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

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BSTA - 20071109ADJ
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
THE ALLEN BROADCASTING CORP.
Mailing Address
1188 BISHOP STREET
SUITE PH. 1

City
HONOLULU
State or Country (if foreign address)
HI
Zip Code
96813 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
8085218066
E-Mail Address (if available)
FCC Registration No
0003745536
Call Sign
KBFD
Facility ID Number
65395
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
KENNETH E. SATTEN
Firm or Company Name
WILKINSON BARKER KNAUER, LLP
Mailing Address
2300 N STREET, NW
SUITE 700

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20037 - 1128
Telephone Number (include area code)
2027834141

E-Mail Address (if available)

3. Purpose:
Engineering STA
Extension of Existing Engineering STA
Legal STA
Extension of Existing Legal STA         
4. Service: DS 
5. Community of License:
City: HONOLULU     State: HI
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)
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Ensure that the specifications below are accurate. Contradicting data found elsewhere in this application will be disregarded. All items must be completed. The response "on file" is not acceptable.
TECH BOX
7.1. Channel:
32
7.2. Zone: I II III
7.3.
Antenna Location Coordinates: (NAD 27)
Latitude:    
Degrees 21 Minutes 18 Seconds 49     North     South

Longitude: 
Degrees 157 Minutes 51 Seconds 43     West     East
7.4. Antenna Structure Registration Number: 1004411
Not Applicable Notification filed with FAA
7.5.
Antenna Location Site Elevation Above Mean Sea Level: 129  meters
7.6.
Overall Tower Height Above Ground Level: 125  meters
7.7.
Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level: 122  meters
7.8.
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain: -6 meters     
7.9.
Maximum Effective Radiated Power (average): 9.9  kW     
7.10. Antenna Specifications:    
Nondirectional Directional

a. Manufacturer RFS     Model RD16G-578668L3L00

b.  Electrical Beam Tilt:
0.5 degrees    Not Applicable

c.   Mechanical Beam Tilt:
degrees toward azimuth
degrees True    Not Applicable

d.  Polorization:
Horizontal    Circular    Elliptical

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values:
Rotation (Degrees): 0   No Rotation
Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value    
0 0.494 10 0.479 20 0.453 30 0.444 40 0.554 50 0.772
60 0.925 70 0.994 80 0.984 90 0.884 100 0.703 110 0.523
120 0.384 130 0.28 140 0.213 150 0.186 160 0.192 170 0.207
180 0.217 190 0.207 200 0.192 210 0.186 220 0.213 230 0.28
240 0.384 250 0.523 260 0.703 270 0.884 280 0.984 290 0.994
300 0.925 310 0.772 320 0.554 330 0.444 340 0.453 350 0.479
Additional 
Azimuths

74

1

286

1

8.
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 21]
9.
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 certify that I have prepared Engineering Data on behalf of the applicant, and that after such preparation, I have examined and found it to be accurate and true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Name
JEROME J. MANARCHUCK
Relationship to Applicant (e.g., Consulting Engineer)
CONSULTING ENGINEER
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
11/09/2007
Mailing Address
DU TREIL, LUNDIN & RACKLEY, INC.
201 FLETCHER AVE.
City
SARASOTA
State or Country (if foreign address)
FL
Zip Code
34237 -
Telephone Number (No dashes or parentheses, include area code)
9413296000
E-Mail Address (if available)
JERRY@DLR.COM

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
JUNE HO CHUNG
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
DIRECTOR
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
11/09/2007

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 40
Description:
PURPOSE OF STA

THE ALLEN BROADCASTING CORP., THE LICENSEE OF KBFD(TV), HONOLULU, HAWAII (FIN 65395), HEREBY REQUESTS SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY TO OPERATE KBFD(TV)'S ANALOG FACILITIES WITH THE LOW POWER TECHNICAL PARAMETERS SPECIFIED HEREIN WHILE THE NEEDED REPAIRS TO THE TRANSMITTER ARE IDENTIFIED AND MADE. RECENT SEVERE WEATHER IN HAWAII (HEAVY/TORRENTIAL RAINS AND THUNDERSTORMS) HAS RESULTED IN ELECTRICAL POWER ANOMALIES CAUSING CERTAIN PARTS OF THE TRANSMITTER TO FAIL. AS SUCH, THE LICENSEE HAS SENT THE MODULES FOR THE DIGITAL TRANSMITTER TO THE MANUFACTURER FOR REPAIR. WITH RESPECT TO THE ANALOG TRANSMITTER, THE LICENSEE IS IN THE PROCESS OF DETERMINING WHAT PARTS OF THE TRANSMITTER HAVE BEEN DAMAGED. THE LICENSEE HAS SCHEDULED AN ACRODYNE TRANSMITTER SPECIALIST FROM THE MAINLAND TO COME TO HAWAII AT THE END OF NOVEMBER, 2007 TO WORK ON THE ANALOG TRANSMITTER. IN THE MEANTIME, THE ALLEN BROADCASTING CORP. HEREBY RESPECTFULLY REQUESTS TEMPORARY AUTHORITY TO OPERATE KBFD(TV)'S ANALOG FACILITIES WITH THE LOW POWER TECHNICAL PARAMETERS SPECIFIED HEREIN SO THAT IT MAY CONTINUE TO PROVIDE ANALOG SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC.

IT IS NOTED THAT THERE IS A PENDING REQUEST FOR AN STA TO OPERATE KBFD(TV)S ANALOG FACILITIES AS CONSTRUCTED (FCC FILE NO. BSTA-20070508ADF AND A PENDING FCC 301 MODIFICATION APPLICATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTED ANALOG FACILITIES (FCC FILE NO. BPCT-20070425AAI). AS SOON AS THE NECESSARY REPAIRS ARE MADE TO THE TRANSMITTER, THE LICENSEE PLANS TO RESTORE ANALOG OPERATIONS AS SPECIFIED IN THE PENDING STA REQUEST AND PENDING FCC 301 MODIFICATION APPLICATION.

TECHNICAL NARRATIVE
FIGURE 1 FCC PREDICTED COVERAGE CONTOURS

Attachment 40
Description
COMPREHENSIVE TECHNICAL EXHIBIT