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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:
52628
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WPXK-TV
Channel:
18 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028465
FRN:
0001808468
Date Submitted:
02/13/2020

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

ION MEDIA KNOXVILLE LICENSE, INC.

Doing Business As: ION MEDIA KNOXVILLE LICENSE, INC.

Bianca Frye

601 Clearwater Park Road

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

United States

+1 (561) 682-4110 BiancaFrye@ionmedia.com Corporation

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

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 Relocate from ASR #1052156 to ASR #1042631. Replace non-retunable transmitter, install side mount antenna and transmission line to operate on post-repack channel.

Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 46984
Call Sign WBIR-TV
Type Commercial
Licensee Name WBIR-TV, LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License KNOXVILLE, TN
Pre-auction RF Channel 10
Post-auction RF Channel 10
Neilsen DMA Knoxville
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 69161
Call Sign WUOT
Type Noncommercial Educational
Licensee Name UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License KNOXVILLE, TN
Pre-auction RF Channel 220
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)
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
Year 2000
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Two
Power Capacity 40 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-U28
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 45 kW
Justification for New Transmitter See attached Transmitter Exhibits. See attached Transmitter Upgrade Disclaimer.

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) Yes
Power 500 kVA
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? Yes
Type Cooling Only
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? Yes
Size 450.0 square feet
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

Removal of Existing Equipment

Removal of existing transmitters and equipment / Site Prep

RF Interconnect

Interconnect between RF system and transmission line

Antennas

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

Primary Antenna

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Add Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Purchase New
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Owner Amercian Tower
Site N/A
Is this antenna currently shared with any other stations? Yes
Is this antenna directional? No
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 Top Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 3
Number of Panels 16
Design power capacity in use 75.0 %
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 698.00 MHz
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 1000.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TUDO5-16/80H-2-B
Year 2010

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

Facility ID Call Sign
71082 WATE-TV
19200 WTNZ

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? Yes
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 Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Elliptical
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: 1000.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-27 JSC/VP-R CT150
Year 2019
Justification for New Antenna Current slot antenna cannot be re-channeled

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? 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

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? Yes
Is antenna directional? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
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 3
Number of Panels/Bays 16
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 698.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 75.0 %
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 250.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-WB-16
Year 2017
Justification for New Antenna Final design of equip isn't complete, ION included estimates based on current understanding of design. 2 repack stations share equip, ION responsible for 50% of the costs assoc with shared equip. See AT and Shared Equipment Exhibits for more information.

Interim 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? B
Feed Line Size 6 1/8 inches
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for an 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

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 Leased
Owner American Tower
Site N/A
Is the existing transmission line shared with another station or stations? Yes
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Type Rigid
Diameter 8 3/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length Broadband
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 2
Length 1514 feet per run

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

Facility ID Call Sign
71082 WATE-TV
19200 WTNZ

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 1480 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line See attached Dielectric Quote #800060CMZ-4.

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)
Description of Use N/A
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? No
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1052156
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 36° 00' 12.8" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 083° 56' 34.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 1456.02 feet
Support Structure Height 1332.99 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 1393.03 feet
Structure Type GTOWER - Guyed Structure Used for Communication Purposes
Tower Owner SpectraSite Communications, LLC. through American Towers, LLC.
Date Constructed 01/01/1955

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
71082 WATE-TV DTV
81317 WYLV FM
19200 WTNZ DTV
22014 WOFM FM

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.

Primary Tower

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Add 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? Terrain Constrained
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? Unknown
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1042631
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 36° 00' 19.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 083° 56' 23.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 1503.92 feet
Support Structure Height 1417.96 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 1345.13 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner WBIR-TV, LLC
Date Constructed 01/01/1980

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
69161 WUOT FM
46984 WBIR-TV 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: Study needed for undocumented/poorly documented tower
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: No reinforcements needed

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower Terrain constrained
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? No

Primary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Structural Analysis

Structural analysis

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 58
Explanation Required by Landlord, see attached AT Exhibit
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 Yes
Environmental Assessment Yes
ASR Modification No
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) No
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations Yes
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 Yes
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? Yes
Permit and Filing Costs Local Zoning Yes
Non-zoning permits Yes
BLM or NFS Coordination Yes
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change No
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? 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? Yes

