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 - 20210223AAH
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
WPB FCC LICENSE SUB, LLC
Mailing Address
3415 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, WEST

City
ST. PAUL
State or Country (if foreign address)
MN
Zip Code
55114 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
6516424334
E-Mail Address (if available)
FCC Registration No
0028010627
Call Sign
WMEN
Facility ID Number
61080
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
KENNETH E. SATTEN
Firm or Company Name
WILKINSON BARKER KNAUER, LLP
Mailing Address
1800 M STREET, NW
SUITE 800N

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20036 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2027834141

E-Mail Address (if available)
KSATTEN@WBKLAW.COM
3. Purpose:
Engineering STA
Extension of Existing Engineering STA         File Number: BSTA - 19980211YA
Legal STA
Extension of Existing Legal STA         
4. Service: AM 
5. Community of License:
City: ROYAL PALM BEACH     State: FL
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
RYAN VANDEWIELE
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
02/23/2021

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:
REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF STA

WMEN(AM), ROYAL PALM BEACH, FLORIDA (FIN 61080) HAS BEEN OPERATING PURSUANT TO SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY ORIGINALLY GRANTED BY THE FCC ON OCTOBER 1, 1992, AS MODIFIED BASED ON THE MOST RECENT LICENSE (FILE NO. BMML-20170602ABP) ('STA'). THIS STA AUTHORIZES WMEN(AM) TO OPERATE ON THE LICENSED 2-TOWER DIRECTIONAL ARRAY ANTENNA WITH AN EFFECTIVE RADIATED POWER OF 25 KW DAYTIME AND 4.5 KW NIGHTTIME (AND OTHER OPERATING PARAMETERS AS SPECIFIED IN THE MOST RECENT LICENSE) TO MITIGATE INTERFERENCE FROM AN UNLAWFUL CUBAN AM STATION. THE WMEN(AM) STA WAS MOST RECENTLY EXTENDED BY THE FCC ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 (FILE NO. BESTA-20200729AAE).

AS THE INTERFERENCE FROM THE CUBAN STATION CONTINUES, WPB FCC LICENSE SUB, LLC, THE LICENSEE OF WMEN(AM), HEREBY RESPECTFULLY REQUESTS A FURTHER EXTENSION OF THE WMEN(AM) STA.

Attachment 34