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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:
74422
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WTEN
Channel:
24 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028761
FRN:
0009961889
Date Submitted:
10/08/2021

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Nexstar Media Inc.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800 eryder@nexstar.tv Corporation

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

[Confidential]

 

 

 


Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel

Nexstar Media Inc.

Elizabeth Ryder

545 E. John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 700

Irving, TX 75062

United States

+1 (972) 373-8800 eryder@nexstar.tv

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 Replace transmitter and transmission line using existing antenna (see attached sweep for main transmission line replacement justification).

Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 73263
Call Sign WMHT
Type Noncommercial Educational
Licensee Name WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License SCHENECTADY, NY
Pre-auction RF Channel 25
Post-auction RF Channel 25
Neilsen DMA ALBANY-SCHENECTADY-TROY
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 73363
Call Sign WNYT
Type Commercial
Licensee Name WNYT-TV, LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License ALBANY, NY
Pre-auction RF Channel 12
Post-auction RF Channel 12
Neilsen DMA Albany-Schenectady-Troy
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 73264
Call Sign WCWN
Type Commercial
Licensee Name WCWN LICENSEE, LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License SCHENECTADY, NY
Pre-auction RF Channel 22
Post-auction RF Channel 22
Neilsen DMA Albany-Schenectady-Troy
Network Affiliation

Transmitters

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

Primary Transmitter

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Existing Transmitter Information

Section Question Response
Existing Transmitter Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Model Sigma
Year 2007
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Two
Power Capacity 42 kW

Primary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Manufacturer
Model THU9EVO-30
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 46 kW
Justification for New Transmitter The manufacturer of the existing IOT transmitter advises that the transmitter cannot be re-tuned to the assigned channel. A new Comark Paragon MSDC IOT transmitter is the price used for a replacement. See attachment.

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 300 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 3 inches
Length 100.0 feet
Other Electrical Service No
Description N/A
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Cooling Only
Size 15 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

Existing Transmitter Removal

Removal of old Transmitter and ancillary equipment. Please see Brunswick Electric Quote of Oct. 14, 2019 Attached

Mezzanine Construction for Ancillary Equipment and Combiners

There is not enough floor space in the Transmitter area to house ancillary equipment and floor mounted combiners.

Additional Transmitter Costs

Additional Transmitter Costs

Additional Interior RF System

Interior RF System Existing Transmitter to Interim Transmission line

Antennas

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

Primary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Retune Existing
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing antenna shared with another station or stations? Yes
Is the existing antenna directional? Yes
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Top Mount
Antenna position in stack Bottom
Polarization Horizontal
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 2
Number of Panels 60
Design power capacity in use 100.0 %
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 692.00 MHz
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 700.0 kW
Manufacturer Dielectric
Model TUD-05-12/60H-1-B
Year 2007

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

Facility ID Call Sign
73263 WMHT

Primary Antenna

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Adjustment to Existing Antenna

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

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

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

Enter a list of RF channel numbers.

RF Channel Number
22
24
25

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Combiner Installation Services

WTEN Combiner installation due to RePack. Please see Land Communications Inc. Estimate # 1114 attached.

Rigging

Rigging to replace elbow complex; assist with tuning; replace main transmission line; install interim antenna and interim transmission line.

Primary Antenna - Old Combiner Removal

Primary Antenna - Old Combiner Removal

Interim Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
New Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type 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: 700.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-24WB C160
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna New full-power interim antenna and interim transmission line is required while new transmission line is replaced and new elbow complex installed and tuned for main antenna.

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? S
Feed Line Size 6 1/8 inches
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? Yes
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Transmission Line

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

Primary Transmission Line

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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing transmission line shared with another station or stations? Yes
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Type Rigid
Diameter 8 3/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length Broadband
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 500 feet per run

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

Facility ID Call Sign
73263 WMHT

Primary Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Type Rigid
Diameter 8 3/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length Broadband
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 500 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line See attached sweep test. Main transmission line measures well on pre-auction channel but does not measure well on post-auction channel.

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

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 6 1/8 inches
Segment Length 20'
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 395 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Interim transmission line required for interim operation while main transmission line is replaced and elbow complex is replaced and tuned.

