Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0016 (August 2011)
FCC 346
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
APPLICATION FOR AUTHORITY TO CONSTRUCT OR MAKE CHANGES IN A LOW POWER TV, TV TRANSLATOR OR TV BOOSTER STATION

Read INSTRUCTIONS Before Filling Out Form

FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BPTTV - 20000831CAU
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING
Mailing Address
7140 S.W. MACADAM AVENUE

City
PORTLAND
State or Country (if foreign address)
OR
ZIP Code
97219 - 3099
Telephone Number (include area code)
5032449900
E-Mail Address (if available) 
EVERETT_HELM@OPB.ORG
FCC Registration Number:

Call Sign 
K08KW
Facility ID Number
50557
2. Contact Representative (if other than Applicant)
LAWRENCE M. MILLER
Firm or Company Name
SCHWARTZ, WOODS & MILLER
Mailing Address


City
State or Country (if foreign address)
ZIP Code
-
Telephone Number (include area code)
2028331700
E-Mail Address (if available)
MILLER@SWMLAW.COM
3. If this application has been submitted without a fee, indicate reason for fee exemption (see 47 C.F.R. Section 1.1114):
Governmental Entity Noncommercial Educational Licensee/Permittee Other
N/A (Fee Required)
4.
Facility Information
a. Low Power TV Station      TV Translator      TV Booster
Digital Low Power TV      Digital TV Translator
b. Community of License:
City: RICHLAND State: OR
5.
Application Purpose
New station Major Modification of construction permit
Major Change in licensed facility Minor Modification of construction permit
Minor Change in licensed facility Amendment to pending application
Digital Flash Cut Digital Companion Channel
a. File number of original construction permit or pending application:

BPTTV-20000831CAU
If an amendment, submit as an Exhibit a listing by Section and Question Number the portions of the pending application that are being revised. [Exhibit 1]



NOTE: In addition to the information called for in this section, an explanatory exhibit providing full particulars must be submitted for each question for which a "No" response is provided.

Section II - Legal

1. Certification.  Applicant certifies that it has answered each question in this application based on its review of the application instructions and worksheets. Applicant further certifies that where it has made an affirmative certification below, this certification constitutes its representation that the application satisfies each of the pertinent standards and criteria set forth in the application instructions and worksheets. Yes No
2.
Parties to the Application. List the applicant and all parties to the application. If other than natural persons, list officers, directors, stockholders with interests of 1% or more, general and limited partners and/or members.
a. Name and address of the applicant and, if applicable,
its officers, directors, stockholders with interests of
1% or greater, or partners (if other than individual also
show name, address and citizenship of natural person
authorized to vote the stock). List the applicant first,
officers next, then directors and, thereafter remaining
stockholders and partners.
b. Citizenship.
c. Positional Interest: Officer, director, general partner, limited partner, LLC member, etc.
d. Percentage of votes.
e. Percentage of equity.

[Enter Parties Information]



3.

Character Issues. Applicant certifies that neither applicant nor any party to the application has or has had any interest in or connection with:

a. any broadcast application in any proceeding where character issues were left unresolved or were resolved adversely against the applicant or party to the application; or
b. any pending broadcast application in which character issues have been raised.

Yes No

See Explanation in
[Exhibit 2]

4. Adverse Findings. Applicant certifies that, with respect to the applicant and any party to the application, no adverse finding has been made, nor has an adverse final action been taken related to the following: any felony; mass media-related antitrust or unfair competition; fraudulent statements to another governmental unit; or discrimination. Yes No

See Explanation in
[Exhibit 3]

5. Alien Ownership and Control. Applicant certifies that it complies with the provisions of Section 310 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, relating to interests of aliens and foreign governments. Yes No

See Explanation in
[Exhibit 4]

6. Program Service Certification. (For Low Power Television Applicants Only) Applicant certifies that this station will offer a broadcast program service. Yes No
7. Local Public Notice. (For new station and major change Applicants Only) Applicant certifies that it has or will comply with the public notice requirements of 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3580. Yes No
8. Rebroadcast Certification. (For Applicants proposing translator rebroadcasts that are not the licensee of the primary station) Applicant certifies that written authority has been obtained from the licensee of the station whose programs are to be retransmitted. Yes No
9. Auction Authorization. If the application is being submitted to obtain a construction permit for which the applicant was the winning bidder in an auction, then the applicant certifies, pursuant to 47 C.F.R. Section 73.5005(a), that it has attached an exhibit containing the information required by 47 C.F.R. Sections 1.2107(d), 1.2110(i), 1.2112(a) and 1.2112(b), if applicable. Yes No
N/A
An exhibit is required unless this question is inapplicable. [Exhibit 5]
10. Anti-Drug Abuse Act Certification. Applicant certifies that neither applicant nor any party to the application is subject to denial of federal benefits pursuant to Section 5301 of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, 21 U.S.C. Section 862. Yes No
I certify that the statements in this application are true, complete, and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, and are made in good faith. I acknowledge that all certifications and attached Exhibits are considered material representations. I hereby waive any claim to the use of any particular frequency as against the regulatory power of the United States because of the previous use of the same, whether by license or otherwise, and request an authorization in accordance with this application. (See Section 304 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.)
Typed or Printed Name of Person Signing

