491.00 $98,276.02 $39,727.01
Non-Catalog legal expenses $20,000.00 $20,000.00 Non-Catalog expenses for legal advice and services, including financial/reimbursement review, transition reporting, transition procedures, and other transition-related issues $10,575.02 N/A
Transmitter Site Survey $21,836.00 $21,836.00 transmitter site survey per attached quote $21,836.00 N/A
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,680.00 $3,690.02 see invoice $0.00 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 - Aux Antenna, prepare and File Form 2100 Construction Permit or License Application $4,210.00 $4,000.00 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 $2,551.63 N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $2,050.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A $2,239.36 N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,000.00 N/A $1,875.00 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 N/A $650.00 N/A
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, Construction Permit Application $2,105.00 $2,000.00 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

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Non-Catalog legal expenses

Component Description:
WYFF non-catalog legal 2
Amount:
$3,690.02

Component Description:
WYFF non-catalog legal 1
Amount:
$6,885.00
Transmitter Site Survey

Component Description:
WYFF GatesAir Site Survey
Amount:
$21,836.00
RF Exposure Measurements 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 - Aux Antenna, prepare and File Form 2100 Construction Permit or License Application Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
WYFF Prepare and File FCC Form 2100, Construction Permit Application 2
Amount:
$1,054.53

Component Description:
WYFF Prepare and File FCC Form 2100, Construction Permit Application
Amount:
$1,497.10
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
WYFF Prepare and/or review reimbursement Form 399
Amount:
$1,939.30

Component Description:
WYFF Prepare and/or review reimbursement Form 399-2
Amount:
$300.06
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
WYFF RF consulting - CP engineering prep
Amount:
$1,875.00
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
WYFF RF consulting - engineering study for new channel 2
Amount:
$375.00

Component Description:
WYFF RF consulting - engineering study for new channel
Amount:
$275.00
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover 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 $59,094.46 $54,534.46 N/A $25,320.31 N/A
Total for all systems $6,025,488.22 $5,581,352.45 N/A $5,371,020.65 N/A
Other Expenses $59,094.46 $54,534.46 $25,320.31
Equipment Storage $30,500.00 $30,500.00 Estimate for 1 year of antenna storage. See attached Dielectric document. $10,848.45 N/A
Contract Labor $4,209.46 $4,209.46 per invoice $4,209.46 N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $5,000.00 $5,000.00 Attorney assistance in coordinating MVPD notification and notification service $2,988.00 N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $2,500.00 $2,500.00 Attorney review to ensure FCC compliance N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $5,000.00 $5,000.00 estimate for disposal costs due to transmitter installations and removals $3,005.60 N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $325.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $7,000.00 N/A $4,268.80 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Equipment Storage

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter 1 local storage and delivery
Amount:
$3,745.50

Component Description:
WYFF transmitter 2 local storage and delivery
Amount:
$7,102.95
Contract Labor

Component Description:
WYFF accounting labor
Amount:
$4,209.46
MVPD Notification of Channel Change

Component Description:
WYFF MVPD notification letters
Amount:
$2,988.00
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)

Component Description:
WYFF waste disposal 3
Amount:
$1,082.00

Component Description:
WYFF waste disposal 1
Amount:
$1,286.85

Component Description:
WYFF waste disposal 2
Amount:
$636.75
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application Information not provided.
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
WYFF medical notification letters
Amount:
$4,268.80

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $6,025,488.22 $5,581,352.45 $5,371,020.65

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. 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.

John Drain

Hearst Television SVP Chief Financial Officer


09/16/2019

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.

Douglas Durkee

Hearst Television Manager of Spectrum Repack


09/16/2019

Attachments

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