Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0928 (June 2002)
FCC 302-CA
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
APPLICATION FOR CLASS A TELEVISION BROADCAST STATION CONSTRUCTION PERMIT OR LICENSE

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BLDTA - 20110906AAQ
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant 
POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.
Mailing Address
3656 WEST BELMONT AVE.
City
CHICAGO
State or Country (if foreign address)
IL
ZIP Code
60618 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
7735886300
E-Mail Address (if available) 
FCC Registration Number:
0005880075
Call Sign 
WPVN-LD
Facility Identifier 
168237
2. Contact Representative (if other than Applicant)
JOAN STEWART
Firm or Company Name
WILEY REIN LLP
Telephone Number (include area code)
2027197438
E-Mail Address (if available)
JSTEWART@WILEYREIN.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. Service Type: Analog Digital
b. Community of License:
City: AURORA State: IL
5. Purpose of Application:
Convert licensed LPTV facilities to Class A facilities (list LPTV file number): File Number:  BLDTL-20100315ABN
Convert authorized LPTV construction permit facilities to Class A facilities (list LPTV construction permit file number): File Number:  -
Cover displacement application for construction permit for Class A facilities (list date of filing): Date:
License to cover construction permit for Class A facilities (list underlying construction permit file number): File Number:  -
Amend a pending Class A license application. File Number:  -
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 INFORMATION

1.
Certification.  Licensee/Permittee certifies that it has answered each question in this application based on its review of the application instructions and worksheets. Licensee/Permittee 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.
Statement of Eligibility. Licensee certifies that it has filed a statement of eligibility on or before January 28, 2000, which has been found to be acceptable by the Commission.
Yes No
3.
Continued Eligibility. License certifies that its station does, and will continue to,broadcast: (a) a minimum of 18 hours per day; and (b) an average of at least 3 hours per week of programming each quarter produced within the market area served by the station, or the market area served by a group of commonly controlled low-power or Class A stations that carry common local programming produced within the market area served by such groups.
Yes No

See Explanation in
[Exhibit 2]

4. Local Public Notice. Licensee certifies that it will comply with the public notice requirements of 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3580.
Yes No
See Explanation in
[Exhibit 3]
5.
Character Issues. Licensee/Permittee certifies that neither licensee/permittee 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 4]
6.
Adverse Findings. Licensee/Permittee certifies that, with respect to the licensee/permittee 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 5]
7.
Anti-Drug Abuse Act Certification. Licensee/Permittee certifies that neither licensee/permittee 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
8.
Main Studio. Licensee certifies that it has constructed and maintains a main studio at a location in compliance with the requirements of 47 C.F.R. Section 73.1125.
Yes No
See Explanation in
[Exhibit 6]
9.
Public Inspection File. Licensee certifies that it maintains for its station a public inspection file that includes the documentation required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526.
Yes No
See Explanation in
[Exhibit 7]
10.
Operating Requirements. Licensee certifies that it complies with those station operating requirements set forth in subparts H and J of 47 C.F.R. Part 73 that are applicable to Class A stations.
Yes No
See Explanation in
[Exhibit 8]

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
WALTER K. KOTABA
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
PRESIDENT
Signature

Date
09/02/2011



Section III  - Engineering

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Ensure that the specifications below are accurate. All items must be completed. The response "on file" is not acceptable.
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

TECH BOX


1. Channel: 20
2. Frequency Offset (analog stations):
No offset Zero offset Plus offset Minus offset
3. Antenna Location Coordinates: (NAD 27)

Latitude:    
Degrees 42 Minutes 2 Seconds 39     North     South

Longitude: 
Degrees 88 Minutes 2 Seconds 36     West     East

4. Operating Constants:
Transmitter power output (after vestigal sideband filter, if used, and after multiplexer, if combined)
1.97 dBk 1.38 kW
Multiplexer loss in dB, if separate
dB
Input to transmission line
1.97 dBk
Transmission line power loss
1 dB
Antenna Input power
0.97 dBk
Maximum antenna power gain
9.03 dB
Maximum effective radiated power
10 dBk 10kW
5. Antenna Data:

Manufacturer: DIE Model TLP-8A

6. Height of radiation center above mean sea level: 320.7 meters 

CERTIFICATIONS
Part A
: For LPTV licensees seeking to convert their licensed or authorized construction permit facilities to Class A status or to cover a displacement application for construction permit for Class A facilities.

1. Interference. The facility authorized in the license or construction permit or proposed in the construction permit application, complies with the following applicable interference protection rule sections.
Analog TV broadcast station protection. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.6011.
Yes No
See Explanation in
[Exhibit 9]
Digital TV station and DTV Table of Allotments protection. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.6013.
Yes No
See Explanation in
[Exhibit 10]
Low Power TV, TV translator, Class A, and Digital Class A station protection. See 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.6012 and 73.6014.
Yes No
See Explanation in
[Exhibit 11]
Land mobile station protection. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.6020.
Yes No
See Explanation in
[Exhibit 12]
2.
Changed Circumstances. Apart from changes already reported, no cause or circumstance has arisen since the grant of the underlying LPTV construction permit which would result in any statement or representation contained in the construction permit application to be now incorrect.
Yes No
See Explanation in
[Exhibit 13]
Part B: For Class A licensees seeking a license to cover their authorized Class A construction permit facilities.
1. Constructed Facility. The facility was constructed as authorized in the underlying construction permit.
Yes No
See Explanation in
[Exhibit 14]
2. Special Operating Conditions. The facility was constructed in compliance with all special operating conditions, terms, and obligations described in the construction permit.
Yes No
See Explanation in
[Exhibit 15]
An exhibit may be required. Review the underlying construction permit.
[Exhibit 16]
3.
Changed Circumstances. Apart from changes already reported, no cause or circumstance has arisen since the grant of the underlying Class A construction permit which would result in any statement or representation contained in the construction permit application to be now incorrect.
Yes No
See Explanation in
[Exhibit 17]



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 
RICHARD H. MERTZ
Relationship to Applicant (e.g., Consulting Engineer) 
CONSULTANT
Signature
Date 
09/02/2011
Mailing Address
CAVELL, MERTZ & ASSOCIATES, INC.
7732 DONEGAN DRIVE

City
MANASSAS
State or Country (if foreign address)
VA
Zip Code
20109-
Telephone Number (include area code)
7033929090
E-Mail Address (if available)
RMERTZ@CAVELLMERTZ.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
Exhibit 1
Description:
CLASS A CERTIFICATION

POLNET CERTIFIES THAT THIS LICENSED DIGITAL COMPANION CHANNEL FACILITY MEETS ALL CLASS A INTERFERENCE PROTECTION AND ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS.

Attachment 1


Exhibit 9
Description:
EXHIBIT 9

PLEASE SEE EXHIBIT 12



Attachment 9


Exhibit 10
Description:
EXHIBIT 10

PLEASE SEE EXHIBIT 12

Attachment 10


Exhibit 11
Description:
EXHIBIT 11

PLEASE SEE EXHIBIT 12

Attachment 11


Exhibit 12
Description:
EXHIBIT 12

EXHIBIT 12 CONTAINS A TABLE OF CONTENTS, A COPY OF THE FCC FORM, STATEMENT A, AND TABLES I AND II.

Attachment 12
Description
Exhibit 12