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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:
41291
Service:
LPT
Call Sign:
K33PB-D
Channel:
33 (UHF)
File Number:
0000088558
FRN:
0012248290
Eligibility Status:
Eligible
Date Submitted:
11/08/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

MESA COUNTY

Doing Business As: MESA COUNTY

P.O. BOX 20000

GRAND JUNCTION, CO 81502

United States

+1 (970) 255-7150 greg.linza@mesacounty.us Government Entity

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 Three channels displaced at this site, Palisade Point. Ch 31, 33 & 35 share the same antenna and required new power amplifiers, combiner and antenna.

Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 41282
Call Sign K35NQ-D
Type
Licensee Name MESA COUNTY
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License Mesa, CO
Pre-auction RF Channel 35
Post-auction RF Channel
Neilsen DMA
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 41293
Call Sign K31OH-D
Type
Licensee Name MESA COUNTY
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License Mesa, CO
Pre-auction RF Channel 31
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? No
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Model MX100U
Year 2014
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 UAXTE-100
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity .1 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Old transmitter cannot be retuned for Ch 33

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

Name Description

Receive Filter

MFC Ch 13 Receive Filter

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? 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: 0.5 kW
Manufacturer
Model SL-8
Year 2014

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? Yes
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 Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 3
Number of Panels/Bays 1
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 860.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 100.0 %
ERP: 0.75 kW
Manufacturer
Model 75010210
Year 2018
Justification for New Antenna Old antenna cut to channel cannot be used for Ch 33

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? Yes
Type New
Number of channels supported 3
Frequencies of channels supported RF channel
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? No
Power Dividers Does the panel antenna require power dividers? No
Cable Harness Does the panel antenna require cable harness? No

Enter a list of RF channel numbers.

RF Channel Number
35
31
33

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Cable

40 ft LDF4-50 & misc connectors and brackets

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? No

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? No
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 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 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)? 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

Name Description

Feed horn

Feed horn/install 31, 33, 35

Freight

Freight

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 $24,052.00 $12,430.33 N/A $12,430.33 N/A
Total for all systems $47,935.67 $19,064.67 N/A $19,064.67 N/A
Primary Transmitter UAXTE-100 $24,052.00 $12,430.33 $12,430.33
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 50.001 - 150 Watts $13,750.00 $8,335.00 N/A $8,335.00 N/A
Transmitter Building Site Survey/Installation $10,000.00 $3,793.33 N/A $3,793.33 N/A
Receive Filter $302.00 $302.00 MFC Ch 18 receive filter $302.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 50.001 - 150 Watts

Component Description:
See Palisade Point Cost Recap 15.63%
Amount:
$1,302.76

Component Description:
See Palisade Point Cost Recap 16.33%
Amount:
$1,361.11

Component Description:
See Palisade Point Cost Recap 68.04%
Amount:
$5,671.13
Transmitter Building Site Survey/Installation

Component Description:
See Palisade Point Cost Recap 68.04%
Amount:
$2,580.98

Component Description:
See Palisade Point Cost Recap 15.63%
Amount:
$592.90

Component Description:
See Palisade Point Cost Recap 16.33%
Amount:
$619.45
Receive Filter

Component Description:
15.63% of total cost of $302 equals $47.20
Amount:
$47.20

Component Description:
16.33% of total cost $302 equals $49.32
Amount:
$49.32

Component Description:
68.04% of total $302 equals $205.48
Amount:
$205.48

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 $16,155.34 $1,501.01 N/A $1,501.01 N/A
Total for all systems $47,935.67 $19,064.67 N/A $19,064.67 N/A
Primary Antenna 75010210 $16,155.34 $1,501.01 $1,501.01
UHF Broadband panel antenna (per panel), horizontally-polarized $1,750.00 $362.00 N/A $362.00 N/A
1 kW UHF Combiner (per channel) $14,100.00 $833.67 N/A $833.67 N/A
Cable $305.34 $305.34 1/3 cost of cable for new antenna $916 Total $305.34 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
UHF Broadband panel antenna (per panel), horizontally-polarized

Component Description:
See Palisade Point Cost Recap 15.63%
Amount:
$56.58

Component Description:
See Palisade Point Cost Recap 16.33%
Amount:
$59.12

Component Description:
See Palisade Point Cost Recap 68.04%
Amount:
$246.30
1 kW UHF Combiner (per channel)

