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FCC Form 399: Incentive Auction Relocation Reimbursement Fund System

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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission)FCC Form 399: Incentive Auction Relocation Reimbursement Fund System

File Number:
0000027829
FRN:
0005795067
Facility ID:
22211
Repack Channel:
31 (UHF)
Entity:
Broadcaster
Filing Status:
Submitted
Date Submitted:
09/18/2017

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, LLC

Joseph M. Di Scipio

400 N. CAPITOL STREET, NW

SUITE 890

WASHINGTON, DC 20001

United States

+1 (202) 824-6522 JDISCIPIO@21CF.COM Limited Liability Company

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

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Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

Dennis Wallace

Managing Partner

Meintel, Sgrignoli & Wallace, LLC

Dennis Wallace

1282 Smallwood Drive

Suite 372

Waldorf, MD 20603

United States

+1 (202) 251-7589 Dennis.Wallace@mswdtv.com

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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Question Response
Will the station be sharing equipment with another broadcast television station or stations (e.g., a shared antenna, co-location on a tower, use of the same transmitter room, multiple transmitters feeding a combiner, etc.)? If yes, enter the facility ID's of the other stations and click 'prefill' to download those stations' licensing information. Yes
Briefly describe transition plan WFLD plans to install interim facilities in cooperation with other stations at Willis Tower, replace existing antennna, transmission line, and Transmitter. Complex site on top of Willis Tower. The building is still working on transition plan for the site.

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  
Ownership Owned
Owner  
Site  
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Model CD2200P3
Year 1999
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Three
Description  
Power capacity 75 kw
Solid State Cooling  
Solid State Power Capacity  
Other Transmitter Type  

Primary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use  
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Manufacturer
Model Paragon
Transmitter Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Three
Other  
Power capacity 75 kw
Solid State Cooling  
Solid State Power Capacity  
Other Transmitter Type  
Justification for New Transmitter New transmitter required as existing unit is obsolete and no longer supported by manufacturer. Existing transmitter is rated 75KW. New TPO cannot be determined at this time.

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 400.0 feet
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description IOT Transmitter Electrical Installation Costs Willis Tower
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Cooling Only
Size 50 tons
Other Size  
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? Yes
Size 1000.0 square feet
Channel 14 Costs Is an RF Consulting Engineer needed?
Is a channel 14 Mask Filer needed?
Is additional field engineering time needed?
Number of Days  

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Plumbing Demolition

Disconnect Piping for transmitter (Great Lakes)

Water Glycol System

Building Chilled Water System Connection. (ZonaTherm)

Remove Existing Main Transmitter

Remove existing main transmitter from Willis Tower

ThermoFlo Leibert system

ThermoFlo Leibert Installation

Remote Control Wiring

Wire up existing remote control to new transmitter

Interim Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Interim
Description of Use  
Change Type Purchase
Manufacturer
Model THU9EVO-40
Transmitter Type Solid state
IOT Power Type  
Other  
Power capacity  
Solid State Cooling Liquid
Solid State Power Capacity 60 kw
Other Transmitter Type  
Justification for New Transmitter Interim transmitter will be required to operate interim facilities while building is changing out antennas and other stations make changes.

Interim 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) Yes
Power 500 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 3 inches
Length 300.0 feet
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description Interim Transmitter Electrical Installation - Willis Tower
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Cooling Only
Size 50 tons
Other Size  
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? Yes
Size 1000.0 square feet
Channel 14 Costs Is an RF Consulting Engineer needed?
Is a channel 14 Mask Filer needed?
Is additional field engineering time needed?
Number of Days  
Inside RF System Is an additional interior RF system required to support this interim transmitter? Yes

Interim Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Willis Tower Fees

Fees to Willis Tower for Interim Transmitter Installation & Operation

Remove existing equipment

Removal of existing equipment in interim transmitter area

Antennas

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

Auxiliary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Purchase New
Antenna Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Licensed Aux Antenna
Ownership Leased
Owner Willis Tower
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? Yes
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Top-mount stacked
Antenna position in stack Bottom
Polarization Circular
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 2
Number of Panels 24
Design power capacity in use 100.0 %
Lower Limit 572.00 MHz
Upper Limit 578.00 MHz
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 475.00 kW
Manufacturer
Model PHP24C
Year 1999

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

Facility ID Call Sign
47905 WMAQ-TV
22211 WFLD

Auxiliary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Aux Antenna
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Ownership Leased
Owner Willis Tower
Is antenna shared? Yes
Is antenna directional? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
New Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Top-mount stacked
Antenna position in stack Bottom
Polarization Elliptical
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 2
Number of Panels/Bays 24
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 600.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 100.0 %
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 475.00 kW
Manufacturer
Model TBD
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna Replacement of Aux Antenna as needed to move antennas on top of building. Final Aux antenna configuration yet to be determined.

