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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:
16455
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WMDT
Channel:
29 (UHF)
File Number:
0000027511
FRN:
0011284973
Date Submitted:
10/23/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

MARQUEE BROADCASTING INC.

Doing Business As: MARQUEE BROADCASTING INC.

Patricia R Lane

4400 BROOKEVILLE ROAD

BROOKEVILLE, MD 20833

United States

+1 (301) 661-9610 patricia_lane@marqueebroadcasting.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

Edward J Murlatt

Ed Murlatt & Associates, Inc. 41 Foxpoint West Williamsville, NY

Ed Murlatt

41 Foxpoint West

Williamsville, NY 14221

United States

+1 (716) 639-0860 ed@ema4rf.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 Transition is from channel 47 to channel 29 in phase 8. Please see attached transition plan for details.

Transmitters

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

Auxiliary Transmitter

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Add Transmitter Information

Section Question Response
Existing Transmitter Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Emergency backup transmitter
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 Affinity
Year 2003
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 1 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? No
Manufacturer
Model EC702HP-BB
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 1.7 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Please see attached transition plan.

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) No
Power N/A
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size N/A
Length N/A
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description Please see attached transition plan.
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Heating and Cooling
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

Auxiliary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

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 DCX Millennium
Year 2008
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Single
Power Capacity 20 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 HPTV-PRLX-U10
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 16.2 kW
Justification for New Transmitter See attached transition plan.

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 Please see attached transition plan
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Heating and Cooling
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

Information not provided.

Antennas

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

Primary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Purchase New
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing antenna shared with another station or stations? No
Is the existing antenna directional? Yes
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? 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: 350.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-20GTH -R C170 SP
Year 2008

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? 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: 246.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model JSH-16 / 29 THC
Year 2019
Justification for New Antenna Please see attached transition 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 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

Information not provided.

Interim Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? 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 Broadband Slot
Number of Stations Supported 1
Number of Panels/Bays 16
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 700.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 75.0 %
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 280.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TBD
Year 2019
Justification for New Antenna Please see attached transition plan.

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
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 an 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

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Transmission Line

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Section Question Response
Transmission Line Related Expenses Do you have transmission line related expenses? 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 6 1/8 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1050 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 6 1/8 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1050 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Existing line connections sum within new channel. Must replace. See attached transition plan.

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Interim Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Type Flexible Air
Diameter 5 inches
Segment Length N/A
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 950 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Please see attached transition plan.

Interim Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

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? No
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) N/A
Others Types of Users N/A
Is tower documented for structural analysis? No
Is tower compliant with Rev G? Yes
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1043201
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 38° 30' 06.4" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 075° 44' 07.4" W-
Overall Structure Height 1017.05 feet
Support Structure Height 980.96 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 24.93 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner Marquee Broadcasting Inc.
Date Constructed 09/29/2008


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

Interim Rigging

Additional work required to install interim equipment. Please see attached transition plan.

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 120
Explanation An experienced RF engineer is retained to oversee the project. Please see attached transition plan for additional information.
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 1
Do you have Distributed Transmission System engineering services? N/A
Critical Facility N/A
Terrain-Shielded Facility N/A
Attorney and Other Outside Consulting Services Prepare and file Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 1
NEPA Section 106 environmental review No
Environmental Assessment No
ASR Modification No
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) No
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations 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 No
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

PE Review of Rigging Plan

A PE review of rigging plan is specified in current ANSI/TIA means and methods

Prepare and review Quarterly Progress Report

Engineering and Legal review of quarterly progress reports. Estimated $2,000 per quarter through completion.

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? Yes
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

Name Description

Site preparation

Some additional equipment moves will be required. Please see attached transition plan.

Inside RF System

Modification of existing RF system is required to assure a smooth transition. Please see attached transition plan.

Site Survey - Transition Assessment

Initial site survey. Please see attached transition plan.

Maryland Taxes

Equipment purchases are subject to tax in Maryland. See attached estimate and transition plan.

