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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:
23929
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
WXGA-TV
Channel:
7 (High VHF)
File Number:
0000027648
FRN:
0001844976
Date Submitted:
07/11/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

Doing Business As: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

Adam Woodlief

260 14TH ST NW

ATLANTA, GA 30318

United States

+1 (404) 685-2410 awoodlief@gpb.org Government Entity

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

[Confidential]

 

 

 


Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

Robert Gehman

Kessler and Gehman Associates, Inc.

Robert Gehman

507 NW 60 Street

Suite D

Gainesville, FL 32607

United States

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

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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

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 N/A
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Model PTCD11P2
Year 2008
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 4.8 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? No
Manufacturer
Model TBD
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 4.8 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Manufacturer of existing transmitter advises that the existing transmitter cannot be re-tuned to the assigned channel. See Attachment.

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) Yes
Transformer (480V) Yes
Power 150 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 3 inches
Length 100.0 feet
Other Electrical Service No
Description N/A
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

Name Description

Additional Interior RF System

Interior RF System Existing Transmitter to Interim Transmission line

Standby Exciter and Switch

Standby Exciter with Automatic Change Over Switch

Antennas

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Section Question Response
Antenna Related Expenses Do you have antenna related expenses? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Retune Existing
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing antenna shared with another station or stations? No
Is the existing antenna directional? No
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Top Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Other
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Other Antenna Type Batwing
ERP: 35.3 kW
Manufacturer Dielectric
Model TF-14HT-DC
Year 2008

Primary Antenna

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Adjustment to Existing Antenna

Section Question Response
Sweep Test of Existing Antenna Do you need a sweep test of existing antenna? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Combiner for Shared Antenna Do you need a Combiner for a Shared Antenna? No
Type
Number of channels supported N/A
Frequencies of channels supported N/A
Frequency

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Transmission Line

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Section Question Response
Transmission Line Related Expenses Do you have transmission line related expenses? No

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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Section Question Response
Tower Equipment or Rigging Costs Changes Do you have tower equipment or rigging costs changes? No

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? Yes
Number of Hours 60
Explanation It will be necessary to schedule and coordinate multiple vendors, complete progress reports, and update Schedule 399. Station does not have available personnel or personnel trained in project management for such complex projects.
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority 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 No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 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 No
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study No
RF exposure measurements No
Additional Field Engineering Service Yes
Number of Days 13
Justification It will be necessary to survey the site, plan the equipment, develop specifications for purchasing, and oversee multiple vendor RF projects. Station does not have available personnel or personnel trained in such services.

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Other Legal Services

Legal services not already included in a pre-established OPS section.

Other Engineering Services

Engineering services not already included in a pre-established OPS section.

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? No
Is Remediation needed? No
Facility Expenses Name N/A
Other Distributed Transmission System Expenses Not listed N/A
Name N/A
Is Notification of a Medical Facility required as a result of DTV broadcasting? Yes
Permit and Filing Costs Local Zoning No
Non-zoning permits No
BLM or NFS Coordination No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change No
FCC License to Cover Application No
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application No
Other Miscellaneous Expenses Does this relocation require paying Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? Yes
Does this relocation require the Development and Airing of an Announcement regarding an upcoming channel change? Yes
Does this relocation require MVPD Notification of a Channel Change? Yes

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmitters

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $405,950.00 $402,500.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $537,420.00 $531,295.00 N/A $17,070.50 N/A
Primary Transmitter TBD $405,950.00 $402,500.00 $0.00
Standby Exciter and Switch $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
High VHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 4.8 kW $237,000.00 $237,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $38,200.00 $36,300.00 N/A N/A N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 150 KVA $25,550.00 $24,300.00 N/A N/A N/A
3" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $5,200.00 $4,900.00 N/A N/A N/A
Additional Interior RF System $75,000.00 $75,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Antennas

