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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:
0000026707
FRN:
0001587583
Facility ID:
65684
Repack Channel:
33 (UHF)
Entity:
Broadcaster
Filing Status:
Submitted
Date Submitted:
11/28/2018

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Hearst Stations Inc.

Doing Business As: Hearst Stations Inc.

Corporation

150 Fayetteville Street

Suite 1700

Raleigh, NC 27601

United States

+1 (919) 839-0300 shartzell@brookspierce.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 see attached transition plan document

Transmitters

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

Auxiliary Transmitter

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Existing Transmitter Information

Section Question Response
Existing Transmitter Description Type of change Retune Existing
Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use backup to main transmitter
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 Harris
Model Maxiva UAX-2000AT
Year 2013
Type Solid state
IOT Power Type  
Description  
Power capacity  
Solid State Cooling Air
Solid State Power Capacity 2.5 kw
Other Transmitter Type  

Auxiliary Transmitter

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Retuning Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New IOT Tubes Number of Tubes (including accessories) needed  
New Mask Filter Power 3 kw
Other Power  
New Exciter Is a new exciter needed? No
Exciter Type

Auxiliary 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
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size
Length
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  

Auxiliary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

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 Sigma CD2200P2
Year 1998
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Two
Description  
Power capacity 50 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? Yes
Manufacturer
Model ULXTE-90
Transmitter Type Solid state
IOT Power Type  
Other  
Power capacity  
Solid State Cooling Liquid
Solid State Power Capacity 56.4 kw
Other Transmitter Type  
Justification for New Transmitter Existing IOT transmitter cannot be converted to post-transition channel, see GatesAir EOL and HTV IOT to Solid-State Justification statements. An IOT replacement is more expensive than proposed SS transmitter. See attached Comark IOT Transmitter quote.

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) Yes
Power 300 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size
Length
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description transmitter installation electrical service
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

Sales Tax

transmitter sales tax

Additional RF components

Additional RF components required for transmitter operation and integration into current RF environment per GatesAir quote.

Transmitter de-install

remove old transmitter

Shipping

transmitter shipping

Electrical Accessories

manufacturer required surge protection

Interim Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Interim
Description of Use  
Change Type Purchase
Manufacturer
Model ULXTE-90
Transmitter Type Solid state
IOT Power Type  
Other  
Power capacity  
Solid State Cooling Liquid
Solid State Power Capacity 56.4 kw
Other Transmitter Type  
Justification for New Transmitter transmitter needed to make the transition to post-transition channel

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 300 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size
Length
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description transmitter installation electrical service
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Heating and Cooling
Size 20 tons
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  
Inside RF System Is an additional interior RF system required to support this interim transmitter? No

Interim Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Electrical Accessories

manufacturer required surge protection

Studio-to-Transmitter Link

STL equipment to support interim transmitter

Shipping

transmitter shipping

Sales Tax

transmitter sales tax

Additional RF components

Additional RF components required for transmitter operation and integration into current RF environment per GatesAir quote.

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 Retune Existing
Antenna Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use backup to main antenna
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? No
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Side-mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Slotted coaxial
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 200.00 kW
Manufacturer Dielectric
Model TLP-16M (C)
Year 2013

Auxiliary 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? No

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

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 Lease New
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Owner American Tower Corp.
Site N/A
Is the existing antenna shared with another station or stations? Yes
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 stacked
Antenna position in stack Top
Polarization Horizontal
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 4
Number of Panels 60
Design power capacity in use 87.1 %
Lower Limit 500.00 MHz
Upper Limit 660.00 MHz
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 625.00 kW
Manufacturer Dielectric
Model TAD24UDA-5/60
Year 1999

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

Facility ID Call Sign
25456 WBZ-TV
72098 WGBX-TV
73982 WSBK-TV

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 Lease New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Ownership Leased
Owner American Tower Inc.
Is antenna shared? Yes
Is antenna directional? No
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
New Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Top-mount single
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Elliptical
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 4
Number of Panels/Bays 14
Lower Limit 480.00 MHz
Upper Limit 698.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 80.0 %
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 907.00 kW
Manufacturer
Model TUM-AP-O4-14/56H-2-T
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna no justification provided by American Tower

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 4
Frequencies of channels supported RF channel
Frequency N/A
Do you need a combiner output splitter/switcher for dual feed lines? No
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? Broadband
Feed Line Size 8 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? No
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Enter a list of RF channel numbers.

