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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:
13206
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WATC-DT
Channel:
34 (UHF)
File Number:
0000025456
FRN:
0016652232
Date Submitted:
09/23/2021

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Community Television, Inc.

1862 Enterprise Dr.

Norcross, GA 30093

United States

+1 (770) 300-9828 scott@watc.tv Not-for-Profit

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

Joseph C. Chautin III

Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin, LLP

1080 West Causeway Approach

Mandeville, LA 70471

United States

+1 (985) 629-0777 jchautin@hardycarey.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. No
Briefly describe transition plan Station plans to install new transmitter, filter, transmission line and antenna so that we may continue to serve our community fully during the transition time.

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 NV7640
Year 2005
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 10 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 THU9evo-12
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 19.0 kW
Justification for New Transmitter We are in receipt of an "end of life" letter from the manufacturer stating that any problems occurring from this day forward may result in a failure that cannot be corrected. The manufacturer states it is "a high risk."

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 No
Description N/A
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

Mask Filter

Dielectric RF System w/Floor Mount frame

Transmitter Install Kit

SJ Ramer R&S installation kit including necessary materials for proper installation not supplied by R&S.

Spinner Load

Spinner 25kW Station Smart Load. Dual 3-50 Input. See attached letter 190313 ltr-load-switch for explanations.

RF Switch gear

2X Dielectric 4 Port switch & accys. See attached letter 190313 ltr-load-switch for explanations.

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? No
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: 330.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model SWMP22/OI-41
Year 2006

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? No
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: 288.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TLP 24B W/VP
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna Unable to retune old antenna for repack channel.

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? Single Channel
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

Name Description

Interim Rent

Additional rent costs.

Dehydrator

Dehydrator & accys needed to keep the line dry..

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 4 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length N/A
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 225 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? Yes
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 225 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Old transmission line in use with pre-transition system. Cannot be off air for the time needed to change over to new line and testing.

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Assessories to hang line

Various accessories needed to properly mount transmission line to tower, ice-bridge, & building entrance.

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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

Primary Tower

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Existing Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Modify Existing
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership 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) No
Others Types of Users Yes
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) 34° 03' 59.3" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 084° 27' 16.7" W-
Overall Structure Height 195.00 feet
Support Structure Height 195.00 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 1883.00 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner American Tower, Inc.
Date Constructed 01/01/0070


Other Types of Users

Users
Paging

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: Minor 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

Name Description

Antenna - Transmission line installers

Crew to install new transmission line & antenna and remove old line / antenna after repack.

Tower permit Drawing Package

If needed

Construction Project Management

For Tower Modification reinforcements & facilities

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 150
Explanation In the unlikely event that our staff engineer is unable to complete the project, we will need to hire someone or for American Tower Project Mgr.
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 No
Quantity N/A
Do you have Distributed Transmission System engineering services? N/A
Critical Facility N/A
Terrain-Shielded Facility N/A
Attorney and Other Outside Consulting Services Prepare and file Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility 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 No
Quantity N/A
NEPA Section 106 environmental review Yes
Environmental Assessment No
ASR Modification No
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) No
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations No
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study Yes
RF exposure measurements Yes
Additional Field Engineering Service 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

Pre-Transmitter installation site survey

Our building is extremely small and we determined that a preliminary site survey was required for equipment placement.

Transmitter Installation

Transmitter install

Electrial work

Electrical needs for the new transmitter installation.

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 No
BLM or NFS Coordination No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change No
FCC License to Cover Application No
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application No
Other Miscellaneous Expenses Does this relocation require paying Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)? 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

Name Description

Site Coordination Meeting

Coordination and transition planning with all parties onsite and management of the timelines and schedules occurring during the repack

Decommissioning of old equipment

Decommissioning of pre-auction equipment including transmitter, antenna and transmission line.

Disposal Costs

Removal of equipment that would interfere with placement of new repack equipment.

Other Installation Costs

Other transmitter/site installation costs.

Public Hearing

If necessary.

