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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:
10802
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WTTW
Channel:
47 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028360
FRN:
0002860179
Date Submitted:
11/12/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.

Doing Business As: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.

Eshed Halpern

5400 NORTH ST. LOUIS AVE

CHICAGO, IL 60625

United States

+1 (773) 509-5412 ehalpern@wttw.com Not-for-Profit

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

[Confidential]

 

 

 


Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

Mike Tompary

Window to the World Communications, Inc.

5400 N. St. Louis Ave

Chicago, IL 60625

United States

+1 (773) 509-2460 mtompary@wttw.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. Yes
Briefly describe transition plan Replace aux transmitter with new transmitter and place on air. Replace main transmitter and antenna and place on air at end of phase six. Reconfigure aux and antenna and place into standby.

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 For backup if main transmitter fails
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 Sigma CD Diamond Drive
Year 2001
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Single
Power Capacity 24 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 ULXTE-20
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 10.8 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Due to channel reassignment need lower power transmitter and new exciters.

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 No
Description N/A
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

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 Sigma CD Diamond Drive
Year 2001
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Single
Power Capacity 24 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-20
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 10.8 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Due to channel reassignment need lower power transmitter and new exciters.

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 Electricans to remove old equipment and install new equipment. Relocate or remove and reinstall all electric work. To remove existing and hang new transmission line. To remove offsite all old equipment.
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Cooling Only
Size 20 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

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Great Lakes Plumbing

Remove and install two 10 ton A/C units

Great Lakes Plumbing

GL Plumbing to connect cooling system to building water

Antennas

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

Auxiliary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Retune Existing
Antenna Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Used as backup if main antenna fails
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
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? Yes
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Middle
Polarization Horizontal
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 7
Number of Panels 8
Design power capacity in use 100.0 %
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 700.00 MHz
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 300.0 kW
Manufacturer RFS
Model PHP24C
Year 2004

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

Facility ID Call Sign
10981 WCPX-TV
22211 WFLD
32334 WJYS
47905 WMAQ-TV
71428 WCIU-TV
72115 WGN-TV

Auxiliary 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? Yes

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

Auxiliary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Name Description

East RFS System

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview East RFS System

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? Yes
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Middle
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: 300.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATW13H4 - HSC1 - 47S
Year 2001

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? Yes
Is antenna directional? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Middle
Polarization Elliptical
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 2
Number of Panels/Bays 24
Lower Limit 488.00 MHz
Upper Limit 608.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 100.0 %
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 193.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model PEPL24C
Year 2017
Justification for New Antenna Channel reassignment from repack

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? Yes
Type New
Number of channels supported 2
Frequencies of channels supported Upper and lower frequency
Frequency 488.0 MHz - 608.0 MHz
Do you need a combiner output splitter/switcher for dual feed lines? No
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? Yes
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Combiner Room Construction

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Internal Transmission Line

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Outside Project Management

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Equipment Storage

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Combiner Delivery to Willis

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Antenna Mounts

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Combiner Module

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Combiner Installation and Commissioning

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Transmission Line Installation

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Antenna Delivery to Willis

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Permitting

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Combiner Freight

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Transmission Line Mounts

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Radome Modifications

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Tower Modifications

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Combiner Spine

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Antenna Freight

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Structional Engineering

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Antenna Installation and Commissioning

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

RF Safety Coordination

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Transmission Line

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

RFR Measurements

See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System

Transmission Line

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

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Use if main line fails
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing transmission line shared with another station or stations? No
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Type Rigid
Diameter 4 1/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 100 feet per run

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Use if main fails
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 100 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Additional power to antenna. See exhibit attached page 6

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Electrican Hanging

Electrician to hang and remove old transmission lines.

