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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:
8688
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WRAL-TV
Channel:
17 (UHF)
File Number:
0000027637
FRN:
0001961713
Date Submitted:
02/20/2020

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc.

Chrissy Cicuto

2619 Western Blvd

Raleigh, NC 27606

United States

+1 (919) 821-8730 ccicuto@cbc-raleigh.com Corporation

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

[Confidential]

 

 

 


Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

Peter Sockett

Director of Engineering and Operations

Capitol Broadcasting Company

Pete Sockett

2619 Western Blvd

Raleigh, NC 27606

United States

+1 (919) 821-8573 psockett@wral.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 All 4 broadcasters will need to replace antennas on the candelabra. The transition plan for WRAL / WRAZ is to replace the existing Aux antenna with a single ch15 / 17 slot antenna at approx 1720ft (524m) to use as both the new AUX and interim facility.

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 CD2400P4
Year 1999
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Other
Other IOT Power Type 4 tube system
Power Capacity 100 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 ULXTED-120
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 76.0 kW
Justification for New Transmitter 1) Manufacturer (Gates Air) will not support channel changes to this model of transmitter. 2) Comark estimate for IOT transmitter is higher than a solid State transmitter from GatesAir

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 300 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 4 inches
Length 400.0 feet
Other Electrical Service No
Description N/A
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Cooling Only
Size 15 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 1600.0 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

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Name Description

System installation

Manufacturer to come to site to install and commission.

Spare Modules and Power supplies

Currently we keep 1 spare IOT tube on hand in the event of a failure. This purchases spare parts for Solid State TX

RF System

Magic T / Mask filter / Dummy load and RF Line for Installation

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 Purchase New
Antenna Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Auxilary (Backup)
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 Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 2
Number of Panels 36
Design power capacity in use 100.0 %
Lower Limit 674.00 MHz
Upper Limit 710.00 MHz
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 1000.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ETU-P3H12-(48-53)
Year 2008

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

Facility ID Call Sign
64611 WRAZ

Auxiliary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Interim Facility and Auxiliary (Backup)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? Yes
Is antenna directional? No
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 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: 805.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATW25H3-ESO-15/17H
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna This antenna will serve as both an Interim facility while the candelabra is rebuilt and will replace the existing AUX antenna already in service for both WRAL and WRAZ

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? Yes
Type New
Number of channels supported 2
Frequencies of channels supported Upper and lower frequency
Frequency 476.0 MHz - 494.0 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? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? Broadband
Feed Line Size 8 3/16 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? Yes
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Auxiliary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

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? 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 Top
Polarization Elliptical
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: 1000.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATW25H5-ETO-48H
Year 2008

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? No
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types Class Full Power
Mounting Top Mount
Antenna position in stack Top
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: 533.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATW25H4-ETO-17H
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna Required as old antenna is cut for channel 48

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?
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 7 3/16 inches inches
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for a high power antenna?
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.

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 Auxiliary (Backup)
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
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 7 3/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1738 feet per run

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

Facility ID Call Sign
64611 WRAZ

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Auxiliary (Backup) and Interim Facility
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Type Rigid
Diameter 8 3/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length Broadband
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 2013 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Required to feed new Aux / Interim antenna. Cost will be split with WRAZ.

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

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 Waveguide
Diameter N/A
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length N/A
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 2210 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 7 3/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 19 1/2 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 2210 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Existing run is GLW 1500 Waveguide that is frequency specific for High Band UHF

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Gas Barrier

The transmission line Gas Barrier enables the transmission line to be pressurized.

2 Wall feed through units

The two listed wall feed thru units are for the transmission line as it goes through the wall to the outside of the transmitter building.

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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

Primary Tower

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Existing Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Modify Existing
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Is this tower consider Complex? Candelabra
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 1027322
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 35° 40' 29.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 078° 31' 39.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 1988.82 feet
Support Structure Height 1988.82 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 359.90 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner CBC REAL ESTATE COMPANY, INC.
Date Constructed 03/23/2000

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
64611 WRAZ DTV
50782 WNCN DTV
73205 WLFL DTV
73936 WTKK FM

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 tower with candelabra
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: Minor Reinforcements needed

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower Candelabra
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? Yes

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Relocate ENG Dish

Relocate 2 ENG receive dishes to create room for Interim / Aux antennas - Split with WRAZ

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 220
Explanation WRAL/WRAZ has only one engineer currently available at the TX site. Additional project management is necessary. The estimate is an average of 20 hrs per month for Jan - November of 2019. Note: post Phase 5 the candelabra still needs to be rebuilt.
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 Yes
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare engineering section of 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
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 Yes
For Main Facility Yes
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 Yes
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) No
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations No
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study Yes
RF exposure measurements Yes
Additional Field Engineering Service Yes
Number of Days 3
Justification Independent verification and inspection of installed systems

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Legal Guidance for repack

Consultation on repack items with Legal Council

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 No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change No
FCC License to Cover Application Yes
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application No
Other Miscellaneous Expenses Does this relocation require paying Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? No
Does this relocation require the Development and Airing of an Announcement regarding an upcoming channel change? Yes
Does this relocation require MVPD Notification of a Channel Change? Yes

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Facilty remote control and monitoing modifications

Modifications to existing system to add new telemetry and control.