Sales Tax expense

Transmission Line & Antenna related sales tax.

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 $800,172.13 $521,600.81 N/A $510,651.05 N/A
Total for all systems $1,779,880.24 $1,091,259.00 N/A $843,143.95 N/A
Primary Transmitter THU9evo-12 $800,172.13 $521,600.81 $510,651.05
RF Switch gear $22,522.13 $22,522.13 On Dielectric quote CLE-097-Rev A thru D, added as separate line item. Current quote CLE-097 rev D. Added Change Order dated 3/7/2019 explained on letter 190313 ltr-load-switch.pdf. Added freight charges for the RF gear on 7/23/19. $22,522.13 Freight charges applied to the cost of the RF gear not originally quoted.
Spinner Load $22,000.00 $22,000.00 Non-radiating load for transmitter set up and maintenance large enough to handle the output of the THU9 transmitter. Updated cost to reflect tax. Updated to reflect change in type. $21,365.62 N/A
Transmitter Install Kit $2,700.00 $2,700.00 SJ Ramer Associates installation kit for R&S transmitters. $2,700.00 N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 14.2 - 20 kW $684,000.00 $406,907.68 Estimated cost of replacement transmitter, less installation. $406,907.68 N/A
Mask Filter $48,700.00 $48,700.00 List price less 25%. Quote attached on CLE-097 Rev-D WATC. $43,655.62 N/A
5 Ton system $20,250.00 $18,771.00 N/A $13,500.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
RF Switch gear

Component Description:
Dielectric RF Switch gear invoice number 18 - 21 and 27 - 32. Change order is included.
Amount:
$9,515.48

Component Description:
Freight charges for RF system, not included in original quote/PO.
Amount:
$3,915.00

Component Description:
This is 5% of the total for the RF Switch gear on invoice MAN01033, line items 18 - 21.
Amount:
$633.45

Component Description:
RF Switch gear part of MAN01073, lines 18-21 & 27-30, with explanation letter.
Amount:
$8,458.20
Spinner Load

Component Description:
Dual input kit for Spinner 25kW load, down payment.
Amount:
$3,645.75

Component Description:
50% down payment for Load and tax.
Amount:
$7,039.06

Component Description:
Final pymt for Spinner Load ($7,039.06) and for Spinner Load Dual Input Kit ($3,641.75)
Amount:
$10,680.81
Transmitter Install Kit

Component Description:
Installation materials kit for R&S Transmitter.
Amount:
$2,700.00
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 14.2 - 20 kW

Component Description:
50% down payment for the transmitter, freight and tax. Updated.
Amount:
$203,453.84

Component Description:
Final transmitter payment, due upon receipt.
Amount:
$203,453.84
Mask Filter

Component Description:
Mask Filter 45% prior to ship
Amount:
$21,827.81

Component Description:
5% Invoice for Mask Filter, line item 22 on inv. MAN01033.
Amount:
$2,425.31

Component Description:
Mask Filter part of invoice MAN01073, line item 22, for 40% payment 8 weeks prior to ship.
Amount:
$19,402.50
5 Ton system

Component Description:
50% down payment on AC system.
Amount:
$6,750.00

Component Description:
Final payment of the HVAC package.
Amount:
$6,750.00

Component Description:
Moved to another invoice, 1306 and due to the low amount, included it with labor.
Amount:
N/A

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 $303,837.00 $134,992.00 N/A $53,227.49 N/A
Total for all systems $1,779,880.24 $1,091,259.00 N/A $843,143.95 N/A
Primary Antenna TLP 24B W/VP $303,837.00 $134,992.00 $53,227.49
Dehydrator $5,387.00 $5,387.00 N/A $1,911.24 N/A
Interim Rent $32,000.00 $32,000.00 170630 American Tower cover letter with price.pdf. Rent for additional tower space required for pre-transition/post transition antenna. N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,450.00 N/A $6,450.00 N/A
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One station antenna -- 200-500 kW, elliptically or circularly polarized $227,000.00 $60,000.00 N/A $44,866.25 N/A
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $21,900.00 N/A N/A N/A
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 4 1/16. feedline (if needed) $9,570.00 $9,255.00 Cost provided by the factory. N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Dehydrator