Primary Transmission Line

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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing transmission line shared with another station or stations? No
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Type Rigid
Diameter 4 1/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 100 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 100 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Additional power to antenna. See exhibit attached page 6

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Electrican Hanging

Electrician to hang and remove old transmission line

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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

Primary Tower

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Existing Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Modify Existing
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? Located on Building
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? Yes
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) Yes
Others Types of Users No
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Yes
Is tower compliant with Rev G? Yes
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1032959
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 41° 52' 44.1" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 087° 38' 10.2" W-
Overall Structure Height 1729.97 feet
Support Structure Height 1435.35 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 595.14 feet
Structure Type BTWR - Building with Tower
Tower Owner 233 Broadcast, LLC
Date Constructed 01/01/2002

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
10981 WCPX-TV DTV
73226 WLS-TV DTV
10801 WFMT FM
70042 WLIT-FM FM
71425 WWME-CD DTV
9613 WBBM-FM FM
9617 WBBM-TV DTV
53971 WEBG FM
70119 WSNS-TV DTV
73228 WLS-FM FM
10802 WTTW DTV
51165 WGCI-FM FM
47906 KNBC DTV
72115 WGN-TV DTV
71283 WCFS-FM FM
71428 WCIU-TV DTV
48772 WPWR-TV DTV
74178 WKSC-FM FM
66978 WEDE-CD DTV
6377 WTMX FM
168662 WMEU-CD DTV
28621 WBMX FM
32334 WJYS DTV
22211 WFLD DTV

Primary Tower

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Tower Modification Costs

Section Question Response
Engineering Study Please what type of engineering study is required, if any: No study needed
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 Located on Building
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? Yes

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

SW Pole Decommission Prep. Work RF Safety Coord.

RF safety coordination for SW pole decom. prep work

SW Pole Decommission Engineering

Pole Decommission Engineering

WTTW Transmission Line Removal to Smoke Shaft

Estimated 5 nights of work to complete.

WTTW Antenna Removal

Helicopter not required. Estimated 4 nights.

WTTW T L Removal RF Safety Coordination

RF safety coordination during line removal to shaft

WTTW Antenna Removal Engineering

Antenna Removal Engineering

SW Pole Material Removal and Disposal

Removal and disposal of remaining SW pole material

SW Pole Decommission Preparation Work

Estimated 10 nights of work for preparation.

WTTW T L Removal to 100 in smoke shaft

Removal of line in shaft from 109 to 100.

WTTW Antenna Removal RF Safety Coordination

Antenna Removal RF Safety Coordination

Willis Tower Project Management

Willis Tower Project Management

Auxiliary Tower

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Existing Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Modify Existing
Tower Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Use if main tower fails
Ownership Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? Located on Building
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? Yes
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) Yes
Others Types of Users No
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Yes
Is tower compliant with Rev G? Yes
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1032960
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 41° 52' 44.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 087° 38' 08.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 1722.09 feet
Support Structure Height 1435.35 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 595.14 feet
Structure Type BMAST - Building with Mast
Tower Owner 233 Broadcast, LLC
Date Constructed 09/30/2012

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
51165 WGCI-FM FM
70042 WLIT-FM FM
71428 WCIU-TV DTV
28621 WBMX FM
168662 WMEU-CD DTV
6377 WTMX FM
53971 WEBG FM
71425 WWME-CD DTV
10802 WTTW DTV
10801 WFMT FM
73228 WLS-FM FM
10981 WCPX-TV DTV
9617 WBBM-TV DTV
72115 WGN-TV DTV
71283 WCFS-FM FM
73226 WLS-TV DTV
22211 WFLD DTV
66978 WEDE-CD DTV
9613 WBBM-FM FM
32334 WJYS DTV
70119 WSNS-TV DTV
47906 KNBC DTV
48772 WPWR-TV DTV
74178 WKSC-FM FM

Auxiliary Tower

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Tower Modification Costs

Section Question Response
Engineering Study Please what type of engineering study is required, if any: No study needed
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: Major Reinforcements needed

Auxiliary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower Located on Building
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? No

Auxiliary 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 500
Explanation Outside services, such as legal, engineering, consultant.
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development No
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application No
For Auxiliary Facility N/A
For Main Facility N/A
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application No
For Auxiliary Facility N/A
For Main Facility N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority No
Quantity N/A
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 No
For Auxiliary Facility N/A
For Main Facility N/A
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility Yes
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority No
Quantity N/A
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 No
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

Information not provided.