RF Channel Number
20
21
32
33

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Combiner Installation

WCVB portion of combiner installation cost

Interim Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Lease New
Ownership Leased
Owner American Tower Inc
Is antenna shared? Yes
Is antenna directional? No
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
New Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Top-mount single
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Elliptical
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 5
Number of Panels/Bays 14
Lower Limit 480.00 MHz
Upper Limit 698.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 85.0 %
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 907.00 kW
Manufacturer
Model TUM-AP-O4-14/56H-2-T
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna required for move to post-transition channel

Interim 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 5
Frequencies of channels supported RF channel
Frequency N/A
Do you need a combiner output splitter/switcher for dual feed lines? No
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? Broadband
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? No
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Enter a list of RF channel numbers.

RF Channel Number
20
21
32
33
34

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Combiner installation

WCVB portion of combiner installation cost

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 American Tower Corp.
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 2
Length 1469 feet per run

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

Facility ID Call Sign
72098 WGBX-TV
25456 WBZ-TV
73982 WSBK-TV

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Line Refurbish

This cost is to refurbish two (2) existing 8-3/16" transmission lines to be utilized by both the new top mount antenna & side mounted antennas per ATC documentation.

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Utilize Existing
Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Auxiliary/Backup
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 Myat
Type Flexible Air
Diameter 3 inches
Segment Length N/A
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 616 feet per run

Auxiliary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Interim Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Lease New
Type Rigid
Diameter 7 3/16 inches
Segment Length Broadband
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 2
Length 1250 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line required for interim antenna

Interim Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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Section Question Response
Tower Equipment or Rigging Costs Changes Do you have tower equipment or rigging costs changes? Yes

Primary Tower

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Existing Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Modify Existing
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? No
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? Yes
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) Yes
Others Types of Users Yes
Is tower documented for structural analysis? No
Is tower compliant with Rev G? Unknown
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1003433
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 42° 18' 37.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 071° 14' 12.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 1296.24 feet
Support Structure Height 1192.24 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 152.89 feet
Structure Type GTOWER - Guyed Structure Used for Communication Purposes
Tower Owner American Tower, LLC
Date Constructed 01/01/1957

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
18783 WYDN DTV
10542 WKLB-FM FM
68241 WBUR-FM FM
72098 WGBX-TV DTV
25456 WBZ-TV DTV
73982 WSBK-TV DTV
72099 WGBH-TV DTV

Other Types of Users

Users
WBTS-LD

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 undocumented/poorly documented tower
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: Minor Reinforcements needed

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower N/A
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? No

Primary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Tower Permit Drawing Package

Tower Permit Drawing Package per attached ATC documentation

Tower Modification PM

Modification project management and RF installation project management per attached ATC documentation

Ground and Building A-E Permit Drawing Package

The generation of a construction drawing package for one (1) broadcasters/customers.

Auxiliary Tower

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Existing Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Modify Existing
Tower Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use Interim
Ownership Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? Candelabra
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? Unknown
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1004233
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 42° 18' 10.7" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 071° 13' 04.9" W-
Overall Structure Height 1200.77 feet
Support Structure Height 1101.04 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 150.92 feet
Structure Type GTOWER - Guyed Structure Used for Communication Purposes
Tower Owner American Towers, LLC
Date Constructed 04/19/2005

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
26897 WWBX FM
9639 WODS FM
73238 WLVI DTV
6463 WFXT DTV
23439 WBOS FM
1901 WBZ-FM FM

Other Types of Users

Users
W243DC

Auxiliary 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 undocumented/poorly documented tower
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: Minor Reinforcements needed

Auxiliary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower Candelabra
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? No

Auxiliary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Tower Permit Drawing Package

The generation of a construction drawing package per attached ATC documentation.

Tower Modification PM

Tower modification and RF installation project management per attached ATC documentation.

Ground and Building A-E Permit Drawing Package

The generation of a construction drawing package per attached ATC documentation.

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 127
Explanation ATC project management fee. Scheduling and management of timelines and schedules occurring during repack. See attached ATC documentation.
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 1
Do you have Distributed Transmission System engineering services? N/A
Critical Facility N/A
Terrain-Shielded Facility N/A
Attorney and Other Outside Consulting Services Prepare and file Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility 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 1
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 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

RF System Test

Testing of the combiner to ensure all frequencies are tuned for optimal patterns per attached ATC documentation.

