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FCC Form 399: Reimbursement Request

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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) FCC Form 399: Reimbursement Request

Facility ID:
53859
Service:
DTS
Call Sign:
WIPR-TV
Channel:
26 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028582
FRN:
0005832233
Date Submitted:
05/12/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

PUERTO RICO PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Doing Business As: PUERTO RICO PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Dr.Rafael Batista Cruz

PO Box 190909

Urb. Baldrich

SAN JUAN, PR 00918

United States

+1 (787) 766-0505 Avazquez@wipr.pr Government Entity

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

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Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

Alejandro Luciano

Consulting Engineer

Puerto Rico Public Broadcasting Corporation

Alejandro Luciano PE

PO Box 194528

SAN JUAN, PR 00919

United States

+1 (787) 717-6984 aluciano@aluciano.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 File for CP as needed, Perform Towers Structural Study, modify tower as needed, build Interim facilities, remove existing transmitter, install new transmitter, transmission line, combiner, splitter, new antennas. sweep antennas test and transition.

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 N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site 1
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Model Power CD
Year 2009
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Two
Power Capacity 60 kW

Primary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Manufacturer
Model HPTV-PRLX-U18
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 30 kW
Justification for New Transmitter GatesAir, indicates the cost of the modifications of the IOT transmitters plus rental of similar power transmitter to remain on the air will exceed the cost of a new S.S. transmitter. Documents attesting the above will be submitted as soon as received

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) No
Transformer (480V) No
Power N/A
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 2 inches
Length 300.0 feet
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description Panel Main Breaker and disconnect switches fro transmitter, cooling pumps and heat exchangers.
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? No
Type N/A
Size N/A
Other Size N/A
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No
Size N/A
Channel 14 Costs Is an RF Consulting Engineer needed? N/A
Is a channel 14 Mask Filer needed? N/A
Is additional field engineering time needed? N/A
Number of Days N/A

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Interim Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase
Manufacturer
Model Parallax
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 10.0 kW
Justification for New Transmitter In order to transition to the new channel by the August 1st 2018 deadline WIPR will need an interim transmitter to remain on the air and maintain limited coverage from an interim site while WAPA decides on the hurricane toppled tower reconstruction.

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) No
Power N/A
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 2 inches
Length 200.0 feet
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description Main Panel Breaker and Disconnect Switch for transmitter, cooling pump and heat exchanger
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? No
Type N/A
Size N/A
Other Size N/A
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No
Size N/A
Channel 14 Costs Is an RF Consulting Engineer needed? N/A
Is a channel 14 Mask Filer needed? N/A
Is additional field engineering time needed? N/A
Number of Days N/A
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

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 1
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 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: 762.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model 26JSC-R CT150SP
Year 2008

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? Yes
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? No
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Elliptical
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: 561.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-26JSC/VP-R CT150
Year 2017
Justification for New Antenna The existing antenna is on channel 43, Dielectric the manufacturer indicates is not feasible to tune the channel 43 antenna to channel 26, WIPR repack assigned channel.

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? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? Single Channel
Feed Line Size 7 3/16 inches inches
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? Yes
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

Information not provided.

Interim Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
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 Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Elliptical
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: 100.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model PSILP24AOC-26-EP
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna In order to transition to the new channel by the august 1st 2018 deadline WIPR will need an interim antenna to remain on the air with limited coverage while WAPA-TV decides on the hurricane toppled tower reconstruction.

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
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 an 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

Interim 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 Purchase New
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Owner Televicentro LLC
Site 1
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
Type Rigid
Diameter 7 3/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1000 feet per run

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

Facility ID Call Sign
52073 WAPA-TV

Primary Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Type Rigid
Diameter 6 1/8 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 19 1/2 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1000 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line The existing shared transmission line belong to WAPA-TV, that station operates non DA, and it's line section of 20' are a prohibited length for operation in channel 26.

Primary 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 Purchase New
Type Flexible Air
Diameter 4 inches
Segment Length N/A
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 375 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line In order to transition to the new channel by the august 1st 2018 deadline WIPR will need an interim transmission line to remain with limited coverage from an interim site.

Interim Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Dehydrator

Transmission Line Dehydrator

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? Terrain Constrained
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 1010730
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 18° 06' 35.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 066° 03' 04.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 1090.87 feet
Support Structure Height 1006.88 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 2955.02 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner Televicentro of Puerto Rico, LLC
Date Constructed 07/01/1966

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
52073 WAPA-TV DTV
53860 WIPR-FM FM

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 documented tower
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: Serious Reinforcements needed

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

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

Primary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Auxiliary Tower

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Add Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Modify Existing
Tower Use Auxiliary (Backup)
Description of Use iNTERIM TOWER
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? No
Is tower compliant with Rev G? No
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1011496
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 18° 15' 54.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 066° 05' 06.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 285.43 feet
Support Structure Height 232.94 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 1377.94 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner PUERTO RICO PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP
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
10063 WFID FM
69090 WRTU FM

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: Major Reinforcements needed

Auxiliary 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

Auxiliary 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? Yes
Number of Hours 1500
Explanation Due to extreme budget constrains WIPR does not have the necessary technical staff to perform the project management for the repack.
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 3
Do you have Distributed Transmission System engineering services? No
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 3
NEPA Section 106 environmental review No
Environmental Assessment No
ASR Modification Yes
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 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

Name Description

Quarterly Progress Reports.

