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

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BLSTA - 20161202ABI
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
METRO NORTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
Mailing Address
P.O. BOX 100

City
DENMARK
State or Country (if foreign address)
WI
Zip Code
54208 - 0100
Telephone Number (include area code)
9208631234
E-Mail Address (if available)
WGBW@LSOL.NET
FCC Registration No
0012403630
Call Sign
WLAK
Facility ID Number
6649
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
JEFFREY L. TIMMONS, ESQ.
Firm or Company Name

Mailing Address
974 BRANFORD LANE NW

City
LILBURN
State or Country (if foreign address)
GA
ZIP Code
30047 - 2680
Telephone Number (include area code)
6784635116

E-Mail Address (if available)
JEFF@TIMMONSPC.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: NEW HOLSTEIN     State: WI
5. Reason for going silent:
Technical     Financing     Staffing
Program Source     Other
6.
Please provide a justification for the request
[Exhibit 1]
7.
Date Station has gone / will go silent:     11/29/2016    (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 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
MARK HELLER
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
PRESIDENT
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
12/02/2016

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:
REQUEST FOR STA

METRO NORTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC. ('METRO NORTH'), LICENSEE OF RADIO STATION WLAK(AM) NEW HOLSTEIN WI ('WLAK'), NOTIFIES THE COMMISSION THAT WLAK WAS TAKEN OFF THE AIR ON TUESDAY 11/29/16, DUE TO DAMAGE TO THE STATION'S TRANSMISSION SYSTEM. SPECIFICALLY, VANDALS HAVE DAMAGED THE GROUND SYSTEM AND TUNING HOUSE FOR THE STATION.

WHILE METRO NORTH HAS SUPPLIES ON HAND FOR REPAIRING THE GROUND SYSTEM, OTHER PARTS MAY BE REQUIRED, AND WINTER WEATHER MAY HINDER QUICK REPAIRS. THEREFORE, METRO NORTH RESPECTFULLY REQUESTS SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY ('STA') FOR WLAK TO REMAIN SILENT FOR UP TO SIX MONTHS PENDING COMPLETION OF REPAIRS.

Attachment 1