Repack Consulting

Repack Consulting Services

Site Coordination Meeting

Site coordination meetings with all broadcasters, contractors and vendors involved with the site deliveries and construction. This cost is for travel and logistics expenses accrued per attached ATC documentation.

Transmitter Site Survey

Transmitter planning survey & transmitter building drawings

Non-Catalog legal expenses

Non-Catalog expenses for legal advice and services, including financial/reimbursement review, transition reporting, transition procedures, and other transition-related issues

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 No
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)? No
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

Name Description

Testing for Asbestos and Lead Paint

Asbestos testing, removal and abatement for walls which could contain lead paint and/or the flooring may contain asbestos, because of the age of the facility and the era when the original construction took place per ATC documentation

ATC one-time tower rental

ATC have 5 repack station and 2 phases on two different towers in the Boston DMA. See ATC documentation.

Security

Site security for installation and storage of Transmission line and materials for 30 days X 12 hours. These materials are a high risk of theft due to the material makeup such as copper, brass and aluminum per ATC documentation.

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 $4,443,138.00 $3,473,913.00 N/A $1,510,745.80 N/A
Total for all systems $9,189,997.00 $4,870,854.75 N/A $1,607,058.35 N/A
Interim Transmitter ULXTE-90 $2,293,446.00 $1,816,806.00 $984,967.14
Additional RF components $67,685.00 $67,685.00 Additional RF components required for transmitter operation and integration into current RF environment per GatesAir quote section C. RF Accessories. N/A N/A
Sales Tax $91,271.00 $91,271.00 transmitter sales tax per attached GatesAir quote N/A N/A
Shipping $13,500.00 $13,500.00 transmitter shipping per attached GatesAir quote N/A N/A
Studio-to-Transmitter Link $109,697.00 $109,697.00 STL required to support interim transmitter. See attached quote. N/A N/A
Electrical Accessories $1,943.00 $1,943.00 manufacturer required surge protection N/A N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA $35,850.00 $11,488.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 52 - 61 kW $1,741,000.00 $1,379,222.00 GatesAir quote sections A, B & E. This is the transmitter, mask filter, installation and proof per the FCC "transmitter" definition. See attached Transmitter TPO Justification. $984,967.14 N/A
Other Electrical Service: transmitter installation electrical service $120,000.00 $120,000.00 interim transmitter installation electrical service per attached quote N/A N/A
20 Ton system $112,500.00 $22,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Primary Transmitter ULXTE-90 $2,043,247.00 $1,657,107.00 $525,778.66
Electrical Accessories $1,943.00 $1,943.00 manufacturer required surge protection N/A N/A
Shipping $13,500.00 $13,500.00 transmitter shipping per attached GatesAir quote N/A N/A
Transmitter de-install $24,780.00 $24,780.00 remove existing transmitter N/A N/A
Additional RF components $85,256.00 $85,256.00 Additional RF components required for transmitter operation and integration into current RF environment per GatesAir quote section C. RF Accessories. N/A N/A
Sales Tax $93,918.00 $93,918.00 transmitter sales tax per attached GatesAir quote N/A N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 52 - 61 kW $1,741,000.00 $1,379,222.00 GatesAir quote sections A, B & E. This is the transmitter, mask filter, installation and proof per the FCC "transmitter" definition. See attached Transmitter TPO Justification. $525,778.66 N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA $35,850.00 $11,488.00 N/A N/A N/A
Other Electrical Service: transmitter installation electrical service $47,000.00 $47,000.00 transmitter installation electrical service per attached quote N/A N/A
Auxiliary Transmitter Maxiva UAX-2000AT $106,445.00 $0.00 $0.00
UHF and VHF - minor banding issues $102,400.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
3 kW mask filter $4,045.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Additional RF components Information not provided.
Sales Tax Information not provided.
Shipping Information not provided.
Studio-to-Transmitter Link Information not provided.
Electrical Accessories Information not provided.
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA Information not provided.
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 52 - 61 kW

Component Description:
WCVB interim transmitter prior to ship
Amount:
$463,441.41

Component Description:
WCVB GatesAir Interim transmitter 1st deposit
Amount:
$182,973.87

Component Description:
WCVB GatesAir Interim Transmitter 2nd deposit
Amount:
$338,551.86
Other Electrical Service: transmitter installation electrical service Information not provided.
20 Ton system Information not provided.
Electrical Accessories Information not provided.
Shipping Information not provided.
Transmitter de-install Information not provided.
Additional RF components Information not provided.
Sales Tax Information not provided.
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 52 - 61 kW

