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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:
71425
Service:
DCA
Call Sign:
WWME-CD
Channel:
20 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028287
FRN:
0009562422
Date Submitted:
12/30/2020

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

Doing Business As: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

Norman Shapiro

26 NORTH HALSTED ST.

CHICAGO, IL 60661

United States

+1 (312) 705-2600 NShapiro@wciu.com Limited 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

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 WWME broadcasts from Willis Tower in Chicago, IL. WWME plans to operate on its current licensed facility until the time of transition. A new antenna and transmitter will be installed due to the channel change.

Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 168662
Call Sign WMEU-CD
Type
Licensee Name WEIGEL BROADCASTING CO.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License CHICAGO, IL
Pre-auction RF Channel 18
Post-auction RF Channel 18
Neilsen DMA Chicago
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 68061
Call Sign WRJK-LP
Type
Licensee Name CHICAGO 22, LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL
Pre-auction RF Channel 22
Post-auction RF Channel
Neilsen DMA
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 72115
Call Sign WGN-TV
Type Commercial
Licensee Name Tribune Media Company
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License CHICAGO, IL
Pre-auction RF Channel 19
Post-auction RF Channel 19
Neilsen DMA Chicago
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 9617
Call Sign WBBM-TV
Type Commercial
Licensee Name CBS BROADCASTING INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License CHICAGO, IL
Pre-auction RF Channel 12
Post-auction RF Channel 12
Neilsen DMA Chicago
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 10981
Call Sign WCPX-TV
Type Commercial
Licensee Name ION TELEVISION LICENSE, LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License CHICAGO, IL
Pre-auction RF Channel 34
Post-auction RF Channel 34
Neilsen DMA Chicago
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 70119
Call Sign WSNS-TV
Type Commercial
Licensee Name NBC TELEMUNDO LICENSE LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License CHICAGO, IL
Pre-auction RF Channel 29
Post-auction RF Channel 29
Neilsen DMA Chicago
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 48772
Call Sign WPWR-TV
Type Commercial
Licensee Name FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License GARY, IN
Pre-auction RF Channel 31
Post-auction RF Channel 31
Neilsen DMA Chicago
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 71428
Call Sign WCIU-TV
Type Commercial
Licensee Name WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License CHICAGO, IL
Pre-auction RF Channel 23
Post-auction RF Channel 23
Neilsen DMA Chicago
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 10802
Call Sign WTTW
Type Noncommercial Educational
Licensee Name WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License CHICAGO, IL
Pre-auction RF Channel 47
Post-auction RF Channel 47
Neilsen DMA CHICAGO
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 22211
Call Sign WFLD
Type Commercial
Licensee Name FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License CHICAGO, IL
Pre-auction RF Channel 31
Post-auction RF Channel 31
Neilsen DMA Chicago
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 47905
Call Sign WMAQ-TV
Type Commercial
Licensee Name NBC TELEMUNDO LICENSE LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License CHICAGO, IL
Pre-auction RF Channel 29
Post-auction RF Channel 29
Neilsen DMA Chicago
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 73226
Call Sign WLS-TV
Type Commercial
Licensee Name WLS TELEVISION, INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License CHICAGO, IL
Pre-auction RF Channel 44
Post-auction RF Channel 44
Neilsen DMA Chicago
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 32334
Call Sign WJYS
Type Commercial
Licensee Name Millennial Telecommunications, Inc.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License HAMMOND, IN
Pre-auction RF Channel 21
Post-auction RF Channel 21
Neilsen DMA Chicago
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 68043
Call Sign WESV-LD
Type
Licensee Name Estrella Television License LLC
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License CHICAGO, IL
Pre-auction RF Channel 31
Post-auction RF Channel
Neilsen DMA
Network Affiliation
Question Response
Sharee Station Facility ID 66978
Call Sign WEDE-CD
Type
Licensee Name FIRST UNITED, INC.
Status LICENSED
DTS No
Community of License ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL
Pre-auction RF Channel 28
Post-auction RF Channel 28
Neilsen DMA Chicago
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)
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 TDU2 2K50 AV
Year 2010
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 3.0 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 The current mask filter is channel-specific and must be replaced. The current transmitter is no longer supported by the manufacturer and as a result, is unable to 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) No
Power N/A
Rigid Conduit and Wiring No
Size N/A
Length N/A
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description Retrofit of existing electrical service for WWME Primary Transmitter
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Cooling Only
Size 10 tons
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

Name Description

Transmitter Installation

Willis Tower has unique labor requirements. Standard transmitter installation practices are not allowed due to labor agreements. Only building electrical and plumbing contractors may perform any electric or plumbing work related to the installation.

State and City Taxes

State and city taxes are required for equipment that is purchased, but not services.

Structural Analysis

WWME's transmission facility is located on floor 101 of Willis Tower. Willis Tower requires a detailed analysis of all equipment loads with respect to the structural aspects of the building.

Structual Modifications

As a result of the structural analysis, modifications may be required.