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 Modify Existing
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
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? Yes
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? No
ASR Number
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 42° 37' 31.3" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 074° 00' 36.7" W-
Overall Structure Height 499.01 feet
Support Structure Height 495.07 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 1780.82 feet
Structure Type GTOWER - Guyed Structure Used for Communication Purposes
Tower Owner Capital Region Broadcasters, LLC
Date Constructed 05/31/2002


Other Types of Users

Users
WNYT
WCWN
WMHT
WXXA

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

Primary Tower - Structural Analysis

Primary Tower - Structural Analysis

Primary Tower Mapping - Documented Tower

Existing Primary Tower - Tower Mapping - Documented Tower

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? Yes
Number of Hours 300
Explanation Schedule and coordinate multiple vendors, complete progress reports, and update Schedule 399. Station does not have available personnel or personnel trained in project management for such complex projects. Internal accounting and Project management.
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 1
Do you have Distributed Transmission System engineering services? N/A
Critical Facility N/A
Terrain-Shielded Facility N/A
Attorney and Other Outside Consulting Services Prepare and file Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority No
Quantity N/A
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 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 No
RF exposure measurements No
Additional Field Engineering Service Yes
Number of Days 9
Justification It will be necessary to survey the site, plan the equipment, develop specifications for purchasing, and oversee multiple vendor RF projects. Station does not have available personnel or personnel trained in such services.

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? No
Is Remediation needed? No
Facility Expenses Name N/A
Other Distributed Transmission System Expenses Not listed N/A
Name N/A
Is Notification of a Medical Facility required as a result of DTV broadcasting? Yes
Permit and Filing Costs Local Zoning No
Non-zoning permits Yes
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

Repointing of 3rd Party Dish Antenna

Dish needed to be moved for interim RePack Antenna to be installed. Please see Microwave Networks quote # VY90830-50 Attached.

Cost Information

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Transmitters

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $1,827,576.00 $1,137,896.00 N/A $1,028,775.28 N/A
Total for all systems $2,880,225.40 $2,096,148.80 N/A $1,773,248.08 N/A
Primary Transmitter THU9EVO-30 $1,827,576.00 $1,137,896.00 $1,028,775.28
Additional Interior RF System $140,000.00 $140,000.00 N/A $97,090.00 N/A
Additional Transmitter Costs $4,515.00 $4,515.00 See Rohde & Schwarz quote 199709.0 $4,515.00 N/A
Mezzanine Construction for Ancillary Equipment and Combiners $65,461.00 $65,461.00 upper floor needed to be built for ancillary transmitter equipment, filters Etc. Please see Mezzanine quote from F.H. Alexander Inc. $21,820.28 N/A
Existing Transmitter Removal $8,600.00 $8,600.00 Removal of old Transmitter and ancillary equipment. Please see Attached Quote of Brunswick Electric of October 14, 2019 $8,600.00 N/A
15 Ton system $55,800.00 $17,670.00 Catalog cost for 15 ton HVAC system is $53,000. Cost shall be divided by 3 between the following 3 stations that share the main antenna and line: WTEN, WMHT and WCWN. N/A N/A
3" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $5,200.00 $4,900.00 N/A N/A N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA $36,800.00 $35,000.00 N/A $35,000.00 N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 35 - 50 kW $1,473,000.00 $825,450.00 Maximum reimbursement is based on the price of a 2 tube IOT since the catalog price is greater than the IOT price. Cost reduced to $825,450 per Rohde & Schwarz quote 143942.2. $825,450.00 N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $38,200.00 $36,300.00 N/A $36,300.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Additional Interior RF System

Component Description:
To reimburse capital region broadcasters LLC for RF Sweeps
Amount:
$2,600.00

Component Description:
Electrical services and transmitter installation, installment #1
Amount:
$47,245.00

Component Description:
Electrical services and transmitter installation, installment #2
Amount:
$47,245.00
Additional Transmitter Costs

Component Description:
Additional transmitter parts
Amount:
$4,515.00
Mezzanine Construction for Ancillary Equipment and Combiners

Component Description:
Contractor Contract
Amount:
$21,156.33

Component Description:
Contractor Contract
Amount:
$663.95
Existing Transmitter Removal

Component Description:
Electrical Services provided to remove old equipment
Amount:
$8,600.00
15 Ton system Information not provided.
3" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) Information not provided.
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA

Component Description:
Electrical services and transmitter installation, installment #2
Amount:
$17,500.00

Component Description:
Electrical services and transmitter installation, installment #1
Amount:
$17,500.00
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 35 - 50 kW

