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

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BSTA - 20180522AAQ
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.
Mailing Address
130 ENTERPRISE DRIVE

City
MARSHFIELD
State or Country (if foreign address)
MA
Zip Code
02050 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
7818371166
E-Mail Address (if available)
OLDETROLL@HOTMAIL.COM
FCC Registration No
0005024351
Call Sign
WMEX
Facility ID Number
12789
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
ALLAN G. MOSKOWITZ, ESQ.
Firm or Company Name
ALLAN G. MOSKOWITZ, ESQ.
Mailing Address
10845 TUCKAHOE WAY
ALLAN G. MOSKOWITZ, ESQ.

City
NORTH POTOMAC
State or Country (if foreign address)
MD
ZIP Code
20878 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
3019084165

E-Mail Address (if available)
AMOSKOWITZ@AMOSKOWITZLAW.COM
3. Purpose:
Engineering STA
Extension of Existing Engineering STA
Legal STA
Extension of Existing Legal STA         
4. Service: AM 
5. Community of License:
City: BOSTON     State: MA
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)
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
7.0. STA is requested for use of
Licensed Antenna system with:
       Reduced power
       Reduced hours of operation
       Required equipment out of service
       Other variance             [Exhibit 13]

Antenna system authorized by Construction Permit:               - 
      Describe requested modes of operation              [Exhibit 14]

Emergency wire antenna. Provide a full description in the Exhibit to Question 8. Do not complete the directional or nondirectional tower subforms.

Other antenna system: (Complete Items 7.1 - 7.7)
7.1. Frequency: 1510  kHz
7.2. Class (select one):
A B C D
7.3. Hours of Operation:
Unlimited Limited Daytime Share Time Specified Hours:
7.4. Daytime: Yes No
[Daytime Operation]

7.4. Daytime Operation

a. Power: 1 kW

b. Antenna Location Coordinates: (NAD 27)

Latitude:
Degrees 42 Minutes 16 Seconds 25 North South

Longitude:
Degrees 71 Minutes 2 Seconds 30 West East

c. and d.

Complete the appropriate following items. If additional space is needed, please provide the information requested below in an Exhibit.

[Exhibit 17]

Nondirectional Directional

Theoretical RMS: 319.2  mV/m per kW at 1 km (Nondirectional)
 mV/m at 1 km (Directional)
   

Standard RMS:     

 mV/m at 1 km (Directional Only)


[Nondirectional Tower Subform]

7c. Nondirectional Tower:

Tower Number
Overall height above ground
(include obstruction lighting)
(meters)
64  
Antenna structure registration Number: 1012656
Notification filed with FAA
Not Applicable
Is this tower: (a) Top-loaded
(b) Sectionalized
(c) Neither

Height of radiator above
base insulator, or above base,
if grounded (meters)

60.94  

Electrical height of radiator (degrees)

110.5  

Top-Loaded/Sectionalized
apparent height (degrees)

 

A

 

B

 

C

 

D

 

         or

[Directional Towers Subform]





7.5. Nighttime: Yes No
[Nighttime Operation]


7.6. Critical Hours Operation: Yes No
[Critical Hours Operation]


7.7. 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 15]
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 16]
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 certify that I have prepared 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
CHARLES A. HECHT
Relationship to Applicant (e.g., Consulting Engineer)
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
05/22/2018
Mailing Address
CHARLES A. HECHT & ASSOCIATES, INC.
19 MACKENZIE COURT
City
FREEHOLD
State or Country (if foreign address)
NJ
Zip Code
07728 -
Telephone Number (No dashes or parentheses, include area code)
7325770711
E-Mail Address (if available)
HECHTASSOC@SPRINTMAIL.COM

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
EDWARD PERRY, JR.
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
PRESIDENT
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
05/22/2018

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 16
Description:
EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES

WMEX WAS RECENTLY SOLD TO THE APPLICANT. THE TOWER SITE WAS NOT INCLUDED IN THE SALE AND IS IN THE PROCESS OF BEING DISMANTLED. THE APPLICANT HAS SECURED ACCESS TO DIPLEX AT THE SITE OF AM STATION WBIX BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. NON-DIRECTIONAL OPERATION WITH POWER OF 1 KILOWATT DAYTIME HOURS ONLY IS REQUESTED. DILPEXING EQUIPMENT WILL BE INSTALLED.

CONCURRENTLY, THE UNDERSIGNED IS PREPARING A FORM 301-AM APPLICATION FOR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT FOR THIS SITE. SINCE WMEX HAS BEEN OPERATING UNDER SILENT AUTHORITY AS PER STA BLSTA-20170707AAB FOR A NUMBER OF MONTHS AND NEEDS TO BE BACK ON THE AIR BY JULY 1, 2018, THE ENGINEERING STA IS NECESSARY TO MEET THIS REQUIREMENT.

Attachment 16