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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:
10645-28
Service:
DRT
Call Sign:
WTVI
Channel:
28 (UHF)
File Number:
0000089729
FRN:
0001957331
Eligibility Status:
Not Determined
Date Submitted:
11/14/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Doing Business As: CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE

AMY BURKETT

PO BOX 35009

CHARLOTTE, NC 28235

United States

+1 (704) 330-2722 amy.burkett@cpcc.edu Government Entity

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

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Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

Thomas Edmund Long , Jr .

Director of Engineering

Central Piedmont Community College

Thomas E. Long Jr

3242 Commonwealth Avenue

Charlotte, NC 28205

United States

+1 (828) 324-5265 tlongjr@whky.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 WTVI was using WHKY's old tower at the studio located at 526 Main Ave SE Hickory, NC WHKY is allowing WTVI to move to their Baker Mt Site (WHKY TV DTS1 Site). We will be locating in a rental area of the building and on their tower.

Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 65919
Call Sign WHKY-TV
Type Commercial
Licensee Name LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.
Status LICENSED
DTS Yes
Community of License HICKORY, NC
Pre-auction RF Channel 40
Post-auction RF Channel 14
Neilsen DMA Charlotte
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 147666
Call Sign W272DU
Type
Licensee Name LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License HICKORY, NC
Pre-auction RF Channel 272
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 Innovator
Year 1999
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 TMU9
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 1 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Old ITS Transmitter would only run on channel 14/ ITS has been out of business for more than ten years.

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? Yes
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) Yes
Transformer (480V) Yes
Power 150 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 2.5 inches
Length 70.0 feet
Other Electrical Service No
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Cooling Only
Size 5 tons
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Antennas

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Section Question Response
Antenna Related Expenses Do you have antenna related expenses? 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)
Ownership Owned
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
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Log Periodic
ERP: 2.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model CA7-460 (Pair)
Year 2010

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Ownership Owned
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
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 1
Number of Panels/Bays 2
Lower Limit 554.00 MHz
Upper Limit 560.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 50.0 %
ERP: 5.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ETU1U1-HSP2P-28
Year 2019
Justification for New Antenna Old antenna will not run on channel 28

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? No
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
Power Dividers Does the panel antenna require power dividers? Yes
Number of Power Dividers 1
Cable Harness Does the panel antenna require cable harness? Yes
Number of Cable Harnesses 2

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? 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)
Ownership Owned
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
Segment Length 20 inches
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 550 feet per run

Primary Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Type Flexible Foam
Diameter 1 5/8 inches
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 350 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Old line is staying with old tower
Interior RF Systems Does the Installation of the Transmission Line require an additional or replacement Inside RF system including switching, patch panels, and dehydrators? Yes

Primary 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 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? Yes
Is tower compliant with Rev G? No
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1019297
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 35° 43' 59.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 081° 19' 50.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 485.23 feet
Support Structure Height 445.86 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 1168.95 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner Long Communications, LLC
Date Constructed 01/01/1967

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
147666 W272DU FX
65918 WHKY AM
65919 WHKY-TV DTV

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 50
Explanation Help with 399, Work with TV station that owns site to install transmitter. Work with Station Attorney, and FCC engineer to make project come to end.
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 Yes
Quantity 1
Prepare Form 601 Yes
Attorney and Other Outside Consulting Services Prepare and file Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 1
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations No
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Form 399 assistance or other program management costs Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study No
RF exposure measurements Yes
Additional Field Engineering Service Yes
Number of Days 10
Justification Check pattern, observe install of transmitter, and antenna. Move data service (ASI) from current location to new location.

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 No
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? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? Yes
Point to Point Microwave (STL/ICR) Frequency Coordination for Unidirection System No
Frequency Coordination for Bi-Direction System Yes
New Point to Point Microwave System Yes
Type 7/13 GHz Licensed Part 74

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 $188,000.00 $182,700.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $427,057.50 $421,757.50 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Transmitter TMU9 $188,000.00 $182,700.00 $0.00
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 1 - 2.5 kW $84,000.00 $84,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $38,200.00 $38,200.00 N/A N/A N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 150 KVA $25,550.00 $20,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
2.5" Rigid Conduit and Wiring $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
5 Ton system $20,250.00 $20,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
Transmitter Building Site Survey/Installation $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A 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 $21,655.00 $21,655.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $427,057.50 $421,757.50 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Antenna ETU1U1-HSP2P-28 $21,655.00 $21,655.00 $0.00
UHF Broadband panel antenna (per panel), horizontally-polarized $3,500.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Sweep test of transmission line and antenna $5,730.00 $5,730.00 N/A N/A N/A
Side Mount antenna brackets $4,625.00 $4,625.00 N/A N/A N/A
Power Dividers (each, for panel antenna system, if not included in antenna cost) $1,300.00 $1,300.00 N/A N/A N/A
Cable harness (each, for panel antenna system, if not included in antenna cost) $2,000.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount (if not included in antenna base cost) $4,500.00 $4,500.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $33,400.00 $33,400.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $427,057.50 $421,757.50 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $33,400.00 $33,400.00 $0.00
Flexible Foam Transmission Line - dielectric, 1 5/8" $8,400.00 $8,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
Interior RF Systems: Inside RF system including switching, patch panels and dehydrators $25,000.00 $25,000.00 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 $56,190.00 $56,190.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $427,057.50 $421,757.50 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $56,190.00 $56,190.00 $0.00
Tower Rigging Short Tower (less than 500') $56,190.00 $56,190.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

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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 $67,912.50 $67,912.50 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $427,057.50 $421,757.50 N/A $0.00 N/A
Outside Professional Services $67,912.50 $67,912.50 $0.00
Project management of the transition $5,275.00 $5,275.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form $1,710.00 $1,710.00 N/A N/A N/A
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Perform engineering study for displacement application $1,800.00 $1,800.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $1,280.00 $1,280.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $2,102.50 $2,102.50 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,052.50 $1,052.50 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,025.00 $3,025.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare Form 601 $755.00 $755.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,577.50 $1,577.50 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $2,235.00 $2,235.00 N/A N/A N/A
Additional Field Engineering Service, 10 Days $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
RF Exposure Measurements $12,100.00 $12,100.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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Other Expenses

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $59,900.00 $59,900.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $427,057.50 $421,757.50 N/A $0.00 N/A
Other Expenses $59,900.00 $59,900.00 $0.00
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $1,500.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $4,500.00 $4,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $1,500.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Point to Point Microwave (STL/ICR): Frequency Coordination for Bi-Direction System $1,100.00 $1,100.00 N/A N/A N/A
New Point to Point Microwave System: 7/13 GHz Licensed Part 74 $51,300.00 $51,300.00 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 $427,057.50 $421,757.50 $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.

Thomas Edmund Long , Jr .

Director of Engineering


11/14/2019

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