Component Description:
Small parts needed to plumb dehydrator into system.
Amount:
$12.54

Component Description:
Dehydrator required for pressurization of repack transmission line.
Amount:
$1,898.70
Interim Rent Information not provided.
Sweep test of existing antenna

Component Description:
Sweep Test of Transmission Line & Antenna
Amount:
$6,450.00
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One station antenna -- 200-500 kW, elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
Dielectric inv539035 for antenna shipping.
Amount:
$2,592.50

Component Description:
5% down payment on repack antenna. This updated cover letter and original invoice addresses the earlier problems.
Amount:
$2,113.69

Component Description:
Dielectric antenna, less upgrade. 45% prior to ship invoice MAN01168
Amount:
$19,023.19

Component Description:
Invoice MAN01051 is for 45% 8 week prior to ship payment. Includes cover letter, quote, PO, and invoices.
Amount:
$16,909.50

Component Description:
Dielectric inv516008, antenna, less upgrade.
Amount:
$4,227.37
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 4 1/16. feedline (if needed) Information not provided.

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 $20,594.11 $27,318.19 N/A $23,374.06 N/A
Total for all systems $1,779,880.24 $1,091,259.00 N/A $843,143.95 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $20,594.11 $27,318.19 $23,374.06
Assessories to hang line $3,944.11 $3,944.11 CLE 097 Rev D WATC. Updated quote number. N/A N/A
Flexible Air Transmission Line - dielectric, 4" $16,650.00 $23,374.08 CLE 097 RevD WATC. Updated Price estimate from a year ago. / Dielectric accounting department not applying payments to correct accounts and I added freight charges here for the transmission line. / Added Spreadsheet for explanation. $23,374.06 Dielectric, LLC changed accounting systems during the process and it appears they applied money to the wrong accounts to make it easy for themselves. Also applied here are freight charges that were not part of the original quote or PO.

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Assessories to hang line Information not provided.
Flexible Air Transmission Line - dielectric, 4"

Component Description:
Dielectric transmission line, invoice numbers 1 - 16.
Amount:
$5,097.63

Component Description:
Transmission line part of MAN01033, line item 1
Amount:
$566.41

Component Description:
Dielectric inv521021, transmission line freight charges, not originally in quote.
Amount:
$4,657.00

Component Description:
Line item 1-16 of invoice MAN01073 for transmission line.
Amount:
$4,531.23

Component Description:
Balance of 4" Coax order from Dielectric. Spreadsheet and supporting documents included.
Amount:
$8,521.79

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 $291,337.00 $142,012.00 N/A $83,493.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,779,880.24 $1,091,259.00 N/A $843,143.95 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $291,337.00 $142,012.00 $83,493.00
Structural engineering tower load study for well documented tower $12,600.00 $10,475.00 N/A $10,475.00 N/A
Minor tower reinforcement/modifications $158,000.00 $50,000.00 American Tower costs to modify the tower keep increasing. $41,900.00 N/A
Short Tower (less than 500') $84,200.00 $45,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Tower permit Drawing Package $4,700.00 $4,700.00 The generation of a permitting drawing package. N/A N/A
Construction Project Management $5,000.00 $5,000.00 Project mgr for landlord during modification of tower. $5,000.00 N/A
Antenna - Transmission line installers $26,837.00 $26,837.00 Quote received from Allstate Tower, Inc. to install line and antenna, then a second trip to remove pre-repack antenna and line. $26,118.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Structural engineering tower load study for well documented tower

Component Description:
Structural Analysis of tower
Amount:
$10,475.00
Minor tower reinforcement/modifications

Component Description:
Construction costs per ATC Description sheet.
Amount:
$41,900.00
Short Tower (less than 500') Information not provided.
Tower permit Drawing Package Information not provided.
Construction Project Management