FCC Quarterly Repack Progress Report

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 No
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)? 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

Name Description

8 poles Adjacent Channel Filter. Two Filters, Two Stations

WIPR-TV and WAPA-TV radiation centers are within 50ft vertically, after repack WIPR will be on Ch. 26 adjacent to WAPA Ch. 27. A filter is needed for both WAPA and WIPR to impede interactions to WAPA and WIPR transmitters from each other emissions.

Station Employees Time

Stations Employees time exclusively dedicated to the repack functions. See attached Excel worksheet

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 $2,954,500.00 $1,833,851.00 N/A $904,216.00 N/A
Total for all systems $6,250,715.77 $4,899,344.77 N/A $990,413.51 N/A
Interim Transmitter Parallax $517,700.00 $393,135.00 $370,135.00
2" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $5,200.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW $494,500.00 $370,135.00 See WIPR Aux Transmitter Invoice Explanation Cover Letter, Invoice and Proposal. $370,135.00 N/A
Other Electrical Service: Main Panel Breaker and Disconnect Switch for transmitter, cooling pump and heat exchanger $18,000.00 $18,000.00 As per previous experience during the analog to digital transitions and site remote location. N/A N/A
Primary Transmitter HPTV-PRLX-U18 $2,436,800.00 $1,440,716.00 $534,081.00
2" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $7,800.00 $7,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Other Electrical Service: Panel Main Breaker and disconnect switches fro transmitter, cooling pumps and heat exchangers. $9,000.00 $9,000.00 As per previous experience during the analog to digital transitions and site remote location. N/A N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 21 - 31 kW $947,000.00 $890,135.00 See Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark LLC proposal P#3182PRLXU18-091317-R1 Excluding transportation and crating charges. N/A N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 35 - 50 kW $1,473,000.00 $534,081.00 ***System Notice: Estimate adjusted and locked because line has been superseded.***See WIPR Main Transmitter Proposal, Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark P#3182PRLXU18-091317-R1. ITEM 2.2 PART NO. S16, Transmitter System Transportation to Port of PR and Crating cost, excluded from above estimated cost. $534,081.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
2" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) Information not provided.
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 8.2 - 13 kW

Component Description:
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark LLC Invoice 11554. WIPR Aux Transmitter Excluding Transportation.
Amount:
$370,135.00
Other Electrical Service: Main Panel Breaker and Disconnect Switch for transmitter, cooling pump and heat exchanger Information not provided.
2" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) Information not provided.
Other Electrical Service: Panel Main Breaker and disconnect switches fro transmitter, cooling pumps and heat exchangers. Information not provided.
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 21 - 31 kW Information not provided.
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 35 - 50 kW

Component Description:
60% deposit on WIPR Main Transmitter, Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark LLC Proposal P#3182PRLXU18-091317-R1. Invoice 11492. 60% of ITEM 2.2 PART NO. S16, $13,600.00 cost is excluded from above dollar amount request.
Amount:
$534,081.00

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 $379,316.00 $300,332.00 N/A $50,028.00 N/A
Total for all systems $6,250,715.77 $4,899,344.77 N/A $990,413.51 N/A
Interim Antenna PSILP24AOC-26-EP $132,980.00 $56,428.00 $50,028.00
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $1,350.00 See attached WIPR AUX Antenna_P040418-PK1 from Propagation Systems, Inc. Item "Set of Custom Mounting Brackets for an Angled Leg Tower". In attached WIPR AUX Antenna_P040418-PK1-3 document. $1,350.00 N/A
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One Station antenna . medium power (50-200 kW), elliptically or circularly polarized $103,100.00 $48,678.00 See attached WIPR AUX Antenna_P040418-PK1 proposal from Propagation Systems, Excluding the "Set of Custom Mounting Brackets for an Angled Leg Tower" Item. In attached WIPR AUX Antenna_P040418-PK1-3 document. $48,678.00 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A
Primary Antenna TFU-26JSC/VP-R CT150 $246,336.00 $243,904.00 $0.00
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $22,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 7 3/16. feedline (if needed) $13,900.00 $13,208.00 Based on Dielectric Elbow Complex Quote N/A N/A
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 561 kW input, directional,, elliptically or circularly polarized $197,296.00 $197,296.00 Based on attached Dielectric Order Number 45360 Lines 1, 3 N/A N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost)

