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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:
7692
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WBPX-TV
Channel:
32 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028300
FRN:
0003720208
Date Submitted:
06/11/2020

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

ION MEDIA BOSTON LICENSE, LLC

Doing Business As: ION MEDIA BOSTON LICENSE, LLC

Bianca Frye

601 CLEARWATER PARK ROAD

WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401

United States

+1 (561) 682-4110 BIANCAFRYE@IONMEDIA.COM Corporation

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

[Confidential]

 

 

 


Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

The Preparer is same as the reimbursement contact.

 

 

 

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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Question Response
Will the station be sharing equipment with another broadcast television station or stations (e.g., a shared antenna, co-location on a tower, use of the same transmitter room, multiple transmitters feeding a combiner, etc.)? If yes, enter the facility ID's of the other stations and click 'prefill' to download those stations' licensing information. Yes
Briefly describe transition plan Relocate from ASR #1004623 to ASR #1046935. Replace non-retunable transmitter, install side mount antenna and transmission line to operate on post-repack channel.

Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 60551
Call Sign WUNI
Type Commercial
Licensee Name UNIMAS BOSTON LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License MARLBOROUGH, MA
Pre-auction RF Channel 27
Post-auction RF Channel 27
Neilsen DMA Boston (Manchester)
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 14682
Call Sign WWJE-DT
Type Commercial
Licensee Name UNIVISION LOCAL MEDIA INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License DERRY, NH
Pre-auction RF Channel 27
Post-auction RF Channel 27
Neilsen DMA Boston (Manchester)
Network Affiliation

Transmitters

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Section Question Response
Transmitter Related Expenses Do you have transmitter related expenses? Yes

Primary Transmitter

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Existing Transmitter Information

Section Question Response
Existing Transmitter Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Model DCX
Year 2004
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Two
Power Capacity 40 kW

Primary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Manufacturer
Model HPTV-PRLX-U8
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 13 kW
Justification for New Transmitter See attached Transmitter Exhibits. See attached Transmitter Upgrade Disclaimer.

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

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

Removal of Existing Equipment

Removal of existing transmitters and equipment / Site Prep

RF Interconnect

Interconnect between RF System and transmission line

Antennas

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

Primary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Purchase New
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing antenna shared with another station or stations? No
Is the existing antenna directional? Yes
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Slotted Coaxial
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 300.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TLP-24C
Year 2004

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Elliptical
Type Slotted Coaxial
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels/Bays N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 150.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-15JSC/VP-R S190
Year 2019
Justification for New Antenna Current slot antenna cannot be re-channeled

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Combiner for Shared Antenna Do you need a Combiner for a Shared Antenna? No
Type
Number of channels supported N/A
Frequencies of channels supported N/A
Frequency N/A
Do you need a combiner output splitter/switcher for dual feed lines? N/A
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? Broadband
Feed Line Size 4 1/16 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? No
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Interim Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
New Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Broadband Slot
Number of Stations Supported 1
Number of Panels/Bays 8
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 698.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 25.0 %
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 74.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-WB-8
Year 2017
Justification for New Antenna Interim antenna needed to complete move to new channel. See attached Clarification Regarding the Interim Antenna Exhibit.

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? S
Feed Line Size 4 1/16 inches
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for an antenna? No
Pattern Scatter Analysis Do you require separate purchase of pattern scatter analysis for a side mount high or medium power antenna? No
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Transmission Line

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

Primary Transmission Line

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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership 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 Flexible Air
Diameter 5 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length N/A
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1200 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 4 1/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1201 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line See attached Dielectric Quote #700131CMZ-5. ION plans to use existing line for the interim antenna while post repack operations are constructed.

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Sweep existing current transmission line

Sweep existing transmission line

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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

Primary Tower

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Add Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Modify Existing
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? No
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? Yes
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) Yes
Others Types of Users No
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Yes
Is tower compliant with Rev G? Unknown
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? No
ASR Number
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 42° 23' 02.7" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 071° 29' 35.3" W-
Overall Structure Height 1253.92 feet
Support Structure Height 1201.43 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 208.00 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner Vertical Bridge AM, LLC
Date Constructed 09/01/2010

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
60551 WUNI DTV
14682 WWJE-DT DTV

Primary Tower

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Tower Modification Costs

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

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower N/A
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? No

