Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0386 (July 2002)
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
Notification of Suspension of Operations

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
CHANNEL 5 PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.
Mailing Address
1670 N. VIRGINIA STREET

City
RENO
State or Country (if foreign address)
NV
Zip Code
89503 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
7757844555
E-Mail Address (if available)
FRED@KNPB.ORG
Call Sign
KNPB
Facility ID Number
10228
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
LAWRENCE M. MILLER
Firm or Company Name
SCHWARTZ, WOODS & MILLER
Mailing Address
1233 20TH STREET, NW
SUITE 610

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20036 - 7322
Telephone Number (include area code)
2028331700

E-Mail Address (if available)
MILLER@SWMLAW.COM
3. Purpose:
Notification of Suspension of Operations
Notification of Suspension of Operations and Request for Silent STA
Request for Silent STA
Request to Extend STA         
Resumption of Operations
4 Community of License:
City: RENO     State: NV
5. Reason for going silent:
Technical     Financing     Staffing
Program Source     Other
6.
Please provide a justification for the request
[Exhibit 4]
7.
Date Station will go silent:     02/17/2009   (mm/dd/yyyy)
8.
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 hereby certify that the statements in this application are true, complete, and correct to the best of my kowledge and belief, and are made in good faith. I acknowledge that all certifications and attached Exhibits are considered material representations.

Typed or Printed Name of Person Signing
KLIFF KUEHL
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
PRESIDENT AND CEO
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
01/26/2009

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
Exhibit 4
Description:
REASON FOR SUSPENSION

THE LICENSEE PLANS TO SUSPEND ANALOG OPERATIONS ON FEBRUARY 17, 2009, EVEN IF THE TRANSITION DEADLINE IS EXTENDED. THE SUSPENSION ON THAT DATE HAS BEEN CAREFULLY PLANNED TO COMPLY WITH CURRENT LEGISLATIVE REQUIREMENTS. IT WILL AVOID VIEWER CONFUSION THAT WOULD ARISE IN LIGHT OF THE LICENSEE'S EXTENSIVE AND EFFECTIVE DTV EDUCATION EFFORTS TO DATE IN A MARKET WITH RELATIVELY LITTLE OVER-THE-AIR RECEPTION, ASSURE A SMOOTH TECHNICAL TRANSITION TO DIGITAL-ONLY SERVICE, AND AVOID A FINANCIAL CRISIS IN LIGHT OF THE FACT THAT NO FUNDS HAVE BEEN BUDGETED FOR SUCH ANALOG OPERATION AFTER FEBRUARY 17, 2009.

Attachment 4