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 - 20081113AEE
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
CONNOISSEUR MEDIA, LLC
Mailing Address
136 MAIN STREET

City
WESTPORT
State or Country (if foreign address)
CT
Zip Code
06880 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2032271978
E-Mail Address (if available)
FCC Registration No
0011309671
Call Sign
KZWF
Facility ID Number
164102
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
DAVID D. OXENFORD
Firm or Company Name
DAVIS WRIGHT TREMAINE LLP
Mailing Address
1919 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW
SUITE 200

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20006 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2029734200

E-Mail Address (if available)
DAVIDOXENFORD@DWT.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: PATTERSON     State: IA
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:     10/14/2008    (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
MICHAEL O. DRISCOLL
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
MEMBER OF CM BROADCAST MANAGEMENT
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
11/13/2008

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:
EXHIBIT 1

ON OCTOBER 24, 2008, CONNOISSEUR MEDIA, LLC, NOTIFIED THE FCC KZWF(FM), PATTERSON, IA, HAD BEEN OFF AIR SINCE OCTOBER 14, 2008. DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND ITS CONTROL, KZWF(FM), WAS FORCED TO SUSPEND BROADCAST OPERATIONS. THE STATION LOST ITS STUDIO TRANSMITTER LINK AND THEREFORE PRESENTLY HAS NO ABILITY TO DELIVER PROGRAMMING FROM THE MAIN STUDIO TO THE TRANSMITTER SITE FOR BROADCAST. THE LICENSEE HAS BEEN UNABLE TO QUICKLY FIND A SOLUTION TO THIS ISSUE. ACCORDINGLY, WE RESPECTFULLY REQUEST SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY TO REMAIN SILENT WHILE A SOLUTION IS EXPLORED.



Attachment 1