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 - 20210824AAG
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK
Mailing Address
P.O. BOX 2400

City
SYRACUSE
State or Country (if foreign address)
NY
Zip Code
13220 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
3154532424
E-Mail Address (if available)
WWW.WCNY.ORG
FCC Registration No
0003409299
Call Sign
WCNY-FM
Facility ID Number
66284
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
DEREK TESLIK
Firm or Company Name
GRAY MILLER PERSH LLP
Mailing Address
2233 WISCONSIN AVENUE, NW STE. 226

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20007 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2025597489

E-Mail Address (if available)
DTESLIK@GRAYMILLERPERSH.COM
3. Purpose:
Engineering STA
Extension of Existing Engineering STA         File Number: BSTA - 20210730AAB
Legal STA
Extension of Existing Legal STA         
4. Service: FM 
5. Community of License:
City: SYRACUSE     State: NY
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 23]

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 24]
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
ALAY MEHTA
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
CTO
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
08/24/2021

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 2
Description:
REQUESTED MODE OF OPERATION

PBCCNY HAS BUILT A FACILITY AS SPECIFIED IN THE UNDERLYING CP; HOWEVER, DOCUMENTATION NEEDED TO FILE FOR PROGRAM TEST AUTHORITY AND THE LICENSE TO COVER HAS NOT BEEN PROCURED YET. IT IS HEREIN PROPOSE TO OPERATE WITH THE CP PARAMETERS WITH EXCEPTION TO THE ERP WHICH SHALL BE REDUCED FROM 18.5KW TO 1.15KW

Attachment 2
Description
Antenna Proof of Performance


Exhibit 23
Description:
RFR COMPLIANCE

THE CONSTRUCTION PERMITTED FACILITY APPLICATION CONTAINS AN RFR STUDY WHICH CALCULATES A PEAK EXPOSURE OF 1.24% OF THE MOST RESTRICTIVE PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE THRESHOLD. IT IS HEREIN PROPOSE TO OPERATE WITH THE CP PARAMETERS WITH EXCEPTION TO THE ERP WHICH SHALL BE REDUCED FROM 18.5KW TO 1.15KW AND THUS WILL REDUCED THE ALREADY COMPLIANT RFR PEAK THRESHOLD. THE FACILITY WILL NOT HAVE A SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AND COMPLIES WITH THE MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE RADIO FREQUENCY ELECTROMAGNETIC EXPOSURE LIMITS FOR CONTROLLED AND UNCONTROLLED ENVIRONMENTS

Attachment 23


Exhibit 24
Description:
REQUEST FOR EXTENSION

LICENSEE RESPECTFULLY REQUESTS A BRIEF 60 DAY EXTENSION OF THE EXISTING GRANT OF SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY. AS SET FORTH IN THE INITIAL REQUEST, STA IS NECESSARY TO ALLOW THE STATION TO CONTINUE TO SERVE ITS AUDIENCE WHILE PREPARING THE MATERIALS TO MEET THE SPECIAL CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THE STATION'S CONSTRUCTION PERMIT.

LICENSEE IS CURRENTLY WORKING TO HIRE A LICENSED SURVEYOR TO PREPARE THE REQUIRED STATEMENT INDICATING THAT THE ANTENNA WAS INSTALLED AT ITS PROPER AZIMUTH. LICENSEE WILL FILE THE LICENSE APPLICATION AS SOON AS THE SURVEYOR HAS BEEN HIRED AND HAS COMPLETED THEIR WORK AND IS REQUESTING 60 DAYS OF ADDITIONAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY TO ENSURE THAT THE SURVEYOR HAS SUFFICIENT TIME TO SCHEDULE AND COMPLETE THEIR WORK.

Attachment 24
Description
Engineering Narrative