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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:
70111
Service:
LPD
Call Sign:
WNCR -LD
Channel:
21 (UHF)
File Number:
0000087296
FRN:
0028097459
Eligibility Status:
Eligible
Date Submitted:
10/24/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WNCR MEDIA GROUP, INC.

Bronson Williams

PO Box 2003

Rocky Mount, NC 28702

United States

+1 (252) 904-0093 wncrmediagroup@gmail.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

Peter Tannenwald

Legal Counsel for On the Map Inc

Fletcher Heald and Hildreth PLC

1300 N. 17th St.

11th Floor

Arlington, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0404 tannenwald@fhhlaw.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 Find new channel, obtain STA prior to displacement application window, file CP application, procure engineering services to retune transmitter. All work has been completed; displaced facility is licensed under LMS File No. 0000055079, granted 6/12/2018.

Transmitters

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

Primary Transmitter

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Existing Transmitter Information

Section Question Response
Existing Transmitter Description Type of change Retune Existing
Use Primary (Main)
Ownership Owned
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer Rohde & Schwarz
Model NV 8306 V1
Year 2007
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 1.8 kW

Primary Transmitter

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Retuning Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Mask Filter Does the transmitter require a new mask filter? Yes
Mask Filter Type Full Service
Power 2.1-3kW
New Exciter Is a new exciter needed? No

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

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

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Antennas

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Section Question Response
Antenna Related Expenses Do you have antenna related expenses? No

Transmission Line

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Section Question Response
Transmission Line Related Expenses Do you have transmission line related expenses? No

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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Section Question Response
Tower Equipment or Rigging Costs Changes Do you have tower equipment or rigging costs changes? No

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? No
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for displacement application Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application No
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority No
Prepare Form 601 No
Attorney and Other Outside Consulting Services Prepare and file Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 1
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations No
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Form 399 assistance or other program management costs No
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study No
RF exposure measurements No
Additional Field Engineering Service Yes
Number of Days 3
Justification The existing transmitter was retuned from Channel 21 to Channel 41, followed by an FCC proof of performance on Channel 21. This work was done in the field by S.J. Ramer and Associates.

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

S. J. Ramer Assoc.

Retune transmitter, perform proof of performance

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? No
Is Remediation needed? No
Permit and Filing Costs FCC Construction Permit Major Change No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change Yes
FCC License to Cover Application Yes
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application Yes
Other Miscellaneous Expenses Does this relocation require paying Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)? No
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? No
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? No
Point to Point Microwave (STL/ICR) Frequency Coordination for Unidirection System No
Frequency Coordination for Bi-Direction System No
New Point to Point Microwave System No

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmitters

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $17,200.00 $11,082.93 N/A $11,082.93 N/A
Total for all systems $42,482.93 $29,470.86 N/A $28,325.86 N/A
Primary Transmitter NV 8306 V1 $17,200.00 $11,082.93 $11,082.93
2.1-3kW w mask filter Full Service $6,200.00 $0.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Retune - UHF and VHF - minor re-channel issues $11,000.00 $11,082.93 Actual invoiced cost. Includes not only retuning but also proof of performance after retuning and mask filter. $11,082.93 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
2.1-3kW w mask filter Full Service Information not provided.
Retune - UHF and VHF - minor re-channel issues

Component Description:
Rechannel services for R&S NV8306 from CH41 to CH21, recommission transmitter on repack channel and complete FCC proof of performance
Amount:
$11,082.93

Cost Information

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Antennas

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Tower Equipment and Rigging Costs

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Outside Professional Services

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $23,532.93 $17,842.93 N/A $16,532.93 N/A
Total for all systems $42,482.93 $29,470.86 N/A $28,325.86 N/A
Outside Professional Services $23,532.93 $17,842.93 $16,532.93
Additional Field Engineering Service, 3 Days $11,082.93 $11,082.93 Actual invoice for services -- included proof of performance in addition to retuning. $11,082.93 Actual invoice from vendor. Includes proof of performance in addition to retuning.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,025.00 $1,000.00 N/A $1,000.00 N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $2,102.50 $1,500.00 N/A $1,500.00 N/A
Perform engineering study for displacement application $1,800.00 $1,250.00 N/A $1,250.00 N/A
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form $1,710.00 $1,710.00 N/A $400.00 N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $2,235.00 $800.00 N/A $800.00 N/A
S. J. Ramer Assoc. $0.00 $0.00 erroneous extra entry on form that cannot be deleted $0.00 N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,577.50 $500.00 N/A $500.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Additional Field Engineering Service, 3 Days