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Obtain building permits from local zoning authorities

Obtain building permits from local zoning authorities (cost of preparation, submission, and prosecution of necessary forms or applications per customer)(See Services agreement)(if needed)

Civil Engineering Services

Civil engineering services

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 $1,636,400.00 $1,083,002.01 N/A $1,030,917.76 N/A
Total for all systems $3,192,722.57 $2,449,991.73 N/A $1,980,125.55 N/A
Primary Transmitter HPTV-PRLX-U28 $1,636,400.00 $1,083,002.01 $1,030,917.76
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 500 KVA $48,400.00 $49,875.01 Please see ESG Electrical Design and Joseph Construction 19064 $47,790.76 N/A
Removal of Existing Equipment $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Other -- Building Addition Size: 450.0 $44,750.00 $44,750.00 Please see Volunteer Paving Heat Exchanger Pad WPXK for concrete pad needed for transmitter equipment $44,750.00 N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 35 - 50 kW $1,473,000.00 $913,160.00 See attached Hitachi Comark Quote #P3473PRLXU30-011818-R2. $913,160.00 N/A
5 Ton system $20,250.00 $25,217.00 Cost to replace HVAC at new transmitter location. Please see attached Perfection Group Quote #RC-419CEF. $25,217.00 N/A
RF Interconnect $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 500 KVA

Component Description:
40% progress payment for electrical design drawings necessary for permitting the electrical work. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$3,360.00

Component Description:
First progress payment for installation of electrical equipment related to transmitter. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$19,400.00

Component Description:
50% progress payment for electrical design drawings necessary for permitting the electrical work. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$4,200.00

Component Description:
Second progress payment for installation of electrical equipment related to transmitter. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$20,830.76
Removal of Existing Equipment Information not provided.
Other -- Building Addition Size: 450.0

Component Description:
Cost of retaining wall and pad for transmitter heat exchangers. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$44,750.00
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 35 - 50 kW

Component Description:
50% "progress" payment on Comark transmitter. Supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$495,865.00

Component Description:
20% "due upon proof of performance" payment on Comark transmitter. Supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$119,776.00

Component Description:
30% "deposit" payment for Comark Transmitter. Supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$297,519.00
5 Ton system

Component Description:
25% "upon agreement acceptance" payment of replacement of HVAC at new transmitter location. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$6,304.00

Component Description:
Balance due payment of replacement of HVAC at new transmitter location. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$18,913.00
RF Interconnect 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 $284,772.00 $272,735.00 N/A $204,360.00 N/A
Total for all systems $3,192,722.57 $2,449,991.73 N/A $1,980,125.55 N/A
Interim Antenna TFU-WB-16 $76,680.00 $68,375.00 $0.00
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed) $13,700.00 $8,125.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 16 bay,, 250 kW input, directional,, horizontally polarized $56,250.00 $56,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $4,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Primary Antenna TFU-27 JSC/VP-R CT150 $208,092.00 $204,360.00 $204,360.00
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $21,750.00 Cost for antenna mounting brackets. Please see attached Dielectric Quote #800060CMZ-4. $21,750.00 N/A
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed) $12,300.00 $10,298.00 Cost of elbow complex kit. Please see Dielectric Quote #800060CMZ-4 attached. $10,298.00 N/A
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 1000 kW input, directional,, elliptically or circularly polarized $165,912.00 $165,912.00 Cost for UHF side mount one station elliptically polarized antenna (Model TFU-27 JSC/VP-R CT150). VPol charges of $21,750 not included in cost estimate. Please see Dielectric Quote #800060CMZ-4 attached. $165,912.00 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 Cost of repack sweep. Please see Dielectric Quote #800060CMZ-4 attached. $6,400.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed) Information not provided.
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 16 bay,, 250 kW input, directional,, horizontally polarized Information not provided.
Sweep test of existing antenna Information not provided.
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost)

Component Description:
10% "after repack sweep" for antenna mounting brackets. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$2,175.00

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" for antenna mounting brackets. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$14,137.50

Component Description:
25% "deposit" for antenna mounting brackets. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$5,437.50
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed)

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" for primary elbow complex. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$6,693.70

