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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:
167758
Service:
LPD
Call Sign:
WCSN-LD
Channel:
26 (UHF)
File Number:
0000087142
FRN:
0019078104
Eligibility Status:
Eligible
Date Submitted:
10/23/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

COLUMBUS TV, LLC

Doing Business As: COLUMBUS TV, LLC

18208 PRESTON ROAD

D9-297

DALLAS, TX 75252

United States

+1 (972) 473-2777 JJSBP@MSN.COM Limited Liability Company

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 WCSN-LD has transitioned already to Channel 26 from Channel 32 with no change of transmitter site but with new antenna and retuned transmitter.

Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 25037
Call Sign WCOL-FM
Type Commercial
Licensee Name CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License COLUMBUS, OH
Pre-auction RF Channel 222
Post-auction RF Channel
Neilsen DMA
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 40170
Call Sign WZCB
Type Commercial
Licensee Name CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License DUBLIN, OH
Pre-auction RF Channel 294
Post-auction RF Channel
Neilsen DMA
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 66191
Call Sign WOSU-FM
Type Noncommercial Educational
Licensee Name THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License COLUMBUS, OH
Pre-auction RF Channel 209
Post-auction RF Channel
Neilsen DMA
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 52042
Call Sign WODC
Type Commercial
Licensee Name CC LICENSES, LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License ASHVILLE, OH
Pre-auction RF Channel 227
Post-auction RF Channel
Neilsen DMA
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 64716
Call Sign WXZX
Type Commercial
Licensee Name CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License HILLIARD, OH
Pre-auction RF Channel 289
Post-auction RF Channel
Neilsen DMA
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 47741
Call Sign WNCI
Type Commercial
Licensee Name CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License COLUMBUS, OH
Pre-auction RF Channel 250
Post-auction RF Channel
Neilsen DMA
Network Affiliation

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)
Ownership Owned
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer SUPERIOR
Model 1KW
Year 2010
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 1 kW

Primary Transmitter

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Retuning Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Mask Filter Does the transmitter require a new mask filter? Yes
Mask Filter Type Stringent
Power Other
Other Power 1000 W
New Exciter Is a new exciter needed? No

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Other Transmitter Costs
Does the transmitter installation require a Transmitter Building Site Survey/Installation? No
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) No
Transformer (480V) No
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Other Electrical Service No
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? No
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No

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)
Ownership Owned
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
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Cross Dipole
ERP: 15.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model UNKNOWN
Year 2006

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Ownership Owned
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? No
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Cross Dipole
ERP: 15.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TBD
Year 2019
Justification for New Antenna Need for Channel 26 operation, old antenna would not work with new frequency.

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? No
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? 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

Name Description

ADDITIONAL BRACKET MFG

Required a specially made bracket to install new antenna designed to go between antenna and TX line.

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 Move Equipment
Tower Use Primary (Main)
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 No
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Unknown
Is tower compliant with Rev G? Unknown
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1029036
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 40° 01' 02.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 083° 01' 11.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 671.91 feet
Support Structure Height 612.85 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 728.01 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY DBA = WOSU STATIONS
Date Constructed 01/01/1975

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
64716 WXZX FM
66191 WOSU-FM FM
40170 WZCB FM
47741 WNCI FM
25037 WCOL-FM FM
52042 WODC FM

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

SUPERIOR BROADCASTING

Antenna changeout at existing antenna elevation, installation of new brackets and complete transition technical work

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 20
Explanation Coordination of transition work @$100.00 p/h by third party
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for displacement application 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
Prepare Form 601 No
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
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations Yes
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Form 399 assistance or other program management costs Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study Yes
RF exposure measurements Yes
Additional Field Engineering Service No

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
Permit and Filing Costs FCC Construction Permit Major Change No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change Yes
FCC License to Cover Application Yes
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)? No
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? No
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? Yes
Point to Point Microwave (STL/ICR) Frequency Coordination for Unidirection System No
Frequency Coordination for Bi-Direction System No
New Point to Point Microwave System No

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

IP BASED STL

New IP STL system to provide programming to transmitter site which replaced microwave STL system

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 $14,500.00 $23,500.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $331,390.00 $227,805.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Transmitter 1KW $14,500.00 $23,500.00 $0.00
Retune - UHF and VHF - minor re-channel issues $11,000.00 $20,000.00 Actual cost charged by vendor to retune transmitter N/A N/A
Other 1000 w mask filter Stringent $3,500.00 $3,500.00 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 $13,355.00 $40,730.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $331,390.00 $227,805.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Antenna TBD $13,355.00 $40,730.00 $0.00
UHF-Lower Power, Yagi/Cross-Dipole/Log Periodic Transmit antenna $1,125.00 $28,500.00 Actual cost of new PSI Antenna N/A N/A
ADDITIONAL BRACKET MFG $1,500.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount (if not included in antenna base cost) $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Sweep test of transmission line and antenna $5,730.00 $5,730.00 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

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 $187,750.00 $30,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $331,390.00 $227,805.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $187,750.00 $30,000.00 $0.00
SUPERIOR BROADCASTING $30,000.00 $30,000.00 Cost for removing old antenna and installing new antenna N/A N/A
Tower Rigging Tall Tower (greater than 500') $157,750.00 $0.00 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 $89,340.00 $107,130.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $331,390.00 $227,805.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Outside Professional Services $89,340.00 $107,130.00 $0.00
RF Exposure Measurements $12,100.00 $12,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $52,600.00 $52,600.00 N/A N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $2,110.00 $20,000.00 20 hours @$100.00 p/h actual expense N/A N/A
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form $1,710.00 $1,710.00 N/A N/A N/A
Perform engineering study for displacement application $1,800.00 $1,800.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $2,102.50 $2,102.50 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,052.50 $1,052.50 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,025.00 $3,025.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,577.50 $1,577.50 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $3,262.50 $3,262.50 N/A N/A N/A
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs $8,000.00 $8,000.00 Outside Field Engineering Expense for Field Work at Site 4 days @ $2000 p/d N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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 $26,445.00 $26,445.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $331,390.00 $227,805.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Other Expenses $26,445.00 $26,445.00 $0.00
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $335.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application $1,110.00 $1,110.00 N/A N/A N/A
IP BASED STL $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $0.00 $0.00 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 $331,390.00 $227,805.00 $0.00

Reimbursement Status

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Question Response
The facility has ceased operating on its pre-auction channel.
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.

TOM FAWBUSH

GENERAL MANAGER


10/23/2019

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