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 $3,247,975.00 $3,114,978.00 N/A $2,974,563.24 N/A
Total for all systems $6,501,452.65 $6,039,989.65 N/A $5,267,621.21 N/A
Primary Transmitter ULXTED-120 $3,247,975.00 $3,114,978.00 $2,974,563.24
Other -- Building Addition Size: 1600.0 $867,639.00 $867,639.00 Our facility is full with no room to install new equipment before old equipment is removed. This facility will be shared with WRAZ. This is 1/2 the cost, other half will be represented on WRAZ. Please see "building cost narrative" recently uploaded. $762,229.59 New estimate was uploaded April 18th for approval.
Spare Modules and Power supplies $35,000.00 $35,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
System installation $1.00 $1.00 Included in overall TX price N/A N/A
15 Ton system $55,800.00 $1.00 Included in overall building estimate N/A N/A
4" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $40,400.00 $1.00 Included in overall building estimate N/A N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA $36,800.00 $1.00 Included in overall TX price N/A N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 76.0 kW $2,212,334.00 $2,212,334.00 Includes all TX cost - RF System, installation and electrical (transformer). Freight Charges Also $2,212,333.65 N/A
RF System $1.00 $1.00 Included in overall TX price N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Other -- Building Addition Size: 1600.0

Component Description:
First invoice (Pay app) in construction project
Amount:
$254,945.60

Component Description:
Fifth invoice (Pay app) in construction project
Amount:
$50,216.16

Component Description:
WRAL portion of ITS Invoice WRAL-WRAZ-006
Amount:
$38,250.00

Component Description:
WRAL portion of ITS Invoice WRAL-WRAZ-007
Amount:
$48,375.00

Component Description:
WRAL Portion of Osborn Invoice 29157
Amount:
$933.70

Component Description:
REVISED -Ross Video Limited invoice for new transmitter ASI feed.
Amount:
$3,668.80

Component Description:
WRAL portion of Osborn invoice 27628
Amount:
$1,267.64

Component Description:
WRAL Portion of Osborn Invoice 27973
Amount:
$5,111.98

Component Description:
WRAL Portion of Osborn Invoice 28690
Amount:
$20,320.01

Component Description:
WRAL Portion of Osborn Invoice 27175 revised with invoices.
Amount:
$7,563.72

Component Description:
12-09-19 Osborn invoice 32586 for printing related to the WRAL new building addition.
Amount:
$40.30

Component Description:
WRAL Portion of Osborn Invoice 27327 Revised with receipts now attached.
Amount:
$7,741.53

Component Description:
Third invoice (Pay app) in construction project
Amount:
$111,204.90

Component Description:
REVISED WRAL portion of the BeckTV invoice 10351 for new building infrastructure equipment.
Amount:
$17,076.83

Component Description:
WRAL Portion of Osborn Invoice 28274. REVISED
Amount:
$14,745.14

Component Description:
Fourth invoice (Pay app) in construction project
Amount:
$70,326.24

Component Description:
Second invoice (Pay app) in construction project
Amount:
$70,087.95

Component Description:
WRAL portion of ITS invoice WRAL-WRAZ-008
Amount:
$48,892.50

Component Description:
1/2 of cost for equipment racks for new transmitter. Total invoice amount is split between WRAL and WRAZ
Amount:
$8,538.42
Spare Modules and Power supplies Information not provided.
System installation Information not provided.
15 Ton system Information not provided.
4" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) Information not provided.
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA Information not provided.
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 76.0 kW

Component Description:
Final payment for transmitter, installation and freight charges for WRAL main transmitter.
Amount:
$106,461.97