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? No
Is Remediation needed? No
Facility Expenses Name N/A
Other Distributed Transmission System Expenses Not listed N/A
Name N/A
Is Notification of a Medical Facility required as a result of DTV broadcasting? No
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 No
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? 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 $1,424,623.00 $1,567,462.80 N/A $931,809.86 N/A
Total for all systems $5,688,182.64 $4,002,852.44 N/A $1,581,685.14 N/A
Primary Transmitter ULXTE-20 $930,123.00 $1,015,458.88 $563,807.26
Great Lakes Plumbing $35,000.00 $35,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Other Electrical Service: Electricans to remove old equipment and install new equipment. Relocate or remove and reinstall all electric work. To remove existing and hang new transmission line. To remove offsite all old equipment. $290,000.00 $290,000.00 Cost - Site work Changed, Access to loading dock and elevator, late arrival of equipment due to tight schedule working around clock. See quote from Okeh Electric revision #1 uploaded $177,250.00 N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW $494,500.00 $579,835.88 Whole system included $386,557.26 N/A
Other -- HVAC Service Type: C Size:20 (Other) $110,623.00 $110,623.00 N/A N/A N/A
Auxiliary Transmitter ULXTE-20 $494,500.00 $552,003.92 $368,002.60
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW $494,500.00 $552,003.92 Whole system included $368,002.60 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Great Lakes Plumbing Information not provided.
Other Electrical Service: Electricans to remove old equipment and install new equipment. Relocate or remove and reinstall all electric work. To remove existing and hang new transmission line. To remove offsite all old equipment.

Component Description:
the next progress billing on the electrical work performed for the transmitters
Amount:
$39,125.00

Component Description:
Disconnect old transmitters and reconnect new transmitters
Amount:
$132,125.00

Component Description:
Moving electrical line
Amount:
$6,000.00
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW

Component Description:
2nd installment of the primary transmitter cost
Amount:
$193,278.63

Component Description:
1/3 down payment on Primary transmitter cost of $579,835.88
Amount:
$193,278.63
Other -- HVAC Service Type: C Size:20 (Other) Information not provided.
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW

Component Description:
2nd installment of the Auxiliary Transmitter cost
Amount:
$184,001.30

Component Description:
1/3 of auxiliary transmitter cost of $552,003.92
Amount:
$184,001.30

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 $1,898,399.64 $1,767,069.64 N/A $639,684.52 N/A
Total for all systems $5,688,182.64 $4,002,852.44 N/A $1,581,685.14 N/A
Primary Antenna PEPL24C $1,422,242.97 $1,302,902.97 $588,831.61
Antenna Installation and Commissioning $99,154.87 $99,154.87 WTTWs portion of installation $99,154.87 N/A
RFR Measurements $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Transmission Line $111,298.10 $111,298.10 N/A $111,298.10 N/A
RF Safety Coordination $75,000.00 $75,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Structional Engineering $150,000.00 $150,000.00 N/A $113,099.30 N/A
Combiner Spine $20,000.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Tower Modifications $200,000.00 $200,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Radome Modifications $50,000.00 $50,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Transmission Line Mounts $15,000.00 $15,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Combiner Freight $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Permitting $20,000.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Antenna Delivery to Willis $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Transmission Line Installation $75,000.00 $75,000.00 N/A $32,011.28 N/A
Combiner Installation and Commissioning $9,062.50 $9,062.50 N/A N/A N/A
Combiner Module $60,980.00 $60,980.00 N/A $60,980.00 Price increases since the cost estimates were entered.
Antenna Mounts $15,000.00 $15,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Combiner Delivery to Willis $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $1,000.00 $1,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Outside Project Management $92,500.00 $92,500.00 N/A $2,167.97 N/A
Internal Transmission Line $75,000.00 $75,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Combiner Room Construction $45,000.00 $45,000.00 See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System $23,712.59 N/A
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $5,260.00 $0.00 N/A 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
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna) $84,200.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Antenna Freight $12,500.00 $12,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, broadband panel, 24 bay,, 193 kW input, directional,, elliptically or circularly polarized $120,862.50 $120,862.50 See Willis Tower Preliminary Budget Overview WEST Tower RFS Antenna/Combiner System $120,862.50 N/A
Combiner Commissioning $9,062.50 $9,062.50 ***System Notice: Estimate adjusted and locked because line has been superseded.*** $9,062.50 N/A
Antenna Commissioning $16,482.50 $16,482.50 ***System Notice: Estimate adjusted and locked because line has been superseded.*** $16,482.50 N/A
Auxiliary Antenna PHP24C $476,156.67 $464,166.67 $50,852.91
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $5,260.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
East RFS System $464,166.67 $464,166.67 N/A $50,852.91 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Antenna Installation and Commissioning