Component Description:
Transmitter, installment #1, less upgrade cost
Amount:
$206,362.50

Component Description:
Transmitter, installment #3, less upgrade cost
Amount:
$82,545.00

Component Description:
Transmitter, installment #2, less upgrade cost
Amount:
$536,542.50
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp

Component Description:
Electrical services and antenna installation, installment #2
Amount:
$18,150.00

Component Description:
Electrical services and transmitter installation, installment #1
Amount:
$18,150.00

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 $332,705.00 $287,020.00 N/A $253,446.00 N/A
Total for all systems $2,880,225.40 $2,096,148.80 N/A $1,773,248.08 N/A
Interim Antenna TFU-24WB C160 $197,890.00 $195,550.00 $176,600.00
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $22,000.00 N/A $19,750.00 N/A
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed) $12,300.00 $11,700.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 700 kW input, directional,, horizontally polarized $150,450.00 $150,450.00 Initial cost revised down from 235000 to 150450 based on Dielectric quote 800053CMZ-2 attached. $150,450.00 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A $6,400.00 N/A
Primary Antenna TUD-05-12/60H-1-B $134,815.00 $91,470.00 $76,846.00
Primary Antenna - Old Combiner Removal $1,600.00 $1,600.00 Please see WTEN Integrity Electrical Service quote 100721 $1,600.00 N/A
Rigging $13,335.00 $13,335.00 Catalog cost for rigging is $40,000. Cost shall be divided by 3 between the following three stations that share the main top-mount antenna: WTEN, WMHT and WCWN. N/A N/A
Combiner Installation Services $10,000.00 $10,000.00 WTEN Combiner installation services. See attachment Land Communications # 1114. $10,000.00 N/A
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 8 3/16. feedline (if needed) $18,950.00 $6,800.00 Please see Estimated Cost Justification WTEN-210-Primary Antenna - Elbow Complex, Broadband V0 $6,800.00 N/A
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna) $84,200.00 $53,335.00 Catalog cost for one combiner is $80,000. Two combiners are required due to 1st adjacent channels. Cost shall be divided by 3 between the following 3 stations that share the main antenna and line: WTEN, WMHT and WCWN. $52,046.00 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 per Estimated Cost Justification WTEN-210-Primary Antenna - Sweep Test v0 $6,400.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost)

Component Description:
Mounting bracket, line 2 of invoice, installment #1
Amount:
$8,887.50

Component Description:
WTEN-280-Interim Antenna - Side Mount Brackets
Amount:
$1,975.00

Component Description:
Mounting bracket, installment #2, line 2 of invoice
Amount:
$8,887.50
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed) Information not provided.
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 700 kW input, directional,, horizontally polarized

Component Description:
Antenna component, line 1 of invoice, installment #1
Amount:
$67,702.50

Component Description:
Custom Antenna Mounting Brackets
Amount:
$14,847.32

Component Description:
WTEN-280-Interim Antenna - UHF High Power Side Mount, Directional, H-POL
Amount:
$197.68

Component Description:
Aux antenna, installment #2, line 1 of invoice
Amount:
$67,702.50
Sweep test of existing antenna

Component Description:
WTEN Repack Interim Antenna System Sweep
Amount:
$6,400.00
Primary Antenna - Old Combiner Removal

Component Description:
This invoice is for 1/3 of the cost for the removal of the combiner at the CRB building
Amount:
$1,600.00
Rigging Information not provided.
Combiner Installation Services

Component Description:
Combiner installation for Nexstar Portion
Amount:
$10,000.00
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 8 3/16. feedline (if needed)

Component Description:
ELBOW COMPLEX, BROADBAND EHT
Amount:
$3,060.00

Component Description:
Rigid Transmission line
Amount:
$680.00

Component Description:
ELBOW COMPLEX, BROADBAND EHT
Amount:
$3,060.00
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna)

Component Description:
WTEN-210-Primary Antenna - Combiner
Amount:
$23,420.70

Component Description:
WTEN-210-Primary Antenna - Combiner
Amount:
$23,420.70

Component Description:
WTEN-210-Primary Antenna - Combiner
Amount:
$5,204.60
Sweep test of existing antenna