Component Description:
10% "after repack sweep" for primary elbow complex. Supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$1,029.80

Component Description:
25% "deposit" for primary elbow complex. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$2,574.50
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 1000 kW input, directional,, elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
10% "after repack sweep" for primary antenna. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$16,591.20

Component Description:
25% "deposit" for primary antenna. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$41,478.00

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" for primary antenna. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$107,842.80
Sweep test of existing antenna

Component Description:
10% "balance upon repack sweep" payment for repack sweep. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$640.00

Component Description:
25% "deposit" for repack sweep of primary antenna operations. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,600.00

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" for repack sweep of primary antenna operations. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$4,160.00

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 $298,960.00 $203,010.10 N/A $199,552.16 N/A
Total for all systems $3,192,722.57 $2,449,991.73 N/A $1,980,125.55 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $298,960.00 $203,010.10 $199,552.16
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 6 1/8" $298,960.00 $203,010.10 Cost of primary transmission line. Please see attached Dielectric Quote #800060CMZ-4. Please see Dielectric WPXK Antenna Change Order. $199,552.16 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 6 1/8"

Component Description:
10% "after repack sweep" for primary transmission line. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$19,269.95

Component Description:
10% "after repack sweep" payment for one transmission line cut piece. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$171.85

Component Description:
10% "after repack sweep" payment for two transmission line cut pieces. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$343.70

Component Description:
10% "after repack sweep" payment for one transmission line cut piece. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid
Amount:
$171.85

Component Description:
25% "deposit" for primary transmission line / 25% "deposit" for primary transmission lines additional cut pieces. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$47,294.28

Component Description:
10% "after repack sweep" payment for two transmission line cut pieces. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$343.70

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" for primary transmission line / 65% "prior to ship" for primary transmission lines additional cut pieces. Supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$131,956.83

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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 $663,850.00 $579,376.25 N/A $474,376.25 N/A
Total for all systems $3,192,722.57 $2,449,991.73 N/A $1,980,125.55 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $453,350.00 $454,376.25 $454,376.25
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas) $421,000.00 $439,856.25 Cost for tower rigging services. Please see Worldwide Communications Quote #S-19-932 attached. Cost estimate includes sales tax of $36,676.25, but does not include $20k deposit to secure tower services (currently on other tower). And Worldwide #S-19-978 $439,856.25 N/A
Structural Analysis $6,050.00 $6,050.00 Cost of structural analysis and report. Please see Tower Engineering Company Quote #20180727 attached. Please also see attached Tower Engineering Structural Re-analysis Quote dated 7/29/2019. $6,050.00 N/A
Tower mapping for an undocumented/poorly documented tower and preparation of documentation necessary for tower load study $26,300.00 $8,470.00 Cost of structural observation. Please see Tower Engineering Company Quote #20180727 attached. $8,470.00 N/A
Primary Tower GTOWER $210,500.00 $125,000.00 $20,000.00
Tall Tower (greater than 500') $210,500.00 $125,000.00 See AT Exhibit for more information. $20,000.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas)

Component Description:
Cost to cut old existing antenna into separate pieces for removal. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$26,680.00

Component Description:
Balance due payment for tower services. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$130,801.25

Component Description:
75% payment (less $20,000 deposit) for tower services. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$282,375.00
Structural Analysis

Component Description:
Cost of structural re-analysis to change legs for side mounted antenna. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$1,300.00

Component Description:
Cost of rigorous analysis. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,403.75

Component Description:
Cost for rigorous analysis. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$3,346.25
Tower mapping for an undocumented/poorly documented tower and preparation of documentation necessary for tower load study

Component Description:
Cost of structural observation. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$8,470.00
Tall Tower (greater than 500')

Component Description:
Down payment associated with securing tower service. Note that amount is not additional to cost of tower rigging and will be deducted from total cost of tower rigging at the time it is quoted. Supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$20,000.00

