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 - 20190416AAE
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC., AS DEBTOR IN POSSESSION
Mailing Address
7136 S. YALE AVENUE
SUITE 501

City
TULSA
State or Country (if foreign address)
OK
Zip Code
74136 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
9186644581
E-Mail Address (if available)
FCCCONTACT@IHEARTMEDIA.COM
FCC Registration No
0027342682
Call Sign
WTVN
Facility ID Number
11269
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC., AS DEBTOR IN POSSESSION
Firm or Company Name

Mailing Address
7136 S. YALE AVENUE
SUITE 501

City
TULSA
State or Country (if foreign address)
OK
ZIP Code
74136 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
9186644581

E-Mail Address (if available)
FCCCONTACT@IHEARTMEDIA.COM
3. Purpose:
Engineering STA
Extension of Existing Engineering STA         File Number: BSTA - 20180405AAI
Legal STA
Extension of Existing Legal STA         
4. Service: AM 
5. Community of License:
City: COLUMBUS     State: OH
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
STEPHEN G DAVIS
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
SVP, RE, FACILITIES & CORP DEVELOPMENT
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
04/16/2019

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 13
Description:
EMERGENCY ANT FOR ND AT NIGHT

WE REQUEST SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY ('STA') TO OPERATE STATION WTVN(AM) WITH TEMPORARY FACILITIES.

DURING A STORM 3-APRIL-2018 TOWER NO.: 1, ASR NO.: 1033688, OF THE NIGHT MODE DIRECTIONAL ARRAY COLLAPSED AND THE NIGHT FACILITY CANNOT BE OPERATED.

WE ARE REQUESTING TO OPERATE AN EMERGENCY ANTENNA CONSISTENT WITH 73.1680 CONSISTING OF A NONDIRECTIONAL VERTICAL ELEMENT OF THE DIRECTIONAL ANTENNA SYSTEM WITH POWER REDUCED TO 25% OR LESS OF THE NOMINAL LICENSED POWER, OR, A HIGHER POWER NOT EXCEEDING LICENSED POWER WHILE INSURING THAT THE RADIATED FILED STRENGTH DOES NOT EXCEED THAT AUTHORIZED IN ANY GIVEN AZIMUTH FOR THE CORRESPONDING HOURS OF DIRECTIONAL OPERATION. EMERGENCY OPERATION WILL BE FROM TOWER NO.: 5, ASR NO.: 1033684. THIS TOWER IS THE NORMAL DAYTIME NON-DIRECTIONAL FACILITY TOWER FOR THE STATION.

THE INTERESTS OF THE PUBLIC WILL BE SERVED BY WTVN CONTINUING TO PROVIDE SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY AS WE WORK TO RESTORE THE NIGHT DIRECTIONAL FACILITY.


Attachment 13


Exhibit 34
Description:
EXHIBIT 34

WTVN-AM COLUMBUS REQUESTS EXTENSION OF STA TO OPERATE NIGHT ANTENNA SYSTEM OUT OF TOLERANCE. PROGRESS HAS BEEN MADE ON THE REPLACEMENT TOWER PROJECT (TORNADO DAMAGED THE PREVIOUS TOWER AND IT FAILED). DUE TO OHIO COUNTY RESTRICTIONS THE REPLACEMENT TOWER WAS REQUIRED TO GO THRU FULL ZONING REVIEW AND A VARIANCE APPROVED TO REBUILD THE TOWER IN THE SAME LOCATION, THAT ZONING APPROVAL WAS OBTAINED ON 4/5/2019 AND A CONSTRUCTION PERMIT HAS BEEN REQUESTED TO THE COUNTY. WE REQUEST AN STA EXTENSION TO COMPLETE THE TOWER INSTALLATION AND DIRECTIONAL ANTENNA SYSTEM TUNE-UP, DURING THIS PERIOD WTVN WILL CONTINUE TO OPERATE AT 1250 WATTS ND DURING NIGHT TIME HOURS. THE DAYTIME OPERATIONS OF WTVN ARE UNAFFECTED.

Attachment 34