Component Description:
WCVB GatesAir Main transmitter 1st deposit
Amount:
$187,226.80

Component Description:
WCVB GatesAir Main transmitter 2nd deposit
Amount:
$338,551.86
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA Information not provided.
Other Electrical Service: transmitter installation electrical service Information not provided.
UHF and VHF - minor banding issues Information not provided.
3 kW mask filter 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 $1,552,423.00 $413,786.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $9,189,997.00 $4,870,854.75 N/A $1,607,058.35 N/A
Interim Antenna TUM-AP-O4-14/56H-2-T $193,173.00 $167,423.00 $0.00
Combiner installation $7,000.00 $7,000.00 WCVB portion of combiner installation. See ATC Documentation. N/A N/A
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 7 3/16. feedline (if needed) $16,400.00 $7,200.00 N/A N/A N/A
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna) $80,000.00 $67,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - High Power Top Mount Five Station broadband panel antenna elliptically or circularly polarized $83,223.00 $83,223.00 WCVB portion of interim antenna cost. See ATC Documentation. N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,550.00 $3,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Primary Antenna TUM-AP-O4-14/56H-2-T $1,174,750.00 $246,363.00 $0.00
Combiner Installation $8,750.00 $8,750.00 WCVB portion of combiner installation. See ATC Documentation. N/A N/A
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 8 3/16. feedline (if needed) $18,450.00 $9,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), Four Station broadband panel antenna, elliptically or circularly polarized $1,061,000.00 $148,613.00 WCVB portion of antenna cost. See ATC Documentation. N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,550.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna) $80,000.00 $75,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Auxiliary Antenna TLP-16M (C) $184,500.00 $0.00 $0.00
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One station - 200-500 kW, horizontally polarized $184,500.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

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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 $842,500.00 $94,375.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $9,189,997.00 $4,870,854.75 N/A $1,607,058.35 N/A
Interim Transmission Line $812,500.00 $64,375.00 $0.00
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 7 3/16" broadband $812,500.00 $64,375.00 WCVB portion of transmission line cost. See ATC Documentation. N/A N/A
Primary Transmission Line $30,000.00 $30,000.00 $0.00
Line Refurbish $30,000.00 $30,000.00 WCVB portion of transmission line refurbishing. See ATC Documentation. N/A N/A
Auxiliary Transmission Line $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Components

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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 $1,000,000.00 $194,323.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $9,189,997.00 $4,870,854.75 N/A $1,607,058.35 N/A
Primary Tower GTOWER $399,000.00 $111,488.00 $0.00
Ground and Building A-E Permit Drawing Package $4,700.00 $4,700.00 See ATC Documentation. N/A N/A
Tall Tower (greater than 500') $205,000.00 $60,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Minor tower reinforcement/modifications $153,500.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Tower mapping for an undocumented/poorly documented tower and preparation of documentation necessary for tower load study $25,600.00 $11,088.00 See ATC Documentation. N/A N/A
Tower Permit Drawing Package $4,700.00 $4,700.00 See ATC Documentation. N/A N/A
Tower Modification PM $5,500.00 $5,500.00 See ATC Documentation. N/A N/A
Auxiliary Tower GTOWER $601,000.00 $82,835.00 $0.00
Tower Modification PM $3,000.00 $3,000.00 See ATC Documentation. N/A N/A
Ground and Building A-E Permit Drawing Package $4,700.00 $4,700.00 See ATC Documentation. N/A N/A
Tower Permit Drawing Package $4,700.00 $4,700.00 See ATC Documentation. N/A N/A
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas) $409,500.00 $56,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Minor tower reinforcement/modifications $153,500.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Tower mapping for an undocumented/poorly documented tower and preparation of documentation necessary for tower load study $25,600.00 $4,435.00 N/A N/A N/A

