Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0386 (July 2002)
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
Legal STA

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BSTA - 20070424AAZ
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.
Mailing Address
P.O. BOX 53575

City
IRVINE
State or Country (if foreign address)
CA
Zip Code
92619 - 3575
Telephone Number (include area code)
9495520490
E-Mail Address (if available)
FCC Registration No
0001519149
Call Sign
KNMT
Facility ID Number
47707
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
COLBY M. MAY
Firm or Company Name
COLBY M. MAY, ESQ., P.C.
Mailing Address
205 THIRD STREET, S.E.

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20003 - 1128
Telephone Number (include area code)
2025445171

E-Mail Address (if available)
CMMAY@MAYLAWOFFICES.COM
3. Purpose:
Engineering STA
Extension of Existing Engineering STA
Legal STA
Extension of Existing Legal STA         
4. Service: TV 
5. Community of License:
City: PORTLAND     State: OR
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.
[Exhibit 38]
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
JOHN B. CASORIA, ESQ.
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
ASSISTANT SECRETARY
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
04/23/2007

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 38
Description:
PSIP EQUIPMENT FAILURE

ON APRIL 11, 2007 KNMT-DT PORTLAND HAD A FAILURE OF ITS PRIMARY DTV ENCODING SYSTEM. IN ORDER TO REMAIN ON AIR KNMT-DT HAS SWITCHED TO A BACKUP SYSTEM WHICH USES ONLY A STATIC PSIP. REPAIRS ARE IN PROGRESS. IN THE MEANTIME, HOWEVER, KNMT-DT RESPECTFULLY REQUESTS SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY (STA) TO OPERATE WITH A STATIC PSIP ENCODER FOR A PERIOD OF SIXTY DAYS (UNTIL JUNE 11, 2007) UNTIL THE REPAIRS CAN BE COMPLETED.

Attachment 38