Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-1076 (October 2004)
FCC 382
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
DIGITAL CHANNEL ELECTION FORM
FIRST ROUND ELECTION

Must Be Filed by February 10, 2005

Please Read INSTRUCTIONS Before Completing This Form

FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BFRECT - 20050210ATZ
Section I - General Information
Licensee/Permittee Information
1. Legal Name of the Licensee/Permittee
YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.
Mailing Address
C/O BROOKS, PIERCE, ET AL.
PO BOX 1800

City
RALEIGH
State or Country (if foreign address)
NC
ZIP Code
27602 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
9198390300
E-Mail Address (if available) 
Station / Facility Information
2. FCC Registration Number
0004675815
Call Sign 
KRON-TV
Facility ID Number
65526
Community of License: City
SAN FRANCISCO

State
CA

3. Currently Assigned Channels:
a. DTV Channel:    57      Not Applicable
b. NTSC Channel: 4      Not Applicable
Contact Information (if different from licensee/permittee)
4. Contact Representative
MARK J. PRAK
Firm or Company Name
BROOKS, PIERCE, ET AL.
Mailing Address
PO BOX 1800

City
RALEIGH
State or Country (if foreign address)
NC
ZIP Code
27602 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
9198390108
E-Mail Address (if available)
MPRAK@BROOKSPIERCE.COM
Purpose of Form:
5.
The purpose of the channel election process is for television broadcast licensees and permittees to select an in-core channel (i.e., channels 2-51) for their post-transition DTV operation. The purpose of the First Round Election Form is for all licensees/permittees currently assigned at least one in-core channel to make a channel election. (SELECT ONE)

a.   Channel Election
b.    Amendment




Section II - CHANNEL ELECTION

All broadcast television licensees and permittees participating in the digital channel election process are required to file a channel election form. Licensees/Permittees that do not submit a channel election form by the deadline on page one will be assigned a channel by the Commission for post-transition DTV operation.

First Round Channel Election:
1. Channel Election: (SELECT ONE)
a. 

Licensee/permittee makes the following channel election from its currently assigned (DTV or NTSC) channels

NOTE: Post-transition rights to other in-core channel(s) currently assigned to the licensee/permittee for this station are released upon licensee/permittee receipt of a Commission tentative channel designation.

Indicate in-core channel number for final DTV operation here.
 
b.  Licensee/permitteee has entered into a Negotiated Channel Election Arrangement and, accordingly, makes the following channel election, subject to Commission approval:

Licensee/permittee must complete Schedule A.

If the Commission does not approve licensee/permittee's negotiated channel election arrangement, licensee/permittee makes the following channel election from its currently assigned (DTV or NTSC) channels:

NOTE: Post-transition rights to other in-core channel(s) currently assigned to the licensee/permittee for this station are released upon licensee/permittee receipt of a Commission tentative channel designation.
Indicate in-core channel number for final DTV operation here.
30



Indicate alternate in-core channel number for final DTV operation here.
57

c.  Licensee/permittee makes no channel election; accordingly, licensee/permittee elects to participate in the second round of elections. This option may be selected only by licensees/permittees with only one in-core channel or with two low VHF channels (2-6).

NOTE: Post-transition rights to in-core channel(s) currently assigned to the licensee/permittee for this station are released.

 
International Coordination.
2 Is the licensee/permittee electing a channel that is subject to a pending international coordination issue?

If yes, licensee/permittee must attach an explanation as an Exhibit to this form.            

Yes No

[Exhibit 1]

Section III

I certify that the statements in this form 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. I hereby waive any claim to the use of any particular frequency as against the regulatory power of the United States because of the previous use of the same, whether by license or otherwise, and request an authorization in accordance with this election form. (See Section 304 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.)

Typed or Printed Name of Person Signing
DEBORAH MCDERMOTT
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
VICE CHAIRMAN
Signature
Date
02/10/2005

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).



ELECTION FORM SCHEDULE A

SCHEDULE FOR NEGOTIATED CHANNEL ELECTION

Licensees/permittees involved in a negotiated channel election arrangement must complete this Schedule. The purpose of this Schedule is for licensees/permittees to provide details concerning their negotiated channel election arrangements.


1.   [Station List]



Licensee/permittee has entered into a negotiated channel election arrangement with the following licensee(s)/permittee(s): (provide name(s) and call sign(s) as necessary)

Licensee/Permittee Name Call Sign Facility ID No.
KQED, INC. KQED 35500



2.  Licensee/permittee must provide a copy of the Negotiated Channel Election Arrangement and/or engineering information to the FCC upon request.



Exhibits