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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:
9922
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WCMV
Channel:
34 (UHF)
File Number:
0000027961
FRN:
0002733764
Date Submitted:
05/20/2020

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

Doing Business As: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

Wayne Henderson

PUBLIC BROADCASTING

1999 EAST CAMPUS DR.

MT. PLEASANT, MI 48859

United States

+1 (989) 774-3105 hende1ww@cmich.edu Government Entity

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

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Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

Wayne Henderson

Director Technical Services

Central Michigan University

Wayne Henderson

Public Broadcasting

1999 E. Campus Dr.

Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859

United States

+1 (989) 774-6864 hende1ww@cmich.edu

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 New transmitters and combiner for WPBN-TV, WGTU, and WCMV to be installed, tested, and working into load prior to end of Transition Phase 6. It is not anticipated the buildup will affect current operations until night of cutover. See attached doc.

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 NV7930V
Year 2004
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 15.6 kW

Primary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Manufacturer
Model ULXTE-30
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 19.2 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Transmitter no longer supported, end of life, no field service available, many parts required for retune not available, will not make new operating power. See attached notice from Rohde & Schwarz.

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) No
Transformer (480V) No
Power N/A
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size N/A
Length N/A
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description Electrical firm 1st site visit for evaluation. 2nd Visit install conduit, pull electrical wiring, and activate electrical to interim transmitter, 3rd trip get electrical activated to permanent transmitter via new panel.
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Heating and Cooling
Size Other
Other Size 7 tons
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No
Size N/A
Channel 14 Costs Is an RF Consulting Engineer needed? N/A
Is a channel 14 Mask Filer needed? N/A
Is additional field engineering time needed? N/A
Number of Days N/A

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Concrete Pad for Heat Exchangers and AC Heat Pump Units

Concrete Pad to be added under existing and new ice bridge for the Heat Exchangers and AC Heat Pump outdoor Units to be placed on and protected.

Replacement Building Outside Wall Panels

To Replace Building Outside Wall Panels to repair openings left when existing old AC Wall Mounted Units are Removed. Supplied by the building manufacturer.

GatesAir Transmitter Install Services

WCMV Interim UAXTE-8 Installation-Commissioning, WCMV ULXTE-30 Installation-Commissioning, WCMV HE-Pump Install Test, GatesAir Program Management at WCMV Site.

Interim Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase
Manufacturer
Model UAXTE-8R44
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 4.8 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Space constraints due to the 3 cabinet Rohde & Schwarz, existing 4 channel high power combining system, 3 pumps stands, and other systems will have to be removed before space will be available for the new transmitter and combiner system can be installed.

Interim Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) No
Transformer (480V) No
Power N/A
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size N/A
Length N/A
Other Electrical Service No
Description N/A
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? No
Type N/A
Size N/A
Other Size N/A
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No
Size N/A
Channel 14 Costs Is an RF Consulting Engineer needed? N/A
Is a channel 14 Mask Filer needed? N/A
Is additional field engineering time needed? N/A
Number of Days N/A
Inside RF System Is an additional interior RF system required to support this interim transmitter? Yes

Interim Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Antennas

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

Primary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Retune Existing
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? Yes
Is the existing antenna directional? Yes
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type 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 48
Design power capacity in use 35.0 %
Lower Limit 482.00 MHz
Upper Limit 608.00 MHz
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 338.0 kW
Manufacturer Dielectric
Model TUF-P4-12/48H-1
Year 2002

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

Facility ID Call Sign
59280 WGTU
21253 WPBN-TV

Primary Antenna

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Adjustment to Existing Antenna

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

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Combiner for Shared Antenna Do you need a Combiner for a Shared Antenna? Yes
Type New
Number of channels supported 3
Frequencies of channels supported RF channel
Frequency N/A

Enter a list of RF channel numbers.

RF Channel Number
34
29
35

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Transmission Line

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

Primary Transmission Line

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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Utilize Existing
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? Yes
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer Dielectric
Type Rigid
Diameter 6 1/8 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length Broadband
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1260 feet per run

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

Facility ID Call Sign
59280 WGTU
21253 WPBN-TV

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Core two Holes through Building Walls

The interbuilding transmission line will enter one building with a concrete block wall and the other building a 4 inch outside aggregate paneled wall; both require 9 inch holes cored for the line to enter.