Primary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Primary Tower

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Existing Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Move Equipment
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? No
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? Yes
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) Yes
Others Types of Users No
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Unknown
Is tower compliant with Rev G? No
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1004623
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 42° 18' 27.8" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 071° 13' 24.9" W-
Overall Structure Height 1252.94 feet
Support Structure Height 1176.82 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 93.83 feet
Structure Type GTOWER - Guyed Structure Used for Communication Purposes
Tower Owner American Towers, LLC
Date Constructed 10/28/2004

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
25050 WBQT FM
23439 WBOS FM
25052 WMJX FM
20438 WROR-FM FM
53965 WXKS-FM FM
10542 WKLB-FM FM
64833 WFXZ-CD DTV
68241 WBUR-FM FM
53972 WJMN FM

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower N/A
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? No

Primary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Structural Study

Structural Study required by landlord

Environmental Study

Bird Migratory Evaluation to see if birds have nested on tower

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 180
Explanation Required by tower landlord
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 1
Do you have Distributed Transmission System engineering services? N/A
Critical Facility N/A
Terrain-Shielded Facility N/A
Attorney and Other Outside Consulting Services Prepare and file Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 1
NEPA Section 106 environmental review Yes
Environmental Assessment Yes
ASR Modification Yes
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) Yes
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations Yes
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study Yes
RF exposure measurements Yes
Additional Field Engineering Service No
Number of Days N/A
Justification N/A

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? No
Is Remediation needed? No
Facility Expenses Name N/A
Other Distributed Transmission System Expenses Not listed N/A
Name N/A
Is Notification of a Medical Facility required as a result of DTV broadcasting? Yes
Permit and Filing Costs Local Zoning Yes
Non-zoning permits Yes
BLM or NFS Coordination No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change No
FCC License to Cover Application Yes
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application Yes
Other Miscellaneous Expenses Does this relocation require paying Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? Yes
Does this relocation require the Development and Airing of an Announcement regarding an upcoming channel change? Yes
Does this relocation require MVPD Notification of a Channel Change? Yes

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmitters

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $1,783,704.82 $477,391.82 N/A $477,391.82 N/A
Total for all systems $2,928,306.82 $1,391,692.02 N/A $1,056,299.95 N/A
Primary Transmitter HPTV-PRLX-U8 $1,783,704.82 $477,391.82 $477,391.82
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 14.2 - 20 kW $684,000.00 $105,408.00 ***System Notice: Estimate adjusted and locked because line has been superseded.*** $105,408.00 N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW $494,500.00 $82,722.00 ***System Notice: Estimate adjusted and locked because line has been superseded.***Please see attached Hitachi Comark Quote #P#3461PRLXU8-011818-R1 ($351,360). Cost estimate does not include previously reimbursed invoice totalling $281,088 (see other transmitter lines). Please see attached Comark Quote for additional equip ($12,450). $82,722.00 N/A
5 Ton system $20,250.00 $23,127.00 Cost of installation of system. Please see attached New Silver Engineering LLC Quote #202. $23,127.00 N/A
Other Electrical Service: Electrical Installation for replacement transmitter $34,410.00 $34,410.00 Cost of electrical installation of transmitter. Please see attached S.C. Quinn Quote #1287. $34,410.00 N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW $494,500.00 $175,680.00 ***System Notice: Estimate adjusted and locked because line has been superseded.***See attached Hitachi Comark Quote #P3461PRLXU8-011818-R1. $175,680.00 N/A
Removal of Existing Equipment $49,719.82 $49,719.82 Cost to disconnect and remove electrical. Please see attached Stadelmann Electric Quote dated 5-7-2019. Cost to deinstall transmitter equipment. Please see attached Skyline Communications Quote #EST21237. $49,719.82 N/A
RF Interconnect $6,325.00 $6,325.00 Cost of RF coax interconnect materials. Please see attached Hitachi Comark Quote #P#3461PRLXU8-011818-R1. $6,325.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 14.2 - 20 kW

Component Description:
30% "deposit" payment for Comark Transmitter. Supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$105,408.00

Component Description:
50% "progress" payment on Comark transmitter. Supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$175,680.00
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW

Component Description:
30% "due with order" and 50% "due within 60 days of order" for additional components needed for transmitter installation. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$9,960.00

Component Description:
20% "due upon proof of performance" for transmitter. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$70,272.00

Component Description:
20% "due upon proof of performance" for additional components needed for transmitter installation. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$2,490.00
5 Ton system

Component Description:
Cost of HVAC installation. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$23,127.00
Other Electrical Service: Electrical Installation for replacement transmitter