Component Description:
ATC project mgmt fee.
Amount:
$5,000.00
Antenna - Transmission line installers

Component Description:
Legacy Tower invoice, less maximization amount.
Amount:
$10,200.00

Component Description:
Allstate Tower install antenna and line. Invoice was filed late because it was in the completed stack instead of to be done stack.
Amount:
$13,418.00

Component Description:
Independent inspection, troubleshooting and repair of repack antenna system installation.
Amount:
$2,500.00

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Outside Professional Services

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $236,790.00 $142,271.00 N/A $107,570.15 N/A
Total for all systems $1,779,880.24 $1,091,259.00 N/A $843,143.95 N/A
Outside Professional Services $236,790.00 $142,271.00 $107,570.15
Transmitter Installation $59,450.00 $59,450.00 Transmitter installation costs, updated amount of time due to small building. See 190412 Ramer Revised Quote 1830R.pdf for details. Added $11K for other unforeseen expenses. update 9/23/21. Auxiliary transmitter re-installation added. $59,450.00 Aux Transmitter re-installation put costs over the $50K limit.
Electrial work $8,500.00 $8,500.00 The transmitter requires a number of changes to the existing electrical system. $6,380.00 N/A
Pre-Transmitter installation site survey $8,600.00 $8,600.00 Our building is extremely small and it was determined that we needed to have CAD drawings made for equipment placement to determine exactly how all of the equipment would fit. $8,600.00 N/A
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $84,200.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
NEPA Section 106 environmental review, if needed $6,310.00 $6,000.00 If necessary. 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 $5,671.00 Legal fees were higher due to unexpected issues and Hurricane Dorien postponing Phase 5. $5,455.00 Legal costs were slightly higher than anticipated.
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 N/A N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $6,000.00 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 $2,489.00 N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A $583.00 N/A
Project management of the transition $23,700.00 $23,000.00 We have determined that additional assistance will be needed to manage the projects for the transition and have increased the original amount to $23K. $18,113.15 N/A
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $8,300.00 N/A $6,500.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Transmitter Installation

Component Description:
Re-installation of Aux transmitter to on Post Auction channel.
Amount:
$14,000.00

Component Description:
SJ Ramer invoice for transmitter installation.
Amount:
$39,000.00

Component Description:
On site 3 extra days terminating transmission line and attempting to sweep line. Attached letter explains.
Amount:
$6,450.00
Electrial work

Component Description:
Electrical hookups and site prep for new transmitter.
Amount:
$6,380.00
Pre-Transmitter installation site survey

Component Description:
Pre-installation site survey to determine if all of the components will fit in the building.
Amount:
$8,600.00
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed Information not provided.
NEPA Section 106 environmental review, if needed 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:
210915 HCCB Legal Svcs September 2019. inv 35858
Amount:
$432.00

Component Description:
HCCB Inv 33290 Legal Services, Oct 2017.
Amount:
$624.00

Component Description:
HCCB_inv32422 April,2017 Legal Svcs.
Amount:
$470.00

Component Description:
210915HCCB Legal Svcs August, 2019 inv 35753
Amount:
$1,026.00

Component Description:
210915 HCCB Inv 35981 legal svcs Oct. 2019
Amount:
$81.00

Component Description:
HCCB_Inv32743 Legal Services June, 2017
Amount:
$416.00

Component Description:
HCCB Inv 33140 Legal Services Sept, 2017
Amount:
$78.00

Component Description:
HCCB_Inv32643 Legal Services for May, 2017
Amount:
$912.00

Component Description:
210915 HCCB Inv35664 legal services, July, 2019
Amount:
$1,026.00

Component Description:
HCCB_inv32872 Legal Services, July, 2017
Amount:
$390.00
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 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

Component Description:
HCCB Inv 35171 Legal Services, Feb, 2019
Amount:
$945.00

Component Description:
Analysis of early move to post repack channel.
Amount:
$950.00

