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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:
0000026661
FRN:
0001739002
Facility ID:
43170
Repack Channel:
9 (High VHF)
Entity:
Broadcaster
Filing Status:
Submitted
Date Submitted:
08/23/2018

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV

Doing Business As: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV

Scott Colwell

3825 RIDGEWOOD ROAD

JACKSON, MS 39211

United States

+1 (601) 432-6367 Scott.Colwell@mpbonline.org Government Entity

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

Robert Gehman

ConsultingEngineer

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

Robert Gehman

507 NW 60 Street

Suite D

Gainesville, FL 32607

United States

+1 (352) 332-3157 bob@kesslerandgehman.com

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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Question Response
Will the station be sharing equipment with another broadcast television station or stations (e.g., a shared antenna, co-location on a tower, use of the same transmitter room, multiple transmitters feeding a combiner, etc.)? If yes, enter the facility ID's of the other stations and click 'prefill' to download those stations' licensing information. No
Briefly describe transition plan Replace transmitter using existing antenna and line.

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 PLATINUM PTCD10P1
Year 2007
Type Solid state
IOT Power Type  
Description  
Power capacity  
Solid State Cooling Air
Solid State Power Capacity 2.2 kw
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 TBD
Transmitter Type Solid state
IOT Power Type  
Other  
Power capacity  
Solid State Cooling Air
Solid State Power Capacity 2.2 kw
Other Transmitter Type  
Justification for New Transmitter The manufacturer of the existing transmitter advises that the transmitter cannot be re-tuned to the assigned channel. 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 150 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 3 inches
Length 100.0 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

Name Description

Additional Interior RF System

Interior RF System Existing Transmitter to Interim Transmission line

Standby Exciter and Switch

Standby Exciter with Automatic Change Over Switch

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? No
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Top-mount single
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Other Type
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 Batwing
ERP: 31.00 kW
Manufacturer Dielectric
Model TAB-12H
Year 1990

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

Name Description

Rigging

Rigging to replace elbow complex which was found to be mismatched

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 204
Explanation It will be necessary to 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.
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 Yes
Number of Days 13
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

Name Description

Other Legal Services

Other Legal Services related to the DTV Repack

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 $315,550.00 $310,500.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $474,666.00 $463,400.00 N/A $13,265.18 N/A
Primary Transmitter TBD $315,550.00 $310,500.00 $0.00
Standby Exciter and Switch $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Additional Interior RF System $75,000.00 $75,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
3" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $5,000.00 $4,900.00 N/A N/A N/A
High VHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 1.1 . 4.4 kW $148,500.00 $145,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $37,150.00 $36,300.00 N/A N/A N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 150 KVA $24,900.00 $24,300.00 N/A N/A N/A

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 $34,130.00 $33,800.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $474,666.00 $463,400.00 N/A $13,265.18 N/A
Primary Antenna TAB-12H $34,130.00 $33,800.00 $0.00
Rigging $20,000.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 3 1/8. feedline (if needed) $7,580.00 $7,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,550.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
High VHF - High Power Top Mount One Station horizontally polarized $0.00 $0.00 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 $91,736.00 $86,100.00 N/A $13,265.18 N/A
Total for all systems $474,666.00 $463,400.00 N/A $13,265.18 N/A
Outside Professional Services $91,736.00 $86,100.00 $13,265.18
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
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 engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,070.00 $3,000.00 N/A $2,000.00 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,170.00 $2,750.00 N/A $2,750.00 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 and or review reimbursement form $2,560.00 $2,500.00 N/A $2,500.00 N/A
Additional Field Engineering Service, 13 Days $26,000.00 $26,000.00 N/A $4,405.68 N/A
Project management of the transition $31,416.00 $30,600.00 N/A $600.00 N/A
Other Legal Services $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A $960.00 N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,120.00 $5,000.00 N/A $49.50 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
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.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
WMAE KGA inv #139-283 CP App UL20180809jgv1
Amount:
$2,000.00
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
WMAE KGA inv #139-283 New channel assignment UL20180809jgv1
Amount:
$2,750.00
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
WMAE KGA inv #139-284 Prepare and or review 399 UL20180813jgv1
Amount:
$2,500.00
Additional Field Engineering Service, 13 Days

Component Description:
KGA inv #139-285 On site survey split evenly between WMAB WMAE WMAW UL20180814jgv1
Amount:
$4,405.68
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
WMAE KGA inv #139-296 2018Q1 387 UL20180810jgv1
Amount:
$150.00

Component Description:
WMAE KGA inv #139-287 2017Q3 387 UL20180810jgv1
Amount:
$300.00

Component Description:
WMAE KGA inv #139-290 2017Q4 387 UL20180809jgv1
Amount:
$150.00
Other Legal Services

Component Description:
WMAE GSB inv #664826 DTV Repack legal services UL20180823jgv1
Amount:
$90.00

Component Description:
WMAE GSB inv #662020 DTV Repack legal services UL20180823jgv1
Amount:
$600.00

Component Description:
WMAE GSB inv #670598 DTV Repack legal services UL20180823jgv1
Amount:
$120.00

Component Description:
WMAE GSB inv #667584 DTV Repack legal services UL20180823jgv1
Amount:
$150.00
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
WMAE GSB inv #662020 DTV Repack legal services CP App UL20180823jgv1
Amount:
$49.50

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 $33,250.00 $33,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $474,666.00 $463,400.00 N/A $13,265.18 N/A
Other Expenses $33,250.00 $33,000.00 $0.00
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 $0.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
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 $474,666.00 $463,400.00 $13,265.18

Construction Status

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Question Response
Is construction complete? No

Attachments

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