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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:
136751
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WNYA
Channel:
7 (High VHF)
File Number:
0000025402
FRN:
0005828736
Date Submitted:
06/11/2021

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WNYT-TV, LLC

Doing Business As: WNYT-TV, LLC

Ryan Vandewiele, Vice President

3415 University Ave., West

St. Paul, MN 55114

United States

+1 (651) 642-4334 KShuldes@hbi.com Limited Liability Company

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

Charles Naftalin

Counsel to Licensee

Holland & Knight LLP

Charles Naftalin

Holland & Knight, 800 17th Street, NW

Suite 1100

Washington, DC 20006

United States

+1 (202) 457-7040 charles.naftalin@hklaw.com

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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Question Response
Will the station be sharing equipment with another broadcast television station or stations (e.g., a shared antenna, co-location on a tower, use of the same transmitter room, multiple transmitters feeding a combiner, etc.)? If yes, enter the facility ID's of the other stations and click 'prefill' to download those stations' licensing information. Yes
Briefly describe transition plan See Revised Exhibit 1.

Transmitters

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

Primary Transmitter

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Add 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 Innovator HX
Year 2008
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 2.5 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 VAXTE-12R37
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 8.6 kW
Justification for New Transmitter The manufacturer of the existing transmitter is defunct so re-tuning the existing transmitter is not feasible. Power capacity of the replacement transmitter exceeds existing transmitter due to antenna changes. See Revised Exhibit 1.

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) Yes
Transformer (480V) Yes
Power 150 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 4 inches
Length 435.0 feet
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description External Surge Suppressor
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

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 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: 12.69 kW
Manufacturer
Model LP4OIM
Year 2008

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? Yes
Is antenna directional? No
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types Class Full Power
Mounting Top Mount
Antenna position in stack Top
Polarization Horizontal
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 3
Number of Panels/Bays 2
Lower Limit 174.00 MHz
Upper Limit 216.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 50.0 %
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 12.45 kW
Manufacturer
Model THA-O4-1H/4UD2SP-1-R
Year 2021
Justification for New Antenna In late 2019, the FCC granted WNYA's application to broadcast from another existing site in the market. See Revised Exhibit 1 for details.

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? No
Broadband or Single Channel? N/A
Feed Line Size N/A
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for a high power antenna?
Pattern Scatter Analysis Do you require separate purchase of pattern scatter analysis for a side mount high or medium power antenna? No
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Reducer

The selected antenna requires a transmission line reducer at the input, per quote/invoice.

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? No
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 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: 12.45 kW
Manufacturer
Model TLS-V4-R
Year 2017
Justification for New Antenna See Revised Exhibit 1.

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? No
Broadband or Single Channel? N/A
Feed Line Size N/A
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for an 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

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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Add 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 this transmission currently shared with any other stations? No
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Type Flexible Foam
Diameter Other
Other Diameter 3 inches
Segment Length N/A
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 300 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 Flexible Air
Diameter 4 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length N/A
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 600 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line New line needed because prior antenna only had to support two, rather than three, stations; new antenna required new transmission line. See Revised Exhibit 1.

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Interior Transmission Line

Rigid coaxial sections (Various) - see Revised Exhibit 1.

Patch Panel

4-1/16" 7-Port Patch Panel with Interlocks - see Revised Exh. 1

Interim Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Type Rigid
Diameter 4 1/16 inches
Segment Length 20'
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 40 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Study found existing out-of-service line on tower at updated site - see Revised Exhibit 1 -- acceptable for interim use; however, line needed to be extended 40 feet for interim antenna use.

Interim Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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

Primary Tower

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Existing Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Move Equipment
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? No
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? Yes
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) Yes
Others Types of Users Yes
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Unknown
Is tower compliant with Rev G? Unknown
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1002871
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 42° 38' 13.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 073° 59' 43.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 314.96 feet
Support Structure Height 259.18 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 1527.87 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner WRGB Licensee, LLC
Date Constructed 01/01/1954

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
73942 WRGB DTV
15330 WRVE FM

Other Types of Users

Users
Two Way Radios
Cellphones

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

Mapping, Tower

Tower mapping necessary due to number of existing users, incl. newly repacked stations, on primary tower.

Support Material

Custom-manufactured support brackets to mount new 4" transmission line to tower.

Interim Tower

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Tower Construction Costs

Section Question Response
Construct New Tower Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Height 738.00 feet
Justification for New Tower Interim Tower is an existing structure owned by the Licensee. (ASR #1004249.) Please refer to Revised Exhibit 1.