InterBuilding Transmission Line Installation Services

The GatesAir installation group does not install outdoor transmission line; our Tower Consultants will secure a tower company to provide the line installation services.

Expand Ice Shielding

New Inter Building Transmission Line and Heat Exchangers Requires Ice Shield.

WCMV WPBN WGTU CIF Combiner Output Connection to Antenna Feed

3 Stations combined requires CIF/Combiner Output to be connected to the Antenna Feed the night of cutover. Items 6 1/8": 2 Transmission Lines, 1 Dir. Coupler, 3 Elbows, 1 Gas Stop, 3 Flange Field Soft Solder, 3 Anchor Connectors, 1 Fine Matcher, 4 Hngrs

WGTU Transmitter Connection to Branch Combiner

All Items 3 1/8": 2 Transmission Lines, 6 Elbows, 1 Fine Matcher, 5 Flange Field Soft Solder, 5 Anchor Connectors, 5 "O" Rings, 1 Ballast Load Kit, 4 Hangers.

WPBN Transmitter Connection to Branch Combiner

All Items 4 1/16": 2 Transmission Lines, 6 Elbows, 1 Fine Matcher, 5 Flange Field Soft Solder, 5 Anchor Connectors, 5 "O" Rings, 1 Ballast Load Kit, 4 Hangers.

InterBuilding Horizontal Line Run Between Branch and CIF Combiner

2 Buildings; 1 with Branch Combiner and 2nd Building with CIF/Combiner. Need Inter-Building Horizontal Line Run. All Items 6 1/8": 9 Transmission Lines, 7 Elbows, 1 Fine Matcher, 2 Gas Stops, 4 Flange Field Soft Solder, 6 Anchors, 2 "O" Rings, plus Misc

Spare Transmission Components

Qty 1 of each transmission line items as construction spares or in the event of shortage. 3 Elbows each size, 3 Flange Field Soft Solder each size, 3 Transmission Lines each size, 9 anchor connectors each size, 18 "O" Rings each size, 12 Caps & Hangers

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? No

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? No
Number of Hours N/A
Explanation N/A
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 No
Environmental Assessment No
ASR Modification No
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) No
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations 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 No
RF exposure measurements No
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 No
Non-zoning permits No
BLM or NFS Coordination No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change No
FCC License to Cover Application No
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application No
Other Miscellaneous Expenses Does this relocation require paying Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)? No
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

Internal Field Engineering Staff Expenses

Field Engineering Staff Initial Investigative Site Visits. Print workup, Manage Deliveries, On Site for Installations, Signal and Remote Control Wiring, Ice Bridge and RF Transmission Line Installation.

Demolition Services

Demolition Services to Remove old 4 Channel Manifold Combiner System from Ceiling including Disposal.

Internal Project Management

Director of Technical Services Project Management. CP, Form 399, Site Investigation, Bid Specs, Purchasing Activity, On Site during Construction, License to Cover. See Detailed Doc Attached.

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 $1,191,458.09 $685,097.08 N/A $245,648.87 N/A
Total for all systems $1,500,628.92 $1,150,112.51 N/A $416,089.80 N/A
Interim Transmitter UAXTE-8R44 $384,000.00 $93,840.74 $0.00
UHF inside RF system including switching $147,500.00 $2,394.74 N/A $0.00 N/A
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 4 - 6 kW $236,500.00 $91,446.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Transmitter ULXTE-30 $807,458.09 $591,256.34 $245,648.87
GatesAir Transmitter Install Services $61,254.45 $61,254.45 N/A $24,473.01 N/A
Replacement Building Outside Wall Panels $1,678.20 $1,678.20 Building manufacturer is providing replacement wall panels to repair opening left when old AC Units are removed. $1,678.20 N/A
Concrete Pad for Heat Exchangers and AC Heat Pump Units $2,931.00 $2,931.00 Additional Concrete Pad for the new AC Heat Pump Units and TV Transmitter outdoor exchangers to sit on under ice shield protection. $2,931.00 N/A
Other -- HVAC Service Type: H Size:7 (Other) $20,862.44 $20,862.44 Existing AC Units are 20 years old and are wall mounted right where the very large Waveguide CIF_Combiner has to be placed. Access to these will be cut off; the replacement units mount high on the walls out of the way. $20,862.44 N/A
Other Electrical Service: Electrical firm 1st site visit for evaluation. 2nd Visit install conduit, pull electrical wiring, and activate electrical to interim transmitter, 3rd trip get electrical activated to permanent transmitter via new panel. $36,732.00 $36,732.00 Electrical firm 4 site visits, new distribution panel and breakers. This expense covers both main and interim transmitters full electrical hookup. Building wide Lightning and Surge Suppression also included as existing obsolete and modules are blown. $36,732.00 N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 14.2 - 20 kW $684,000.00 $467,798.25 N/A $158,972.22 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
UHF inside RF system including switching

