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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:
67010
Service:
LPA
Call Sign:
W48CL
Channel:
27 (UHF)
File Number:
0000088671
FRN:
0026455469
Eligibility Status:
Eligible
Date Submitted:
11/10/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

EDGE SPECTRUM, INC.

Doing Business As: EDGE SPECTRUM, INC.

PO Box 54025

Hurst, TX 76054

United States

+1 (972) 291-3375 randy@crosstalk.org 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

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 W48CL analog displaced to Ch 27 digital. Applicant will build the CP as part of a coordinated system build out plan.

Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 36851
Call Sign WXSP-CD
Type
Licensee Name NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License GRAND RAPIDS, MI
Pre-auction RF Channel 15
Post-auction RF Channel 15
Neilsen DMA Grand Rapids-Kalmzoo-B.Crk
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 72529
Call Sign WTRV
Type Commercial
Licensee Name TOWNSQUARE MEDIA OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License WALKER, MI
Pre-auction RF Channel 263
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 Analog
Year 2001
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? No
Manufacturer
Model EC704MP-BB
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity .35 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Analog transmitter cannot be retuned to digital Ch 27

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 Yes
Description To be determined based on site survey.
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Cooling Only
Size 5 tons
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

Name Description

Encoder

Transition from Analog to Digital Transmitter will require new encoder.

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: 5.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ACS8C
Year 2001

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: 5.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model PSLIP8BR
Year 2020
Justification for New Antenna Old antenna cut to Ch 48 cannot be used for Ch 27.

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? 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

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 350 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 350 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Line will be swept and determined if it remains usable.
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 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 1007106
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 43° 00' 59.3" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 085° 44' 24.2" W-
Overall Structure Height 413.05 feet
Support Structure Height 395.99 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 780.83 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner SBA Towers II LLC
Date Constructed 01/01/1991

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
72529 WTRV FM
36851 WXSP-CD DTV

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

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 80
Explanation No on site engineering staff. Complete turnkey project management.
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for displacement application No
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 No
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application No
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority No
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations No
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 No
RF exposure measurements No
Additional Field Engineering Service Yes
Number of Days 5
Justification Turnkey installation and integration of new and existing equipment, includes, EAS, satellite hookup, etc.

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Site Survey

8 hours @ $100/hour

Mobilization Charge and travel expenses for installation

$1500/day, 4 days

Mobilization Charge and travel expenses for site survey

$1500/day, 1.5 days

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 No
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? 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

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 $85,795.46 $102,344.46 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $220,605.46 $234,111.96 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Transmitter EC704MP-BB $85,795.46 $102,344.46 $0.00
Encoder $25,412.46 $25,412.46 Comark Encoder Quote Transition from Analog to Digital Transmitter will require new encoder. N/A N/A
Transmitter Building Site Survey/Installation $10,000.00 $11,836.00 See attached Comark Quote Transmitter Installation N/A N/A
5 Ton system $20,250.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Other Electrical Service: To be determined based on site survey. $2,033.00 $2,033.00 Quote 9/9/19 Mr Sparky Quote.pdf N/A N/A
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 320 - 700 Watts $28,100.00 $43,063.00 See Comark Quote. $54899 - $11,836 (install cost) = $43,063 transmitter cost 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 $31,530.00 $31,530.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $220,605.46 $234,111.96 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Antenna PSLIP8BR $31,530.00 $31,530.00 $0.00
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, 5.0kW input, Horizontal $25,800.00 $25,800.00 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 $8,400.00 $8,400.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $220,605.46 $234,111.96 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $8,400.00 $8,400.00 $0.00
Flexible Foam Transmission Line - dielectric, 1 5/8" $8,400.00 $8,400.00 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 $56,190.00 $56,190.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $220,605.46 $234,111.96 N/A $0.00 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $56,190.00 $56,190.00 $0.00
Tower Rigging Short Tower (less than 500') $56,190.00 $56,190.00 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 $28,355.00 $25,312.50 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $220,605.46 $234,111.96 N/A $0.00 N/A
Outside Professional Services $28,355.00 $25,312.50 $0.00
Site Survey $800.00 $800.00 Site Survey Charge See ARCJ Site Survey Quote & SOW.pdf N/A N/A
Mobilization Charge and travel expenses for installation $6,000.00 $6,000.00 Mobilization Charge and Travel Expenses for Installation of EAS, CAP. Satellite Interconnect, Final Transmitter/Antenna connection, station turn on . Trip $1500/day 4 days. See ARCJ Turnkey Quote & SOW.pdf N/A N/A
Mobilization Charge and travel expenses for site survey $2,250.00 $2,250.00 1 1/2 day @ $1500/day See ARCJ Site Survey Quote & SOW.pdf N/A N/A
Additional Field Engineering Service, 5 Days $5,000.00 $5,000.00 Turnkey Installation and integration of new and existing equipment. Installation of EAS,CAP, Satellite Interconnect, Final Transmitter/Antenna connection, station turn on. See ARCJ Turnkey Integration Quote & SOW.pdf 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 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs $1,000.00 $1,000.00 See BWS Estimate Eligibility 1876 Filing N/A N/A
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form $1,710.00 $1,710.00 See BWS 399 Reimbursement Estimate N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $8,440.00 $6,000.00 See ARCJ Project Management Quote & SOW.pdf 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 $10,335.00 $10,335.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $220,605.46 $234,111.96 N/A $0.00 N/A
Other Expenses $10,335.00 $10,335.00 $0.00
Equipment Storage $0.00 $0.00 Included ARCJ Equipment Storage Removal Disposal Quote & SOW N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $5,000.00 $5,000.00 Equipment Deliver and Handling Charges. ARCJ Equipment Storage Removal Disposal Quote & SOW.pdf N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $5,000.00 $5,000.00 Removal and disposal of equipment from job site, transmitter, coax, antenna and all debris. SEE ARCJ Equipment Storage Removal Disposal Quote & SOW.pdf N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $335.00 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 $220,605.46 $234,111.96 $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.

Caleb Weiss

VP Network Operations


11/10/2019

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