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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:
37099
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
KWHB
Channel:
16 (UHF)
File Number:
0000025207
FRN:
0011666849
Date Submitted:
11/11/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

LeSEA Broadcasting of Tulsa, Inc.

61300 Ironwood Road

South Bend, IN 46614

United States

+1 (574) 291-8200 whylton@lesea.com Not-for-Profit

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

Joseph C. Chautin III

Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin

1080 West Causeway Approach

Mandeville, LA 70471

United States

+1 (985) 629-0777 jchautin@hardycarey.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 Install new transmitter, antenna, and transmission line.

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 Ultimatte
Year 2001
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 4 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 THU9EVO-4
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 6.5 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Current transmitter can not be retuned

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) No
Transformer (480V) Yes
Power 150 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 1.5 inches
Length 35.0 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

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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Add Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Purchase New
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is this antenna currently shared with any other stations? No
Is this 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 Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Slotted Coaxial
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 N/A
ERP: 50.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-24DSC-R-C170 DC
Year 2004

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
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 Class Full Power
Mounting Top Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Elliptical
Type Slotted Coaxial
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels/Bays N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 18.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU16-GTH/VP-R O4
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna UPGRADED ANTENNA

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 N/A
Do you need a combiner output splitter/switcher for dual feed lines? N/A
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? Single Channel
Feed Line Size 3 1/8 inches inches
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

Name Description

MOUNTING PLATE

Mounting plate for base of antenna

Transmission Line

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Section Question Response
Transmission Line Related Expenses Do you have transmission line related expenses? Yes

Interim Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Type Flexible Foam
Diameter 1 5/8 inches
Segment Length N/A
Other Segment Length
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 150 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line Interim Operation

Interim Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Connectors Etc.

1-5/8 connectors, bullets, standoffs etc

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)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? No
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? No
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) N/A
Others Types of Users N/A
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? No
ASR Number
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 36° 02' 35.3" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 095° 57' 12.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 1838.89 feet
Support Structure Height 1838.89 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 709.97 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner TULSA TOWER JOINT VENTURE
Date Constructed 09/01/1984


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 650
Explanation LeSEA doesn't have sufficient staff to deal with the issues related to invoice filing and dealing with the FCC rejections.
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 No
Quantity N/A
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 No
Quantity N/A
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 Yes
RF exposure measurements No
Additional Field Engineering Service Yes
Number of Days 1
Justification Project Coordination

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Antenna Replacement

Expenses to remove and replace antennas

Consultant

Planning, consulting, cooridination

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? No
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? No
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? No

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Travel Expenses

Travel and lodging expenses for being on site

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 $304,050.00 $296,481.86 N/A $239,583.65 N/A
Total for all systems $1,094,387.20 $902,804.18 N/A $652,840.79 N/A
Primary Transmitter THU9EVO-4 $304,050.00 $296,481.86 $239,583.65
1.5" Rigid Conduit and Wiring $5,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 150 KVA $25,550.00 $24,300.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 4.9 . 6.5 kW $273,500.00 $267,181.86 Upgraded 6.5KW transmitter. 2Fellas Moving Company Invoice 70318 $239,583.65 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
1.5" Rigid Conduit and Wiring Information not provided.
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 150 KVA Information not provided.
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 4.9 . 6.5 kW

Component Description:
Satellite, Transmitter Equipment
Amount:
$2,300.00

Component Description:
Electrical Work at CityPlex Towers
Amount:
$8,082.00

Component Description:
30% of quoted 4.9 kW transmitter costs
Amount:
$68,493.50

Component Description:
Moving Services for 07/03/18 at ORU Cancer Treatment Center, Tulsa, OK
Amount:
$890.00

Component Description:
70% of quoted 4.9 kW transmitter cost
Amount:
$159,818.15

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 $327,003.20 $216,444.32 N/A $204,079.65 N/A
Total for all systems $1,094,387.20 $902,804.18 N/A $652,840.79 N/A
Primary Antenna TFU16-GTH/VP-R O4 $327,003.20 $216,444.32 $204,079.65
MOUNTING PLATE $23,173.20 $23,173.20 N/A $21,873.20 N/A
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 3 1/8. feedline (if needed) $7,600.00 $7,400.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna , elliptically or circularly polarized $289,500.00 $179,373.35 See quote KWHB_DTVPros_JEHQ1344-03. This Cost Estimate includes line items 2, 3, 4 & 5 from the quote as the parts in the Antenna System and an estimated $6500.00 in shipping charges. $175,708.68 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,497.77 N/A $6,497.77 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
MOUNTING PLATE