Component Description:
50% down for transmitter
Amount:
$1,053,306.70

Component Description:
Gates second invoice - includes RF system and electrical (transformer)
Amount:
$1,052,564.98
RF System 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 $585,920.00 $561,600.00 N/A $412,270.89 N/A
Total for all systems $6,501,452.65 $6,039,989.65 N/A $5,267,621.21 N/A
Primary Antenna ATW25H4-ETO-17H $310,130.00 $294,600.00 $236,125.00
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna , elliptically or circularly polarized $289,500.00 $275,000.00 N/A $229,875.00 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A $6,250.00 N/A
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 7 3/16. feedline (if needed) $13,900.00 $13,200.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Auxiliary Antenna ATW25H3-ESO-15/17H $275,790.00 $267,000.00 $176,145.89
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $3,200.00 1/2 split with WRAZ N/A N/A
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $5,260.00 $2,500.00 1/2 split with WRAZ N/A N/A
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $11,000.00 1/2 split with WRAZ $7,425.00 This Covers both WRAL and WRAZ combined AUX system
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 8 3/16. feedline (if needed) $18,950.00 $17,800.00 This antenna is a "combined antenna" the other 1/2 of the cost is shared with WRAZ $17,737.04 N/A
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 805 kW input, elliptically or circularly polarized $137,500.00 $137,500.00 This antenna is a "combined antenna" the other 1/2 of the cost is shared with WRAZ $129,733.85 This covers cost for both WRAL and WRAZ AUX combined antenna ststem
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna) $84,200.00 $95,000.00 Interim (AUX) antenna will support full power from each station (WRAL and WRAZ) requiring larger sized combiner. $21,250.00 This is for Both WRAL and WRAZ interim / aux antenna system

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna , elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
85% initial Payment WRAL Main Antenna
Amount:
$195,393.75

Component Description:
Final payment (15%) for Primary Antenna - ATW25H4-ETO-17H
Amount:
$34,481.25
Sweep test of existing antenna

Component Description:
85% initial payment - System Sweep
Amount:
$5,312.50

Component Description:
Final payment (15%) for System Sweep
Amount:
$937.50
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 7 3/16. feedline (if needed) Information not provided.
Sweep test of existing antenna Information not provided.
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)

Component Description:
1/2 of 85% Initial Payment - Leg mount bracket set WRAL and WRAZ Combined AUX
Amount:
$6,311.25

Component Description:
WRAL portion of the WRAL/WRAZ Aux Antenna Leg Mount Bracket. Final 15%
Amount:
$1,113.75
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 8 3/16. feedline (if needed)

Component Description:
Corrected Amount - 50% split between WRAL and WRAZ for ERI Invoice 53331
Amount:
$17,737.04
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 805 kW input, elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
WRAL portion of the final 15% due for the WRAL/WRAZ Aux antenna plus freight.
Amount:
$24,599.47

Component Description:
1/2 of 85% Initial Payment - Combined WRAL/WRAZ Side mount AUX Antenna
Amount:
$105,134.38
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna)

Component Description:
WRAL portion of the final 15% due for the WRAL/WRAZ Aux combiner.
Amount:
$3,187.50

Component Description:
1/2 of 85% Initial Payment - Combiner for WRAL and WRAZ
Amount:
$18,062.50

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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 $1,445,182.65 $1,022,995.65 N/A $895,043.41 N/A
Total for all systems $6,501,452.65 $6,039,989.65 N/A $5,267,621.21 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $641,995.65 $641,995.65 $635,594.36
Gas Barrier $391.85 $391.85 No Predetermined cost estimate $391.85 N/A
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 7 3/16" $640,900.00 $640,900.00 N/A $634,498.71 N/A
2 Wall feed through units $703.80 $703.80 No Predetermined Cost Estimate $703.80 N/A
Auxiliary Transmission Line $803,187.00 $381,000.00 $259,449.05
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 8 3/16" broadband $803,187.00 $381,000.00 This represents 1/2. WRAZ will cover the other 1/2 $259,449.05 This covers both WRAL main and the WRAL/WRAZ combined AUX antenna systems

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Gas Barrier

Component Description:
Full payment for gas Barrier 7-3/16" 75 Ohm
Amount:
$391.85
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 7 3/16"

Component Description:
ERI Invoice WRAL-3000 50% deposit with order for Proposal 20190131-528
Amount:
$24,690.37

Component Description:
ERI Invoice WRAL-53483 Balance due and freight for proposal 20190130-528
Amount:
$29,194.50

Component Description:
Final payment (15%) for Transmission Line system
Amount:
$84,062.14

Component Description:
85% initial payment - TX Line System design and drawings
Amount:
$9,243.75

Component Description:
85% initial payment - Transmission Line for WRAL
Amount:
$476,352.20

Component Description:
Final payment (15%) for TX line system design and drawings
Amount:
$1,631.25

Component Description:
Final payment (15%) for Sahara Dehydrator
Amount:
$1,398.68