Component Description:
HCCB Inv 35056 Legal Services, Jan, 2019
Amount:
$594.00
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
HCCB Inv 34859 Legal Services, Dec, 2018
Amount:
$81.00

Component Description:
HCCB Inv 34283 Legal Services, July, 2018
Amount:
$78.00

Component Description:
HCCB Inv 34010 Legal Services, April, 2018
Amount:
$78.00

Component Description:
HCCB Inv 33631 Legal Services Jan, 2018.
Amount:
$130.00

Component Description:
HCCB Inv 34634 Legal Services, Oct, 2018
Amount:
$216.00
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
American Tower project mgmt
Amount:
$9,480.00

Component Description:
Carlisle invoice for Project Mgmt.
Amount:
$960.00

Component Description:
Project Mgmt of partial site cleanup.
Amount:
$400.00

Component Description:
Jim Carlisle inv1307 Project Mgmt. updated 9/19/19
Amount:
$6,000.00

Component Description:
Project mgmt 5/21 & 5/22/19 logistics.
Amount:
$680.00

Component Description:
Project Planning & site prep.
Amount:
$593.15
RF Exposure Measurements

Component Description:
Power Density survey of WATC Post Auction facility
Amount:
$6,500.00

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 $127,150.00 $123,065.00 N/A $64,828.20 N/A
Total for all systems $1,779,880.24 $1,091,259.00 N/A $843,143.95 N/A
Other Expenses $127,150.00 $123,065.00 $64,828.20
Sales Tax expense $10,000.00 $10,000.00 Sales Tax expense, primarily for antenna & transmission line, not included in original quotes. $7,988.03 N/A
Public Hearing $10,000.00 $10,000.00 If necessary. N/A N/A
Other Installation Costs $16,000.00 $16,000.00 Other installation costs needed to prepare and restore the site for the repack. $15,866.51 N/A
Disposal Costs $7,600.00 $7,600.00 Disposal of existing equipment to make room for repack equipment. 4/25 - Updated amount to more accurately reflect what will be required. $7,550.70 We had an enormous amount of retired equipment in our warehouse/studio that had to be moved in order to make room to receive the new transmitter before it can proceed to our very small transmitter building. Took more time than estimated.
Site Coordination Meeting $2,500.00 $2,500.00 Coordination and transition planning with all parties onsite and management of the timelines and schedules occurring during the repack. N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $1,250.00 $1,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $750.00 $750.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $7,500.00 $7,500.00 N/A $7,460.96 N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Local Zoning $2,500.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $7,465.00 N/A $7,465.00 N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $7,500.00 $7,500.00 If necessary. $3,497.00 N/A
Decommissioning of old equipment $45,000.00 $45,000.00 Decommissioning of pre-auction equipment including transmitter, antenna, transmission line & RF components. This expense was not set up in the original 399 and must be added now. $15,000.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Sales Tax expense

Component Description:
Sales tax on transmission line interconnect kit on invoice 515020.
Amount:
$541.98

Component Description:
Dielectric Sales Tax invST516008 for antenna. Less upgrade.
Amount:
$2,536.43

Component Description:
Sales tax invoice on Dielectric inv 521021.
Amount:
$514.32

Component Description:
Sales tax invoice for invoice 518011.
Amount:
$679.68

Component Description:
Sales tax invoice for RF system and CO.
Amount:
$3,637.13

Component Description:
Sales tax on Dielectric Inv519010.
Amount:
$78.49
Public Hearing Information not provided.
Other Installation Costs

Component Description:
Greenville Media ASI Distribution purchase.
Amount:
$672.75

Component Description:
Casual labor assisting installation engineers.
Amount:
$240.00

Component Description:
The "Planned maintenance" on the 3 existing doors is not a repack expense. The repaired door is the one we had to use as all others are blocked.
Amount:
$1,750.00

Component Description:
200302 SWBLLC invoice with receipt for dumpster required for pre-auction equipment.
Amount:
$395.00

