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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:
56213
Service:
LPD
Call Sign:
WTSJ-LP
Channel:
25 (UHF)
File Number:
0000086706
FRN:
0019866425
Eligibility Status:
Eligible
Date Submitted:
02/19/2021

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

DTV AMERICA CORPORATION

RENEE ILHARDT

450 PARK AVENUE

29TH FLOOR

NEW YORK, NY 10022

United States

+1 (954) 606-5486 RILHARDT@HC2BROADCASTING.COM Corporation

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

[Confidential]

 

 

 


Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

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 This displaced facility is currently in the process of complying with its new displacement construction permit as part of the repack program.

Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 42663
Call Sign WMVS
Type Noncommercial Educational
Licensee Name MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License MILWAUKEE, WI
Pre-auction RF Channel 8
Post-auction RF Channel 8
Neilsen DMA MILWAUKEE
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 Retune Existing
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 RohdeSchwarz
Model TMU9/TMUV
Year 2015
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 1.14 kW

Primary Transmitter

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Retuning Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Mask Filter Does the transmitter require a new mask filter? No
New Exciter Is a new exciter needed? No

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? 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

UHF inside RF system including switching

UHF inside RF system including switching

Additional Field Engineering Time

Additional Field Engineering Time

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 Retune Existing
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 Other
Other Antenna Type Panel UHF
ERP: 13.4 kW
Manufacturer Dielectric
Model SWLP-CP24BRS/38
Year 2015

Primary Antenna

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Adjustment to Existing Antenna

Section Question Response
Sweep Test of Existing Antenna Do you need a sweep test of existing 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?
Type
Number of channels supported N/A
Frequencies of channels supported N/A
Frequency

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 Utilize Existing
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 RFS
Type Flexible Air
Diameter 3 inches
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 683 feet per run

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?
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? No
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Yes
Is tower compliant with Rev G? Yes
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1057482
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 43° 05' 46.2" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 087° 54' 15.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 1212.91 feet
Support Structure Height 1098.74 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 627.95 feet
Structure Type GTOWER - Guyed Structure Used for Communication Purposes
Tower Owner Milwaukee Area Technical College District Board
Date Constructed 05/27/2015


Primary Tower

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Tower Modification Costs

Section Question Response
Engineering Study Please what type of engineering study is required, if any: Study need for guyed or free-standing tower
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: No reinforcements needed

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower Other
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 150
Explanation Outside consulting engineering, legal work, and accounting services, as well as project management for regional and comprehensive repack execution.
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for displacement application No
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application No
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application No
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 Yes
FCC License to Cover Application Yes
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application No
Other Miscellaneous Expenses Does this relocation require paying Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? No
Point to Point Microwave (STL/ICR) Frequency Coordination for Unidirection System No
Frequency Coordination for Bi-Direction System No
New Point to Point Microwave System No

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmitters

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $47,573.38 $7,933.09 N/A $6,323.38 N/A
Total for all systems $113,542.01 $66,401.72 N/A $41,496.28 N/A
Primary Transmitter TMU9/TMUV $47,573.38 $7,933.09 $6,323.38
5 Ton system $20,250.00 $1,609.71 N/A $0.00 N/A
Additional Field Engineering Time $992.57 $992.57 N/A $992.57 N/A
UHF inside RF system including switching $5,330.81 $5,330.81 N/A $5,330.81 N/A
Transmitter Building Site Survey/Installation $10,000.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Retune - UHF and VHF - minor re-channel issues $11,000.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
5 Ton system

Component Description:
HVAC costs - TX creates more heat than the previous unit. #117836
Amount:
$1,609.71
Additional Field Engineering Time

Component Description:
Engineering hours at TX site. #04012020 FM
Amount:
$992.57
UHF inside RF system including switching

Component Description:
EIA flange, connects, coax jumper. #22049
Amount:
$1,820.31

Component Description:
UHF power divider. #19490
Amount:
$3,510.50
Transmitter Building Site Survey/Installation Information not provided.
Retune - UHF and VHF - minor re-channel issues 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 $0.00 $0.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $113,542.01 $66,401.72 N/A $41,496.28 N/A
Primary Antenna SWLP-CP24BRS/38 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

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 $0.00 $0.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $113,542.01 $66,401.72 N/A $41,496.28 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

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 $39,439.64 $31,939.64 N/A $31,939.64 N/A
Total for all systems $113,542.01 $66,401.72 N/A $41,496.28 N/A
Primary Tower GTOWER $39,439.64 $31,939.64 $31,939.64
Study needed for guyed or free-standing tower $8,700.00 $1,200.00 N/A $1,200.00 N/A
Complex Tower (includes, e.g., towers with candelabras and/or stacked antennas) $30,739.64 $30,739.64 N/A $30,739.64 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Study needed for guyed or free-standing tower

Component Description:
Customer Structural. #A205141
Amount:
$1,200.00
Complex Tower (includes, e.g., towers with candelabras and/or stacked antennas)

Component Description:
Reassembled antenna. #WCI-HC2-111903
Amount:
$4,483.38

Component Description:
Reassembled antenna. #WCI-HC2-121904
Amount:
$6,202.82

Component Description:
Antenna installation. #20-50002
Amount:
$20,053.44

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 $20,035.00 $20,035.00 N/A $1,630.86 N/A
Total for all systems $113,542.01 $66,401.72 N/A $41,496.28 N/A
Outside Professional Services $20,035.00 $20,035.00 $1,630.86
Project management of the transition $15,825.00 $15,825.00 N/A $1,630.86 N/A
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs $2,500.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form $1,710.00 $1,710.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 29 stations. #188
Amount:
$656.55

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 22 stations. #191
Amount:
$974.31
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs Information not provided.
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form 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 $6,493.99 $6,493.99 N/A $1,602.40 N/A
Total for all systems $113,542.01 $66,401.72 N/A $41,496.28 N/A
Other Expenses $6,493.99 $6,493.99 $1,602.40
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $335.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application $1,110.00 $1,110.00 N/A N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $3,000.00 $3,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $2,048.99 $2,048.99 N/A $1,602.40 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application Information not provided.
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) Information not provided.
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges

Component Description:
Sales tax for #662009
Amount:
$17.50

Component Description:
Boxes and foamed inserts for filters. #662009
Amount:
$250.00

Component Description:
Test equipment and box shipping. #6-971-98089
Amount:
$179.09

Component Description:
Filter shipping. #664008
Amount:
$101.04

Component Description:
UHF power divider shipping. #19490
Amount:
$520.96

Component Description:
EIA flange, connects, coax jumper shipping. #22049
Amount:
$980.40

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $113,542.01 $66,401.72 $41,496.28

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.

Kurt Hanson

CTO


02/19/2021

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.

Kurt Hanson

CTO


02/19/2021

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