Component Description:
85% initial payment - Sahara TX Line Dehydrator - WRAL Main line
Amount:
$7,925.82
2 Wall feed through units

Component Description:
Full payment for Wall Feed Thru
Amount:
$703.80
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 8 3/16" broadband

Component Description:
WRAL portion of the WRAL/WRAZ Aux Transmission Line System plus freight. Final 15% payment.
Amount:
$42,469.20

Component Description:
WRAL portion of the extra cut piece of transmission line for the WRAL/WRAZ Aux. transmission line. Full payment.
Amount:
$1,021.28

Component Description:
WRAL portion of the WRAL/WRAZ Aux Transmission Line Dehydrator after discount. Final payment.
Amount:
$394.09

Component Description:
1/2 of 85% initial payment - TX Line for Combined WRAL WRAZ AUX Antenna system
Amount:
$206,396.21

Component Description:
1/2 of ERI invoice 54459
Amount:
$5,205.36

Component Description:
1/2 of 85% initial payment - Sahara TX line dehydrator - AUX combined system WRAL and WRAZ
Amount:
$3,962.91

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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 $967,300.00 $1,183,091.00 N/A $931,207.54 N/A
Total for all systems $6,501,452.65 $6,039,989.65 N/A $5,267,621.21 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $967,300.00 $1,183,091.00 $931,207.54
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas) $421,000.00 $637,791.00 Estimated cost is $216,791.00 over predetermined cost estimate due to unexpected rigging cost and overages for antenna installation. $616,762.54 N/A
Relocate ENG Dish $25,000.00 $25,000.00 This is 1/2 of the cost - other half will be covered by WRAZ N/A N/A
Minor tower reinforcement/modifications $158,000.00 $158,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Structural engineering tower load study for a documented tower with candelabra $20,000.00 $19,000.00 N/A $4,750.00 N/A
Tower Helicopter Lift $343,300.00 $343,300.00 No predetermined cost available. $309,695.00 N/A

Components

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

Component Description:
Tower Plumb and Tension cost. Total amount of $46,500.00 is split between WRAL and WRAZ
Amount:
$23,250.00

Component Description:
WRAL portion of ERI Invoice WRAL-54736
Amount:
$35,686.87

Component Description:
WRAL Portion of ERI Invoice WRAL-5000A. Remaining invoice amount charged to WRAZ
Amount:
$67,604.25

Component Description:
WRAL antenna installation and rigging costs. 50% deposit with order.
Amount:
$105,137.50

Component Description:
WRAL 50% deposit with order for tower installation services
Amount:
$61,870.00

Component Description:
WRAL 50% of invoice for balance due.
Amount:
$61,870.00

Component Description:
ERI Invoice 54380 for extra tower work and weather day.
Amount:
$42,202.53

Component Description:
WRAL portion of invoice WRAL-5000 for 50% with order. Remainder of Invoice charged to WRAZ
Amount:
$84,505.32

Component Description:
WRAL portion of ERI Invoice WRAL-53914. Remainder of invoice charged to WRAZ
Amount:
$16,901.07

Component Description:
WRAL Portion of ERI invoice WRAL-53700. Remainder of invoice charged to WRAZ.
Amount:
$33,625.00

Component Description:
WRAL antenna installation and rigging costs. 40% payment prior to mobilization.
Amount:
$84,110.00
Relocate ENG Dish Information not provided.
Minor tower reinforcement/modifications Information not provided.
Structural engineering tower load study for a documented tower with candelabra

Component Description:
WRAL portion of ERI Invoice 52341. Remainder of invoice charged to WRAZ
Amount:
$4,750.00
Tower Helicopter Lift

Component Description:
WRAL portion of James River invoice 2002 for Helicopter landing pad.
Amount:
$7,250.00

Component Description:
WRAL Old antenna removal and new antenna placement via helicopter. 50% deposit with order.
Amount:
$168,025.00

Component Description:
WRAL Old antenna removal and new antenna placement via helicopter. 40% payment prior to mobilization.
Amount:
$134,420.00

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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 $195,490.00 $105,550.00 N/A $46,444.04 N/A
Total for all systems $6,501,452.65 $6,039,989.65 N/A $5,267,621.21 N/A
Outside Professional Services $195,490.00 $105,550.00 $46,444.04
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $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
Legal Guidance for repack $14,000.00 $14,000.00 N/A $13,204.76 N/A
Additional Field Engineering Service, 3 Days $6,500.00 $6,500.00 Estimating $2000 per day for an independent verification of the new transmission systems $6,500.00 N/A
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $84,200.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
ASR modification (prepare FCC Form 854) $2,105.00 $500.00 N/A $500.00 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 - Aux Antenna, prepare and File Form 2100 Construction Permit or License Application $4,210.00 $4,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $34,760.00 $30,800.00 Estimate consists of an average of 20hrs per month Jan - Nov 2019 $23,864.28 N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A 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
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 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 $1,750.00 N/A
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, Construction Permit Application $2,105.00 $2,000.00 N/A $625.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Legal Guidance for repack