Component Description:
HELAIX TRANSMISSION LINE FOR UHF INSIDE RF SYSTEM INCLUDING SWITCHING
Amount:
$1,604.48

Component Description:
HELAIX TRANSMISSION LINE FOR UHF INSIDE RF SYSTEM INCLUDING SWITCHING
Amount:
$790.26
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 4 - 6 kW

Component Description:
5KW INTERM TRANSMITTER
Amount:
$46,239.78

Component Description:
5KW INTERM TRANSMITTER
Amount:
$45,206.22
GatesAir Transmitter Install Services

Component Description:
Transmitter Install Service
Amount:
$12,308.43

Component Description:
Transmitter Install Service
Amount:
$24,473.01

Component Description:
GatesAir Invoice Item #K - Transmitter Install Service
Amount:
$24,473.01
Replacement Building Outside Wall Panels

Component Description:
Replacement Building Outside Wall Panels
Amount:
$1,678.20
Concrete Pad for Heat Exchangers and AC Heat Pump Units

Component Description:
INSTALL 4" DEEP CONCRETE PAD PER PO
Amount:
$2,931.00
Other -- HVAC Service Type: H Size:7 (Other)

Component Description:
PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF TWO HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS
Amount:
$9,000.00

Component Description:
PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF TWO HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS
Amount:
$10,431.22

Component Description:
PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF TWO HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS
Amount:
$1,431.22
Other Electrical Service: Electrical firm 1st site visit for evaluation. 2nd Visit install conduit, pull electrical wiring, and activate electrical to interim transmitter, 3rd trip get electrical activated to permanent transmitter via new panel.

Component Description:
INSTALL 3/4" CONDUIT PER PO LINE 10 / ADD PUMP STANDS PER PO LINE 40 / ADD NEW CONDENSING UNIT PER PO LINE 50
Amount:
$36,732.00
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 14.2 - 20 kW

Component Description:
TRANSMITTER
Amount:
$149,853.81

Component Description:
TRANSMITTER
Amount:
$158,972.22

Component Description:
GatesAir WCMV 20 KW Transmitter - PO Line Item 10
Amount:
$158,972.22

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 $90,930.00 $258,225.10 N/A $86,092.26 N/A
Total for all systems $1,500,628.92 $1,150,112.51 N/A $416,089.80 N/A
Primary Antenna TUF-P4-12/48H-1 $90,930.00 $258,225.10 $86,092.26
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $7,529.41 See uploaded GatesAir Bid/Quote for Dielectric Field Engineer On-Site for One Day, Travel, Expenses, and Report. Sweep the Line Between Buildings, Align Fine Matchers, and Checkout Branch and CIF Combiners. $2,510.31 N/A
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna) $84,200.00 $250,695.69 CMU is sole owner of the channel combiner; by lease agreement we are responsible for its replacement in exchange for the property and tower use. CMU has entered the total cost for the three station combiner system as in the uploaded GatesAir Bid/Quotation $83,581.95 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Sweep test of existing antenna

Component Description:
Dielectric Service/Sweep Test of existing antenna
Amount:
$2,508.79

Component Description:
Dielectric Service/Sweep Test of existing antenna
Amount:
$2,510.31

Component Description:
GatesAir Invoice Item #L - Dielectric Service/Sweep Test of existing antenna
Amount:
$2,510.31
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna)

