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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:
168060
Service:
LPT
Call Sign:
WGEN-LD
Channel:
8 (High VHF)
File Number:
0000090016
FRN:
0001529247
Eligibility Status:
Not Determined
Date Submitted:
11/14/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

KRCA LICENSE LLC

Doing Business As: KRCA LICENSE LLC

Chris Buchanan

1845 EMPIRE AVENUE

BURBANK, CA 91504

United States

+1 (818) 729-5300 chrisb@lbimedia.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

Sam Hariton

Widelity, Inc.

Sam Hariton

4031 University Drive

Suite 100

Fairfax, VA, VA 22030

United States

+1 (339) 222-8107 sam.hariton@widelity.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 WGEN-LD is planning a move from UHF to VHF, necessitating new transmitter, antenna and transmission line. The transmitter and antenna are necessary upgrades because of the band switch.

Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 48368
Call Sign WRMA
Type Commercial
Licensee Name WXDJ LICENSING, INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL
Pre-auction RF Channel 239
Post-auction RF Channel
Neilsen DMA
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 138466
Call Sign W249DM
Type
Licensee Name IMMACULATE HEART MEDIA, INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License MIAMI, FL
Pre-auction RF Channel 249
Post-auction RF Channel
Neilsen DMA
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 150271
Call Sign W270CV
Type
Licensee Name SALEM COMMUNICATIONS HOLDING CORPORATION
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License MIAMI, FL
Pre-auction RF Channel 270
Post-auction RF Channel
Neilsen DMA
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 66376
Call Sign WXDJ
Type Commercial
Licensee Name WRMA LICENSING, INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
Pre-auction RF Channel 294
Post-auction RF Channel
Neilsen DMA
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 61640
Call Sign WCMQ-FM
Type Commercial
Licensee Name WCMQ LICENSING, INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License HIALEAH, FL
Pre-auction RF Channel 222
Post-auction RF Channel
Neilsen DMA
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 90508
Call Sign W272DS
Type
Licensee Name RADIO PIMENT BOUK
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License MIAMI, FL
Pre-auction RF Channel 272
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 AT-700K
Year 2012
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 1 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 VAXTE-3R23
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 1.8 kW
Justification for New Transmitter WGEN-LD cannot retune the transmitter because of the move from UHF to VHF.

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? Yes
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 Slotted Coaxial
ERP: 15.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model PSIPSILP16BA
Year 2012

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 Elliptical
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 1
Number of Panels/Bays 4
Lower Limit 180.00 MHz
Upper Limit 186.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 60.0 %
ERP: 3.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TLS-V4
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna While it is an upgrade, the addition of vertical polarization is absolutely necessary for the new VHF channel assignment and should be reimbursed. The new antenna is required because of the move from UHF to VHF.

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? No
Power Dividers Does the panel antenna require power dividers? No
Cable Harness Does the panel antenna require cable harness? No

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? 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 100 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 100 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line The new transmission line is necessary because the existing line will not support the shift from UHF to VHF.
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

Information not provided.

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? Located on Building
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? Unknown
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1047672
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 25° 46' 25.8" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 080° 11' 16.7" W-
Overall Structure Height 647.96 feet
Support Structure Height 492.12 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 12.14 feet
Structure Type BTWR - Building with Tower
Tower Owner SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF FLORIDA, INC.
Date Constructed 01/01/1988

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
90508 W272DS FX
61640 WCMQ-FM FM
66376 WXDJ FM
150271 W270CV FX
48368 WRMA FM
138466 W249DM FX

Primary Tower

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Tower Modification Costs

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

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower Located on Building
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? No

Primary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? Yes
Number of Hours 254
Explanation WGEN-LD requires the aid of outside project management services to fulfill the requirements of the repack. WGEN-LD will hire an outside firm to facilitate and support WGEN-LD in these tasks and others to ensure a timely and well managed transition.
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 No
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study No
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 Yes
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? 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 $101,000.00 $101,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $374,212.00 $394,760.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Transmitter VAXTE-3R23 $101,000.00 $101,000.00 $0.00
High VHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 1.1 - 4.4 kW $101,000.00 $101,000.00 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 $51,325.00 $56,760.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $374,212.00 $394,760.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Antenna TLS-V4 $51,325.00 $56,760.00 $0.00
Side Mount antenna brackets $4,625.00 $10,060.00 See Dielectric Quote CLE248RevA Line item 2 N/A N/A
High VHF-Low Power, Side Mount, Broadband Panel, 4 bay, 3.0kW input, Elliptical $46,700.00 $46,700.00 See Dielectric Quote CLE248RevA Line items 1 and 1A 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 $2,400.00 $2,400.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $374,212.00 $394,760.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $2,400.00 $2,400.00 $0.00
Flexible Foam Transmission Line - dielectric, 1 5/8" $2,400.00 $2,400.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

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 $171,000.00 $171,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $374,212.00 $394,760.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Tower BTWR $171,000.00 $171,000.00 $0.00
Complex Tower (includes, e.g., towers with candelabras and/or stacked antennas) $150,000.00 $150,000.00 Amount is taken from the catalog of costs N/A N/A
Tower mapping and report for structural engineer $21,000.00 $21,000.00 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 $42,082.00 $57,195.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $374,212.00 $394,760.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Outside Professional Services $42,082.00 $57,195.00 $0.00
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $3,262.50 $3,262.50 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
Project management of the transition $26,797.00 $41,910.00 See quote from Widelity 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 $6,405.00 $6,405.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $374,212.00 $394,760.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Other Expenses $6,405.00 $6,405.00 $0.00
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application $1,110.00 $1,110.00 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 Major change CP application $4,960.00 $4,960.00 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 $374,212.00 $394,760.00 $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.

Michael Everett Todd

Chief Engineer


11/14/2019

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