Interim 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

Interim Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Mapping, Inspection, Interim Tower

Documentation of current tower loading by tower climbing crew.

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 No
For Auxiliary Facility N/A
For Main Facility N/A
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 2
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 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

Name Description

Site Survey, Main

Main site requires professional site survey.

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 Yes
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? 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 Staff Work

The Station employees have performed or expect to perform considerable work in managing and completing the work necessary to the channel change. See Revised Exhibit 1 and August 2017 Supplement.

Remote Control and Monitoring, New Site

New control system needed for Station's new transmitter site.

Sales Tax

New York State's sales tax and local sales tax (where applicable)

Other Miscellaneous Expenses

Blueprint scanning of interim site tower.

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 $459,185.00 $458,705.38 N/A $427,979.72 N/A
Total for all systems $1,307,026.45 $1,112,197.98 N/A $510,531.05 N/A
Primary Transmitter VAXTE-12R37 $459,185.00 $458,705.38 $427,979.72
High VHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 6.5 . 12.5 kW $331,500.00 $312,659.38 See Revised Exhibit 1 $312,659.38 N/A
Other Electrical Service: External Surge Suppressor $20,000.00 $20,000.00 Because Gates Air does not build in surge suppressor, an external surge suppressor is required. N/A N/A
4" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $43,935.00 $29,833.00 See Revised Exhibit 1. $29,833.00 N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 150 KVA $25,550.00 $5,550.00 Transmitter manufacturer Gates Air specified only a 75kVA transformer, a value not offered as a menu option on this form. See Revised Exhibit 1. $5,549.34 N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $38,200.00 $90,663.00 Building distribution required a Square D-brand 800A circuit breaker ("Masterpact NW Series") with metering (current transformers) and specialized installation. Service to room required two panels: one each for 480V and 208V. See Revised Exhibit 1. $79,938.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
High VHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 6.5 . 12.5 kW

Component Description:
Vendor supplied plastic panels to fill the blanks on the equipment rack associated with the transmitter.
Amount:
$118.00

Component Description:
Mounting apparatus for the transmitter output line.
Amount:
$43.08

Component Description:
Strut components used in transmitter construction.
Amount:
$103.92

Component Description:
Portion of invoice relating to the transmitter.
Amount:
$104,207.57

Component Description:
Portion of invoice relating to installation of transmitter.
Amount:
$16,146.20

Component Description:
Strut components used in transmitter construction.
Amount:
$10.98

Component Description:
Portion of invoice relating to the transmitter.
Amount:
$92,762.29

Component Description:
Materials used to support the transmitter components.
Amount:
$781.93

Component Description:
Strut components used in transmitter construction.
Amount:
$195.78

Component Description:
Portion of invoice relating to the transmitter.
Amount:
$98,289.63
Other Electrical Service: External Surge Suppressor Information not provided.
4" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot)

Component Description:
Electrical services provided for the installation of temporary and additional outlets.
Amount:
$1,436.00

Component Description:
Electrical wiring
Amount:
$14,635.00

Component Description:
Electrical wiring (final payment)
Amount:
$13,762.00
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 150 KVA

Component Description:
Portion of invoice relating to stepdown transformer.
Amount:
$1,849.78

Component Description:
Portion of invoice relating to stepdown transformer.
Amount:
$1,849.78

Component Description:
Portion of invoice relating to installation of transformer.
Amount:
$1,849.78
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp

Component Description:
Switchboard and Meter
Amount:
$62,000.00

Component Description:
Electrical services provided for the installation of new 400A panel.
Amount:
$5,938.00

Component Description:
Panels
Amount:
$12,000.00

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 $127,340.00 $105,770.15 N/A $8,247.20 N/A
Total for all systems $1,307,026.45 $1,112,197.98 N/A $510,531.05 N/A
Interim Antenna TLS-V4-R $29,880.00 $8,640.15 $8,247.20
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $8,640.15 Sweep test of existing antennas is complete. Weather forced cancellation of initial analysis, which was completed on another date. See Revised Exhibit 1. $8,247.20 N/A
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $0.00 0 N/A N/A
High VHF - High Power Side Mount One Station horizontally polarized $0.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Primary Antenna THA-O4-1H/4UD2SP-1-R $97,460.00 $97,130.00 $0.00
High VHF - High Power Top Mount Shared Broadband Panel antenna --Three Station horizontally polarized $89,676.00 $89,676.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Reducer $1,054.00 $1,054.00 N/A $0.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Sweep test of existing antenna