Component Description:
INVOICE ITEM E - COMBINER INSTALL SERVICES
Amount:
$13,952.77

Component Description:
INVOICE ITEM C - WGTU-TV / WPBN-TV BRANCH COMBINER
Amount:
$13,736.16

Component Description:
INVOICE ITEM D - RF ACCESSORIES
Amount:
$5,786.80

Component Description:
INVOICE ITEM B - MASK FILTER / COMBINER SYSTEM
Amount:
$50,056.06

Component Description:
INVOICE ITEM D - RF ACCESSORIES
Amount:
$5,790.27

Component Description:
INVOICE ITEM B - MASK FILTER / COMBINER SYSTEM
Amount:
$50,086.12

Component Description:
INVOICE ITEM C - WGTU-TV / WPBN-TV BRANCH COMBINER
Amount:
$13,744.42

Component Description:
INVOICE ITEM E - COMBINER INSTALL SERVICES
Amount:
$13,961.14

Component Description:
Invoice Item #C - WGTU-TV/WPBN-TV Branch Combiner
Amount:
$13,744.42

Component Description:
Invoice Item #B - Mask Filter / Combiner System
Amount:
$50,086.12

Component Description:
Invoice Item #E - Combiner Install Services
Amount:
$13,961.14

Component Description:
Invoice Item #D - RF Accessories
Amount:
$5,790.27

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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 $121,499.85 $121,499.85 N/A $61,992.34 N/A
Total for all systems $1,500,628.92 $1,150,112.51 N/A $416,089.80 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $121,499.85 $121,499.85 $61,992.34
Spare Transmission Components $14,773.58 $14,773.58 Qty 1 of each transmission line items as construction spares or in the event of shortage. 3 Elbows each size, 3 Flange Field Soft Solder each size, 3 Transmission Lines each size, 9 anchor connectors each size, 18 "O" Rings each size, 12 Caps & Hangers. $5,793.66 N/A
InterBuilding Horizontal Line Run Between Branch and CIF Combiner $41,001.80 $41,001.80 Reference the uploaded WCMV GatesAir Bid/Quotation Q-81065 Page 10 & 11. $13,433.60 N/A
WPBN Transmitter Connection to Branch Combiner $12,806.07 $12,806.07 Reference the uploaded WCMV GatesAir Bid/Quotation Q-81065 Page 9 & 10. $7,215.44 N/A
WGTU Transmitter Connection to Branch Combiner $8,564.40 $8,564.40 Reference the uploaded WCMV GatesAir Bid/Quotation Q-81065 Page 9. $4,794.21 N/A
WCMV WPBN WGTU CIF Combiner Output Connection to Antenna Feed $20,749.50 $20,749.50 Reference the uploaded WCMV GatesAir Bid/Quotation Q-81065 Page 11. $7,150.93 N/A
Expand Ice Shielding $6,767.00 $6,767.00 Ice Shield expansion for TV Transmitter heat exchangers and AC outdoor units; attached quotation from Isenhart Electric and CO to Purchase Orders. $6,767.00 N/A
InterBuilding Transmission Line Installation Services $16,220.00 $16,220.00 Tower consulting Company is providing the tower crews to install the interbuilding transmission line run. $16,220.00 N/A
Core two Holes through Building Walls $617.50 $617.50 Core two holes through two concrete building walls so the interbuilding transmission line can enter. $617.50 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Spare Transmission Components

Component Description:
Spare Transmission Components
Amount:
$3,186.26

Component Description:
Spare Transmission Components
Amount:
$5,793.66

Component Description:
GatesAir Invoice Item #J - Spare Transmission Components
Amount:
$5,793.66
InterBuilding Horizontal Line Run Between Branch and CIF Combiner

Component Description:
InterBuilding Horizontal Line Run Between Branch and CIF Combiner
Amount:
$14,134.60

Component Description:
InterBuilding Horizontal Line Run Between Branch and CIF Combiner
Amount:
$13,433.60

Component Description:
GatesAir Invoice Item #H - Inter-Building Horizontal Run Between Branch & CIF Combiners
Amount:
$13,433.60
WPBN Transmitter Connection to Branch Combiner

