Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0386 (July 2002)
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
Extension of Existing Engineering STA

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BESTA - 20180508AAG
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 No
0005880075
Call Sign
WRKL
Facility ID Number
50057
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
JOAN STEWART
Firm or Company Name
WILEY REIN LLP
Mailing Address
1776 K STREET, NW

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20006 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2027197438

E-Mail Address (if available)
JSTEWART@WILEYREIN.COM
3. Purpose:
Engineering STA
Extension of Existing Engineering STA         File Number: BSTA - 20170309AAQ
Legal STA
Extension of Existing Legal STA         
4. Service: AM 
5. Community of License:
City: NEW CITY     State: NY
6. 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)
7. 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 compliance through the use of the RF worksheets in Appendix A, 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 33]

8.
Please explain in detail the "extraordinary circumstances" which warrant temporary operations at variance from the Commission's Rules. In addition, please specify 1)the specific rules and/or policies from which the applicant seeks temporary relief; 2) how the public interest will be furthered by grant; and 3) the expected duration of the STA and the licensee's plan for restoration of licensed operation. If requesting variance with other than authorized technical facilities, please specify the exact facilities sought.
[Exhibit 34]
9.
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 knowledge 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
WALTER KOTABA
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
PRESIDENT
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
05/08/2018

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 34
Description:
STA CIRCUMSTANCES

WRKL OPERATES FROM A MULTIPLE TOWER ARRAY. ONE OF THE TOWERS FELL DURING STORMS IN MARCH 2017. WRKL HAS BEEN OPERATING AT REDUCED POWER USING THE OTHER TOWERS SINCE THAT TIME PURSUANT TO STA (SEE BSTA-20170309AAQ AS EXTENDED BY BESTA-20171031AAH). POLNET INADVERTENTLY FAILED TO TIMELY RENEW THE STA. IT THEREFORE REQUESTS REINSTATEMENT NUNC PRO TUNC AND EXTENSION OF ITS STA TO ALLOW IT TO CONTINUE OPERATING AT THE PARAMETERS SPECIFIED THEREIN. POLNET IS CONTINUING TO GATHER QUOTES TO REBUILD THE DESTROYED TOWER.

Attachment 34