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 $871,205.00 $612,732.85 N/A $387,297.85 N/A
Total for all systems $2,725,802.00 $2,236,019.85 N/A $471,192.80 N/A
Primary Transmitter HPTV-PRLX-U10 $744,145.00 $533,393.60 $307,958.60
Other -- HVAC Service Type: H Size:5 (Other) $6,310.00 $6,310.00 Please see attached estimate from National HVAC Service for heaters saved as " WMDT 47 transmitter heaters". N/A N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 14.2 - 20 kW $684,000.00 $473,248.60 Revised transmitter quotes. See replacement cost summary uploaded as "WMDT Main Transmitter Updated Quote Explanation" for details and related quotes. $277,518.60 N/A
Other Electrical Service: Please see attached transition plan $53,835.00 $53,835.00 Please see attached REVISED transition plan. There are two proposals uploaded to justify this total, "P3144 WMDT AVR Proposal.pdf" is the cost of a regulator, and "WMDT 47 transmitter wiring" is for all other electrical equipment and labor. $30,440.00 N/A
Auxiliary Transmitter EC702HP-BB $127,060.00 $79,339.25 $79,339.25
Other Electrical Service: Please see attached transition plan. $1,060.00 $1,060.00 Collateral cost for relocation of auxiliary transmitter to make room for main transmitter is relocated to auxiliary transmitter expense at the reviewer's request. Please see proposal TR72717W, page 2, item 7 uploaded as "WMDT 47 transmitter wiring.pdf" $1,060.00 N/A
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 1 - 2.5 kW $126,000.00 $78,279.25 ** Revised on March 17, 2018 - Please see attached file "WMDT Aux Transmitter Updated Quotes Explained. Revision lowers cost from $87,095.00 to $78,279.25. $78,279.25 N/A
Other -- HVAC Service Type: H Size:5 (Other) $0.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Other -- HVAC Service Type: H Size:5 (Other) Information not provided.
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 14.2 - 20 kW

Component Description:
Balance due on Install Kit
Amount:
$1,700.00

Component Description:
Deposit for Main Transmitter Installation Kit
Amount:
$2,550.00

Component Description:
Deposit for purchase of Main Transmitter.
Amount:
$171,730.00

Component Description:
Balance Due on RF System
Amount:
$35,015.44

Component Description:
Deposit for Main Transmitter RF System.
Amount:
$52,523.16

Component Description:
Deposit for installation services. See proposal uploaded as 7227-01-11-16-2018-20kW WMDT-BH
Amount:
$14,000.00
Other Electrical Service: Please see attached transition plan

Component Description:
Progress billing for electrical installation work done in December 2018 and January 2019, See proposal TR72717W Uploaded as "WMDT 47 Transmitter wiring.pdf".
Amount:
$19,900.00

Component Description:
Electrical work to move auxiliary transmitter as described in proposal TR72717W, Item 7 page 2 of 3, uploaded as "WMDT 47 transmitter wiring"
Amount:
N/A

Component Description:
Final billing against electrical work identified in proposal TR72717W.
Amount:
$2,765.00

Component Description:
Progress Billing for Electrical work & materials provided in September 2018. Also see cover letter.
Amount:
$7,775.00
Other Electrical Service: Please see attached transition plan.

Component Description:
Per reviewers additional request, we typed a cover letter explaining this is only one line item of the total electrical quote.
Amount:
$1,060.00
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 1 - 2.5 kW

Component Description:
Deposit for replacement auxiliary transmitter. See uploaded file titled SJRA1803 for quote 1803. This is the corrected invoice for the down payment portion of the quote.
Amount:
$34,470.81

Component Description:
Invoice for site prep and measurements. See quote uploaded as file name EMAR180111WMDT Quote number R180111WMDT
Amount:
$2,850.00

Component Description:
See Quote number R180306WMDT. Uploaded as EMAR180306WMDT.
Amount:
$5,484.00

Component Description:
Org. inv. had wrong quote number. It has been paid. Now a receipt for the total is all that can be provided. Total receipt is 60,151.50 less the dep of 34,470.81, less 2,700.15 sales tax (submitted in other expenses) leaves the $22,980.54 here.
Amount:
$22,980.54

Component Description:
Installation of Aux Transmitter as per quote 1806R. Uploaded as SJRA1806R.
Amount:
$10,331.00

Component Description:
Coax and accessories required to connect replacement aux transmitter. See quote uploaded as file name RFSPA1857, quote number 18573
Amount:
$2,162.90
Other -- HVAC Service Type: H Size:5 (Other) Information not provided.