Component Description:
WPBN TRANSMITTER CONNECTION TO BRANCH COMBINER
Amount:
$5,590.63

Component Description:
GatesAir Line Item #G - WPBN Transmitter Connection to Branch Combiner
Amount:
$7,215.44
WGTU Transmitter Connection to Branch Combiner

Component Description:
WGTU TRANSMITTER CONNECTION TO BRANCH COMBINER
Amount:
$3,770.19

Component Description:
GatesAir Invoice Item #F - WGTU Transmitter Connection to Branch Combiner
Amount:
$4,794.21
WCMV WPBN WGTU CIF Combiner Output Connection to Antenna Feed

Component Description:
WCMV/WPBN/WGTU CIF Combiner Output Connection to Antenna Feed
Amount:
$6,447.64

Component Description:
WCMV/WPBN/WGTU CIF Combiner Output Connection to Antenna Feed
Amount:
$7,150.93

Component Description:
GatesAir Invoice Item #I - WCMV/WPBN/WGTU CIF Combiner Output Connection to Antenna Feed
Amount:
$7,150.93
Expand Ice Shielding

Component Description:
ADD ICE MAT PER PO
Amount:
$6,767.00
InterBuilding Transmission Line Installation Services

Component Description:
InterBuilding Transmission Line Installation Services
Amount:
$4,055.00

Component Description:
InterBuilding Transmission Line Installation Services
Amount:
$4,055.00

Component Description:
InterBuilding Transmission Line Installation Services
Amount:
$8,110.00
Core two Holes through Building Walls

Component Description:
Labor and materials to add a 9" cored hole at WCMV. Per Attachment C of PO
Amount:
$617.50

Cost Information

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Tower Equipment and Rigging Costs

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Outside Professional Services

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $34,920.00 $32,834.50 N/A $14,962.25 N/A
Total for all systems $1,500,628.92 $1,150,112.51 N/A $416,089.80 N/A
Outside Professional Services $34,920.00 $32,834.50 $14,962.25
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A $2,428.50 N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,680.00 $3,500.00 N/A $234.00 N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $2,050.00 $1,500.00 N/A $868.00 N/A
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $4,210.00 $4,000.00 N/A $1,414.00 N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,365.00 $2,250.00 N/A $393.00 N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $1,500.00 N/A $241.00 N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,000.00 N/A $3,000.00 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 N/A $2,718.75 N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A $1,080.50 N/A
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,630.00 $2,584.50 Total cost slightly higher than estimated cost. $2,584.50 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Review Modified repack construction permit
Amount:
$112.00

Component Description:
Analysis re upcoming FCC post-auction transition repack construction permit expiration and deadline for WCMV (TV) facilities.
Amount:
$39.00

Component Description:
WCMV repack issues; Form 399; review, complete and file minor modification channel change appplication. Review WCMV Repack CP issued by FCC
Amount:
$1,667.00

Component Description:
Review and file WCMV repack CP application
Amount:
$610.50
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization

Component Description:
08/06/19 - Review, edit, complete and file online FCC reduced power notification and Special Temporary Authority application for WCMV (TV)...
Amount:
$234.00
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization

Component Description:
Work on WCMV reduced power operations and STA for same
Amount:
$50.50

Component Description:
08/05/19 - Prepare online FCC reduced power notification and Special Temporary Authority application/exhibit for WCMV
Amount:
$390.00

Component Description:
08/22/19 - Review FCC Public Notices and databases re grant of Special Temporary Authority application for WCMV (TV) interim facility...
Amount:
$39.00

Component Description:
Email to J. Rademaker regarding grant of WCMV reduced power repack STA.
Amount:
$35.00

Component Description:
Work on WCMV repack issues for interim STA for reduced power operation as part of repack work and overall repack plan
Amount:
$404.00
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations

Component Description:
Research WCMV repack issues for shared antenna and combiner and documentation for WPBN's authorization for use of same.
Amount:
$707.00

Component Description:
Work on issues WPBN's use of WCMV equipment. Review WGTU minor modification application. Review WGTU antenna change/upgrade issue. Followup on shared equipment ownership issues.
Amount:
$707.00
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application