Component Description:
Antenna installation portion of this invoice
Amount:
$99,154.87
RFR Measurements Information not provided.
Transmission Line

Component Description:
50% of various Transmission Line costs as indicated by line number on quotation #20061310
Amount:
$111,298.10
RF Safety Coordination Information not provided.
Structional Engineering

Component Description:
Structural Engineering portion of this invoice.
Amount:
$7,362.50

Component Description:
As stated on cover letter, requesting payment of one penny short of invoice total due to vendor error.
Amount:
$39,377.81

Component Description:
WTTW share of WEST RFS Antenna/Combiner System, details attached
Amount:
$10,019.00

Component Description:
Structural Engineering costs associated with West and East tower work
Amount:
$28,908.74

Component Description:
Structural engineering: Ruck inv 1901410 & 1901411 and ERE LLC inv 1366 &1342
Amount:
$27,431.25
Combiner Spine Information not provided.
Tower Modifications Information not provided.
Radome Modifications Information not provided.
Transmission Line Mounts Information not provided.
Combiner Freight Information not provided.
Permitting Information not provided.
Antenna Delivery to Willis Information not provided.
Transmission Line Installation

Component Description:
Transmission Line Installation, detail sheet from vendor ERE,LLC inv #1331
Amount:
$2,750.00

Component Description:
Transmission line installation portion of this invoice.
Amount:
$29,261.28
Combiner Installation and Commissioning Information not provided.
Combiner Module

Component Description:
50% Combiner, Module from manufacturer quotation #20061310
Amount:
$60,980.00
Antenna Mounts Information not provided.
Combiner Delivery to Willis Information not provided.
Equipment Storage Information not provided.
Outside Project Management

Component Description:
Outside Project Mgmt: ERE LLC invoices 1359, 1337, 1351
Amount:
$812.51

Component Description:
Share of West RFS Antenna/Combiner System, details attached
Amount:
$1,290.17

Component Description:
Shared cost EAST RFS System, back up attached
Amount:
$65.29
Internal Transmission Line Information not provided.
Combiner Room Construction

Component Description:
Combiner Room Construction: ISI invoices 6018a, 6018, 6019 and Ruck invoice 1901429
Amount:
$23,712.59
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna) Information not provided.
Sweep test of existing antenna Information not provided.
Antenna Freight Information not provided.
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, broadband panel, 24 bay,, 193 kW input, directional,, elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
50% UHF High Power, Side Mount, Broadband panel, 24Bay 193kW input, Directional, Elliptically or circular polarized. Quotation #20061310
Amount:
$120,862.50
Combiner Commissioning

Component Description:
50% Combiner Commissioning
Amount:
$9,062.50
Antenna Commissioning

Component Description:
50% Antenna Commissioning
Amount:
$16,482.50
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
East RFS System