Component Description:
Antenna/Transmission line system sweep
Amount:
$6,400.00

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 $279,290.00 $193,304.60 N/A $180,876.10 N/A
Total for all systems $2,880,225.40 $2,096,148.80 N/A $1,773,248.08 N/A
Interim Transmission Line $79,790.00 $108,848.25 $96,419.75
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 6 1/8" $79,790.00 $108,848.25 Please see Estimated Cost Justification WTEN-380-Interim Transmission Line - Rigid Copper V2 $96,419.75 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $199,500.00 $84,456.35 $84,456.35
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 8 3/16" broadband $199,500.00 $84,456.35 Please see Estimated Cost Justification WTEN-310-Primary Transmission Line - Rigid Copper, 8 3/16", Broadband V1 $84,456.35 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 6 1/8"

Component Description:
T/L 6-75 EIA Length 5/ to 10/ Fixed FLG 1
Amount:
$1,302.00

Component Description:
Reducer 3-50 X 1-50 EIA CU "QS
Amount:
$4,199.00

Component Description:
Rigid Transmission line Copper
Amount:
$13,189.50

Component Description:
Transmission line, installment #2, line 3 of invoice
Amount:
$26,950.14

Component Description:
T/L 6-50 EIA Length 5' to 10' Fixed FLG
Amount:
$9,730.03

Component Description:
Other T/L, installment #2, line 7 of invoice
Amount:
$3,093.30

Component Description:
Flexline Conn 1-5/8 EIA Female Block
Amount:
$319.52

Component Description:
T/L 6-76 EIA Length 15' to 20' Fixed FLG
Amount:
$1,718.50

Component Description:
Gas Stop 6-75 EIA Brass "QS"
Amount:
$2,635.00

Component Description:
Other transmission line component, line 7 of invoice, installment #1
Amount:
$3,093.30

Component Description:
Rigid transmission line, line 3 of invoice, installment #1
Amount:
$26,950.14

Component Description:
RIGID TRANSMISSION LINE - COPPER
Amount:
$1,718.50

Component Description:
T/L 6-75 EIA LENGTH 15' to 20' FIXED FLG
Amount:
$3,239.32
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 8 3/16" broadband

Component Description:
WTEN-310-Primary Transmission Line - Rigid Copper, 8 3/16", Broadband
Amount:
$31,008.49

Component Description:
WTEN-310-Primary Transmission Line - Rigid Copper, 8 3/16", Broadband
Amount:
$10,710.00

Component Description:
WTEN-310-Primary Transmission Line - Rigid Copper, 8 3/16", Broadband
Amount:
$31,008.49

Component Description:
T/L 8-75 EIA EHT Coated Length 5' to 10'
Amount:
$4,838.60

Component Description:
WTEN-310-Primary Transmission Line - Rigid Copper, 8 3/16", Broadband
Amount:
$6,890.77

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 $256,966.67 $244,774.67 N/A $144,774.67 N/A
Total for all systems $2,880,225.40 $2,096,148.80 N/A $1,773,248.08 N/A
Primary Tower GTOWER $256,966.67 $244,774.67 $144,774.67
Structural engineering tower load study for well documented tower $12,600.00 $4,058.00 Please see Estimated Cost Justification WTEN-410-Existing Primary Tower - Tower Load Study, Documented Tower v0 $4,058.00 N/A
Short Tower (less than 500') $84,200.00 $188,550.00 please see Estimated Cost Justification WTEN-410-Existing Primary Tower - Tower Rigging, Short Tower v1 $139,050.00 N/A
Primary Tower Mapping - Documented Tower $1,666.67 $1,666.67 Please see WTEN Existing Primary Tower - Tower Mapping - Documented Tower Budget Revision Justification Letter $1,666.67 N/A
Minor tower reinforcement/modifications $158,000.00 $50,000.00 Catalog cost for Minor tower reinforcement and modifications is $150,000. Cost shall be divided by 3 between the following 3 stations that share the main antenna and line: WTEN, WMHT and WCWN. All Phase 4 stations. N/A N/A
Primary Tower - Structural Analysis $500.00 $500.00 Please see Elevated Structural Consultants quote dated October 3, 2019 N/A N/A

Components

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

Component Description:
AirTravel Time from Fayetteville, AR to Albany, NY
Amount:
$1,558.00

Component Description:
Analysis of 435' Guyed Tower for WTEN, WMHT and WCWN.
Amount:
$2,500.00
Short Tower (less than 500')

Component Description:
Transmission Line Installation
Amount:
$20,000.00

Component Description:
Mobilization
Amount:
$100,000.00

Component Description:
Transmission Line Installation
Amount:
$9,275.00

Component Description:
Transmission Line Installation
Amount:
$9,275.00

Component Description:
CA services during antenna and line installation.
Amount:
$500.00
Primary Tower Mapping - Documented Tower

Component Description:
Tower mapping
Amount:
$1,666.67
Minor tower reinforcement/modifications Information not provided.
Primary Tower - Structural Analysis Information not provided.