Auxiliary 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 2
Frequencies of channels supported RF channel
Frequency N/A
Do you need a combiner output splitter/switcher for dual feed lines? Yes
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? Broadband
Feed Line Size 6 1/8 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? Yes
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Enter a list of RF channel numbers.

RF Channel Number
29
24

Auxiliary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Primary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Purchase New
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing antenna shared with another station or stations? No
Is the existing antenna directional? Yes
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Top-mount stacked
Antenna position in stack Middle
Polarization Elliptical
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: 1000.00 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATW14H3H-ETC2-31H
Year 1999

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
New Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Top-mount stacked
Antenna position in stack Top
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: 859.00 kW
Manufacturer
Model To Be Determined
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna New antenna required for new channel. Slot antenna. Final antenna configuration has not been determined yet.

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 7 3/16 inches
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for a high power antenna? No
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

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Name Description

West Tower Stack Project

Willis Tower West Tower Stack Project per Willis Spreadsheet.

Combiner Room Costs

Willis Tower Combiner Room Modification Cost Estimate. Per Willis Tower Spreadsheet.

Southwest Pole Decommissioning

Willis Tower Decommissioning of SW Pole. per Willis Tower Spreadsheet.

Transmission Line

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

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Licensed Aux
Ownership Leased
Owner Willis Tower
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 6 1/8 inches
Segment Length 20'
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 2
Length 400 feet per run

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

Facility ID Call Sign
47905 WMAQ-TV

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Licensed Aux
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Type Rigid
Diameter 6 1/8 inches
Segment Length 19 ¾ '
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 2
Length 400 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Replacement of Aux Antenna Transmission Line. The new Aux Combiner will be in a new location within the building and will require new transmission line.

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Transmission Line Layout

Develop Transmission line layout and installation drawings for Aux Antenna.

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 Rigid
Diameter 8 3/16 inches
Segment Length 20'
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 400 feet per run

Primary Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Type Rigid
Diameter 7 3/16 inches
Segment Length 19 ¾ '
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 300 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Current Transmission line does not extend to the top of the west tower and it routed to the top of the SW Pole Outrigger. The New Antenna location requires new transmission line. However, applicant will re-use as much as possible of the existing line.

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Transmission Line Layout Installation Drawings

Develop and play transmission line layout and installation drawings. See attached Quote.

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? Located on Building
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? Yes
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) Yes
Others Types of Users Yes
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Yes
Is tower compliant with Rev G? No
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1032959
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 41° 52' 44.1" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 087° 38' 10.2" W-
Overall Structure Height 1729.97 feet
Support Structure Height 1435.35 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 595.14 feet
Structure Type BTWR - Building with Tower
Tower Owner 233 Broadcast, LLC
Date Constructed 01/01/2002

FM, AM or TV radio broadcasters. Facility ID's, Call Signs and Services of other broadcast stations with whom the tower is shared

Facility ID Call Sign Service
71283 WCFS-FM FM
73226 WLS-TV DTV
60539 WXFT-DT DTV
72115 WGN-TV DTV
10802 WTTW DTV
6377 WTMX FM
10801 WFMT FM
51165 WGCI-FM FM
74178 WKSC-FM FM
22211 WFLD DTV
70042 WLIT-FM FM
48772 WPWR-TV DTV
71425 WWME-CD DTV
28621 WJMK FM
12498 WGBO-DT DTV
47905 WMAQ-TV DTV
9617 WBBM-TV DTV
32334 WJYS DTV
9613 WBBM-FM FM
73228 WLS-FM FM
53971 WEBG FM
10981 WCPX-TV DTV

Other Types of Users

Users
Willis Tower
Microwave
Two Way

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 tower with candelabra
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: Serious Reinforcements needed

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower Located on Building
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? Yes

Primary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

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 1500
Explanation Outside Project Management to coordinate with Willis Tower, Antenna, Helicopter, Rigging, and Transmitter Replacements.
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 Yes
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility Yes
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 2
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 Yes
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility Yes
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 2
NEPA Section 106 environmental review No
Environmental Assessment No
ASR Modification No
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) No
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations Yes
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study Yes
RF exposure measurements Yes
Additional Field Engineering Service Yes
Number of Days 45
Justification On Site RF Engineering to supervise equipment installation, performance measurements, and compliance with project requirements.

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Prepare and File FCC Progress Reports

Prepare and File FCC Progress Reports

Other Expenses

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

Illinois and Chicago Sales Tax

Estimated Sales tax on equipment.