Component Description:
1/2 of Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer, LLP invoice -- Legal guidance for Incentive Auction/Repack
Amount:
$2,240.13

Component Description:
WRAL half of Legal Guidance invoice from Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
Amount:
$218.00

Component Description:
WRAL portion of Legal Guidance invoice from Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
Amount:
$2,315.00

Component Description:
WRAL half of Legal Guidance invoice from Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
Amount:
$1,844.38

Component Description:
WRAL portion of Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer, LLP invoice -- Legal guidance for Incentive Auction/Repack
Amount:
$2,723.00

Component Description:
1/2 of Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer, LLP invoice -- Legal guidance for Incentive Auction/Repack
Amount:
$286.50

Component Description:
1/2 of Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer, LLP invoice -- Legal guidance for Incentive Auction/Repack
Amount:
$1,977.50

Component Description:
1/2 of Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer, LLP invoice -- Legal guidance for Incentive Auction/Repack
Amount:
$987.75

Component Description:
1/2 of Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer, LLP invoice -- Legal guidance for Incentive Auction/Repack
Amount:
$321.50

Component Description:
1/2 of Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer, LLP invoice for legal guidance for Incentive Auction/Repack.
Amount:
$291.00
Additional Field Engineering Service, 3 Days

Component Description:
Final payment (15%) for site survey by 2 ERI Climbers
Amount:
$975.00

Component Description:
TX Layout Site Survey - 2 Certified ERI Climbers
Amount:
$5,525.00
RF Exposure Measurements Information not provided.
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed Information not provided.
ASR modification (prepare FCC Form 854)

Component Description:
RF Engineering - FAA filing to update frequency
Amount:
$500.00
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Aux Antenna, prepare and File Form 2100 Construction Permit or License Application Information not provided.
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
Project Management Services for September 2019
Amount:
$1,610.00

Component Description:
April invoice
Amount:
$5,355.00

Component Description:
Project Management Services for February 2019
Amount:
$1,890.00

Component Description:
Project Management Services for May 2019
Amount:
$4,585.00

Component Description:
Project Management Services for June 2019
Amount:
$4,480.00

Component Description:
Project Management Services for July 2019
Amount:
$3,424.28

Component Description:
Project Management Services for March 2019
Amount:
$980.00

Component Description:
Project Management Services for January 2019
Amount:
$1,540.00
Prepare and or review reimbursement form Information not provided.
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
RF Consultant fees for modification of construction permit to reduce ERP.
Amount:
$1,500.00

Component Description:
RF Consultant fees for application for license to cover construction permit for main antenna.
Amount:
$250.00
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
RF Engineering - application for license to cover Aux. construction permit.
Amount:
$625.00

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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 $59,585.00 $51,775.00 N/A $8,092.09 N/A
Total for all systems $6,501,452.65 $6,039,989.65 N/A $5,267,621.21 N/A
Other Expenses $59,585.00 $51,775.00 $8,092.09
Facilty remote control and monitoing modifications $15,000.00 $15,000.00 Facility remote control and monitoring modifications N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $1,250.00 $1,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $4,600.00 $4,600.00 No Predetermined Cost Estimate $259.84 N/A
Non-zoning permits $1,000.00 $1,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Local Zoning $5,850.00 $5,850.00 Wake County NC Commercial Building Permit for New Building Addition. $5,841.15 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 $3,750.00 N/A N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A $1,991.10 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Facilty remote control and monitoing modifications Information not provided.
MVPD Notification of Channel Change Information not provided.
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges

Component Description:
Freight expense from BeckTV. Invoice 10404
Amount:
$259.84
Non-zoning permits Information not provided.
Local Zoning

Component Description:
WRAL Portion of the Building Permit expenses for the new transmitter building addition.
Amount:
$5,841.15
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application Information not provided.
DTV Medical Facility Notification Information not provided.
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)

Component Description:
12-9-19 - James River Invoice 1930 for waste dumpster removal and return.
Amount:
$1,126.00

Component Description:
12-9-19 - James River Invoice 1945 for waste dumpster removal and return.
Amount:
$865.10

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $6,501,452.65 $6,039,989.65 $5,267,621.21

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.

Craig Stephen Turner

Project Engineer


02/20/2020

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.

Craig Stephen Turner

Project Engineer


02/20/2020

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