Component Description:
"Second payment due" for electrical work for transmitter installation. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$11,700.00

Component Description:
Deposit for electrical work for transmitter installation. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$10,000.00

Component Description:
"Final payment due" for electrical work for transmitter installation. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$2,710.00

Component Description:
"Third payment due" for electrical work for transmitter installation. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$10,000.00
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW

Component Description:
50% "progress" payment on Comark transmitter. Supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$175,680.00
Removal of Existing Equipment

Component Description:
Cost to uninstall transmitter equipment. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$27,079.82

Component Description:
Cost of electrical equipment removal. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$22,640.00
RF Interconnect

Component Description:
20% "due upon proof of performance" for RF coax interconnect materials. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$1,265.00

Component Description:
30% "due with order" and 50% "due within 60 days of order" for RF coax interconnect materials. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$5,060.00

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 $249,630.00 $246,548.00 N/A $147,580.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,928,306.82 $1,391,692.02 N/A $1,056,299.95 N/A
Interim Antenna TFU-WB-8 $105,700.00 $83,593.00 $0.00
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 4 1/16. feedline (if needed) $9,570.00 $7,193.00 N/A N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One station antenna - medium power (50-200 kW), horizontally polarized $89,400.00 $70,000.00 The estimated cost has been re-entered due to a technical error with the LMS form. Per FCC procedure, we have re-entered the original cost estimate that ties to our original submission while the technical issue is resolved. N/A N/A
Primary Antenna TFU-15JSC/VP-R S190 $143,930.00 $162,955.00 $147,580.00
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $16,425.00 N/A $16,425.00 N/A
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 4 1/16. feedline (if needed) $10,950.00 $8,055.00 N/A $8,055.00 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A $6,400.00 N/A
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One Station antenna . medium power (50-200 kW), elliptically or circularly polarized $103,100.00 $132,075.00 Cost of primary UHF side mount antenna. Please see Dielectric Quote #700131CMZ-5 attached. $116,700.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 4 1/16. feedline (if needed) Information not provided.
Sweep test of existing antenna Information not provided.
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One station antenna - medium power (50-200 kW), horizontally polarized Information not provided.
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost)

Component Description:
25% "deposit" for primary antenna mounts. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$4,106.25

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" for primary antenna mounts. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$10,676.25

Component Description:
10% "after repack sweep" for primary antenna mounts. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$1,642.50
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 4 1/16. feedline (if needed)

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" for primary elbow complex. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$5,235.75

Component Description:
25% "deposit" for primary elbow complex. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$2,013.75

Component Description:
10% "after repack sweep" for primary elbow complex. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$805.50
Sweep test of existing antenna

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

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

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" for repack sweep of primary antenna operations. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$4,160.00
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One Station antenna . medium power (50-200 kW), elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
10% "after repack sweep" for primary antenna. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$11,670.00

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" for primary antenna. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$75,855.00

Component Description:
25% "deposit" for primary antenna. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$29,175.00

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $176,942.00 $127,357.20 N/A $120,365.14 N/A
Total for all systems $2,928,306.82 $1,391,692.02 N/A $1,056,299.95 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $176,942.00 $127,357.20 $120,365.14
Sweep existing current transmission line $6,400.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 4 1/16" $170,542.00 $120,957.20 N/A $120,365.14 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Sweep existing current transmission line Information not provided.
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 4 1/16"

Component Description:
25% "deposit" for primary transmission lines additional cut pieces (5'-10')(4-50). Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$593.25

Component Description:
25% "deposit" for primary transmission line. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$28,759.15

Component Description:
25% "deposit" for primary transmission lines additional cut pieces (15'-20')(4-50). Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$570.50

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" for primary transmission lines additional cut pieces (5'-10')(4-50). Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,542.45

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" for primary transmission line. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$74,773.79

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" for primary transmission lines additional cut pieces (15'-20')(4-50). Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,483.30

Component Description:
25% "deposit" for primary transmission lines additional cut pieces (5'-10')(3-50). Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$316.40

Component Description:
10% "after repack sweep" for primary transmission line. Explanation of variance and supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$11,503.66

Component Description:
65% "prior to ship" for primary transmission lines additional cut pieces (5'-10')(3-50). Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$822.64