Component Description:
Launch repack license to cover application for WCMV; email to W. Henderson regarding same
Amount:
$105.00

Component Description:
Review FCC grant of license to cover application for WCMV post-auction transition repack facilities; update station records re same and channel change
Amount:
$39.00

Component Description:
Review FCC Public Notices and databases re submission and acceptance for filling of WCMV license to cover application for post-auction transition repack facilities; update station tracking records re same
Amount:
$39.00

Component Description:
Review grant of WCMV repack covering license; email to J. Rademaker regarding same
Amount:
$70.00

Component Description:
File WCMV repack license to cover; emails to J. Rademaker and W. Henderson regarding same
Amount:
$140.00
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application

Component Description:
Prepare WCMV repack license to cover application; email to J. Rademaker regarding same
Amount:
$140.00

Component Description:
Work on WCMV repack and covering license application for permanent repack facility
Amount:
$101.00
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Prepare and upload Engineering Section of FCC Form 2100 Construction Permit Application
Amount:
$3,000.00
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
ENGINEERING STUDY FOR NEW CHANNEL ASSIGNMENT. EXPLORE UPGRADE. POWER INCREASE.REVIEW UPGRADE APPLICATION. COVERAGE MAPS
Amount:
$2,718.75
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
Email reminder regarding WCMV repack progress report deadline
Amount:
$35.00

Component Description:
Email reminder regarding WCMV repack progress report deadline
Amount:
$35.00

Component Description:
Prepare a summary of FCC releases regarding FM/TV translator/LPTV reimbursement of repack-related expenses
Amount:
$35.00

Component Description:
Prepare WCMV repack checklist; email to W. Henderson regarding same
Amount:
$105.00

Component Description:
Review W. Henderson message regarding WCMV repack status
Amount:
$70.00

Component Description:
Email to W. Henderson regarding WCMV repack progress report due date
Amount:
$35.00

Component Description:
Telephone call with W. Henderson regarding WCMV repack dependencies; prepare for same
Amount:
$140.00

Component Description:
Follow up on WCMV repack status and Phase 6 deadline
Amount:
$151.50

Component Description:
Analysis regarding WCMV post-transition repack filing obligations
Amount:
$70.00

Component Description:
Analysis regarding WCMV repack status and issues
Amount:
$35.00

Component Description:
Follow up on WCMV repack status and Phase 6 deadline
Amount:
$101.00

Component Description:
Follow up on WCMV repack status and various required FCC repack filings
Amount:
$101.00

Component Description:
Follow up on WCMV repack status and equipment installation
Amount:
$151.50

Component Description:
Reminder regarding WCMV repack quarterly progress report required by FCC
Amount:
$50.50
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless

Component Description:
Email regarding online public file obligations associated with WCMV repack; research regarding same.
Amount:
$70.00

Component Description:
Transition Timing and Coordination Issues of transitioning stations
Amount:
$136.00

Component Description:
Review repack-related certifications for WCMV; email regarding same
Amount:
$35.00

Component Description:
Work on WCMV repack issues regarding consumer education campaign and crawls and FCC concern over same
Amount:
$202.00

Component Description:
Work on WCMV repack status, combiner issues, back up plan and phase 6 deadline issues
Amount:
$151.50

Component Description:
EMAIL REGARDING WCMV'S REPACK LINKED STATION SET
Amount:
$140.00

Component Description:
WORK ON WCMV ISSUES WITH LINKED STATION SETS AND COORDINATION
Amount:
$202.00

Component Description:
Prepare WCMV repack viewer notification certification; email to W. Henderson regarding repack progress and status
Amount:
$105.00

Component Description:
Work on WCMV repack and interpretation of timing for FCC required 10-day reports
Amount:
$101.00

Component Description:
WORK ON WCMV REPACK ISSUES REGARDING COORDINATION WITH LINKED STATION SET
Amount:
$151.50

Component Description:
Revise WCMV repack viewer notification certification; email to W. Henderson regarding same
Amount:
$105.00

Component Description:
Work on status of WCMV repack and upcoming Phase 6 transition deadline
Amount:
$151.50