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $537,420.00 $531,295.00 N/A $17,070.50 N/A
Primary Antenna TF-14HT-DC $6,730.00 $6,400.00 $0.00
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Tower Equipment and Rigging Costs

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Outside Professional Services

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $96,190.00 $94,395.00 N/A $17,070.50 N/A
Total for all systems $537,420.00 $531,295.00 N/A $17,070.50 N/A
Outside Professional Services $96,190.00 $94,395.00 $17,070.50
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,000.00 N/A $2,000.00 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 N/A $4,000.00 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
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $2,050.00 $1,500.00 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 $1,732.50 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
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,680.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Additional Field Engineering Service, 13 Days $26,000.00 $26,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Other Legal Services $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A $693.00 N/A
Other Engineering Services $20,000.00 $20,000.00 N/A $4,150.00 N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $3,145.00 Please see attached invoices, and if applicable, quotes. $3,145.00 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
Project management of the transition $9,480.00 $9,000.00 N/A $1,350.00 N/A

Components

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

Component Description:
Prepare engineering section of Form 2100 (main)
Amount:
$2,000.00
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment
Amount:
$4,000.00
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
WXGA amount, Refer to GMP master summary invoice WXGA with attached invoice.Refer to letter and attachments uploaded from GPB 8.2.18
Amount:
$1,347.50

Component Description:
WXGA amount. Refer to GMP master summary invoice WXGA with attached invoice. Refer to letter and attachments uploaded from GPB 8.2.18
Amount:
$385.00
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Additional Field Engineering Service, 13 Days Information not provided.
Other Legal Services

Component Description:
WXGA amount. Refer to GMP master summary invoice WXGA with attached invoice.
Amount:
$38.50

Component Description:
WXGA amount. Refer to GMP master summary invoice WXGA with attached invoice.
Amount:
$38.50

Component Description:
WXGA amount. Refer to GMP master summary invoice WXGA with attached invoice.
Amount:
$115.50

Component Description:
WXGA amount. Refer to GMP matter summary Jan-April 2018. Refer to letter and attachments uploaded from GPB 8.2.18
Amount:
$38.50

Component Description:
WXGA amount. Refer to GMP matter summary May 2018.Refer to letter and attachments uploaded from GPB 8.2.18
Amount:
$154.00

Component Description:
Repack Prep legal invoices
Amount:
$77.00

Component Description:
GMP 30381 v190702pmv1
Amount:
$231.00
Other Engineering Services

Component Description:
KGA 554-645 v190702pmv1
Amount:
$1,250.00

Component Description:
KGA 554-616 v190620pmv1
Amount:
$800.00

Component Description:
KGA 554-628 v190620pmv1
Amount:
$2,100.00
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
KGA 554-615 v190620pmv1
Amount:
$250.00

Component Description:
Prepare and review reimbursement form
Amount:
$2,500.00

Component Description:
KGA 554-650 v190702pmv1
Amount:
$50.00

Component Description:
KGA 554-628 v190620pmv1
Amount:
$25.00

Component Description:
KGA 554-626 v190620pmv1
Amount:
$320.00
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
Project Management Bob Gehman
Amount:
$225.00

Component Description:
Project management Bob Gehman
Amount:
$300.00

Component Description:
Project management Bob Gehman
Amount:
$225.00

Component Description:
Form 387 4Q18
Amount:
$150.00

Component Description:
KGA inv #554-557 Form 387 2018 Q3 by RG UL20190426jgv2
Amount:
$150.00

Component Description:
KGA 554-601 v190620pmv1b
Amount:
$150.00

Component Description:
KGA inv #554-544 Form 387 2018 Q2 by RG UL20190426jgv2
Amount:
$150.00

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 $28,550.00 $28,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $537,420.00 $531,295.00 N/A $17,070.50 N/A
Other Expenses $28,550.00 $28,000.00 $0.00
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $2,000.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $0.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $11,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $5,000.00 $5,000.00 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 $537,420.00 $531,295.00 $17,070.50

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

Attachments

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