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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:
55606
Service:
LPT
Call Sign:
K32NU-D
Channel:
32 (UHF)
File Number:
0000088555
FRN:
0004311916
Eligibility Status:
Eligible
Date Submitted:
07/28/2020

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION

Doing Business As: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION

Ed Lake

221 S Interocean Ave

Holyoke, CO 80734

United States

+1 (970) 854-3778 rfsystemsllc@gmail.com Government Entity

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 This site had 6 channels in operation 3 of which were above 36. The 3 remaining in band channels are using a Scala 2x2KBBU antenna, the 3 out of band were using a Bogner B8UA. A new 6 channel Kathrein/Sira combiner was purchased to use existing antenna.

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 Retune Existing
Use Primary (Main)
Ownership Owned
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer Larcan
Model MXD30
Year 2011
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity .03 kW

Primary Transmitter

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Retuning Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Mask Filter Does the transmitter require a new mask filter? No
New Exciter Is a new exciter needed? No

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Other Transmitter Costs
Does the transmitter installation require a Transmitter Building Site Survey/Installation? No
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) No
Transformer (480V) No
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Other Electrical Service No
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? No
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Antennas

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

Primary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Retune Existing
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Ownership Owned
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
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Slotted Coaxial
ERP: 0.25 kW
Manufacturer Bogner
Model B8UA
Year 1997

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

Facility ID Call Sign
126647 K36PT-D
55633 K34PW-D

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?

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 6
Frequencies of channels supported RF channel
Frequency N/A

Enter a list of RF channel numbers.

RF Channel Number
33
31
32
34
35
36

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? No

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
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for displacement application Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application No
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application No
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority No
Prepare Form 601 No
Attorney and Other Outside Consulting Services Prepare and file Form FCC Construction Permit Application No
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application No
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority No
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations No
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Form 399 assistance or other program management costs Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study No
RF exposure measurements No
Additional Field Engineering Service No

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? No
Is Remediation needed? No
Permit and Filing Costs FCC Construction Permit Major Change No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change No
FCC License to Cover Application No
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application No
Other Miscellaneous Expenses Does this relocation require paying Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)? No
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? No
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? No
Point to Point Microwave (STL/ICR) Frequency Coordination for Unidirection System No
Frequency Coordination for Bi-Direction System No
New Point to Point Microwave System No

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Misc

Miscellaneous connectors small hardware shipping

New Receive Antenna

Change the K39HM Ch 39 receive antenna to new displaced Ch 32.

Antenna Installation

Installation of new K39HM Ch 32 receive antenna (take down 39)

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 $11,000.00 $200.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $45,319.66 $9,667.92 N/A $7,945.02 N/A
Primary Transmitter MXD30 $11,000.00 $200.00 $0.00
Retune - UHF and VHF - minor re-channel issues $11,000.00 $200.00 See 39 41 43 Retune Gapinski.pdf $0.00 N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Antennas

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $28,200.00 $4,998.26 N/A $4,998.26 N/A
Total for all systems $45,319.66 $9,667.92 N/A $7,945.02 N/A
Primary Antenna B8UA $28,200.00 $4,998.26 $4,998.26
1 kW UHF Combiner (per channel) $28,200.00 $4,998.26 This site had 6 channels in operation 3 of which were above 36. The 3 remaining in band channels are using a Scala 2x2KBBU antenna, the 3 out of band were using a Bogner B8UA antenna. A new 6 channel Kathrein/Sira combiner for one antenna. $4,998.26 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
1 kW UHF Combiner (per channel)

Component Description:
1/3 cost of new combiner
Amount:
$4,998.26

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Information not provided.

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 $4,510.00 $2,860.00 N/A $2,860.00 N/A
Total for all systems $45,319.66 $9,667.92 N/A $7,945.02 N/A
Outside Professional Services $4,510.00 $2,860.00 $2,860.00
Perform engineering study for displacement application $1,800.00 $150.00 N/A $150.00 N/A
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs $1,000.00 $1,000.00 399 Eligibility Filing and 1876 Preparation & Submission See Reg1 399E K39HM.pdf $1,000.00 N/A
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form $1,710.00 $1,710.00 399 Reimbursement Complete Project Management See Reg1 399R K39MH.pdf $1,710.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Perform engineering study for displacement application

Component Description:
TVStudy Engineering Analysis
Amount:
$150.00
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs

Component Description:
399 Eligibility
Amount:
$1,000.00
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form

Component Description:
399R Reimbursement
Amount:
$1,710.00

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 $1,609.66 $1,609.66 N/A $86.76 N/A
Total for all systems $45,319.66 $9,667.92 N/A $7,945.02 N/A
Other Expenses $1,609.66 $1,609.66 $86.76
Antenna Installation $716.67 $716.67 United Tower Service Quote to hang new Ch 32 Receive antenna. See United Tower RX Yuma Anton.pdf N/A N/A
Misc $86.76 $86.76 Misc hardware shipping $86.76 N/A
New Receive Antenna $806.23 $806.23 New Receive antenna for site receiving K39HM to new channel 32. SCMS Quote 001Q36538 N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Antenna Installation Information not provided.
Misc

Component Description:
1/16 of total invoice
Amount:
$54.13

Component Description:
1/3 cost of invoice
Amount:
$32.63
New Receive Antenna Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $45,319.66 $9,667.92 $7,945.02

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

Attachments

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