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 $485,410.00 $391,500.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,725,802.00 $2,236,019.85 N/A $471,192.80 N/A
Interim Antenna TBD $219,380.00 $138,400.00 $0.00
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One station - 200-500 kW, horizontally polarized $189,500.00 $110,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $22,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Primary Antenna JSH-16 / 29 THC $266,030.00 $253,100.00 $0.00
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed) $12,300.00 $11,700.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna, horizontally polarized $247,000.00 $235,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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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 $311,850.00 $296,600.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,725,802.00 $2,236,019.85 N/A $471,192.80 N/A
Interim Transmission Line $99,750.00 $95,000.00 $0.00
Flexible Air Transmission Line - dielectric, 5" $99,750.00 $95,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Primary Transmission Line $212,100.00 $201,600.00 $0.00
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 6 1/8" $212,100.00 $201,600.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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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 $757,800.00 $637,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,725,802.00 $2,236,019.85 N/A $471,192.80 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $757,800.00 $637,000.00 $0.00
Tall Tower (greater than 500') $210,500.00 $200,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Major tower reinforcement/modifications $421,000.00 $300,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Interim Rigging $100,000.00 $100,000.00 Please see attached transition plan. N/A N/A
Tower mapping for an undocumented/poorly documented tower and preparation of documentation necessary for tower load study $26,300.00 $37,000.00 Included the cost for the study as well as mapping. Form eliminates study cost when mapping is added. Mapping costs do not include the study. Please see attached transition plan. N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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Outside Professional Services

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $75,170.00 $84,250.00 N/A $27,625.10 N/A
Total for all systems $2,725,802.00 $2,236,019.85 N/A $471,192.80 N/A
Outside Professional Services $75,170.00 $84,250.00 $27,625.10
Prepare and review Quarterly Progress Report $18,000.00 $18,000.00 Engineering preparation and legal review of quarterly progress reports. Estimated at $2000 per quarter for the duration of the project. $187.50 N/A
PE Review of Rigging Plan $7,500.00 $7,500.00 Current means and methods dictate review of rigging plans. N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,680.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -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 $493.60 N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $2,050.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,000.00 N/A $3,137.50 These are the actual fees charged by the engineer for review and completion of the application for construction permit.
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A $2,881.50 The overage is due to the additional time spent collecting quotations and revising the original transition plan and 399 to answer questions posed by the fund admin.
Project management of the transition $18,960.00 $30,000.00 Forced to increase hours to 200 hours from 160 hours based on number of hours spent thus far and projected additional work required. $20,925.00 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

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Prepare and review Quarterly Progress Report

Component Description:
Prepare and review form 387 in January, 2017
Amount:
$37.50

Component Description:
Review of post-auction transition status report.
Amount:
$150.00
PE Review of Rigging Plan 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

Component Description:
The lump courtesy discount was taken from the $533 line of this invoice, as the discount was not a round percentage.
Amount:
$493.60
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Revised invoice providing additional details.
Amount:
$3,137.50
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
Time spent in July and August, 2017 preparing and filing original 399 and associated transition plan. Additional time spent justifying original application, uploading additional quotations, and revising the transition plan.
Amount:
$2,512.50

Component Description:
Attorney review of 399 draft estimates.
Amount:
$369.00
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
Project Management fees in August 2018
Amount:
$1,762.50

Component Description:
Project Management Fees for May 2018
Amount:
$712.50

Component Description:
Project Management February and March 2018.
Amount:
$1,312.50

