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.

BLSTA - 20081216AMM
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.
Mailing Address
5215 NORTH O'CONNOR BLVD
SUITE 1400

City
IRVING
State or Country (if foreign address)
TX
Zip Code
75039 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
9723738800
E-Mail Address (if available)
FCC Registration No
0009961889
Call Sign
WHAG-TV
Facility ID Number
25045
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
HOWARD LIBERMAN
Firm or Company Name
DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH LLP
Mailing Address
1500 K STREET, N.W.
SUITE 1100

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20005 - 1209
Telephone Number (include area code)
2028428876

E-Mail Address (if available)
HOWARD.LIBERMAN@DBR.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: HAGERSTOWN     State: MD
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 SECTION 73.1635 ANALOG TERMINATION NOTIFICATION
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
PERRY SOOK
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
PRESIDENT & CEO
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
12/16/2008

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:
CIRCUMSTANCES NECESSITATING STA

PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPHS 100 THROUGH 106 OF THE THIRD PERIODIC REVIEW OF THE COMMISSION'S POLICIES AFFECTING THE CONVERSION TO DIGITAL TELEVISION, REPORT AND ORDER, 23 FCC RCD 2994 (2007) ('THIRD PERIODIC REVIEW') AND SECTION 73.1615 OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES, NEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC. ('NEXSTAR') HEREBY NOTIFIES THE COMMISSION THAT WHAG-TV, HAGERSTOWN, MD, FACILITY NO. 25045, WILL TERMINATE ITS ANALOG SERVICE 2 DAYS BEFORE THE END OF THE TRANSITION PERIOD, ON FEBRURARY 15, 2009.

WHAG-TV'S NEW DIGITAL ANTENNA WILL BE MOUNTED IN THE EXACT LOCATION OF THE STATION'S ANALOG ANTENNA. IN ORDER TO FACILITATE THE BUILD OUT OF WHAG-DT, WHAG-TV MUST TERMINATE OPERATIONS 2 DAYS BEFORE THE END OF THE TRANSITION PERIOD. WHAG-TV WILL COMPLY WITH THE VIEWER NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OUTLINED IN PARAGRAPH 106 OF THE THIRD PERIODIC REVIEW APPLICABLE TO ANALOG SERVICE TERMINATIONS WITHIN THE LAST 30 DAYS OF THE TRANSITION PERIOD.


Attachment 38