Component Description:
Sweep test of interim antenna. See Revised Exhibit 1.
Amount:
$8,247.20
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
High VHF - High Power Side Mount One Station horizontally polarized Information not provided.
High VHF - High Power Top Mount Shared Broadband Panel antenna --Three Station horizontally polarized

Component Description:
Work relating to primary antenna.
Amount:
$44,838.00

Component Description:
Work relating to the primary antenna.
Amount:
$44,838.00
Sweep test of existing antenna Information not provided.
Reducer

Component Description:
Reducer
Amount:
$527.00

Component Description:
Reducer
Amount:
$527.00

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 $151,405.00 $148,836.00 N/A $7,682.60 N/A
Total for all systems $1,307,026.45 $1,112,197.98 N/A $510,531.05 N/A
Interim Transmission Line $5,680.00 $6,886.00 $6,885.60
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 4 1/16" $5,680.00 $6,886.00 Please refer to attached manufacturer's quote and invoice for 40 feet of line and supporting hangers. See Revised Exhibit 1. $6,885.60 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $145,725.00 $141,950.00 $797.00
Patch Panel $89,825.00 $89,825.00 See explanation provided in Transmission Line segment of Form 399. See also Revised Exhibit 1. $0.00 N/A
Interior Transmission Line $11,500.00 $11,500.00 Rigid transmission line sections to interconnect patch panel and antenna as set forth prior transmission line description in Form 399. $798.00 N/A
Flexible Air Transmission Line - dielectric, 4" $44,400.00 $40,625.00 See Revised Exhibit 1. ($1.00) N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 4 1/16"

Component Description:
Materials relating to the interim transmission line and hangers. Freight charge is not listed in attached quote.
Amount:
$6,885.60
Patch Panel

Component Description:
Patch panel
Amount:
$48,112.50

Component Description:
Patch panel
Amount:
$41,712.50
Interior Transmission Line

Component Description:
Materials relating to primary transmission line.
Amount:
$1,672.00

Component Description:
Materials relating to the primary transmission line.
Amount:
$798.00
Flexible Air Transmission Line - dielectric, 4"

Component Description:
Materials relating to the primary transmission line.
Amount:
$39,522.26

Component Description:
Sale of former transmission line to former landlord, Sinclair Communications.
Amount:
($1.00)

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 $329,205.00 $240,835.00 N/A $39,544.88 N/A
Total for all systems $1,307,026.45 $1,112,197.98 N/A $510,531.05 N/A
Interim Tower $221,655.00 $30,485.00 $30,119.88
Mapping, Inspection, Interim Tower $11,155.00 $11,155.00 See Revised Exhibit 1. $11,053.23 N/A
New tower $0.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Tall Tower (greater than 500') $210,500.00 $19,330.00 This expense, now completed, covers analysis of existing tower, transmission lines and antennas at proposed Interim site, and for transmission line installation prior to termination of interim site plans. See Revised Exhibit 1. $19,066.65 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $107,550.00 $210,350.00 $9,425.00
Support Material $8,500.00 $8,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Mapping, Tower $14,850.00 $14,850.00 N/A $7,425.00 N/A
Short Tower (less than 500') $84,200.00 $187,000.00 The tower's height, with crow's nest, exceeds 500 feet. Accordingly, the complexity of rigging is the same as for a tall tower, for which the predetermined cost is $210,500 (even though the tower itself is technically 499 feet.) See Revised Exhibit 1. $2,000.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Mapping, Inspection, Interim Tower

Component Description:
Tower mapping and cable removal
Amount:
$8,410.75

Component Description:
Tower inspection
Amount:
$2,642.48
New tower Information not provided.
Tall Tower (greater than 500')

Component Description:
Transmission line installation and analysis support
Amount:
$16,879.40

Component Description:
Sweep test support
Amount:
$2,187.25
Support Material Information not provided.
Mapping, Tower

Component Description:
Inspection and mapping
Amount:
$7,425.00
Short Tower (less than 500')

Component Description:
Removal of the prior primary antenna from the WRGB transmitter tower.
Amount:
$2,000.00

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 $147,870.00 $73,855.00 N/A $5,598.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,307,026.45 $1,112,197.98 N/A $510,531.05 N/A
Outside Professional Services $147,870.00 $73,855.00 $5,598.00
Site Survey, Main $5,600.00 $5,600.00 See Exhibit 1. $5,598.00 N/A
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $12,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $7,360.00 $7,360.00 Attorney filed an STA and extension, as required. N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $4,210.00 $2,000.00 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 $5,260.00 N/A N/A N/A
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $84,200.00 $24,600.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $2,050.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,155.00 N/A N/A N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,630.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Site Survey, Main

