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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:
68009
Service:
LPD
Call Sign:
WTZP-LD
Channel:
31 (UHF)
File Number:
0000088386
FRN:
0017800376
Eligibility Status:
Eligible
Date Submitted:
11/07/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

EAGLE BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.

Doing Business As: EAGLE BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.

Charles E. Jones

227E. Main St

Jackson, OH 45640

United States

+1 (740) 285-2813 WTZPproject@gmail.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

David Carwile

Preparer Contact Representative

Eagle Broadcasting designee (contact for questions regarding submission)

David Carwile

2400 Olentangy River Road

Columbus, OH 43210

United States

+1 (614) 292-9567 WTZPproject@gmail.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 WTZP will purchase a new antenna, feedline and transmitter to replace temporary equipment now in use due to the displacement deadline. The project includes a tower study and all actions required to meet the current Ohio Building Code tower standards.

Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 66187
Call Sign WOSP
Type Noncommercial Educational
Licensee Name THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License PORTSMOUTH, OH
Pre-auction RF Channel 218
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 Purchase New
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
Model parts from Pinapple & Elettronica
Year 1990
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 1.5 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 UAX-OP-1400
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 2 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Chan 50 transmitter cobbled together with parts from old, retired transmitters, with components 20 to 30 years old. Not built to be frequency agile.

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? Yes
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? Yes
Is antenna in operating condition? No
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 Slotted Coaxial
ERP: 15.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model AC-16/interim reported as RYMSBP24DR
Year 1999

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? Yes
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 Slotted Coaxial
ERP: 15.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model AL8N-31-PL
Year 2019
Justification for New Antenna Old channel 50 antenna not frequency agile. Abandoned 16-bay channel 30 antenna returned to service and tweaked to channel 31 for temporary emergency use, but not all bays operative.

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? 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

Installation of new antenna and feedline

Installation cost quoted separately from cost to rig tower and remove abandoned TV antenna and 6' feedline to bring tower within current standards.

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)
Ownership Owned
Is the existing transmission line shared with another station or stations? No
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Type Flexible Foam
Diameter 1 5/8 inches
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 450 feet per run

Primary Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Type Flexible Foam
Diameter 1 5/8 inches
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1000 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Existing line had been abandoned on tower by unknown previous user, had been spliced.
Interior RF Systems Does the Installation of the Transmission Line require an additional or replacement Inside RF system including switching, patch panels, and dehydrators? No

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Hardware

Hangers, hoist grip, grip hanger kit adapters, flanges, connectors, other associated items for installation

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)
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? Yes
Is tower compliant with Rev G? No
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1027116
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 38° 45' 42.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 083° 03' 41.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 940.61 feet
Support Structure Height 899.27 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 1103.00 feet
Structure Type GTOWER - Guyed Structure Used for Communication Purposes
Tower Owner The Ohio State University
Date Constructed 06/01/1992

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
66187 WOSP 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 need for guyed or free-standing tower
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: Major Reinforcements needed

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

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

Primary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Top Mount Pole

Plan is to remove abandoned top-mount TV antenna & feedline to help bring tower within building codes. Pole to maintain height per owner.

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 475
Explanation Project Management firm will be hired once funding awarded.
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 Yes
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 No
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)? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? No
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

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 $94,000.00 $75,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $822,747.50 $800,855.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Transmitter UAX-OP-1400 $94,000.00 $75,000.00 $0.00
Transmitter Building Site Survey/Installation $10,000.00 $10,000.00 Request to cover installation of transmitter and all ground components. N/A N/A
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 1 - 2.5 kW $84,000.00 $65,000.00 Old transmitter cannot be used for the new channel. N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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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 $75,355.00 $75,355.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $822,747.50 $800,855.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Antenna AL8N-31-PL $75,355.00 $75,355.00 $0.00
Installation of new antenna and feedline $55,000.00 $55,000.00 In addition to rigging tower to remove abandoned equipment to reduce weight and help bring tower within current standards. May decrease if antenna installed as proposed at top of tower during installation of pole. N/A N/A
Sweep test of transmission line and antenna $5,730.00 $5,730.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF-Low Power, Side Mount, Slotted Coaxial, 15.0kW input, Horizontal $10,000.00 $10,000.00 Old antenna not frequency agile. Temp antenna was intended as for emergency use only; will not replicate coverage. Use of 8-bay antenna vs 12/16-bay places it in inside predetermined costs limits but requires more powerful transmitter N/A N/A
Side Mount antenna brackets $4,625.00 $4,625.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

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 $28,000.00 $28,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $822,747.50 $800,855.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $28,000.00 $28,000.00 $0.00
Hardware $4,000.00 $4,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Flexible Foam Transmission Line - dielectric, 1 5/8" $24,000.00 $24,000.00 Existing line had been previously abandoned on the tower before returned to use for WTZP. It has been damaged and repaired, but shows a greater line loss and lower efficiency than would be predicted for this type of line. N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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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 $496,450.00 $493,700.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $822,747.50 $800,855.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Tower GTOWER $496,450.00 $493,700.00 $0.00
Major tower reinforcement/modifications $300,000.00 $300,000.00 Anticipating tower analysis will indicate major tower reinforcement required to meet current 2017 Ohio Building Code (2015 IBC) and ANSI/TIA 222-G requirements N/A N/A
Tower Rigging Tall Tower (greater than 500') $157,750.00 $155,000.00 Vendor estimate for rigging tower for removal of old antennas and feedlines and preparation for installation of new equipment. Includes installation of new top pole (reusing beacon), N/A N/A
Top Mount Pole $30,000.00 $30,000.00 41' top mount pole and top plate costs to maintain tower height. N/A N/A
Study needed for guyed or free-standing tower $8,700.00 $8,700.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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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 $119,997.50 $119,855.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $822,747.50 $800,855.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Outside Professional Services $119,997.50 $119,855.00 $0.00
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $52,600.00 $52,600.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $3,262.50 $3,232.50 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
Prepare Form 601 $755.00 $755.00 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
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,052.50 $1,052.50 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
Perform engineering study for displacement application $1,800.00 $1,800.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form $1,710.00 $1,710.00 N/A N/A N/A
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs $2,000.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $50,112.50 $50,000.00 Anticipating hiring TBA company to assume final project design, financial management and reimbursement contact role. 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 $8,945.00 $8,945.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $822,747.50 $800,855.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Other Expenses $8,945.00 $8,945.00 $0.00
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $4,500.00 $4,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $3,000.00 $3,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
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

Components

Information not provided.

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $822,747.50 $800,855.00 $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.

Charles E. Jones

Owner - Eagle Broadcasting Group, Inc.


11/07/2019

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