Component Description:
Forklift operator for antenna raising.
Amount:
$597.92

Component Description:
Credit Card reimbursement inv1651, SWBLLC
Amount:
$1,056.52

Component Description:
Vose Construction for placing transmitter equipment in place.
Amount:
$4,750.00

Component Description:
Reducer needed due to miscommunication with vendor plus shipping.
Amount:
$1,308.20

Component Description:
Monthly forklift rental
Amount:
$2,398.78

Component Description:
200311 Briggs Eq. rental of forklift for removal of pre-auction equipment.
Amount:
$1,505.58

Component Description:
Credit card reimbursement on inv1649, SWBLLC. Updated 9/19/19.
Amount:
$282.42

Component Description:
The "Planned maintenance" on the 3 existing doors is not a repack expense. The repaired door is the one we had to use as all others are blocked.
Amount:
$1,750.00

Component Description:
Casual labor moving equipment.
Amount:
$50.00

Component Description:
200311 Complete Porta-John Services, sanitary needs for tower crew at transmitter site.
Amount:
$100.00

Component Description:
Remove and replace fence to make room for work containers.
Amount:
$1,800.00

Component Description:
Forklift operator for transmitter unloading.
Amount:
$640.00

Component Description:
Purchase of a steel plate needed for moving equipment.
Amount:
$69.34
Disposal Costs

Component Description:
Clearing warehouse/studio area to receive and store new transmitter.
Amount:
$560.00

Component Description:
Site cleanup after installation.
Amount:
$500.00

Component Description:
This invoice was paid on 8/15/2018. Resubmitted, 9/24/18. Corrected Inv# on 10/4/18.
Amount:
$2,606.66

Component Description:
Clearing out remaining debris from antenna crew.
Amount:
$800.00

Component Description:
Credit Card charges, inv1649, SWBLLC, update 9/19/19
Amount:
$127.04

Component Description:
Site prep for repack.
Amount:
$480.00

Component Description:
Clearing transmitter building for new equipment.
Amount:
$1,700.00

Component Description:
Credit card charges, inv1651, SWBLLC
Amount:
$777.00
Site Coordination Meeting Information not provided.
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
Equipment Storage Information not provided.
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges

Component Description:
Credit card charges, inv1649, SWBLLC, updated 9/19/19.
Amount:
$360.96

Component Description:
ALS Van Lines moving Auxiliary transmitter to transmitter site out of storage.
Amount:
$1,650.00

Component Description:
ALS Inv A2453 for moving transmitter from storage to site.
Amount:
$2,180.00

Component Description:
Credit card charges, inv1651, SWBLLC
Amount:
$1,230.00

Component Description:
190717 ALS invA2456. Moving crew to place RF system and transmitter physically into the building. Please note that the due date precedes the invoice date on their invoice. I have put the due date on this submission to equal the invoice date.
Amount:
$840.00

Component Description:
Received 10' diameter reel of cable and delivered to WATC TV transmitter site.
Amount:
$1,200.00
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) Information not provided.
Local Zoning Information not provided.
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
Required medical notifications for DTV operation.
Amount:
$7,465.00
MVPD Notification of Channel Change

Component Description:
Required MVPD repack notifications.
Amount:
$3,497.00
Decommissioning of old equipment

Component Description:
Microwave Rental Decommissioning pre-auction transmitter.
Amount:
$15,000.00

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $1,779,880.24 $1,091,259.00 $843,143.95

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. Yes
All receipts for reimbursement have been submitted no further costs are expected to be incurred. Note this will lock the Form 399 from further editing and begin close-out procedures with the Fund Administrator. No

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Estimated Expenses Statements

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Scott Wills

Chief Operator, WATC TV


09/23/2021

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.

Scott Wills

Chief Operator, WATC TV


09/23/2021

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Final Allocation or Accounting Information Statements

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

  1. The Authorized Person signing below certifies and represents that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Scott Wills

Chief Operator, WATC TV


09/23/2021

Attachments

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