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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 $92,430.00 $142,445.80 N/A $113,195.20 N/A
Total for all systems $2,880,225.40 $2,096,148.80 N/A $1,773,248.08 N/A
Outside Professional Services $92,430.00 $142,445.80 $113,195.20
Additional Field Engineering Service, 9 Days $18,000.00 $18,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,365.00 $2,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A 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 $3,487.88 The estimated cost has been adjusted to include all invoices submitted for reimbursement at this time. $3,487.88 N/A
Project management of the transition $47,400.00 $90,594.00 The estimated cost has been adjusted to include all invoices submitted for reimbursement at this time. $90,593.40 a
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $2,050.00 $3,625.00 Please see WTEN RF Eng - STA Budget Justification Letter. The estimated cost has been adjusted to include all invoices submitted for reimbursement at this time. $3,625.00 N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,000.00 N/A $3,000.00 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $12,488.92 The estimated cost has been adjusted to include all invoices submitted for reimbursement at this time. $12,488.92 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Additional Field Engineering Service, 9 Days 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.
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
Consulting fees - Kabir Master:
Amount:
$97.50

Component Description:
Engineering Consulting fees - Dennis Spagnolo:
Amount:
$65.00

Component Description:
WTEN-590-Prepare and/or Review Reimbursement Form
Amount:
$130.00

Component Description:
Consulting fees - Kabir Master:
Amount:
$78.00

Component Description:
Consulting fees - Kabir Master:
Amount:
$390.00

Component Description:
FCC form 399 - Invoice format and Submission services provided
Amount:
$123.50

Component Description:
WTEN-590-Prepare and/or Review Reimbursement Form
Amount:
$103.88

Component Description:
Prepare reimbursement form, item 2 from invoice summary
Amount:
$2,500.00
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
Project management services 5.26.18 through 6.29.18
Amount:
$750.00

Component Description:
Project management, item 1 from invoice summary
Amount:
$4,725.00

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$920.70

Component Description:
Project management services, item 7 from invoice summary
Amount:
$2,403.00

Component Description:
Engineering Consulting fees - Dennis Spagnolo:
Amount:
$155.00

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$7,757.65

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$896.25

Component Description:
WTEN-510-Project Management
Amount:
$150.00

Component Description:
Project management services Dec 2018
Amount:
$75.00

Component Description:
Project management of the transition
Amount:
$79.00

Component Description:
Project management services 1/1/18 to 1/26/18
Amount:
$525.00

Component Description:
Project management services 6.1.19 through 6.28.19
Amount:
$5,262.55

Component Description:
Project management
Amount:
$193.75

Component Description:
Engineering Consulting fees - Dennis Spagnolo:
Amount:
$165.00

Component Description:
Project management services January 2019
Amount:
$65.00

Component Description:
Project management services May 2019
Amount:
$200.00

Component Description:
Project management services 9.29.18 through 10.26.18
Amount:
$450.00

Component Description:
Project management of the transition
Amount:
$466.00

Component Description:
Project management services March 2019
Amount:
$113.75

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$3,054.10

Component Description:
Project management services February 2019
Amount:
$84.50

Component Description:
Project management
Amount:
$1,841.30

Component Description:
Osborn time for project management and consultant fee reimbursement (for Kessler & Gehman Associates, their related invoice to Osborn attached)
Amount:
$2,100.00

Component Description:
Project management services 7.28.18 through 9.28.18
Amount:
$525.00

Component Description:
Project management services 3.2.19 through 3.29.19
Amount:
$450.00

Component Description:
Project management of the transition
Amount:
$158.00

Component Description:
Project management services Jan 2019
Amount:
$180.00

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$2,970.90

Component Description:
Project management services 3.30.19 to 4.26.19
Amount:
$1,275.00

Component Description:
Prepare FCC Schedule 387, item 5 from invoice summary
Amount:
$300.00

Component Description:
Project management services 2.1.19 through 3.1.19
Amount:
$450.00