Component Description:
EMAIL REGARDING WCMV REPACK LINKED STATION SET
Amount:
$70.00

Component Description:
Work on WCMV repack issues and quarterly repack progress report; telephone call with W. Henderson (WCMV engineering) regarding Phase 6 repack readiness and required FCC filings
Amount:
$101.00

Component Description:
TELEPHONE CALL REGARDING WCMV REPACK TIMING AND ISSUES
Amount:
$140.00

Component Description:
Prepare Chart for transition timing and coordination issues.
Amount:
$225.50

Component Description:
Work on transition timing and coordination issues
Amount:
$497.50

Cost Information

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Other Expenses

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $61,820.98 $52,455.98 N/A $7,394.08 N/A
Total for all systems $1,500,628.92 $1,150,112.51 N/A $416,089.80 N/A
Other Expenses $61,820.98 $52,455.98 $7,394.08
Internal Project Management $10,524.00 $10,524.00 Dir. of Technical Services Project Management. CP, Form 399, Site Investigation, Bid Specs, Purchasing Activity, On Site during Construction, License to Cover. See Detailed Doc Attached. $1,697.89 N/A
Demolition Services $1,272.00 $1,272.00 Demolition Services to Remove old Manifold Combiner from Building Ceiling and Dispose of the System. N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $1,752.00 $1,752.00 Initial Work Up of Addresses and Contact Info for MVPD and Satellite Companies; then Preparation and Certified Mailing of Notices, Phone Time Working with Reception and Specifics of Receiving Station. $1,752.00 N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $385.00 $385.00 Set Up Scope of Effort and Make Assignments. Write and record copy; shoot, edit, export, and ingest the spot. Traffic and Programming staff efforts of spot placement and ensure FCC compliance. N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $25,428.98 $25,428.98 Reference the uploaded WCMV GatesAir Bid/Quotation Q-84664 Page 18. Final Freight costs. $0.00 N/A
Internal Field Engineering Staff Expenses $10,909.00 $10,909.00 Field Engineering Staff Initial Investigative Site Visits. Print workup, Manage Deliveries, On Site for Installations, Signal and Remote Control Wiring, Ice Bridge and RF Transmission Line Installation. See Detailed Doc. $1,759.19 N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $2,185.00 Quote from DTV Notifications for WCMV Medical Facility Notifications. $2,185.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Internal Project Management

Component Description:
Review of TX-Combiner bid spec draft
Amount:
$275.60

Component Description:
Work with Dielectric and prepare bid specs for WCMV
Amount:
$931.84

Component Description:
Internal labor for resubmission of FCC form 399 and discussion with GatesAir regarding electrical hookup configuration for WCMV transmitter
Amount:
$294.27

Component Description:
Process quotes for concrete work and transmitter exchange. Prepare bid specs and vendor list for Air Conditioning systems
Amount:
$196.18
Demolition Services Information not provided.
MVPD Notification of Channel Change

Component Description:
MVPD NOTIFICATION SERVICES
Amount:
$1,752.00
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges

Component Description:
Final Freight Cost
Amount:
$25,428.98
Internal Field Engineering Staff Expenses

Component Description:
Detailed measurements at WCMV for placement of new larger diplexer RF filtering. And, meet with potential bidders.
Amount:
$998.97

Component Description:
Meet with potential bidders and vendors for site visit at WCMV
Amount:
$760.22
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
Transmitter Medical Facility Notification
Amount:
$2,185.00

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $1,500,628.92 $1,150,112.51 $416,089.80

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. Yes
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.

Shannon Franz

Manager Business Operations


05/20/2020

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.

Shannon Franz

Manager Business Operations


05/20/2020

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Final Allocation or Accounting Information 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 and represents that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

  2. The above-named entity acknowledges the submission of the information herein creates no obligation on the part of the government to pay any amount.

  3. The above-named entity certifies that all costs identified as "actual costs" herein accurately represent the costs actually paid by the above-named entity, including any discounts, refunds, or rebates.

  4. 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.

  5. The above-named entity acknowledges that overpayments or payments in error must be promptly refunded to the Commission.

  6. 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.

Shannon Franz

Manager Business Operations


05/20/2020

Attachments

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