Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0386 (July 2002)
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
Notification of Suspension of Operations

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.
Mailing Address
P.O. BOX 9115

City
FARGO
State or Country (if foreign address)
ND
Zip Code
58106 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
7012771515
E-Mail Address (if available)
DSTURZ@KDLT.COM
Call Sign
KQDS-TV
Facility ID Number
35525
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
CHARLES R. NAFTALIN
Firm or Company Name
HOLLAND & KNIGHT LLP
Mailing Address
2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W.
SUITE 100

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20006 - 6801
Telephone Number (include area code)
2024577040

E-Mail Address (if available)
CHARLES.NAFTALIN@HKLAW.COM
3. Purpose:
Notification of Suspension of Operations
Notification of Suspension of Operations and Request for Silent STA
Request for Silent STA
Request to Extend STA         
Resumption of Operations
4 Community of License:
City: DULUTH     State: MN
5. Reason for going silent:
Technical     Financing     Staffing
Program Source     Other
6.
Please provide a justification for the request
[Exhibit 4]
7.
Date Station will go silent:     02/01/2009   (mm/dd/yyyy)
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 kowledge 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
RO GRIGNON
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
PRESIDENT
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
12/30/2008

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 4
Description:
EXHIBIT 4

ON FEBRUARY 1, 2009, KQDS-TV WILL PERMANENTLY TERMINATE ITS ANALOG OPERATIONS ON CHANNEL 21 AS PART OF ITS EARLY TRANSITION TO DIGITAL-ONLY OPERATIONS ON CHANNEL 17.

KQDS-TV WILL BEGIN BROADCASTING THE REQUIRED ON-AIR VIEWER NOTIFICATIONS ON BOTH ITS ANALOG AND PRE-TRANSITION DIGITAL SIGNALS AT LEAST 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THIS TERMINATION OF ITS ANALOG SERVICE.

Attachment 4