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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:
63595
Service:
FM
Call Sign:
WLUM-FM
File Number:
0000086634
FRN:
0003725439
Eligibility Status:
Eligible
Date Submitted:
04/21/2020

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC

Doing Business As: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC

N72 W12922 GOOD HOPE ROAD

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI 53051

United States

+1 (414) 771-1021 patrick.pendergast@milwaukeeradio.com General Partnership

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

Samuel Hariton

Widelity

Samuel Hariton

4031 University Dr

Suite 100

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States

+1 (339) 222-8107 sam.hariton@widelity.com

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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Question Response
Will the station be sharing equipment with another broadcast television station or stations (e.g., a shared antenna, co-location on a tower, use of the same transmitter room, multiple transmitters feeding a combiner, etc.)? If yes, enter the facility ID's of the other stations and click 'prefill' to download those stations' licensing information. Yes
Briefly describe transition plan WLUM is planning on sharing a Transmitter, Antenna, and Tower with WLDB, facility ID 59974. WLUM is purchasing a new transmitter and is using the existing Antenna and Transmission line while staying on the same tower.

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 HT20
Year 2011
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Model Type Analog
Solid State Power Capacity 21.4 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? No
Manufacturer
Model FAX10
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Model Type Hybrid
Solid State Power capacity 10 kW
Justification for New Transmitter This is an interim transmitter that will be shared with WLDB and installed at the auxiliary transmitter location for WLDB.
Does the transmitter require the purchase of a new HD Importer? Yes
Does the transmitter require the purchase of a new HD Exporter? Yes

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Other Transmitter Costs Does the transmitter installation require an Additional Exciter? No
Does the transmitter installation require any additional transmitter installation costs? Yes
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
Other Transmitter-Related Expenses Does the replacement transmitter require a Remote Control? Yes
Does the replacement transmitter require an RDS Encoder? Yes
Does the replacement transmitter require Audio Processing? Yes
Audio Processing Analog/HD Upgraded

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? No

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? Yes
Number of Hours 157
Explanation WLUM requires the aid of outside project management services in order to fulfill the requirements of the repack. WLUM does not have sufficient resource capacity and expertise in house to handle all tasks required for the repack.
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services 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 No
Form 399 assistance or other program management costs No
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study No
RF exposure measurements Yes
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)? 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
1 pair IP-only Codecs for fiber, internet or IP microwave systems 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 $168,950.00 $136,061.35 N/A $44,598.38 N/A
Total for all systems $202,516.39 $178,969.24 N/A $50,361.08 N/A
Primary Transmitter FAX10 $168,950.00 $136,061.35 $44,598.38
Audio Processing - Analog /HD upgraded $11,000.00 $10,296.58 Please see attached document: Justification and Allocation for Transmitter Associated Expenses - SCMS Quotes 011Q9610, QT15220, QT15263, and SCMS Invoice 133053 $8,973.09 N/A
Other Transmitter-Related Expenses RDS Encoder $1,750.00 $936.17 Please see attached document: Justification and Allocation for Transmitter Associated Expenses - SCMS Quotes 011Q9610, QT15220, QT15263, and SCMS Invoice 133053 N/A N/A
Other Transmitter-Related Expenses Remote Control $2,400.00 $1,973.59 Please see attached document: Justification and Allocation for Transmitter Associated Expenses - SCMS Quotes 011Q9610, QT15220, QT15263, and SCMS Invoice 133053 $1,973.59 N/A
Transmitter Building Site Survey/Installation $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
HD Importer $2,550.00 $2,499.75 Please see attached document: Justification and Allocation for Transmitter Associated Expenses - SCMS Quotes 011Q9610, QT15220, QT15263, and SCMS Invoice 133053 N/A N/A
Air Cooled Solid State FM Transmitter 7 - 10 kW Hybrid $68,200.00 $37,355.51 Please see attached document: Justification and Allocation for Transmitter Associated Expenses - SCMS Quotes 011Q9610, QT15220, QT15263, and SCMS Invoice 133053 $33,651.70 N/A
HD Exporter $2,550.00 $2,499.75 Please see attached document: Justification and Allocation for Transmitter Associated Expenses - SCMS Quotes 011Q9610, QT15220, QT15263, and SCMS Invoice 133053 N/A N/A
Transmitter Installation $70,500.00 $70,500.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Audio Processing - Analog /HD upgraded

Component Description:
WLUM-FM-110-Primary Transmitter - Audio Processing, Analog/HD Upgraded
Amount:
$8,973.09
Other Transmitter-Related Expenses RDS Encoder Information not provided.
Other Transmitter-Related Expenses Remote Control

Component Description:
WLUM-FM-110-Primary Transmitter - Remote Control System
Amount:
$1,973.59
Transmitter Building Site Survey/Installation Information not provided.
HD Importer Information not provided.
Air Cooled Solid State FM Transmitter 7 - 10 kW Hybrid

Component Description:
GatesAir
Amount:
$33,651.70
HD Exporter Information not provided.
Transmitter Installation Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Antennas

Information not provided.

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 $28,663.50 $38,005.00 N/A $5,762.70 N/A
Total for all systems $202,516.39 $178,969.24 N/A $50,361.08 N/A
Outside Professional Services $28,663.50 $38,005.00 $5,762.70
RF Exposure Measurements $12,100.00 $12,100.00 N/A N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $16,563.50 $25,905.00 See attached WLUM Widelity Strategic Support Quote $5,762.70 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
RF Exposure Measurements Information not provided.
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$576.05

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$1,068.95

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$2,971.20

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$718.40

Component Description:
Project Management
Amount:
$428.10

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 $4,902.89 $4,902.89 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $202,516.39 $178,969.24 N/A $50,361.08 N/A
Other Expenses $4,902.89 $4,902.89 $0.00
Equipment Storage $650.00 $650.00 Please see attached Station Generated Estimated Equipment Allocations, line 54 N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $750.00 $750.00 Please see attached Station Generated Estimated Equipment Allocations, line 50 N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $3,502.89 $3,502.89 Please see attached Station Generated Estimated Equipment Allocations, line 49 plus WLUM's allocated shipping amount 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 $202,516.39 $178,969.24 $50,361.08

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 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.

Patrick Pendergast , Pendergast .

General Manager


04/21/2020

Attachments

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