Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0386 (July 2002)
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
Notification of Suspension of Operations

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FILE NO.

Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
THE GREATER NEW ORLEANS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION FOUNDATION
Mailing Address
916 NAVARRE AVENUE
P.O. BOX 24026

City
NEW ORLEANS
State or Country (if foreign address)
LA
Zip Code
70184 - 4026
Telephone Number (include area code)
5044865511
E-Mail Address (if available)
RFELDMAN@WYES.ORG
Call Sign
WYES-TV
Facility ID Number
25090
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
LAWRENCE M. MILLER
Firm or Company Name
SCHWARTZ, WOODS & MILLER
Mailing Address
1233 20TH STREET, NW
SUITE 610

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20036 - 7322
Telephone Number (include area code)
2028331700

E-Mail Address (if available)
MILLER@SWMLAW.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: NEW ORLEANS     State: LA
5. Reason for going silent:
Technical     Financing     Staffing
Program Source     Other
6.
Please provide a justification for the request
[Exhibit 4]
7.
Date Station will go silent:     08/28/2005   (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 kowledge 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
RANDALL FELDMAN
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
09/06/2005

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).



Exhibits
Exhibit 4
Description:
JUSTIFICATION FOR NOTIFICATION

ON BEHALF OF THE GREATER NEW ORLEANS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION FOUNDATION, LICENSEE OF NONCOMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL STATION WYES-TV, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, WE HEREBY NOTIFY YOU THAT THE STATION SUSPENDED BROADCASTING ON AUGUST 28TH AS THE CITY WAS EVACUATED BECAUSE OF THE APPROACH OF HURRICANE KATRINA. THE LICENSEE DOES NOT KNOW THE CONDITION OF THE STATION, AND THERE IS NO PROSPECT FOR RESTORATION OF BROADCASTING IN THE NEAR FUTURE. THE LICENSEE WILL SEEK AUTHORITY TO REMAIN OFF THE AIR BEFORE THE END OF THE 60-DAY PERIOD SPECIFIED IN PUBLIC NOTICE DA-2393, BY WHICH TIME IT SHOULD KNOW MORE ABOUT THE CONDITION OF AND PROSPECTS FOR THE STATION.

PLEASE ADDRESS ANY RESPONSE TO THIS NOTIFICATION OR ANY OTHER COMMUNICATIONS INTENDED FOR THE LICENSEE TO SCHWARTZ, WOODS & MILLER, ATTENTION LAWRENCE M. MILLER, 1233 20TH STREET, N.W., SUITE 610, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20036, MILLER@SWMLAW.COM, AS THE STATION DOES NOT CURRENTLY HAVE ANY OFFICIAL MEANS OF COMMUNICATION.

Attachment 4