Component Description:
Retuning transmitter and proof of performance.
Amount:
$11,082.93
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Preparation of application for construction permit for Channel 21.
Amount:
$1,000.00
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Prepare technical portions of a displacement application and STA for channel 21.
Amount:
$1,500.00
Perform engineering study for displacement application

Component Description:
Conduct a search for an alternate channel for WNCR-LD.
Amount:
$1,250.00
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form

Component Description:
Legal assistance with Form 399 eligibility showing and cost reimbursement request
Amount:
$400.00
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization

Component Description:
Legal services for STA prior to displacement application window to accommodate T-Mobile use of Channel 41
Amount:
$800.00
S. J. Ramer Assoc.

Component Description:
erroneous duplicate entry -- cannot be deleted
Amount:
N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application

Component Description:
Preparation of application for license to cover construction permit.
Amount:
$500.00

Cost Information

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Other Expenses

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $1,750.00 $545.00 N/A $710.00 N/A
Total for all systems $42,482.93 $29,470.86 N/A $28,325.86 N/A
Other Expenses $1,750.00 $545.00 $710.00
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request $305.00 $380.00 The STA had to be extended, so there were two filing fees of $190 each. $545.00 STA had to be extended, so two fees had to be paid.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $165.00 N/A $165.00 N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application $1,110.00 $0.00 N/A $0.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request

Component Description:
Fee to extend STA.
Amount:
$190.00

Component Description:
Filing fee for initial STA
Amount:
$190.00

Component Description:
Filing fee for license to cover CP
Amount:
$165.00
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application

Component Description:
Filing fee for license to cover CP
Amount:
$165.00
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $42,482.93 $29,470.86 $28,325.86

Reimbursement Status

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Question Response
The facility has ceased operating on its pre-auction channel. Yes
Construction of final facilities or all necessary modifications are complete. Yes
All receipts for reimbursement have been submitted no further costs are expected to be incurred. Note this will lock the Form 399 from further editing and begin close-out procedures with the Fund Administrator. No

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Estimated Expenses Statements

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503), AND ANY FALSE STATEMENTS COULD SUBJECT THIS ENTITY TO LIABILITY UNDER THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT.

  1. The Authorized Person signing below certifies that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity.

  2. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

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

  4. The above-named entity certifies that the equipment and services paid for with money from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund are necessary to change channels (broadcasters) or to continue to carry the signal of a broadcaster that changes channels (MVPD).

  5. The above-named entity certifies that all payments from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund (Fund) received by the entity listed on this form will be used only for expenses that are eligible for reimbursement from the Fund.

  6. The above-named entity certifies that it will maintain and provide to the Commission detailed records, including receipts, of all costs eligible for reimbursement actually incurred.

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

  8. The above-named entity certifies that it is in full compliance with all statutes, rules, regulations and governmental requirements for which compliance is a pre-requisite for obtaining the payments herein requested.

I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Bronson Williams

President


10/24/2019

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.

Bronson Williams

President


10/24/2019

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Final Allocation or Accounting Information Statements

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503), AND ANY FALSE STATEMENTS COULD SUBJECT THIS ENTITY TO LIABILITY UNDER THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT.

  1. The Authorized Person signing below certifies and represents that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

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

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

  4. The above-named entity certifies that all payments from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund (Fund) received by the entity listed on this form will be used only for expenses that are eligible for reimbursement from the Fund.

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

  6. The above-named entity certifies that it is in full compliance with all statutes, rules, regulations and governmental requirements for which compliance is a pre-requisite for obtaining the payments herein requested.

I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Bronson Williams

President


10/24/2019

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