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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:
41376
Service:
LPD
Call Sign:
WLZE-LD
Channel:
27 (UHF)
File Number:
0000088936
FRN:
0015050008
Eligibility Status:
Eligible
Date Submitted:
06/16/2020

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Sun Broadcasting, Inc.

Doing Business As: Sun Broadcasting, Inc.

James Schwartzel

2824 Palm Beach Boulevard

Fort Myers, FL 33916

United States

+1 (239) 337-2346 Jim.Schwartzel@sbroadcast.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. No
Briefly describe transition plan Replace transmitter, mask filter, antenna and transmission line, including rigging for installation.

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 AT71K6
Year 2009
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 1.33 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-3R37
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 1.8 kW
Justification for New Transmitter To accommodate change in channels from 20 to 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? No
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) Yes
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

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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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? 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: 15.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model LP 16/20
Year 2008

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? No
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: 15.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TLP-16A
Year 2019
Justification for New Antenna To accommodate change in channel from 20 to 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? Yes
Pattern Scatter Analysis Do you require separate purchase of pattern scatter analysis for a side mount high or medium power antenna? Yes
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 Air
Diameter 1 5/8 inches
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1300 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 Rigid
Diameter 3 1/8 inches
Segment Length 19 1/2 inches
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 1195 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line To accommodate change in channels from 20 to 27.
Interior RF Systems Does the Installation of the Transmission Line require an additional or replacement Inside RF system including switching, patch panels, and dehydrators? Yes

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

RTLSCR

RTLSCR

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? 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 1213076
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 26° 47' 08.7" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 081° 47' 45.9" W-
Overall Structure Height 1515.07 feet
Support Structure Height 1455.03 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 28.87 feet
Structure Type GTOWER - Guyed Structure Used for Communication Purposes
Tower Owner American Towers LLC
Date Constructed 02/15/2002

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
61504 WXCW DTV
71580 WRXY-TV DTV
70649 WFTX-TV DTV

Primary Tower

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Tower Modification Costs

Section Question Response
Engineering Study Please what type of engineering study is required, if any: No study needed
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 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 12
Explanation Review progress, prepare and submit Form 387 quarterly, as well as three special FCC required reports
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for displacement application 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 Yes
Quantity 1
Prepare Form 601 No
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 Yes
Quantity 1
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

Name Description

ASR

ASR Amendment

FAA

FAA 7460-1 Notification of height and/or location as well as frequency and power changes

Other Engineering Services

Engineering services not specifically listed in Form 399

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? 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 $122,200.00 $158,578.64 N/A $120,378.64 N/A
Total for all systems $539,347.00 $471,587.84 N/A $298,148.07 N/A
Primary Transmitter UAXTE-3R37 $122,200.00 $158,578.64 $120,378.64
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 1 - 2.5 kW $84,000.00 $120,378.64 See attached / uploaded PDF file titled "Gates JW30004659-1 v191217jgv1.pdf" $120,378.64 N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $38,200.00 $38,200.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 1 - 2.5 kW

Component Description:
Gates JW30004659-2 1 3rd prior to ship v191217jgv1
Amount:
$36,235.42

Component Description:
Gates JW30004659-1 1 3rd DP v191217jgv1
Amount:
$36,235.42

Component Description:
Gates US0336656 200521pmv2
Amount:
$13,293.00

Component Description:
Gates US0333811 v200324pmv1
Amount:
$34,614.80
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp 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 $80,355.00 $88,791.20 N/A $51,103.92 N/A
Total for all systems $539,347.00 $471,587.84 N/A $298,148.07 N/A
Primary Antenna TLP-16A $80,355.00 $88,791.20 $51,103.92
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount (if not included in antenna base cost) $20,000.00 $20,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Side Mount antenna brackets $4,625.00 $6,141.20 See attached invoices and quote $6,141.20 N/A
Sweep test of transmission line and antenna $5,730.00 $12,650.00 See attached / uploaded PDF file titled ""ERI WLZE-37934 v200316pmv1.pdf and Dielectric quote 1698998 $8,885.00 N/A
UHF-Low Power, Side Mount, Slotted Coaxial, 15.0kW input, Horizontal $50,000.00 $50,000.00 N/A $36,077.72 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Pattern scatter analysis for side mount (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
Side Mount antenna brackets