BRIAN E. SICKORA
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT
Signature
Date
03/12/2001



SECTION III - ENGINEERING DATA (Analog)
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Ensure that the specifications below are accurate. Contradicting data found elsewhere in this application will be disregarded. All items must be completed. The response "on file" is not acceptable.
TECH BOX
1. Channel Number:
8
2. Frequency Offset: No offset Zero offset Plus offset Minus offset
3. Translator Input Channel No. : 48
4. Primary station proposed to be rebroadcast:
Facility Identifier Call Sign City State Channel
50592 KTVR LA GRANDE OR 13
5.
Antenna Location Coordinates: (NAD 27)
Latitude:    
Degrees 44 Minutes 51 Seconds 21     North     South

Longitude: 
Degrees 117 Minutes 9 Seconds 24     West     East
6. Antenna Structure Registration Number:
Not Applicable    [Exhibit 6]                       Notification filed with FAA
7.
Antenna Location Site Elevation Above Mean Sea Level: 1429  meters
8.
Overall Tower Height Above Ground Level: 10  meters
9.
Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level: 5  meters
10.
Maximum Effective Radiated Power (ERP) Towards Radio Horizon: 0.041  kW     
11.
Maximum ERP in any Horizontal and Vertical Angle: 0.041  kW     
12. a. Transmitting Antenna:   
Before selecting Directional "Off-the-Shelf", refer to "Search for Antenna Information" under CDBS Public Access (http://licensing.fcc.gov/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/cdbs_pa.htm). Make sure that the Standard Pattern is marked Yes and that the relative field values shown match your values. Enter the Manufacturer (Make) and Model exactly as displayed in the Antenna Search.  
Nondirectional Directional Off-the Shelf Directional composite

Manufacturer SCA     Model TWO, HDCA-5

b. Mechanical Beam Tilt:  degrees toward azimuth          degrees True          Not Applicable

 
c. Directional Antenna Relative Field Values: N/A (Nondirectional or Off-the-Shelf)
Rotation (Degrees): 0 No Rotation
Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value    
0 0.179 10 0.181 20 0.246 30 0.358 40 0.423 50 0.488
60 0.563 70 0.596 80 0.569 90 0.522 100 0.435 110 0.34
120 0.227 130 0.204 140 0.363 150 0.559 160 0.726 170 0.879
180 0.969 190 0.994 200 0.926 210 0.789 220 0.638 230 0.477
240 0.264 250 0.114 260 0.11 270 0.103 280 0.089 290 0.06
300 0.065 310 0.077 320 0.08 330 0.088 340 0.14 350 0.165
Additional 
Azimuths

186

1

295

0.047


d. Does the proposed antenna propose elevation radiation patterns that vary with azimuth for reasons other than the use of mechanical beam tilt?


If Yes, attach an Exhibit (see instructions for details).
Yes No

[Exhibit 7]
Relative Field Polar Plot

NOTE:    In addition to the information called for in this section, an explanatory exhibit providing full particulars must be submitted for each question for which a "No" response is provided.
CERTIFICATION
13.
Interference :  The proposed facility complies with all of the following applicable rule sections. 47.C.F.R Sections 74.705, 74.706, 74.707, 74.708, 74.709, 74.710.

Yes No

See Explanation in
[Exhibit 8]

14.
Environmental Protection Act.    The proposed facility is excluded from environmental processing under 47. C.F.R. Section 1.1306 (i.e., The facility will not have a significant environmental impact and complies with the maximum permissible radiofrequency electromagnetic exposure limits for controlled and uncontrolled environments). Unless the applicant can determine RF compliance, an Exhibit is required.

By checking "Yes" above, the applicant also certifies that it, in coordination with other users of the site, will reduce power or cease operation as necessary to protect persons having access to the site, tower or antenna from radiofrequency electromagnetic exposure in excess of FCC guidelines.
Yes No

See Explanation in
[Exhibit 9]


PREPARERS CERTIFICATION ON PAGE 3 MUST BE COMPLETED AND SIGNED.




SECTION III PREPARER'S CERTIFICATION

I certify that I have prepared Section III (Engineering Data) on behalf of the applicant, and that after such preparation, I have examined and found it to be accurate and true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Name
MCCLANATHAN AND ASSOCIATES, INC.
Relationship to Applicant (e.g., Consulting Engineer)
CONSULTING ELECTRICAL ENGINEER
Signature
Date
02/25/2001
Mailing Address
P.O. BOX 939
City
PORTLAND
State or Country (if foreign address)
OR
Zip Code
97207 - 0939
Telephone Number (include area code)
5032468080
E-Mail Address (if available)
BOBW7TDP@AOL.COM

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).



Exhibits