Component Description:
See Palisade Point Cost Recap 15.63%
Amount:
$130.30

Component Description:
See Palisade Point Cost Recap 16.33%
Amount:
$136.15

Component Description:
See Palisade Point Cost Recap 68.04%
Amount:
$567.22
Cable

Component Description:
See Palisade Point Cost Recap 15.63%
Amount:
$47.72

Component Description:
See Palisade Point Cost Recap 16.33%
Amount:
$49.87

Component Description:
See Palisade Point Cost Recap 68.04%
Amount:
$207.75

Cost Information

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Transmission Line

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Tower Equipment and Rigging Costs

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 $5,865.00 $3,270.00 N/A $3,270.00 N/A
Total for all systems $47,935.67 $19,064.67 N/A $19,064.67 N/A
Outside Professional Services $5,865.00 $3,270.00 $3,270.00
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form $1,710.00 $1,710.00 N/A $1,710.00 N/A
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs $1,000.00 $1,000.00 See BWS Mesa Estimate 399E&R.pdf $1,000.00 N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $2,102.50 $500.00 N/A $500.00 N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,052.50 $60.00 N/A $60.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form

Component Description:
399 Reimbursement Filing Turnkey Project Cost
Amount:
$1,710.00
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs

Component Description:
399 Eligibility 1876 Filing Turnkey Cost
Amount:
$1,000.00
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Turnkey Project Cost to prepare and file displacement application.
Amount:
$500.00
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application

Component Description:
BWS Fee for License to Cover Construction Filing
Amount:
$60.00

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 $1,863.33 $1,863.33 N/A $1,863.33 N/A
Total for all systems $47,935.67 $19,064.67 N/A $19,064.67 N/A
Other Expenses $1,863.33 $1,863.33 $1,863.33
Freight $500.00 $500.00 Total Freight for the site $1500 divided by three translators equals $500 ea $500.00 N/A
Feed horn $1,363.33 $1,363.33 See Palisade Pt Cost Recap $1,363.33 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Freight

Component Description:
See Palisade Pt Cost Recap 15.63%
Amount:
$78.15

Component Description:
See Palisade Pt Cost Recap 16.33%
Amount:
$81.65

Component Description:
See Palisade Pt Cost Recap 68.04%
Amount:
$340.20
Feed horn

Component Description:
See Palisade Pt Cost Recap 15.63%
Amount:
$213.09

Component Description:
See Palisade Pt Cost Recap 16.33%
Amount:
$222.62

Component Description:
See Palisade Pt Cost Recap 68.04%
Amount:
$927.62

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $47,935.67 $19,064.67 $19,064.67

Reimbursement Status

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Question Response
The facility has ceased operating on its pre-auction channel. Yes
Construction of final facilities or all necessary modifications are complete. Yes
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.

Greg Linza

Mesa County Facilities Manager


11/08/2019

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Actual Cost Documentation Statements

WILLFUL FALSE, FRAUDULENT, OR FICTITIOUS STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISIONMENT (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 AND/OR FRAUDULENT STATEMENTS COULD SUBJECT THIS ENTITY TO LIABILITY UNDER THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 31, SECTIONS 3729-3733).

  1. The Authorized Person signing below certifies and represents 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 certifies that the statements in this form and attached documentation are true, complete, and correct.

  3. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

  4. The above-named entity acknowledges the submission of the information herein creates no obligation on the part of the government to pay any amount.

  5. 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 (full power and Class A stations) and/or otherwise modify a television station’s facility as a result of the spectrum repack (LPTV/TV Translator stations); or to minimize service disruption resulting from a repacked television station (FM stations); or to continue to carry the signal of a broadcaster that changes channels (MVPD) .

  6. 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.

  7. The above-named entity certifies that the cost information/documents submitted reflect costs actually incurred.

  8. The above-named entity acknowledges that overpayments or payments in error must be promptly refunded to the Commission.

  9. The above-named entity certifies that it is in full compliance with all statutes, rules, regulations and governmental requirements for which compliance is a prerequisite 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.

Greg Linza

Mesa County Facilities Manager


11/08/2019

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Final Allocation or Accounting Information 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 and represents that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

  2. The above-named entity acknowledges the submission of the information herein creates no obligation on the part of the government to pay any amount.

  3. The above-named entity certifies that all costs identified as "actual costs" herein accurately represent the costs actually paid by the above-named entity, including any discounts, refunds, or rebates.

  4. 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.

  5. The above-named entity acknowledges that overpayments or payments in error must be promptly refunded to the Commission.

  6. 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.

Greg Linza

Mesa County Facilities Manager


11/08/2019

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