Component Description:
Fabricate antenna wall mounting bracket pedestal
Amount:
$21,873.20
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 3 1/8. feedline (if needed) Information not provided.
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna , elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
Fabricate antenna wall mounting bracket pedestal
Amount:
$21,873.20

Component Description:
down payment on invoice
Amount:
$80,433.94

Component Description:
remaining approved amount of invoice- we will pay for the upgrade
Amount:
$95,274.74
Sweep test of existing antenna

Component Description:
Primary antenna sweep test
Amount:
$3,520.00

Component Description:
Primary antenna sweep test
Amount:
$2,977.77

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 $4,404.00 $4,254.00 N/A $2,561.26 N/A
Total for all systems $1,094,387.20 $902,804.18 N/A $652,840.79 N/A
Interim Transmission Line $4,404.00 $4,254.00 $2,561.26
Flexible Foam Transmission Line - dielectric, 1 5/8" $3,600.00 $3,450.00 N/A $2,561.26 N/A
Connectors Etc. $804.00 $804.00 N/A $0.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Flexible Foam Transmission Line - dielectric, 1 5/8"

Component Description:
Primary transmission line
Amount:
$1,167.04

Component Description:
Primary transmission line
Amount:
$1,394.22
Connectors Etc. 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 $210,500.00 $155,600.00 N/A $144,390.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,094,387.20 $902,804.18 N/A $652,840.79 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $210,500.00 $155,600.00 $144,390.00
Tall Tower (greater than 500') $210,500.00 $155,600.00 N/A $144,390.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Tall Tower (greater than 500')

Component Description:
deposit on needed tower services
Amount:
$23,825.00

Component Description:
Tower Rigging Services- Helicopter Lift
Amount:
$69,075.00

Component Description:
Tower Rigging Services- Helicopter Lift
Amount:
$23,825.00

Component Description:
JOB COMPLETION - BROKEN ARROW, OK RIG TOWER REMOVE (1) DIELECTRIC
Amount:
$25,745.00

Component Description:
RIG TOWER REMOVE (1) DIELECTRIC TFU-24DSC-R C170 DC ANTENNA SIDE MOUNTED
Amount:
$25,745.00

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 $227,880.00 $217,250.00 N/A $58,651.23 N/A
Total for all systems $1,094,387.20 $902,804.18 N/A $652,840.79 N/A
Outside Professional Services $227,880.00 $217,250.00 $58,651.23
Consultant $8,000.00 $8,000.00 N/A $1,250.00 N/A
Antenna Replacement $0.00 $0.00 0 N/A N/A
Additional Field Engineering Service, 1 Days $8,000.00 $8,000.00 Preplannin $2,394.73 N/A
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $84,200.00 $80,000.00 N/A $0.00 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 FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A 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 engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 N/A N/A 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
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $102,700.00 $97,500.00 Widelity quote plus additional hours per DTVPros invoices $55,006.50 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Consultant

Component Description:
Loss Area Analysis for proposed KWHB-DT in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Amount:
$1,250.00
Antenna Replacement Information not provided.
Additional Field Engineering Service, 1 Days

Component Description:
Professional Services through 9/29/18
Amount:
$1,194.73

Component Description:
1 day/8 hours at $150 an hour
Amount:
$1,200.00
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed Information not provided.
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Professional Engineering Services
Amount:
$1,486.00
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form Information not provided.
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$2,710.35

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$1,983.80

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$4,088.65

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$2,239.65

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$3,332.10

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$2,208.95

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$3,363.80

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$3,773.95

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$3,112.80

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$5,174.40

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$3,240.00

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$1,985.45

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$5,056.40

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$3,048.05

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$2,781.85

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$3,060.20

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$2,199.30

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$1,932.30

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$2,954.50

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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 $20,550.00 $12,774.00 N/A $3,575.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,094,387.20 $902,804.18 N/A $652,840.79 N/A
Other Expenses $20,550.00 $12,774.00 $3,575.00
Travel Expenses $3,500.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $2,500.00 $2,500.00 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
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $3,774.00 N/A $3,575.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Travel Expenses Information not provided.
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) Information not provided.
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
Notification of Medical Facilities
Amount:
$3,575.00

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $1,094,387.20 $902,804.18 $652,840.79

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

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.

Tony Agostino

CFO


11/11/2019

Attachments

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