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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 $113,638.00 $194,972.75 N/A $96,312.55 N/A
Total for all systems $9,189,997.00 $4,870,854.75 N/A $1,607,058.35 N/A
Outside Professional Services $113,638.00 $194,972.75 $96,312.55
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $4,095.00 $86,813.75 See associated invoices $86,813.75 N/A
Non-Catalog legal expenses $20,000.00 $20,000.00 Non-Catalog expenses for legal advice and services, including financial/reimbursement review, transition reporting, transition procedures, and other transition-related issues $2,284.90 N/A
Transmitter Site Survey $20,600.00 $20,600.00 Transmitter planning survey & transmitter building drawings per attached quote N/A N/A
Site Coordination Meeting $1,760.00 $1,760.00 See ATC Documentation. N/A N/A
Repack Consulting $2,500.00 $2,500.00 Consulting, project, and construction management services for repack. $2,038.00 N/A
RF System Test $8,000.00 $8,000.00 See ATC Documentation. $5,500 & $2,500 for main and aux sites respectively. N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,585.00 $3,500.00 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
Attorney Fees - Aux Antenna, prepare and File Form 2100 Construction Permit or License Application $4,100.00 $4,000.00 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 $1,326.60 N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $1,535.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, License to Cover Application $1,535.00 $1,499.00 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 $0.00 N/A
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, Construction Permit Application $2,050.00 $2,000.00 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 $1,937.50 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,170.00 $7,000.00 N/A $1,100.00 N/A
Project management of the transition $19,558.00 $19,050.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,560.00 $2,500.00 N/A $811.80 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

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations

Component Description:
WCVB legal for lease negotiations 2
Amount:
$25,066.80

Component Description:
WCVB legal for lease negotiations 3
Amount:
$12,229.65

Component Description:
WCVB legal for lease negotiations 6
Amount:
$1,116.00

Component Description:
WCVB legal for lease negotiations 4
Amount:
$27,386.75

Component Description:
WCVB legal for lease negotiations 5
Amount:
$11,101.05

Component Description:
WCVB legal for lease negotiations 1
Amount:
$9,913.50
Non-Catalog legal expenses

Component Description:
WCVB non-catalog legal 1
Amount:
$2,284.90
Transmitter Site Survey Information not provided.
Site Coordination Meeting Information not provided.
Repack Consulting

Component Description:
WCVB repack consulting 1
Amount:
$2,038.00
RF System Test Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Aux Antenna, prepare and File Form 2100 Construction Permit or License Application Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
WCVB Prepare and File FCC Form 2100, Construction Permit Application
Amount:
$1,326.60
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, Construction Permit Application
Amount:
$1,937.50
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Engineering study for new channel assignment
Amount:
$550.00

Component Description:
engineering study for "90 day" construction permit. See invoice for details.
Amount:
$550.00
Project management of the transition Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
WCVB Prepare and/or review reimbursement Form 399
Amount:
$811.80
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.

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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 $90,748.00 $90,485.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $9,189,997.00 $4,870,854.75 N/A $1,607,058.35 N/A
Other Expenses $90,748.00 $90,485.00 $0.00
Security $3,600.00 $3,600.00 Site security for installation and storage of Transmission line and materials for 30 days X 12 hours. These materials are a high risk of theft due to the material makeup such as copper, brass and aluminum. See ATC documentation. N/A N/A
ATC one-time tower rental $57,600.00 $57,600.00 ATC one-time tower rental during market repack period. See ATC documentation. N/A N/A
Testing for Asbestos and Lead Paint $1,800.00 $1,800.00 See ATC Documentation. N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $2,500.00 $2,500.00 Attorney assistance in coordinating MVPD notification N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $2,500.00 $2,500.00 Attorney review to ensure FCC compliance N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $8,500.00 $8,500.00 See ATC Documentation. $5,500 and $3,000 for main and aux sites respectively. N/A N/A
Local Zoning $1,400.00 $1,400.00 See ATC Documentation. $750 per site. N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request $195.00 $190.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,250.00 $11,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application $1,070.00 $1,070.00 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

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $9,189,997.00 $4,870,854.75 $1,607,058.35

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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.

John Drain

Hearst Television SVP Chief Financial Officer


11/28/2018

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Actual Cost Documentation Statements

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503), AND ANY FALSE STATEMENTS COULD SUBJECT THIS ENTITY TO LIABILITY UNDER THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT.

  1. The Authorized Person signing below certifies and represents that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material.

  2. The above-named entity acknowledges the submission of the information herein creates no obligation on the part of the government to pay any amount.

  3. The above-named entity certifies that 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).

  4. The above-named entity certifies that all payments from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund (Fund) received by the entity listed on this form will be used only for expenses that are eligible for reimbursement from the Fund.

  5. The above-named entity certifies that the cost information/documents submitted reflect costs actually incurred.

  6. The above-named entity acknowledges that overpayments or payments in error must be promptly refunded to the Commission.

  7. 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.

Douglas Durkee

Hearst Television Manager of Spectrum Repack


11/28/2018

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