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)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
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? Yes
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Class A
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: 15.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TLP-4M
Year 2007

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? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types Class Class A
Mounting Side 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: 10.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATC-BCE04CM-V3-20
Year 2019
Justification for New Antenna The current WWME antenna is a slot antenna designed for channel 39. An equivalent replacement antenna is being proposed for channel 20.

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 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? No
Broadband or Single Channel? N/A
Feed Line Size N/A
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

State and City Taxes

State and city taxes are required for equipment that is purchased, but not services.

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)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing transmission line shared with another station or stations?
Is Transmission Line in operating condition?
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Type
Diameter
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length N/A
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs
Length

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Transmission Lie Jumper

Transmission line jumper used to connect the output of the new Primary Transmitter to the existing foam coax that is used to connect to the Primary antenna

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)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? Located on Building
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 Yes
Is tower documented for structural analysis? No
Is tower compliant with Rev G? No
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1032959
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 41° 52' 44.1" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 087° 38' 10.2" W-
Overall Structure Height 1729.97 feet
Support Structure Height 1435.35 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 595.14 feet
Structure Type BTWR - Building with Tower
Tower Owner 233 Broadcast, LLC
Date Constructed 01/01/2002

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
73228 WLS-FM FM
168662 WMEU-CD DTV
22211 WFLD DTV
10801 WFMT FM
72115 WGN-TV DTV
10802 WTTW DTV
28621 WJMK FM
6377 WTMX FM
48772 WPWR-TV DTV
9617 WBBM-TV DTV
47905 WMAQ-TV DTV
9613 WBBM-FM FM
71283 WCFS-FM FM
70119 WSNS-TV DTV
70042 WLIT-FM FM
71428 WCIU-TV DTV
66978 WEDE-CD DTV

Other Types of Users

Users
LD TV Services
FX FM Services
LM Land Mobile

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 needed for undocumented/poorly documented tower
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: Minor Reinforcements needed

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower Located on Building
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? No
Number of Hours N/A
Explanation N/A
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 Yes
Quantity 1
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 Yes
Quantity 1
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 Yes
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 No
RF exposure measurements No
Additional Field Engineering Service No
Number of Days N/A
Justification N/A

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
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 Yes
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application Yes
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
Does this relocation require the Development and Airing of an Announcement regarding an upcoming channel change? No
Does this relocation require MVPD Notification of a Channel Change? Yes

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

RF Safety Coordination

Willis Tower is a complex building that requires outside RF safety coordination with other broadcasters. All Willis broadcasters share in this expense.

Outside Project Management

Willis Tower is a complex building that requires outside project management for project planning and coordination with other broadcasters. All Willis broadcasters share in this expense.

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 $393,297.19 $257,247.68 N/A $186,281.70 N/A
Total for all systems $1,144,714.69 $441,470.21 N/A $278,356.63 N/A
Primary Transmitter THU9evo-4 $393,297.19 $257,247.68 $186,281.70
Structual Modifications $15,000.00 $15,000.00 Willis Tower requires loading studies for heavy equipment that is installed in the building. As a result, it is anticipated that additional reinforcement will be required. Actual costs to be determined once final equipment selection has been made. N/A N/A
Structural Analysis $5,500.00 $5,500.00 Willis Tower requires loading studies for equipment that exceeds normal tenant office loads, such as broadcast equipment. Actual costs to be determined once final equipment selection has been made. N/A N/A
State and City Taxes $13,043.74 $13,043.74 State and city taxes are required for equipment that is purchased, but not services. N/A N/A
Transmitter Installation $25,416.00 $25,416.00 Willis Tower requires union labor for all electric and cooling connections. $25,416.00 Test
10 Ton system $38,900.00 $37,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Other Electrical Service: Retrofit of existing electrical service for WWME Primary Transmitter $21,937.45 $21,937.45 Willis Tower requires Union electrical contractors from their approved list of contractors. $21,937.45 Test
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 4.9 . 6.5 kW $273,500.00 $139,350.49 N/A $138,928.25 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Structual Modifications Information not provided.
Structural Analysis Information not provided.
State and City Taxes Information not provided.
Transmitter Installation

Component Description:
WWME Transmitter cooling system installation Invoice
Amount:
$5,416.00

Component Description:
WWME Primary transmitter installation Final Payment
Amount:
$20,000.00
10 Ton system Information not provided.
Other Electrical Service: Retrofit of existing electrical service for WWME Primary Transmitter

Component Description:
WWME Primary transmitter electrical Final Payment
Amount:
$2,193.74

Component Description:
WWME Primary transmitter electrical downpayment Binder
Amount:
$19,743.71
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 4.9 . 6.5 kW

Component Description:
WWME Primary transmitter fittings invoice
Amount:
$422.24

Component Description:
WWME Primary transmitter shipping invoice
Amount:
$5,312.50

Component Description:
WWME Primary Transmitter Final Payment
Amount:
$102,176.75