Cost Information

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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 $439,100.00 $285,400.00 N/A $284,470.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,928,306.82 $1,391,692.02 N/A $1,056,299.95 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $223,100.00 $98,000.00 $96,500.00
Tall Tower (greater than 500') $210,500.00 $93,000.00 $85,000 worth of Vertical Technology Services invoices were incorrectly submitted and approved in GTower cost section $93,000.00 N/A
Structural engineering tower load study for well documented tower $12,600.00 $5,000.00 N/A $3,500.00 N/A
Primary Tower GTOWER $216,000.00 $187,400.00 $187,970.00
Environmental Study $1,500.00 $1,500.00 Evaluation required to determine if there is active bird nesting on tower before tower work can begin. Please see Trileaf Quote WBPX $1,500.00 N/A
Structural Study $4,000.00 $4,000.00 Please see American Tower Quote #12960778 $4,000.00 N/A
Tall Tower (greater than 500') $210,500.00 $181,900.00 Please see Worldwide Communications Quote #S-19-965. Plus weather delays. $85,000 of Vertical Technology Services were incorrectly submitted in this cost section, they are related to the other tower. $182,470.00 Please reject Vertical Technology invoices #5147 and 5148 in this cost element. These invoices were submitted under the wrong tower.

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Tall Tower (greater than 500')

Component Description:
50% "balance due upon completion" for tower services. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$85,000.00

Component Description:
Cost of installation of ice shield. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$8,000.00
Structural engineering tower load study for well documented tower

Component Description:
Cost of structural analysis. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$2,500.00

Component Description:
Cost of structural re-analysis. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,000.00
Environmental Study

Component Description:
Cost of migratory bird evaluation, required before starting tower services. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,500.00
Structural Study

Component Description:
Cost of structural study. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$4,000.00
Tall Tower (greater than 500')

Component Description:
Cost of weather delays during tower services to remove old equipment. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$3,900.00

Component Description:
Cost of installation of ice shield. Supporting documentation is attached. Invoice submitted on incorrect tower. Please reject.
Amount:
$8,000.00

Component Description:
50% "balance due upon completion" for tower services. Supporting documentation is attached. Invoice submitted on incorrect tower. Please reject.
Amount:
$85,000.00

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

Component Description:
50% "deposit" for tower services. Explanation of Variance and supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$65,000.00

Component Description:
Balance due for tower services to remove antenna and combiner. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$18,580.00

Component Description:
75% deposit for tower services to remove antenna and combiner. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$55,740.00

Component Description:
50% "upon award" for tower services. Supporting documentation is attached.
Amount:
$19,250.00

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 $189,650.00 $171,280.00 N/A $6,492.99 N/A
Total for all systems $2,928,306.82 $1,391,692.02 N/A $1,056,299.95 N/A
Outside Professional Services $189,650.00 $171,280.00 $6,492.99
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $84,200.00 $80,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
FAA consultant, including cost of preparing FAA Form 7460 (Notice of Proposed Construction), if needed for height increase $2,105.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
ASR modification (prepare FCC Form 854) $2,105.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
NEPA Section 106 environmental review, if needed $6,310.00 $6,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,680.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $28,440.00 $18,530.00 See AT Exhibit for more information. N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $4,210.00 $4,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,365.00 $2,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A $4,742.99 Duplicate line item. ION is only requesting reimbursement for Invoice Dated 5/1/2018.
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $2,050.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,000.00 N/A $1,500.00 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 N/A $250.00 N/A
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Environmental Assessment, if triggered by NEPA Section 106 review or for certain structures over 450 feet $10,520.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
RF Exposure Measurements Information not provided.
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed Information not provided.
FAA consultant, including cost of preparing FAA Form 7460 (Notice of Proposed Construction), if needed for height increase Information not provided.
ASR modification (prepare FCC Form 854) Information not provided.
NEPA Section 106 environmental review, if needed Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Project management of the transition Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations Information not provided.
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Invoice for station's portion of general repack legal expenses incurred for 42 of the ION repack stations for period 2/1/2017 - 12/15/2017. Payee has corresponded with FCC staff and has provided corrected supporting documentation.
Amount:
$4,837.97

Component Description:
Invoice for WBPX's portion of general repack legal expenses incurred for 42 of the ION repack stations for period 2/1/2017 - 12/15/2017. Payee has corresponded with FCC staff. Hourly supporting documentation and invoice attached.
Amount:
$4,742.99

Component Description:
Invoice for WBPX's portion of general repack legal expenses incurred for 42 of the ION repack stations for period 2/1/2017 - 12/15/2017. Payee has corresponded with FCC staff. Cover letter, hourly supporting documentation and invoice attached.
Amount:
$4,742.99
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Cost of engineering consultant preparation of engineering section of FCC Form 2100. Hourly supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$1,500.00
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

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

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

Component Description:
Cost of engineering consultant work for new channel assignment and antenna development. Hourly supporting documentation attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$125.00
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Environmental Assessment, if triggered by NEPA Section 106 review or for certain structures over 450 feet Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form Information not provided.

