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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:
0000028882
FRN:
0007282957
Facility ID:
416
Repack Channel:
17 (UHF)
Entity:
Broadcaster
Filing Status:
Submitted
Date Submitted:
07/27/2018

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WTAT LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WTAT LICENSEE, LLC

Lisa Asher

2000 W. 41ST STREET

BALTIMORE, MD 21211

United States

+1 (410) 662-9688 LAsher@cunninghambroadcasting.com Limited Liability Company

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

[Confidential]

 

 

 


Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

Paul A. Cicelski , Esq .

Lerman Senter PLLC

2001 L Street NW

Suite 400

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 416-6756 pcicelski@lermansenter.com

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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

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 Lease 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 Acrodyne Services
Model Quantum QXD2
Year 2004
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Two
Description  
Power capacity 66 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 Lease New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Manufacturer
Model ULXTE-80
Transmitter Type Solid state
IOT Power Type  
Other  
Power capacity  
Solid State Cooling Liquid
Solid State Power Capacity 46.1 kw
Other Transmitter Type  
Justification for New Transmitter Per the manufacturer, the current transmitter cannot be retuned. See Exhibit B.

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) Yes
Transformer (480V) Yes
Power 150 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 2 inches
Length 400.0 feet
Other Electrical Service No
Description  
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? No
Type
Size
Other Size  
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No
Size
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  

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 Leased
Owner Sinclair Properties LLC
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 stacked
Antenna position in stack Bottom
Polarization Horizontal
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 3
Number of Panels 64
Design power capacity in use 96.0 %
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 698.00 MHz
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 1000.00 kW
Manufacturer DIELECTRIC
Model TUD-P5SP-16/48-1-B
Year 2004

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

Facility ID Call Sign
10587 WCBD-TV
9015 WCIV

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
25
17
20

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? Yes

Primary Transmission Line

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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Utilize Existing
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Owner Sinclair Properties LLC
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 Dielectric
Type Rigid
Diameter 8 3/16 inches
Segment Length Broadband
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 2200 feet per run

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

Facility ID Call Sign
10587 WCBD-TV
9015 WCIV

Primary 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? 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 400
Explanation Outside consulting engineering, legal work, and accounting services, as well as project management for regional and comprehensive repack execution.
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 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 No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 2
NEPA Section 106 environmental review No
Environmental Assessment No
ASR Modification Yes
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) Yes
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 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

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 No
BLM or NFS Coordination No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change No
FCC License to Cover Application Yes
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application Yes
Other Miscellaneous Expenses Does this relocation require paying Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? No
Does this relocation require the Development and Airing of an Announcement regarding an upcoming channel change? Yes
Does this relocation require MVPD Notification of a Channel Change? Yes

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

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 $1,506,450.00 $1,478,100.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,862,649.00 $1,829,481.00 N/A $14,608.75 N/A
Primary Transmitter ULXTE-80 $1,506,450.00 $1,478,100.00 $0.00
2" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $10,400.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 150 KVA $24,900.00 $24,300.00 N/A N/A N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $37,150.00 $36,300.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 35 - 50 kW $1,434,000.00 $1,407,500.00 See Response to August 10 Inquiry. 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 $86,550.00 $86,400.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,862,649.00 $1,829,481.00 N/A $14,608.75 N/A
Primary Antenna TUD-P5SP-16/48-1-B $86,550.00 $86,400.00 $0.00
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna) $80,000.00 $80,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,550.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - High Power Top Mount Three Station broadband panel antenna horizontally polarized $0.00 $0.00 This antenna need only be reswept. N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $0.00 $0.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,862,649.00 $1,829,481.00 N/A $14,608.75 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Components

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 $186,255.00 $181,850.00 N/A $14,608.75 N/A
Total for all systems $1,862,649.00 $1,829,481.00 N/A $14,608.75 N/A
Outside Professional Services $186,255.00 $181,850.00 $14,608.75
FAA consultant, including cost of preparing FAA Form 7460 (Notice of Proposed Construction), if needed for height increase $2,050.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
ASR modification (prepare FCC Form 854) $2,050.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,560.00 $2,600.00 Updated cost of estimated amount per FCC requirement. $2,505.29 N/A
Project management of the transition $61,600.00 $60,000.00 N/A $8,536.54 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,170.00 $7,000.00 N/A $1,462.50 N/A
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,560.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,070.00 $3,000.00 N/A $1,882.50 N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,535.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,070.00 $3,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,305.00 $2,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $81,900.00 $80,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,120.00 $5,000.00 N/A $221.92 N/A
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $4,095.00 $4,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $7,170.00 $7,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
FAA consultant, including cost of preparing FAA Form 7460 (Notice of Proposed Construction), if needed for height increase Information not provided.
ASR modification (prepare FCC Form 854) Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #461759
Amount:
$869.30

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$152.01

Component Description:
Legal services cost.
Amount:
$172.50

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations. #461289
Amount:
$1,311.48
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations.
Amount:
$30.47

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$716.28

Component Description:
Legal services cost. #461821
Amount:
$202.70

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$999.04

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$943.95

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #463567
Amount:
$566.48

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations. #461289
Amount:
$91.50

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$32.35

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$43.71

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$818.59

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations.
Amount:
$185.10

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #464321
Amount:
$683.07

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #461759
Amount:
$29.98

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #1058
Amount:
$187.24

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$836.44

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$20.91

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$86.88

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations.
Amount:
$105.97

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$20.64

Component Description:
Legal Service Cost. #464347
Amount:
$115.00

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #1055
Amount:
$243.38

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #1063
Amount:
$262.29

Component Description:
Legal services cost. #460952
Amount:
$513.00

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #463026
Amount:
$801.57
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Consulting engineering cost.
Amount:
$1,462.50
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Consulting engineering cost.
Amount:
$1,882.50
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #461759
Amount:
$99.92

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations. #461289
Amount:
$122.00
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.

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 $83,394.00 $83,131.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,862,649.00 $1,829,481.00 N/A $14,608.75 N/A
Other Expenses $83,394.00 $83,131.00 $0.00
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $5,000.00 $5,000.00 See Exhibit J. N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $28,050.00 $28,050.00 See Response to August 10 Inquiry. N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $10,000.00 $10,000.00 See Exhibit J. N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $28,566.00 $28,566.00 See Response to August 10 Inquiry. N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request $195.00 $190.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $333.00 $325.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,250.00 $11,000.00 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 $1,862,649.00 $1,829,481.00 $14,608.75

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.

Lisa Asher

Secretary


07/27/2018

Attachments

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