Component Description:
Site survey
Amount:
$5,598.00
RF Exposure Measurements Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization 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 Information not provided.
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed Information not provided.
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development Information not provided.
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless 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 $92,021.45 $84,196.45 N/A $21,478.65 N/A
Total for all systems $1,307,026.45 $1,112,197.98 N/A $510,531.05 N/A
Other Expenses $92,021.45 $84,196.45 $21,478.65
Other Miscellaneous Expenses $31.00 $31.00 N/A $9.00 N/A
Sales Tax $60.00 $60.00 N/A $57.66 N/A
Remote Control and Monitoring, New Site $11,650.00 $11,650.00 The estimated cost slightly increased because the new site's remote control system requires a new computer, which may be purchased at retail. $9,628.00 N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $15,606.00 $15,606.00 See Exhibit 1. $8,091.10 N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $2,500.00 $2,500.00 See Exhibit 1. ($57.11) N/A
Internal Staff Work $43,984.45 $43,984.45 See Exhibit 1 and August 2017 Supplement (including confidential salary information for which confidential treatment is requested). N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $1,500.00 $1,500.00 See Exhibit 1. N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $3,500.00 $3,500.00 See Exhibit 1. 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
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application $1,110.00 $1,100.00 Minor modification permit submitted to and granted by FCC in part to facilitate overall rollout. N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $3,750.00 N/A $3,750.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Other Miscellaneous Expenses

Component Description:
Scanning of manufacturer Dielectric's antenna assembly drawings, which were requested in advance by the rigging company.
Amount:
$22.00

Component Description:
Blueprint scanning of interim site tower.
Amount:
$9.00
Sales Tax

Component Description:
Sales tax relating to scanning of Dielectric's antenna assembly drawings.
Amount:
$1.76

Component Description:
Sales tax relating to strut components used in transmitter construction.
Amount:
$8.31

Component Description:
Sales tax relating to plastic panels used for the transmitter.
Amount:
$9.44

Component Description:
Sales tax regarding blueprint scanning of interim site tower.
Amount:
$0.72

Component Description:
Sales tax relating to strut components used in transmitter construction.
Amount:
$0.88

Component Description:
Sales tax relating to threaded rot used in transmitter construction.
Amount:
$3.45

Component Description:
Sales tax relating to forklift rental.
Amount:
$19.20

Component Description:
Sales tax relating to strut components used in transmitter construction.
Amount:
$15.66
Remote Control and Monitoring, New Site

Component Description:
WNYA TV Remote Control
Amount:
$9,628.00
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges

Component Description:
Invoice relating to the unloading on 1/22/21 of the antenna and patch panel. There is no quote because the employees worked on a time and material basis.
Amount:
$3,100.00

Component Description:
Shipping cost relating to transmission line.
Amount:
$2,632.50

Component Description:
Freight charge relating to the interim transmission line.
Amount:
$584.63

Component Description:
Freight charge relating to the primary transmission line.
Amount:
$27.60

Component Description:
Shipping cost relating to patch panel.
Amount:
$888.75

Component Description:
Shipping cost relating to the antenna.
Amount:
$888.75

Component Description:
Forklift rental used to unload the transmitter.
Amount:
$240.00

Component Description:
Shipping cost for remote control.
Amount:
$13.90

Component Description:
Freight charge relating to the transmitter.
Amount:
$6,824.97

Component Description:
Equipment rental used to unload mask filter.
Amount:
$400.00
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)

Component Description:
Station sold old copper wire from its pre-repack equipment to a scrap yard.
Amount:
($79.10)

Component Description:
Station sold old copper wire from its pre-repack equipment to a scrap yard.
Amount:
($131.05)

Component Description:
Truck rental used to remove antenna and other items retained when WNYA left its pre-repack transmission site.
Amount:
$153.04
Internal Staff Work Information not provided.
MVPD Notification of Channel Change Information not provided.
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change 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.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application Information not provided.
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
Medical notification mailing
Amount:
$3,750.00

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $1,307,026.45 $1,112,197.98 $510,531.05

Reimbursement Status

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Question Response
The facility has ceased operating on its pre-auction channel. No
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.

Ryan Vandewiele

Vice President


06/11/2021

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.

Ryan Vandewiele

Vice President


06/11/2021

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