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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:
34578
Service:
LPD
Call Sign:
KSAO-LD
Channel:
14 (UHF)
File Number:
0000088456
FRN:
0015806946
Eligibility Status:
Eligible
Date Submitted:
11/08/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

COCOLA BROADCASTING COMPANIES, LLC

Doing Business As: COCOLA BROADCASTING COMPANIES, LLC

Gary M. Cocola

706 W. HERNDON AVENUE

FRESNO, CA 93650

United States

+1 (559) 269-0425 garyc@cocolatv.com Limited Liability Company

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. Yes
Briefly describe transition plan Station will transition from RF ch 49 to RF ch 14, replace the transmitter and rotate the existing antenna from 270 to 290 degrees per the displacement CP; transition will be completed during the Phase 9 transition ending May 1, 2020.

Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 34570
Call Sign KSTV-LD
Type
Licensee Name LAZER LICENSES, LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License SACRAMENTO, CA
Pre-auction RF Channel 32
Post-auction RF Channel
Neilsen DMA
Network Affiliation

Transmitters

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

Primary Transmitter

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Existing Transmitter Information

Section Question Response
Existing Transmitter Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Primary (Main)
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
Model 834A
Year 1998
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 1 kW

Primary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Manufacturer
Model TRN-U-1000-FA
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 1.4 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Current ITS 834A 1kW transmitter purchased in 1998 is no longer supported and will not operate on RF channel 14.

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 Yes
Size 1 inches
Length 10.0 feet
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description Basic electrical installation and wiring.
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

Name Description

Contract Installer

Costs to install the new Anywave transmitter

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 Retune Existing
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Ownership Owned
Is the existing antenna shared with another station or stations? Yes
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
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Bottom
Polarization Horizontal
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 1
Number of Panels 12
Design power capacity in use 80.0 %
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 862.00 MHz
ERP: 10.3 kW
Manufacturer Scala
Model 6X2KBBU
Year 1998

Facility ID's and Call Signs of all stations with whom the antenna is shared.

Facility ID Call Sign
34570 KSTV-LD

Primary Antenna

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Adjustment to Existing Antenna

Section Question Response
Sweep Test of Existing Antenna Do you need a sweep test of existing antenna?

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

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Transmission Line

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

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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Section Question Response
Tower Equipment or Rigging Costs Changes Do you have tower equipment or rigging costs changes? Yes

Primary Tower

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Existing Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Move Equipment
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Ownership Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? No
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? Yes
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) Yes
Others Types of Users No
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Unknown
Is tower compliant with Rev G? Unknown
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1033381
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 38° 38' 53.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 121° 05' 54.3" W-
Overall Structure Height 299.87 feet
Support Structure Height 296.91 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 827.09 feet
Structure Type GTOWER - Guyed Structure Used for Communication Purposes
Tower Owner American Towers LLC
Date Constructed 01/01/1993

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
334 K20JX-D DTV
70676 KLVB FM
85884 K255CL FX
20354 KRXQ FM
34570 KSTV-LD LPD
65789 K04QR-D LPD

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

Information not provided.

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? Yes
Number of Hours 80
Explanation Coordination of equipment order and delivery, installation and contractor management, certification and approval.
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 Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
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 No
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 Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study Yes
RF exposure measurements Yes
Additional Field Engineering Service Yes
Number of Days 3
Justification RF channel 14 engineering and field analysis.

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? No
Is Remediation needed? No
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 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? 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 $289,760.00 $97,300.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $446,632.50 $179,085.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Transmitter TRN-U-1000-FA $289,760.00 $97,300.00 $0.00
Contract Installer $5,000.00 $5,000.00 Engineering contractor to install the new Anywave transmitter. N/A N/A
Channel 14 -- Additional field engineering time, 3 days $3,000.00 $3,000.00 Three (3) days filed engineering for additional interference analysis for RF channel 14. N/A N/A
Channel 14 Mask Filter $189,500.00 $0.00 Channel 14 Mask Filter included in transmitter costs. N/A N/A
RF Consulting Engineer $5,260.00 $5,000.00 Engineering work for move to RF channel 14. N/A N/A
Other Electrical Service: Basic electrical installation and wiring. $2,500.00 $2,500.00 Installation conduit and wiring for new transmitter. N/A N/A
1" Rigid Conduit and Wiring $500.00 $500.00 Estimated cost for conduit and wiring material. N/A N/A
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 1 - 2.5 kW $84,000.00 $81,300.00 Anywave quote for new 1.4kW transmitter and filter N/A N/A

Components

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 $8,330.00 $5,500.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $446,632.50 $179,085.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Antenna 6X2KBBU $8,330.00 $5,500.00 $0.00
Power Dividers (each, for panel antenna system, if not included in antenna cost) $2,600.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Sweep test of transmission line and antenna $5,730.00 $5,500.00 Sweep transmission line and antenna after modification per CP to ensure operating efficiently. N/A N/A

Components

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Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Tower Equipment and Rigging Costs

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $56,190.00 $15,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $446,632.50 $179,085.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Tower GTOWER $56,190.00 $15,000.00 $0.00
Tower Rigging Short Tower (less than 500') $56,190.00 $15,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

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 $89,907.50 $58,950.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $446,632.50 $179,085.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Outside Professional Services $89,907.50 $58,950.00 $0.00
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs $2,500.00 $2,500.00 Estimated costs for 399 management assistance. N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,577.50 $1,500.00 File LTC application. N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $2,102.50 $2,000.00 Prepare engineering section of CP application N/A N/A
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form $1,710.00 $1,700.00 Prepare, review and submit 399 form for reimbursement. N/A N/A
Perform engineering study for displacement application $1,800.00 $1,750.00 Engineering for RF 14 displacement application N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $8,440.00 $8,000.00 Project management costs for coordination of the move from RF channel 49 to RF channel 14 N/A N/A
Additional Field Engineering Service, 3 Days $3,000.00 $3,000.00 Additional engineering costs associated with move to RF channel 14. N/A N/A
RF Exposure Measurements $12,100.00 $10,000.00 Engineering costs for RF interference measurements N/A N/A
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $52,600.00 $25,000.00 Estimated cost for interference analysis for RF channel 14 N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,025.00 $2,500.00 Attorney fees to prepare and file CP application for RF channel 14 N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,052.50 $1,000.00 Prepare engineering section of LTC application N/A N/A

Components

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 $2,445.00 $2,335.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $446,632.50 $179,085.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Other Expenses $2,445.00 $2,335.00 $0.00
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application $1,110.00 $1,000.00 CP application fees N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $335.00 N/A N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $1,000.00 $1,000.00 Removal and disposal of older transmission equipment being replaced as part of this transition to RF channel 14 N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $446,632.50 $179,085.00 $0.00

Reimbursement Status

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Question Response
The facility has ceased operating on its pre-auction channel.
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.

Gary M Cocola

Managing Member


11/08/2019

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