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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 $166,164.00 $178,356.80 N/A $37,026.58 N/A
Total for all systems $3,192,722.57 $2,449,991.73 N/A $1,980,125.55 N/A
Outside Professional Services $166,164.00 $178,356.80 $37,026.58
Project management of the transition $9,164.00 $31,606.80 Please see Joseph Construction 19064 $30,658.59 N/A
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $84,200.00 $80,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Environmental Assessment, if triggered by NEPA Section 106 review or for certain structures over 450 feet $10,520.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
NEPA Section 106 environmental review, if needed $6,310.00 $6,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $4,210.00 $4,000.00 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 $4,742.99 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 $1,500.00 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $5,000.00 See AT Exhibits for more information. $125.00 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
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,680.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
First progress payment for project management. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$10,670.00

Component Description:
Second progress payment for project management. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$19,988.59
RF Exposure Measurements Information not provided.
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed Information not provided.
Environmental Assessment, if triggered by NEPA Section 106 review or for certain structures over 450 feet Information not provided.
NEPA Section 106 environmental review, if needed Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations 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:
Invoice for WPXK's portion of general repack legal expenses incurred for 42 of the ION repack stations for period 2/1/2017 - 12/15/2017. Payee has corresponded with FCC staff. Hourly supporting documentation and invoice attached.
Amount:
$4,742.99

Component Description:
Invoice for station's portion of general repack legal expenses incurred for 42 of the ION repack stations for period 2/1/2017 - 12/15/2017. Payee has corresponded with FCC staff and has provided corrected supporting documentation.
Amount:
$4,837.97
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:
Cost of RF consultant preparation of engineering part of FCC Form 2100. Hourly supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,500.00
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Cost of RF consultant work for new channel assignment and antenna development. Hourly supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$62.50

Component Description:
Cost of RF consultant work for new channel assignment and antenna development. Hourly supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$62.50
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization 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 $142,576.57 $133,511.57 N/A $33,892.80 N/A
Total for all systems $3,192,722.57 $2,449,991.73 N/A $1,980,125.55 N/A
Other Expenses $142,576.57 $133,511.57 $33,892.80
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $32,446.57 $32,446.57 This is what ION has been billed by vendors to deliver equipment needed to meet repack deadline. $22,202.80 Estimated Cost and sub-total are both $13,845.34.
Civil Engineering Services $6,500.00 $6,500.00 Cost for civil engineering services. Please see attached C&ME Proposal for Civil Design Services. $6,500.00 N/A
Obtain building permits from local zoning authorities $750.00 $750.00 See AT Exhibits for more information. N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $800.00 $800.00 N/A $800.00 N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $0.00 $0.00 The amount is yet to be determined (TBD) and ION will submit on-air announcement costs when finalized. N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $15,000.00 $15,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
BLM or NFS Coordination $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Non-zoning permits $15,000.00 $15,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Local Zoning $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A 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
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A $4,390.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges

Component Description:
Cost of freight for antenna mounting brackets. Supporting documentation and cover letter for expedited freight is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$71.39

Component Description:
Cost of freight for parts of main antenna package. Supporting documentation and cover letter for expedited freight is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$3,185.13

Component Description:
Cost of shipping and handling for transmitter package. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$16,601.23

Component Description:
Cost of freight for main antenna. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$10,243.77

Component Description:
Cost of freight for one transmission line cut piece. Supporting documentation and cover letter for expedited freight is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$59.61

Component Description:
Cost of freight for parts of main antenna package. Supporting documentation and cover letter for expedited freight is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$2,285.44
Civil Engineering Services

Component Description:
Cost for civil engineering services. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$6,500.00
Obtain building permits from local zoning authorities Information not provided.
MVPD Notification of Channel Change

Component Description:
Cost of MVPD notifications of channel change through Widelity Inc. Supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$800.00
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) Information not provided.
BLM or NFS Coordination Information not provided.
Non-zoning permits Information not provided.
Local Zoning Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application Information not provided.
DTV Medical Facility Notification Information not provided.
Equipment Storage

Component Description:
Cost to store main antenna until installation. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$3,095.00

Component Description:
Cost of fencing to surround storage/staging area of transmission line and antenna. Supporting documentation and receipt is attached. This has been paid.
Amount:
$4,390.00

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $3,192,722.57 $2,449,991.73 $1,980,125.55

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.

Mario Vasquez

Vice President - Finance, Operations


02/13/2020

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.

Mario Vasquez

Vice President - Finance, Operations


02/13/2020

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