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.

BEDSTA - 20060307AVS
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.
Mailing Address
161 RAINS AVENUE

City
NASHVILLE
State or Country (if foreign address)
TN
Zip Code
37203 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
6152599325
E-Mail Address (if available)
BCURLEY@WNPT.NET
FCC Registration No
0005423389
Call Sign
WNPT
Facility ID Number
41398
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
MATTHEW S. DELNERO, ESQ.
Firm or Company Name
COVINGTON & BURLING
Mailing Address
1201 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W.

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20004 - 2401
Telephone Number (include area code)
2026625543

E-Mail Address (if available)
MDELNERO@COV.COM
3. Purpose:
Engineering STA
Extension of Existing Engineering STA         File Number: BDSTA - 20040116AGQ
Legal STA
Extension of Existing Legal STA         
4. Service: DS 
5. Community of License:
City: NASHVILLE     State: TN
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.
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 36]
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
BETH CURLEY
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
PRESIDENT & CEO
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
03/07/2006

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 36
Description:
EXHIBIT 36 - STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF EXTENSION OF STA

PURSUANT TO SECTION 73.1635(A)(4) OF THE RULES, NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION ('NPT'), LICENSEE OF WNPT, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, AND PERMITTEE OF WNPT-DT ON CHANNEL 46, HEREBY RESPECTFULLY REQUESTS EXTENSION OF SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY ('STA'), TO OPERATE WNPT-DT AT LOW POWER AS AUTHORIZED IN BDSTA-20040116AGQ.

ON FEBRUARY 23, 2004, WNPT-DT BEGAN DTV OVER-THE-AIR BROADCASTING PURSUANT TO THE PARAMETERS AUTHORIZED IN THAT STA, WHICH HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 15, 2006. NPT IS AWARE THAT THE DTV BUILD-OUT DEADLINE IS JULY 1, 2006. ACCORDINGLY, THE PUBLIC INTEREST WOULD BE SERVED BY EXTENDING THE LOW-POWER STA UNTIL THAT DATE OR UNTIL WNPT-DT HAS FILED A DTV LICENSE APPLICATION FOR FACILITIES THAT MEET THE BUILD-OUT REQUIREMENTS, WHICHEVER IS SOONER.


Attachment 36