Component Description:
Project Management Fees incurred in April, 2017
Amount:
$562.50

Component Description:
Project Management Fees for December 2018.
Amount:
$1,912.50

Component Description:
Project management fees for Jan-Apr 2019.
Amount:
$1,762.50

Component Description:
Project Management Fees incurred in June, 2017
Amount:
$825.00

Component Description:
Project Management Fees incurred in January, 2018
Amount:
$750.00

Component Description:
Project Management for April 2018.
Amount:
$375.00

Component Description:
Project Management Fees incurred in July and August, 2017. Invoice date has been corrected.
Amount:
$3,037.50

Component Description:
Project management fees for October and November 2018.
Amount:
$3,337.50

Component Description:
Project Management Fees for September 2018
Amount:
$1,312.50

Component Description:
Project Management fees incurred in June and July, 2018.
Amount:
$1,612.50

Component Description:
Project management fees incurred in March, 2017
Amount:
$1,650.00
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.

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 $224,367.00 $213,937.00 N/A $56,269.85 N/A
Total for all systems $2,725,802.00 $2,236,019.85 N/A $471,192.80 N/A
Other Expenses $224,367.00 $213,937.00 $56,269.85
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $26,246.00 $26,246.00 Please see attached quote from National HVAC Service titled "WMDT 47 transmitter demo". $19,800.00 N/A
Maryland Taxes $97,146.00 $97,146.00 Equipment purchases are subject to tax in Maryland. Labor is exempt. Please see attached schedule and transition plan for additional details. $2,700.15 Sales tax was not included in the original quote, because it was lumped in other expenses portion of the 399.
Site Survey - Transition Assessment $8,000.00 $8,000.00 Please see attached quotation uploaded as "WMDT Site-prep Quotation 181119WMDT". $6,819.70 N/A
Inside RF System $50,000.00 $50,000.00 Please see attached transition plan. $6,000.00 N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $1,785.00 $1,785.00 Please see attached estimate from DTVNotification uploaded as "EST-001398 for MVPD notification.pdf". Station management determined they have insufficient resources to handle this in-house. $1,785.00 N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $5,000.00 $5,000.00 Please see attached transition plan. N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $15,000.00 $15,000.00 Please see attached transition plan. These are materials handling, storage pod, freight and other expenses not included in manufacturer's estimates. $8,920.00 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 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $2,245.00 Attached new estimate from DTVNotifications Uploaded as "EST-001397 for medical facility notifications.pdf". $2,245.00 N/A
Site preparation $8,000.00 $8,000.00 Uploaded quotation for work based on dedicated trip to do the site prep. $8,000.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)

Component Description:
Initial portion of work and materials related to removal of the DCX Millennium transmitter being replaced in the repack.
Amount:
$19,800.00
Maryland Taxes

Component Description:
Portion of invoice that is MD sales tax. Last line of invoice. This was not included in the quote, as the sales tax is under other expenses in the 399
Amount:
$2,700.15
Site Survey - Transition Assessment

Component Description:
This was a pre-repack site survey to assess existing equipment. In addition, the survey included transmission line and antenna sweep.
Amount:
$6,819.70
Inside RF System

Component Description:
Initial work on inside RF system modifications.
Amount:
$6,000.00
MVPD Notification of Channel Change

Component Description:
MVPD Notification services by DTVNotification.
Amount:
$1,785.00
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges

Component Description:
Please see proposal TR72717U for offload of transmitter and associated equipment.
Amount:
$8,920.00
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.
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
Notifications to Medical Facilities for Channel Change by DTVNotification.
Amount:
$2,245.00
Site preparation

Component Description:
Site preparation work as described in quote number 181119WMDT, uploaded as "WMDT Site-prep Quotation 181119WMDT"
Amount:
$8,000.00

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $2,725,802.00 $2,236,019.85 $471,192.80

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.

EDWARD J Murlatt

Project Manager


10/23/2019

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.

EDWARD J Murlatt

Project Manager


10/23/2019

Attachments

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