Component Description:
WIPR Auxiliary Antenna Mounting Brackets.
Amount:
$1,350.00
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, One Station antenna . medium power (50-200 kW), elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
Auxiliary Antenna Cost Excluding Mounting Brackets
Amount:
$48,678.00
Sweep test of existing antenna Information not provided.
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount high/med power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 7 3/16. feedline (if needed) Information not provided.
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, basic slot antenna, 561 kW input, directional,, elliptically or circularly polarized Information not provided.
Sweep test of existing antenna 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 $231,659.11 $205,534.11 N/A $13,174.31 N/A
Total for all systems $6,250,715.77 $4,899,344.77 N/A $990,413.51 N/A
Interim Transmission Line $29,659.11 $13,534.11 $13,174.31
Dehydrator $1,909.11 $1,909.11 See Explanation Cover Letter, WIPR Auxiliary Transmission Line Invoice and Proposal. $1,909.11 N/A
Flexible Air Transmission Line - dielectric, 4" $27,750.00 $11,625.00 See Explanation Cover Letter, WIPR Auxiliary Transmission Line Invoice and Proposal. $11,265.20 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $202,000.00 $192,000.00 $0.00
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 6 1/8" $202,000.00 $192,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Dehydrator

Component Description:
WIPR Auxiliary Transmission Line Dehydrator price.
Amount:
$1,909.11
Flexible Air Transmission Line - dielectric, 4"

Component Description:
WIPR Auxiliary Transmission Line Invoice Excluding Dehydrator.
Amount:
$11,265.20
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 6 1/8" 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 $2,017,100.00 $1,917,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $6,250,715.77 $4,899,344.77 N/A $990,413.51 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $1,485,600.00 $1,412,000.00 $0.00
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas) $421,000.00 $400,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Serious tower reinforcement/modifications $1,052,000.00 $1,000,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Structural engineering tower load study for well documented tower $12,600.00 $12,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Auxiliary Tower TOWER $531,500.00 $505,000.00 $0.00
Tower mapping for an undocumented/poorly documented tower and preparation of documentation necessary for tower load study $26,300.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Major tower reinforcement/modifications $421,000.00 $400,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Short Tower (less than 500') $84,200.00 $80,000.00 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 $312,370.00 $295,400.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $6,250,715.77 $4,899,344.77 N/A $990,413.51 N/A
Outside Professional Services $312,370.00 $295,400.00 $0.00
Quarterly Progress Reports. $2,150.00 $2,150.00 Estimated Fee for Quarterly Repack Progress Report Documents preparation and filling. N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Aux Antenna, prepare and File Form 2100 Construction Permit or License Application $4,210.00 $4,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $6,150.00 $4,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, Construction Permit Application $2,105.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $237,000.00 $225,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
RF Exposure Measurements $21,050.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
ASR modification (prepare FCC Form 854) $2,105.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $11,040.00 $10,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,365.00 $2,250.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

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 $355,770.66 $347,227.66 N/A $22,995.20 N/A
Total for all systems $6,250,715.77 $4,899,344.77 N/A $990,413.51 N/A
Other Expenses $355,770.66 $347,227.66 $22,995.20
Station Employees Time $90,764.46 $90,764.46 Estimated amount for station personnel repack dedicated time. See Attached WIPR Personnel Repack Hours Estimate Worksheet. N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $316.20 $316.20 See WIPR MVPD Explanation Cover Letter Invoice and Proposal Document. $316.20 N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $20,000.00 $20,000.00 Based on previous experience during the analog to digital transition N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $7,000.00 $7,000.00 Based on previous experience during the analog to digital transition N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $50,000.00 $50,000.00 See Attached transportation Cost estimates and WIPR Employees Time and Freight Charges Estimate Document. $19,617.00 N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $4,500.00 $4,500.00 Based on previous experience during the analog to digital transition. N/A N/A
Local Zoning $10,000.00 $10,000.00 Based on previous experience. Local authority estimated fees for tower work permits. 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 $335.00 $325.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application $1,110.00 $1,070.00 N/A N/A N/A
8 poles Adjacent Channel Filter. Two Filters, Two Stations $160,000.00 $160,000.00 Estimated price for two hi power filters (WAPA Ch. 27 and WIPR Ch. 26) based on manufacturer consultation. Final quote price to be provided as soon as received. N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $3,062.00 See Explanation Cover Letter, WIPR Medical Notification Invoice and Proposal. $3,062.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Station Employees Time Information not provided.
MVPD Notification of Channel Change

Component Description:
WIPR MVPD Notifications. DTVNotification Invoice: INV-001805
Amount:
$316.20
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
Equipment Storage Information not provided.
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges

Component Description:
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark LLC Invoice 11554 Item 4 SHP/CRT-PARLX-UL SHIPPING PORT OF PUERTO RICO & CRATING
Amount:
$11,457.00

Component Description:
WIPR Main Transmitter 60% reimbursement request on Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark LLC PROPOSAL P#3182PRLXU18-091317-R1 ITEM 2.2 PART NO. S16.
Amount:
$8,160.00
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) Information not provided.
Local Zoning Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application Information not provided.
8 poles Adjacent Channel Filter. Two Filters, Two Stations Information not provided.
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
WIPR medical Notifications. DTVNotification Invoice: INV-001806
Amount:
$3,062.00

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $6,250,715.77 $4,899,344.77 $990,413.51

Reimbursement Status

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

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.

Alejandro Luciano , PE .

Repack Project Manager


05/12/2019

Attachments

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