Component Description:
WWME Primary Transmitter Downpayment
Amount:
$31,439.00

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 $35,592.50 $18,112.50 N/A $15,550.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,144,714.69 $441,470.21 N/A $278,356.63 N/A
Primary Antenna ATC-BCE04CM-V3-20 $35,592.50 $18,112.50 $15,550.00
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, Class A One Station antenna -- basic $26,300.00 $13,550.00 N/A $13,550.00 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $2,000.00 N/A $2,000.00 N/A
State and City Taxes $2,562.50 $2,562.50 State and city taxes are required for equipment that is purchased, but not services. N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
UHF - Lower Power Side Mount, Class A One Station antenna -- basic

Component Description:
WWME Primary antenna final payment
Amount:
$7,250.00

Component Description:
WWME Primary antenna downpayment
Amount:
$6,300.00
Sweep test of existing antenna

Component Description:
WWME Primary antenna sweep invoice
Amount:
$2,000.00
State and City Taxes 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 $1,175.00 $1,175.00 N/A $1,175.00 N/A
Total for all systems $1,144,714.69 $441,470.21 N/A $278,356.63 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $1,175.00 $1,175.00 $1,175.00
Transmission Lie Jumper $1,175.00 $1,175.00 Transmission line jumper used to connect the output of the new Primary Transmitter to the existing 1-5/8” foam coax that is used to connect to the Primary antenna. $1,175.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Transmission Lie Jumper

Component Description:
WWME Transmission line jumper invoice
Amount:
$1,175.00

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 $605,300.00 $96,209.53 N/A $58,709.53 N/A
Total for all systems $1,144,714.69 $441,470.21 N/A $278,356.63 N/A
Primary Tower BTWR $605,300.00 $96,209.53 $58,709.53
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas) $421,000.00 $58,709.53 N/A $58,709.53 N/A
Tower mapping for an undocumented/poorly documented tower and preparation of documentation necessary for tower load study $26,300.00 $12,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Minor tower reinforcement/modifications $158,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas)

Component Description:
WWME West tower main antenna removal installation
Amount:
$58.50

Component Description:
WWME Complex tower
Amount:
$9,975.50

Component Description:
WWME Complex tower
Amount:
$3,968.75

Component Description:
WWME Complex tower
Amount:
$25,056.78

Component Description:
WWME Complex tower
Amount:
$19,650.00
Tower mapping for an undocumented/poorly documented tower and preparation of documentation necessary for tower load study Information not provided.
Minor tower reinforcement/modifications 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 $34,920.00 $4,360.50 N/A $4,360.50 N/A
Total for all systems $1,144,714.69 $441,470.21 N/A $278,356.63 N/A
Outside Professional Services $34,920.00 $4,360.50 $4,360.50
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $1,000.00 N/A $1,000.00 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,630.00 $0.00 This was managed in-house N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $3,680.00 $790.50 N/A $790.50 N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,365.00 $945.00 N/A $945.00 N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $2,050.00 $1,500.00 N/A $1,500.00 N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $125.00 N/A $125.00 N/A
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $4,210.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
WWME Engineering fees, construction permit
Amount:
$1,000.00
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development Information not provided.
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization

Component Description:
WWME Attorney fees, STA 2
Amount:
$252.00

Component Description:
WWME Attorney fees, STA 1
Amount:
$538.50
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application

Component Description:
WWME Attorney fees, license to cover
Amount:
$945.00
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization

Component Description:
WWME Engineering fees, STA 2
Amount:
$750.00

Component Description:
WWME Engineering fees, STA 1
Amount:
$750.00
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application

Component Description:
WWME Engineering fees, license to cover
Amount:
$125.00
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations 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 $74,430.00 $64,365.00 N/A $12,279.90 N/A
Total for all systems $1,144,714.69 $441,470.21 N/A $278,356.63 N/A
Other Expenses $74,430.00 $64,365.00 $12,279.90
Outside Project Management $30,000.00 $30,000.00 Willis Tower is a complex building that requires outside project management for project planning and coordination with other broadcasters. All Willis broadcasters share in this expense. $929.90 N/A
RF Safety Coordination $20,000.00 $20,000.00 Willis Tower is a complex building that requires outside RF safety coordination with other broadcasters. All Willis broadcasters share in this expense. N/A N/A
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $0.00 $0.00 This was managed in-house N/A N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $2,500.00 $2,500.00 Willis Tower loading dock after hours fees. N/A N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $9,850.00 $9,850.00 Removal of WWME solid state transmitter cabinet, RF System, electrical system. $9,850.00 N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $1,500.00 N/A $1,500.00 N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $325.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request $195.00 $190.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Outside Project Management

Component Description:
WWME Outside project management costs
Amount:
$1,634.46

Component Description:
WWME Outside project management costs
Amount:
$625.00

Component Description:
WWME Outside project management
Amount:
$150.00

Component Description:
WWME Outside project management costs
Amount:
$154.90
RF Safety Coordination Information not provided.
MVPD Notification of Channel Change Information not provided.
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges Information not provided.
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)

Component Description:
WWME pre-repack transmitter disposal
Amount:
$9,850.00
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
DTV Medical facility notification invoice
Amount:
$1,500.00
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $1,144,714.69 $441,470.21 $278,356.63

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. 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.

Kyle Walker

VP, Technology


12/30/2020

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.

Kyle Walker

VP, Technology


12/30/2020

Attachments

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