Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0084 (June 2002)
FCC 323-E
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
Ownership Report For Noncommercial Educational Broadcast Station

Read INSTRUCTIONS Before Filling Out Form

FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BOA - 20071107AAV
Section I - General
1. Legal Name of the Licensee/Permittee
MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY
Mailing Address
ROOM 183, VCB
City
BOZEMAN
State or Country (if foreign address)
MT
ZIP Code
59717 - 3340
Telephone Number (include area code)
4069943437
E-Mail Address (if available) 
FCC Registration Number:
0007148174
Call Sign 
KUSM
Facility ID Number 
43567
2. Contact Representative (if other than Licensee/Permittee)
SCOTT S. PATRICK, ESQ.
Firm or Company Name
DOW LOHNES PLLC
Mailing Address

City
State or Country (if foreign address)
ZIP Code
-
Telephone Number (include area code)
2027762000
E-Mail Address (if available)
SPATRICK@DOWLOHNES.COM
3. Name of entity, if other than licensee or permittee, for which report is filed

Mailing Address


City
State or Country (if foreign address)
ZIP Code
-
Telephone Number (include area code)
E-Mail Address (if available)



Section II - Ownership Information

4.
All of the information furnished in this Report is accurate as of 10/12/2007 (Date must comply with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3615(d), i.e., information must be current within 60 days of filing of this report, when 4(a) below is checked.)

This Report is filed for (check one)
a. Biennial b. Transfer of Control or Assignment of License/Permit c. Other
d. Amendment to pending application


for the following stations:

[Enter Station Information]


Station List


This Report is filed for the following stations:

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KUSM 43567 BOZEMAN MT TV

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
NEW 169028 GREAT FALLS MT DT

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
NEW 169030 BILLINGS MT DT


5.
List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613.   (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

[Enter Contract/Instrument Information]


Contracts/Instruments Information


List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613. (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject shall respond.)

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
THIS REPORT IS ALSO FILED TO REFLECT THE GRANT OF THE INITIAL CONSTRUCTION PERMITS FOR NEW DIGITAL TELEVISION STATIONS AT GREAT FALLS, MONTANA (FACILITY ID NO. 169028), AND BILLLINGS, MONTANA (FACILITY ID NO. 169030).


6.
Is the governing board directly or indirectly under the control of another entity?
Yes No
If Yes, is a separate FCC Form 323-E submitted for such entity?
Yes No
 7.
List officers, members of governing board, and holders of 1% or more ownership interest, if any. Use one column for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages, if necessary.
[Enter Owner Information]

Owner Information
List officers, members of governing board, and holders of 1% or more ownership interest, if any. Use one column for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages if necessary.
(Read carefully - The numbered items below refer to line numbers in the following table.)
a. Name and address of officer, member of governing board, and holders of 1% or more ownership interest (if other than individual also show name, address and citizenship of natural person authorized to vote the interest). List officers first, then board members, and thereafter, holders of 1% or more ownership interest, if any.
b. Citizenship.
c. Office held.
d. Percent of interest held.
e. Principal profession or occupation.
f. By whom appointed or elected.
g. Existing interests in any other broadcast station, including the nature and size of such interests.
a. Name and Address. LYNN MORRISON-HAMILTON: P.O. BOX 1941, 715 9TH ST. WEST, HAVRE, MT 59501
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS

d. Percent of interest held.

e. Principal profession or occupation.

EDUCATION

f. By whom appointed or elected.

GOVERNOR OF MONTANA

g. Existing interests

a. Name and Address. STEPHEN M. BARRETT: 4343 SOURDOUGH RD, BOZEMAN, MT 59715
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS

d. Percent of interest held.

e. Principal profession or occupation.

ATTORNEY

f. By whom appointed or elected.

GOVERNOR OF MONTANA

g. Existing interests

a. Name and Address. TODD BUCHANAN: BUCHANAN CAPITAL, 201 N. BROADWAY, BILLINGS, MT 59101
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS

d. Percent of interest held.

e. Principal profession or occupation.

BUSINESS OWNER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

GOVERNOR OF MONTANA

g. Existing interests

a. Name and Address. CLAYTON CHRISTIAN: 320 W. BROADWAY, SUITE A, MISSOULA, MT 59802
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS

d. Percent of interest held.

e. Principal profession or occupation.

BUSINESS OWNER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

GOVERNOR OF MONTANA

g. Existing interests

a. Name and Address. KERRA MELVIN: 1401 WEST GRANITE STREET, BUTTE, MT 59701
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

STUDENT REGENT

d. Percent of interest held.

e. Principal profession or occupation.

STUDENT

f. By whom appointed or elected.

GOVERNOR OF MONTANA

g. Existing interests

a. Name and Address. DR. JANINE PEASE: 1222 PONDEROSA DR., BILLINGS, MT 59102
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS

d. Percent of interest held.

e. Principal profession or occupation.

EDUCATION

f. By whom appointed or elected.

GOVERNOR OF MONTANA

g. Existing interests

a. Name and Address. LILA TAYLOR: PO BOX 595, ROUTE KIRBY, BUSBY, MT 59016
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS

d. Percent of interest held.

e. Principal profession or occupation.

RANCHING

f. By whom appointed or elected.

GOVERNOR OF MONTANA

g. Existing interests

a. Name and Address. THE HONORABLE BRIAN SCHWEITZER: STATE CAPITOL, HELENA MT 59620
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

EX-OFFICIO MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS

d. Percent of interest held.

e. Principal profession or occupation.

GOVERNOR OF MONTANA

f. By whom appointed or elected.

CITIZENS OF MONTANA

g. Existing interests

a. Name and Address. LINDA MCCULLOCH: STATE CAPITOL, HELENA MT 59620
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

d. Percent of interest held.

e. Principal profession or occupation.

EDUCATION

f. By whom appointed or elected.

GOVERNOR OF MONTANA

g. Existing interests

a. Name and Address. SHEILA M. STEARNS, ED.D.: 46 N. LAST CHANCE GULCH, HELENA MT 59601
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

COMMISSIONER OF HIGHER EDUCATION

d. Percent of interest held.

e. Principal profession or occupation.

EDUCATION

f. By whom appointed or elected.

GOVERNOR OF MONTANA

g. Existing interests




SECTION III - CERTIFICATION


I certify that I am GENERAL MANAGER

(Official Title)


of KUSM(TV)

(Exact legal title or name of respondent)


and that I have examined this Report and that to the best of my knowledge and belief, all statements in this Report are true, correct and complete.

(Date of certification must be within 60 days of the date shown in Question 4, Section II and in no event prior to that date.)

Signature
ERIC HYYPPA
Date
11/02/2007
Telephone Number of Respondent (Include area code) 4069943437


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).



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