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 $5,218,830.00 $5,880,667.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $12,225,045.00 $11,363,156.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Interim Transmitter THU9EVO-40 $2,497,460.00 $2,447,560.00 $0.00
Remove existing equipment $92,860.00 $92,860.00 Remove existing equipment from interim transmitter space. Willis Tower Building. Does not include disposal of equipment. See attached quote. N/A N/A
Willis Tower Fees $0.00 $0.00 Willis Tower Fees for Interim transmitter installation N/A N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 500 KVA $47,100.00 $46,000.00 Catalog N/A N/A
Other -- Building Addition Size: 1000.0 $150,000.00 $150,000.00 Building Space Modifications for Interim Transmitter Space at Willis Tower Building. N/A N/A
UHF inside RF system including switching $143,500.00 $140,000.00 Catalog N/A N/A
50 Ton system $168,000.00 $164,000.00 Catalog HVAC/Mechanical Mods - Willis Tower Space N/A N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 52 - 61 kW $1,741,000.00 $1,700,000.00 Interim Transmitter N/A N/A
3" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $15,000.00 $14,700.00 Catalog N/A N/A
Other Electrical Service: Interim Transmitter Electrical Installation - Willis Tower $140,000.00 $140,000.00 Interim Transmitter Electrical Installation Willis Tower Building N/A N/A
Primary Transmitter Paragon $2,721,370.00 $3,433,107.00 $0.00
ThermoFlo Leibert system $360,000.00 $360,000.00 ThermoFlo Quote Attached. Leibert Units Installation at Willis Tower N/A N/A
Water Glycol System $75,750.00 $75,750.00 ZonaTherm Quote attached. Water/Glycol System N/A N/A
Plumbing Demolition $13,220.00 $13,220.00 Plumbing Demolition. Pipefitter Scope. Quote Attached. N/A N/A
Remote Control Wiring $3,600.00 $3,600.00 Wire up existing remote control to new transmitter. See attached vendor quote. N/A N/A
Three IOT system (75 kW) $1,377,000.00 $2,094,837.00 Comark Quote 3 tube Paragon Transmitter is attached. N/A N/A
Remove Existing Main Transmitter $180,000.00 $180,000.00 Quote to remove existing equipment. Beam Supplies, HE Glycol, Etc. Down Elevator. Rigging, Labor Overtime on Weekends/Nights. See attached quote. Does not include disposal. N/A N/A
Other -- Building Addition Size: 1000.0 $250,000.00 $250,000.00 Modifications to building space for new transmitter. Willis Tower Building. N/A N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $37,150.00 $36,300.00 Catalog N/A N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA $35,850.00 $35,000.00 Catalog N/A N/A
3" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $20,000.00 $19,600.00 Catalog N/A N/A
Other Electrical Service: IOT Transmitter Electrical Installation Costs Willis Tower $200,800.00 $200,800.00 Electrical Installation for new transmitter. Willis Tower Building. See Okeh Electric Quote attached. N/A N/A
50 Ton system $168,000.00 $164,000.00 Modifications to HVAC/Mechanical Systems Willis Tower Building N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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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 $3,849,797.00 $3,597,774.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $12,225,045.00 $11,363,156.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Antenna To Be Determined $2,854,277.00 $2,967,207.00 $0.00
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 7 3/16. feedline (if needed) $13,500.00 $13,200.00 Catalog Costs. N/A N/A
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $5,120.00 $5,000.00 Catalog Cost. N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,550.00 $6,400.00 Catalog Cost. N/A N/A
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna , elliptically or circularly polarized $281,500.00 $395,000.00 Custom Three Station Stack Antenna designed for Willis Tower Building West Pylon. Final Antenna Configuration is not known at this time. This antenna will require special structural design. N/A N/A
Southwest Pole Decommissioning $1,110,500.00 $1,110,500.00 Willis Tower Spreadsheet. WFLD Allocated costs of project per Willis Tower Engineering Statement attached. N/A N/A
Combiner Room Costs $12,857.00 $12,857.00 Willis Tower Spreadsheet. Costs for modification of combiner room per Willis Tower Engineering Statement attached. N/A N/A
West Tower Stack Project $1,424,250.00 $1,424,250.00 Willis Tower Triple Destack and Double Stack per attached spreadsheet from Willis Tower and attached Willis Tower Engineering Statement. N/A N/A
Auxiliary Antenna TBD $995,520.00 $630,567.00 $0.00
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), Two Station broadband panel antenna, elliptically or circularly polarized $748,000.00 $0.00 Catalog N/A N/A
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna) $80,000.00 $464,167.00 Willis Tower Aux Combiner / East Tower per Willis Tower Spreadsheet. See attached Willis Tower Engineering Statement. N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,550.00 $6,400.00 Catalog Costs. N/A N/A
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $22,550.00 $22,000.00 Catalog Costs. N/A N/A
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $5,120.00 $5,000.00 Catalog Costs. N/A N/A
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed) $13,300.00 $13,000.00 Catalog N/A N/A
Combiner output splitting/switching for dual feed lines, if applicable $120,000.00 $120,000.00 Catalog N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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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 $302,500.00 $450,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $12,225,045.00 $11,363,156.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $119,900.00 $250,000.00 $0.00
Transmission Line Layout Installation Drawings $35,000.00 $35,000.00 Develop transmission line layout and installation drawings. See attached vendor quote. N/A N/A
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 7 3/16" $84,900.00 $215,000.00 Custom Transmission line fabrication required. Each section will need to be a custom made section length in order to fit within the existing hallways and vertical shafts within Willis Tower. Standard Line section costs is not applicable. N/A N/A
Auxiliary Transmission Line $182,600.00 $200,000.00 $0.00
Transmission Line Layout $25,000.00 $25,000.00 Develop transmission line layout and installation drawings. See attached vendor quote. N/A N/A
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 6 1/8" $157,600.00 $175,000.00 Custom transmission line fabrication required. Each line section will need to be custom made based upon CAD drawings in order to fit within the existing hallway and vertical shafts within the Willis Tower Building. Standard line sections will not fit. N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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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 $1,452,950.00 $0.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $12,225,045.00 $11,363,156.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Tower BTWR $1,452,950.00 $0.00 $0.00
Tower Helicopter Lift $0.00 $0.00 See attached Willis Tower Engineering Statement and Spreadsheet. N/A N/A
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas) $409,500.00 $0.00 See attached Willis Tower Spreadsheet and Engineering Statement. N/A N/A
Serious tower reinforcement/modifications $1,024,000.00 $0.00 See attached Willis Tower spreadsheet and engineering statement. N/A N/A
Structural engineering tower load study for a documented tower with candelabra $19,450.00 $0.00 See attached Willis Tower Engineering Statement. N/A N/A