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$4,430.00

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$2,410.70

Component Description:
Project Management Services Aug 2018
Amount:
$75.00

Component Description:
Project management services 10/27/17 to 12/31/17
Amount:
$1,650.00

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$979.60

Component Description:
Project management
Amount:
$31.25

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$22,683.35

Component Description:
Engineering Consulting fees - Dennis Spagnolo:
Amount:
$130.00

Component Description:
Engineering Consulting fees - Dennis Spagnolo
Amount:
$50.00

Component Description:
Project management of the transition
Amount:
$542.00

Component Description:
Engineer Consulting Fees Dennis Spagnolo
Amount:
$65.00

Component Description:
Project management services 4.27.19 through 5.31.19
Amount:
$2,625.40

Component Description:
Project management services 1.1.19 through 1.31.19
Amount:
$1,725.00

Component Description:
Prepare FCC Schedule 387, item 6 from invoice summary
Amount:
$150.00

Component Description:
Project management services 12.1.18 through 12.31.18
Amount:
$525.00

Component Description:
no longer seeking reimbursement on this invoice paid under 29366R
Amount:
N/A

Component Description:
Project management services 10.27.18 through 11.30.18
Amount:
$1,875.00

Component Description:
Vendor has issued a revised invoice
Amount:
($13,500.00)

Component Description:
Project management services 6.30.18 through 7.27.18
Amount:
$675.00

Component Description:
Project management services Aug 2021
Amount:
$1,873.65

Component Description:
WTEN-510-Project Management
Amount:
$150.00

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$9,206.00
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization

Component Description:
WTEN-530-RF Eng - Special Temporary Authorization
Amount:
$1,500.00

Component Description:
WTEN-530-RF Eng - Special Temporary Authorization
Amount:
$2,125.00
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

Component Description:
Prepare engineering section, item 4 from invoice summary
Amount:
$3,000.00
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Repack plan conference calls and emails
Amount:
$1,285.00

Component Description:
Project management of the transition
Amount:
$3,772.12

Component Description:
Perform engineering study, item 3 from invoice summary
Amount:
$7,000.00

Component Description:
Project management of the transition
Amount:
$431.80

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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 $91,257.73 $90,707.73 N/A $52,180.83 N/A
Total for all systems $2,880,225.40 $2,096,148.80 N/A $1,773,248.08 N/A
Other Expenses $91,257.73 $90,707.73 $52,180.83
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $9,000.00 $9,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Non-zoning permits $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $11,000.00 N/A $2,638.40 N/A
Repointing of 3rd Party Dish Antenna $4,300.00 $4,300.00 Dish needed to be moved for interim RePack Antenna to be installed. Please see Microwave Networks quote # VY90830-50 Attached. $4,300.00 N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $2,000.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $3,500.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $9,000.00 $9,000.00 N/A $3,335.00 N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $41,907.73 $41,907.73 Please see Estimated Cost Justification WTEN-610-Equipment Delivery and Handling V0 $41,907.43 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) Information not provided.
Non-zoning permits Information not provided.
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
Notification of Medical Facilities
Amount:
$2,638.40
Repointing of 3rd Party Dish Antenna

Component Description:
Align Antenna at CRB Tower
Amount:
$4,300.00
MVPD Notification of Channel Change Information not provided.
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
Equipment Storage

Component Description:
WTEN-610-Equipment Storage
Amount:
$2,520.00

Component Description:
WTEN-610-Equipment Storage
Amount:
$815.00
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges

Component Description:
Freight charges
Amount:
$182.95

Component Description:
Freight charges
Amount:
$179.95

Component Description:
FREIGHT AND SHIPPING
Amount:
$2,195.41

Component Description:
Freight and shipping / Storage at PAF transportation
Amount:
$1,687.50

Component Description:
WTEN-610-Equipment Delivery and Handling
Amount:
$1,000.38

Component Description:
FREIGHT AND SHIPPING
Amount:
$1,590.95

Component Description:
Freight and Shipping
Amount:
$7,304.32

Component Description:
Transmitter consolidation services
Amount:
$26,152.00

Component Description:
Freight and Shipping
Amount:
$627.23

Component Description:
WTEN-610-Equipment Delivery and Handling
Amount:
$986.74

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $2,880,225.40 $2,096,148.80 $1,773,248.08

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. Yes

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.

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel


10/08/2021

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.

Elizabeth Ryder

General Counsel


10/08/2021

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