Component Description:
Shared UHF Channel Combiner
Amount:
$50,852.91
Sweep test of existing antenna 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 $60,400.00 $58,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $5,688,182.64 $4,002,852.44 N/A $1,581,685.14 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $30,200.00 $29,000.00 $0.00
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 6 1/8" $20,200.00 $19,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Electrican Hanging $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Auxiliary Transmission Line $30,200.00 $29,000.00 $0.00
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 6 1/8" $20,200.00 $19,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Electrican Hanging $10,000.00 $10,000.00 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 $2,191,500.00 $507,500.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $5,688,182.64 $4,002,852.44 N/A $1,581,685.14 N/A
Primary Tower BTWR $1,349,500.00 $507,500.00 $0.00
WTTW Antenna Removal $40,000.00 $40,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
WTTW Antenna Removal RF Safety Coordination $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
WTTW T L Removal to 100 in smoke shaft $40,000.00 $40,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
SW Pole Decommission Preparation Work $50,000.00 $50,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
SW Pole Decommission Engineering $32,500.00 $32,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
SW Pole Material Removal and Disposal $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Willis Tower Project Management $27,500.00 $27,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
WTTW T L Removal RF Safety Coordination $12,500.00 $12,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
WTTW Antenna Removal Engineering $30,000.00 $30,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
SW Pole Decommission Prep. Work RF Safety Coord. $12,500.00 $12,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
WTTW Transmission Line Removal to Smoke Shaft $50,000.00 $50,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Tower Helicopter Lift $177,500.00 $177,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas) $421,000.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Major tower reinforcement/modifications $421,000.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Auxiliary Tower BMAST $842,000.00 $0.00 $0.00
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas) $421,000.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Major tower reinforcement/modifications $421,000.00 $0.00 N/A 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 $107,150.00 $96,750.00 N/A $10,190.76 N/A
Total for all systems $5,688,182.64 $4,002,852.44 N/A $1,581,685.14 N/A
Outside Professional Services $107,150.00 $96,750.00 $10,190.76
Project management of the transition $79,000.00 $70,000.00 N/A $8,557.26 N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A $783.00 N/A
Attorney Fees - Aux Antenna, prepare and File Form 2100 Construction Permit or License Application $2,105.00 $2,000.00 N/A $576.00 N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,365.00 $2,250.00 N/A $274.50 N/A
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
Various FCC repack related topics
Amount:
$6,810.26

Component Description:
Preparation of 2100 CP application and maximization application
Amount:
$1,657.50

Component Description:
Email regarding auction closing and channel reassignment
Amount:
$50.50

Component Description:
Analysis and review of FCC online databases, etc.
Amount:
$39.00

Component Description:
email on FCC post-auction transition procedures and payments
Amount:
$50.50
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
Email regarding form 1876
Amount:
$101.00

Component Description:
Analysis and research for reimbursement form
Amount:
$156.00

Component Description:
Review form 399 estimates
Amount:
$336.00

Component Description:
Analysis of reimbursement form
Amount:
$78.00

Component Description:
Prepare & review reimbursement form
Amount:
$112.00
Attorney Fees - Aux Antenna, prepare and File Form 2100 Construction Permit or License Application

Component Description:
review construction permit application
Amount:
$78.00

Component Description:
preparation of construction permit application and form 399 application
Amount:
$498.00
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application

Component Description:
ungranted repack applications
Amount:
$50.50

Component Description:
regarding repack transition report and form 2100 schedule 387 availability
Amount:
$56.00

Component Description:
repack process and timing
Amount:
$168.00
RF Exposure Measurements Information not provided.

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Other Expenses

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $6,110.00 $6,070.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $5,688,182.64 $4,002,852.44 N/A $1,581,685.14 N/A
Other Expenses $6,110.00 $6,070.00 $0.00
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application $1,110.00 $1,070.00 N/A N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $0.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $0.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $5,688,182.64 $4,002,852.44 $1,581,685.14

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.

Paul Gosiewski

Director of Financep


11/12/2019

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.

Paul Gosiewski

Director of Finance


11/12/2019

Attachments

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