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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:
0000024505
FRN:
0005005079
Facility ID:
41892
Repack Channel:
20 (UHF)
Entity:
Broadcaster
Filing Status:
Submitted
Date Submitted:
02/12/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

MID-STATE TELEVISION, INC.

Doing Business As: MID-STATE TELEVISION, INC.

Robert Meisse

2900 PARK AVENUE, WEST

MANSFIELD, OH 44906

United States

+1 (419) 529-5900 robm@wmfd.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

Robert Meisse

Midstate Television, Inc

Robert Meisse

2900 Park Ave. W.

Mansfield, OH 44906

United States

+1 (419) 543-1102 robm@wmfd.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 WMFD-DT will have to power down or go to reduced power for WOHZ-CD antenna replacement.

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)
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 Rohde & Schwarz
Model NV8306V1
Year 2015
Type Solid state
IOT Power Type  
Description  
Power capacity  
Solid State Cooling Air
Solid State Power Capacity 3 kw
Other Transmitter Type  

Primary Transmitter

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Retuning Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New IOT Tubes Number of Tubes (including accessories) needed  
New Mask Filter Power Other kw
Other Power 2.5
New Exciter Is a new exciter needed? No
Exciter Type

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
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  

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 Purchase New
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing antenna shared with another station or stations? No
Is the existing antenna directional? Yes
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Class A
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: 15.00 kW
Manufacturer
Model SWEDL16WCS/41
Year 2015

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
New Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Class A
Mounting Side-mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Slotted coaxial
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels/Bays N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 9.63 kW
Manufacturer
Model ALP16l2-HSOC-20
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna Required for channel # change.

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Combiner for Shared Antenna Do you need a Combiner for a Shared Antenna? No
Type
Number of channels supported N/A
Frequencies of channels supported N/A
Frequency N/A
Do you need a combiner output splitter/switcher for dual feed lines? N/A
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? No
Broadband or Single Channel? N/A
Feed Line Size N/A
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for a high power antenna? Yes
Pattern Scatter Analysis Do you require separate purchase of pattern scatter analysis for a side mount high or medium power antenna? No
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Freight Charges

Freight Charges for new antenna

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? 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 Owned
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 No
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Yes
Is tower compliant with Rev G? No
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1013230
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 40° 45' 50.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 082° 37' 04.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 472.11 feet
Support Structure Height 472.11 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 1379.90 feet
Structure Type GTOWER - Guyed Structure Used for Communication Purposes
Tower Owner MID STATE TELEVISION INC
Date Constructed 02/15/2013

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
41893 WMFD-TV DTV
31855 WVNO-FM FM
25476 WRGM AM

Primary Tower

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Tower Modification Costs

Section Question Response
Engineering Study Please what type of engineering study is required, if any: No study needed
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: No 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

Information not provided.

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? No
Number of Hours N/A
Explanation N/A
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 Yes
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study Yes
RF exposure measurements Yes
Additional Field Engineering Service 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 Yes
FCC License to Cover Application Yes
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application Yes
Other Miscellaneous Expenses Does this relocation require paying Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? Yes
Does this relocation require the Development and Airing of an Announcement regarding an upcoming channel change? Yes
Does this relocation require MVPD Notification of a Channel Change? Yes

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

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 $110,400.00 $23,000.00 N/A $3,845.00 N/A
Total for all systems $388,613.00 $264,035.00 N/A $46,900.62 N/A
Primary Transmitter NV8306V1 $110,400.00 $23,000.00 $3,845.00
Other 2.5 kW mask filter $8,000.00 $8,000.00 N/A $3,845.00 Tax added
UHF and VHF - minor banding issues $102,400.00 $15,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Other 2.5 kW mask filter

Component Description:
Antenna, Filter
Amount:
$3,845.00
UHF and VHF - minor banding issues 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 $34,150.00 $33,200.00 N/A $34,303.71 N/A
Total for all systems $388,613.00 $264,035.00 N/A $46,900.62 N/A
Primary Antenna ALP16l2-HSOC-20 $34,150.00 $33,200.00 $34,303.71
Freight Charges $2,000.00 $2,000.00 N/A $1,500.00 N/A
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, Class A One Station antenna -- basic $25,600.00 $25,000.00 N/A $32,803.71 Actual cost and sales tax
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,550.00 $6,200.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Freight Charges

Component Description:
Freight
Amount:
$1,500.00
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, Class A One Station antenna -- basic

Component Description:
Antenna and Tax
Amount:
$32,803.71
Sweep test of existing antenna 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

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 $81,900.00 $50,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $388,613.00 $264,035.00 N/A $46,900.62 N/A
Primary Tower GTOWER $81,900.00 $50,000.00 $0.00
Short Tower (less than 500') $81,900.00 $50,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

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 $130,815.00 $126,750.00 N/A $8,751.91 N/A
Total for all systems $388,613.00 $264,035.00 N/A $46,900.62 N/A
Outside Professional Services $130,815.00 $126,750.00 $8,751.91
RF Exposure Measurements $20,500.00 $20,000.00 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 - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $4,095.00 $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 $337.50 N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,120.00 $5,000.00 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 $337.50 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,170.00 $7,000.00 N/A $2,705.56 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 $5,371.35 Extra Legal Time

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
RF Exposure Measurements Information not provided.
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations Information not provided.
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application

Component Description:
Form 2100
Amount:
$337.50
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit 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:
Updated invoice with cover letter request for $337.50
Amount:
$337.50

Component Description:
N/A
Amount:
N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
WOHZ Employee TIme Sheet Engineer Study Work
Amount:
$205.56

Component Description:
Engineering Study Work
Amount:
$2,000.00

Component Description:
Engineering Study
Amount:
$250.00

Component Description:
Engineering Work
Amount:
$250.00
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
399 Form
Amount:
$832.49

Component Description:
0
Amount:
N/A

Component Description:
Staff Time Reimbursement Form
Amount:
$713.86

Component Description:
Form 399 Legal
Amount:
$2,362.50

Component Description:
Updated invoice with cover letter explaining request for partial invoice amount
Amount:
$900.00

Component Description:
399 Form
Amount:
$450.00

Component Description:
Review reimbursement fund
Amount:
$112.50

Component Description:
Form 399
Amount:
$337.50

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 $31,348.00 $31,085.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $388,613.00 $264,035.00 N/A $46,900.62 N/A
Other Expenses $31,348.00 $31,085.00 $0.00
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $1,500.00 $1,500.00 N/A 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
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $3,000.00 $3,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $1,000.00 $1,000.00 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
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $8,000.00 $8,000.00 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 $388,613.00 $264,035.00 $46,900.62

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.

Robert Meisse

President


02/12/2019

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.

Robert Meisse , Meisse .

President


02/12/2019

Attachments

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