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 - 20180823AAF
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
WRBS-AM, LLC
Mailing Address
3500 COMMERCE DRIVE

City
BALTIMORE
State or Country (if foreign address)
MD
Zip Code
21227 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
4102474100
E-Mail Address (if available)
FCC Registration No
0002133098
Call Sign
WRBS
Facility ID Number
25527
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
FRANK JAZZO
Firm or Company Name
FLETCHER, HEALD & HILDRETH, PLC
Mailing Address
1300 N 17TH STREET, SUITE 1100

City
ARLINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
VA
ZIP Code
22209 - 3801
Telephone Number (include area code)
7038120470

E-Mail Address (if available)
JAZZO@FHHLAW.COM
3. Purpose:
Engineering STA
Extension of Existing Engineering STA         File Number: BSTA - 20180227AAG
Legal STA
Extension of Existing Legal STA         
4. Service: AM 
5. Community of License:
City: BALTIMORE     State: MD
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
STEVE LAWHON
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
PRESIDENT
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
09/03/2018

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 33
Description:
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS

PLEASE SEE EXHIBIT 15, FILE NO. BSTA-20180227AAG.

Attachment 33


Exhibit 34
Description:
STA EXTENSION REQUEST

WRBS-AM, LLC ('LICENSEE'), LICENSEE OF AM BROADCAST STATION, WRBS, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (FIN 25527) ('WRBS'), HEREBY REQUESTS EXTENSION OF WRBS'S SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY ('STA') TO OPERATE AT AN ALTERNATIVE SITE DUE TO THE LOSS OF ITS EXISTING SITE (SEE FILE NO. BSTA-20180227AAG, GRANTED MAR. 3, 2018).

WRBS IS OPERATING PURSUANT TO STA AT AN ALTERNATIVE SITE (ASRN 1241567) ('ALTERNATIVE SITE') WITH A NON-DIRECTIONAL ANTENNA DURING BOTH DAYTIME AND NIGHTTIME HOURS AT A POWER OF 400 WATTS. LICENSEE HAS DETERMINED TO OPERATE WRBS ON A PERMANENT BASIS FROM THE ALTERNATIVE SITE. ACCORDINGLY, A FACILITIES MODIFICATION APPLICATION IS BEING PREPARED FOR WRBS.

FOR THESE REASONS, A REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF STA FOR WRBS TO OPERATE AT THE ALTERNATIVE SITE IS WARRANTED UNTIL LICENSEE IS ABLE TO FILE A MODIFICATION APPLICATION FOR WRBS, AND TO OBTAIN APPROVAL TO CONSTRUCT PERMANENT FACILITIES FOR WRBS AT THE ALTERNATIVE SITE.



Attachment 34