Components

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 $510,120.00 $544,130.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $12,225,045.00 $11,363,156.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Outside Professional Services $510,120.00 $544,130.00 $0.00
Prepare and File FCC Progress Reports $34,980.00 $34,980.00 Prepare and File FCC Progress Reports. See attached vendor quote. N/A N/A
Additional Field Engineering Service, 45 Days $95,400.00 $95,400.00 See attached vendor quote. On Site RF Engineering for complex project. Supervision of installation and commissioning of new systems. N/A N/A
RF Exposure Measurements $20,500.00 $20,000.00 Catalog N/A N/A
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $81,900.00 $80,000.00 Catalog N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $7,170.00 $7,000.00 Catalog N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $4,095.00 $35,000.00 Willis Tower Building Lease Modifications N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,305.00 $2,250.00 Catalog N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Aux Antenna, prepare and File Form 2100 Construction Permit or License Application $4,100.00 $4,000.00 Catalog N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $231,000.00 $225,000.00 Very large scope project management. N/A N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,170.00 $7,000.00 Catalog N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,070.00 $3,000.00 Catalog N/A N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,070.00 $3,000.00 Catalog N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,535.00 $1,500.00 Catalog N/A N/A
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, Construction Permit Application $2,050.00 $2,000.00 Catalog N/A N/A
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,560.00 $15,000.00 Coordination for Chicago Market and Willis Tower Building Testing and Transition End Dates N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,560.00 $2,500.00 Catalog N/A N/A
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, License to Cover Application $1,535.00 $1,500.00 Catalog N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,120.00 $5,000.00 Catalog N/A N/A

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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 $890,848.00 $890,585.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $12,225,045.00 $11,363,156.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Other Expenses $890,848.00 $890,585.00 $0.00
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $250,000.00 $250,000.00 Delivery and Logistics for Equipment to Willis Tower Building. Elevator and Freight Dock Considerations. Special elevator lifts. See attached rate sheet from Willis Tower Building Management. N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $45,000.00 $45,000.00 Disposal of Glycol, Transformer Oil, Old Antenna, etc. from Willis Tower Building. N/A N/A
Non-zoning permits $19,000.00 $19,000.00 Building Permits, Electrical, and Mechanicals. Willis Tower Building City of Chicago N/A N/A
Local Zoning $0.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Illinois and Chicago Sales Tax $512,500.00 $512,500.00 Estimated Chicago and Illinois Sales Tax on Equipment. The sales tax rate in the City of Chicago is 10.25%. Total Estimated Sales Tax on equipment at the 10.25% rate. N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $1,500.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $45,000.00 $45,000.00 Equipment Storage off site until needed on site. N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $333.00 $325.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request $195.00 $190.00 Catalog N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application $1,070.00 $1,070.00 Catalog N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,250.00 $11,000.00 Catalog N/A N/A

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $12,225,045.00 $11,363,156.00 $0.00

Construction Status

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Question Response
Is construction complete? 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.

Joseph M. Di Scipio

SVP, Legal and FCC Compliance


09/17/2017

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