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Other Expenses

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $89,280.00 $83,715.00 N/A $20,000.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,928,306.82 $1,391,692.02 N/A $1,056,299.95 N/A
Other Expenses $89,280.00 $83,715.00 $20,000.00
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $6,000.00 N/A $6,000.00 N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $2,200.00 $2,200.00 N/A $2,200.00 N/A
Non-zoning permits $15,000.00 $15,000.00 N/A $7,000.00 N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $0.00 $0.00 The amount is yet to be determined (TBD) and ION will submit on-air announcement costs when finalized. N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A $4,800.00 N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $15,000.00 $15,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Local Zoning $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request $195.00 $190.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $325.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
Cost of medical notifications for repack channel change. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$6,000.00

Component Description:
Cost of medical notifications through Widelity Inc. Supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$6,000.00
MVPD Notification of Channel Change

Component Description:
Cost of MVPD notifications for repack channel change. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$2,200.00

Component Description:
Cost of MVPD notifications of channel change through Widelity Inc. Supporting documentation attached.
Amount:
$2,200.00
Non-zoning permits

Component Description:
Cost of permitting services. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$7,000.00
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
Equipment Storage

Component Description:
Cost of storage shed for equipment. Supporting documentation is attached. This invoice has been paid.
Amount:
$4,800.00
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges Information not provided.
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) Information not provided.
Local Zoning Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application Information not provided.

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $2,928,306.82 $1,391,692.02 $1,056,299.95

Reimbursement Status

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Question Response
The facility has ceased operating on its pre-auction channel. Yes
Construction of final facilities or all necessary modifications are complete. No
All receipts for reimbursement have been submitted no further costs are expected to be incurred. Note this will lock the Form 399 from further editing and begin close-out procedures with the Fund Administrator. No

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Estimated Expenses Statements

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503), AND ANY FALSE STATEMENTS COULD SUBJECT THIS ENTITY TO LIABILITY UNDER THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT.

  1. The Authorized Person signing below certifies that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity.

  2. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

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

  4. The above-named entity certifies that the equipment and services paid for with money from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund are necessary to change channels (broadcasters) or to continue to carry the signal of a broadcaster that changes channels (MVPD).

  5. The above-named entity certifies that all payments from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund (Fund) received by the entity listed on this form will be used only for expenses that are eligible for reimbursement from the Fund.

  6. The above-named entity certifies that it will maintain and provide to the Commission detailed records, including receipts, of all costs eligible for reimbursement actually incurred.

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

  8. The above-named entity certifies that it is in full compliance with all statutes, rules, regulations and governmental requirements for which compliance is a pre-requisite for obtaining the payments herein requested.

I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Mario Vasquez

Vice President - Finance, Operations


06/11/2020

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Actual Cost Documentation Statements

WILLFUL FALSE, FRAUDULENT, OR FICTITIOUS STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISIONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503), AND ANY FALSE AND/OR FRAUDULENT STATEMENTS COULD SUBJECT THIS ENTITY TO LIABILITY UNDER THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 31, SECTIONS 3729-3733).

  1. The Authorized Person signing below certifies and represents that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity.

  2. The above-named entity certifies that the statements in this form and attached documentation are true, complete, and correct.

  3. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

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

  5. The above-named entity certifies that the equipment and services paid for with money from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund are necessary to change channels (full power and Class A stations) and/or otherwise modify a television station’s facility as a result of the spectrum repack (LPTV/TV Translator stations); or to minimize service disruption resulting from a repacked television station (FM stations); or to continue to carry the signal of a broadcaster that changes channels (MVPD) .

  6. The above-named entity certifies that all payments from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund (Fund) received by the entity listed on this form will be used only for expenses that are eligible for reimbursement from the Fund.

  7. The above-named entity certifies that the cost information/documents submitted reflect costs actually incurred.

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

  9. The above-named entity certifies that it is in full compliance with all statutes, rules, regulations and governmental requirements for which compliance is a prerequisite for obtaining the payments herein requested.

I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Mario Vasquez

Vice President - Finance, Operations


06/11/2020

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