Component Description:
Die MAN01408 v200207pmv1
Amount:
$2,596.50

Component Description:
Die ST659021 v200218pmv2
Amount:
$371.20

Component Description:
Die MAN01409 v200207pmv1
Amount:
$2,596.50

Component Description:
Die 659021 v200220pmv1
Amount:
$577.00
Sweep test of transmission line and antenna

Component Description:
ERI WLZE-37934 v200316pmv1
Amount:
$3,125.00

Component Description:
Die MAN01409 v200207pmv1
Amount:
$2,880.00

Component Description:
Die MAN01408 v200207pmv1
Amount:
$2,880.00
UHF-Low Power, Side Mount, Slotted Coaxial, 15.0kW input, Horizontal

Component Description:
Die MAN01409 v200207pmv1
Amount:
$15,305.40

Component Description:
Die MAN01408 v200207pmv1
Amount:
$15,305.40

Component Description:
Die 659021 v200220pmv1
Amount:
$3,401.20

Component Description:
Die ST659009 v200218pmv2
Amount:
$2,065.72

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 $121,893.50 $106,409.50 N/A $86,768.56 N/A
Total for all systems $539,347.00 $471,587.84 N/A $298,148.07 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $121,893.50 $106,409.50 $86,768.56
RTLSCR $1,356.00 $1,356.00 See attached / uploaded PDF file titled "Die MAN01408 v200207pmv1.pdf" $1,220.40 N/A
Interior RF Systems: Inside RF system including switching, patch panels and dehydrators $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 3 1/8" $110,537.50 $95,053.50 N/A $85,548.16 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
RTLSCR

Component Description:
Die MAN01409 v200207pmv1
Amount:
$610.20

Component Description:
Die MAN01408 v200207pmv1
Amount:
$610.20
Interior RF Systems: Inside RF system including switching, patch panels and dehydrators Information not provided.
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 3 1/8"

Component Description:
Die MAN01408 v200207pmv1
Amount:
$42,774.08

Component Description:
Die MAN01409 v200207pmv1
Amount:
$42,774.08

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 $157,750.00 $46,926.00 N/A $23,463.00 N/A
Total for all systems $539,347.00 $471,587.84 N/A $298,148.07 N/A
Primary Tower GTOWER $157,750.00 $46,926.00 $23,463.00
Tower Rigging Tall Tower (greater than 500') $157,750.00 $46,926.00 See attached / uploaded PDF file titled "ERI WLZE-37934 v200316pmv1.pdf" $23,463.00 N/A

Components

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

Component Description:
ERI WLZE-37934 v200316pmv1
Amount:
$23,463.00

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 $37,148.50 $50,882.50 N/A $15,000.00 N/A
Total for all systems $539,347.00 $471,587.84 N/A $298,148.07 N/A
Outside Professional Services $37,148.50 $50,882.50 $15,000.00
Other Engineering Services $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
FAA $550.00 $550.00 N/A N/A N/A
ASR $550.00 $550.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $2,235.00 $2,235.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,577.50 $1,577.50 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,025.00 $3,025.00 N/A 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 $2,102.50 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $1,280.00 $1,280.00 N/A N/A N/A
Perform engineering study for displacement application $1,800.00 $1,800.00 N/A N/A N/A
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form $1,710.00 $1,710.00 N/A N/A N/A
Project management of the transition $1,266.00 $15,000.00 See attached / uploaded PDF file titled "Gates US0334090 v200211pmv1.pdf" $15,000.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Other Engineering Services Information not provided.
FAA Information not provided.
ASR Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization 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.
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Perform engineering study for displacement application Information not provided.
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs Information not provided.
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form Information not provided.
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
Gates US0334090 v200211pmv1
Amount:
$15,000.00

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 $20,000.00 $20,000.00 N/A $1,433.95 N/A
Total for all systems $539,347.00 $471,587.84 N/A $298,148.07 N/A
Other Expenses $20,000.00 $20,000.00 $1,433.95
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A $1,433.95 N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $10,000.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges

Component Description:
Gates US0336656 200521pmv2
Amount:
$1,433.95
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $539,347.00 $471,587.84 $298,148.07

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.

Jeffrey C Gehman

Engineering Associate


06/16/2020

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.

Jeffrey C Gehman

Engineering Associate


06/16/2020

Attachments

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