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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:
51207
Service:
DCA
Call Sign:
KDFX-CD
Channel:
33 (UHF)
File Number:
0000025939
FRN:
0001590330
Date Submitted:
04/30/2018

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY

Doing Business As: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY

PO Box 97701

ST. JOSEPH, MO 64501

United States

+1 (816) 271-8405 TIM.HANNAN@NPGCO.COM 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

The Preparer is same as the reimbursement contact.

 

 

 

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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Question Response
Will the station be sharing equipment with another broadcast television station or stations (e.g., a shared antenna, co-location on a tower, use of the same transmitter room, multiple transmitters feeding a combiner, etc.)? If yes, enter the facility ID's of the other stations and click 'prefill' to download those stations' licensing information. Yes
Briefly describe transition plan REMOVE OLD MASK FILTER, INSTALL NEW MASK FILTER, TUNE TRANSMITTER TO NEW FREQUENCY AND SWEEP TRANSMISSION SYSTEM.

Transmitters

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

Primary Transmitter

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Existing Transmitter Information

Section Question Response
Existing Transmitter Description Type of change Retune Existing
Use Primary (Main)
Ownership Owned
Owner 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 Anywave
Model ACT-5XU-560-A-C
Year 2014
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 560 kW

Primary Transmitter

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Retuning Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New IOT Tubes Number of Tubes (including accessories) needed N/A
New Mask Filter
Power 1.5 kW
Other Power N/A
New Exciter Is a new exciter needed? No

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? No
Type N/A
Size N/A
Other Size N/A
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No
Size N/A
Channel 14 Costs Is an RF Consulting Engineer needed? N/A
Is a channel 14 Mask Filer needed? N/A
Is additional field engineering time needed? N/A
Number of Days N/A

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Antennas

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

Primary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change 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? 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 Class A
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Other
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 Parapanel
ERP: 4.8 kW
Manufacturer SCA
Model 4DR-8S
Year 2014

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? No
Type
Number of channels supported N/A
Frequencies of channels supported N/A
Frequency

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Transmission Line

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Section Question Response
Transmission Line Related Expenses Do you have transmission line related expenses? No

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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Section Question Response
Tower Equipment or Rigging Costs Changes Do you have tower equipment or rigging costs changes? No

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? Yes
Number of Hours 20
Explanation TO ENSURE TIMELINESS, SAFETY AND ADEQUATE EXPERTISE FOR A PROJECT OF THIS SCOPE AND SIGNIFICANCE, OUTSIDE PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERVICES ARE WARRANTED FOR A MODEST PERIOD OF TIME, PROJECTED AT 20 HOURS EST.
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 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 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

Additional Repack Legal Services Not Otherwise Specified in Form 399

Non-Catalog Legal Services such as review of quarterly transition status reports and other miscellaneous non-catalog legal fees.

Other Expenses

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

Information not provided.

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 $108,230.00 $2,202.50 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $189,700.00 $36,202.50 N/A $4,653.98 N/A
Primary Transmitter ACT-5XU-560-A-C $108,230.00 $2,202.50 $0.00
1.5 kW mask filter $3,030.00 $2,202.50 N/A N/A N/A
UHF and VHF - minor banding issues $105,200.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Antennas

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $33,030.00 $5,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $189,700.00 $36,202.50 N/A $4,653.98 N/A
Primary Antenna 4DR-8S $33,030.00 $5,000.00 $0.00
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, Class A One Station antenna -- basic $26,300.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Tower Equipment and Rigging Costs

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Outside Professional Services

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $33,140.00 $23,250.00 N/A $4,653.98 N/A
Total for all systems $189,700.00 $36,202.50 N/A $4,653.98 N/A
Outside Professional Services $33,140.00 $23,250.00 $4,653.98
Additional Repack Legal Services Not Otherwise Specified in Form 399 $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A $37.12 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
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $3,160.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 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
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $2,000.00 N/A $437.50 N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $1,000.00 N/A $1,000.00 N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A $3,179.36 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Additional Repack Legal Services Not Otherwise Specified in Form 399

Component Description:
Non-Catalog Legal Services such as review of quarterly transition status reports and other miscellaneous non-catalog legal fees.
Amount:
$37.12
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Project management of the transition Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form Information not provided.
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Engineering study work for new channel assignment and antenna development.
Amount:
$375.00

Component Description:
Engineering study work for new channel assignment and antenna development.
Amount:
$62.50
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Engineering study work for new channel assignment and antenna development.
Amount:
$1,000.00
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
General repack filing and follow up. See "Repack Invoice Cover Memo."
Amount:
$2,291.36

Component Description:
Filing legal services on KDFX C.P. year 2017.
Amount:
$888.00

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 $15,300.00 $5,750.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $189,700.00 $36,202.50 N/A $4,653.98 N/A
Other Expenses $15,300.00 $5,750.00 $0.00
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $750.00 $750.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $500.00 $500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $500.00 $500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $500.00 $500.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $1,500.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $189,700.00 $36,202.50 $4,653.98

Reimbursement Status

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Question Response
The facility has ceased operating on its pre-auction channel. No
Construction of final facilities or all necessary modifications are complete. No
All receipts for reimbursement have been submitted no further costs are expected to be incurred. Note this will lock the Form 399 from further editing and begin close-out procedures with the Fund Administrator. No

Attachments

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