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
ALASKA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.
Mailing Address
1007 W. 32ND AVENUE

City
ANCHORAGE
State or Country (if foreign address)
AK
Zip Code
99503 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
9072733192
E-Mail Address (if available)
Call Sign
KTVA
Facility ID Number
49632
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
KENNETH E. SATTEN
Firm or Company Name
WILKINSON BARKER KNAUER, LLP
Mailing Address
2300 N STREET, N.W.
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:
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: ANCHORAGE     State: AK
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:     02/17/2009   (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
JERRY M. BEVER
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
VICE PRESIDENT
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
01/16/2009

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:
EARLY TERMINATION OF ANALOG OPERATION

THE LICENSEE HEREBY NOTIFIES THE COMMISSION THAT IT INTENDS TO TERMINATE ANALOG SERVICE ON OR ABOUT 12:00 P.M. (NOON) LOCAL TIME ON FEBRUARY 17, 2009, PURSUANT TO THE THIRD PERIODIC REVIEW OF THE COMMISSIONS RULES & POLICIES AFFECTING THE CONVERSION TO DIGITAL TELEVISION, MB DOCKET NO. 07-91, REPORT AND ORDER, 23 FCC RCD 2994, AT PARAS. 133 ET SEQ. (2007) ('THIRD PERIODIC R&O'). THIS EARLY TERMINATION OF ANALOG SERVICE IS NECESSITATED BY TECHNICAL AND OPERATIONAL ISSUES IN CONNECTION WITH THE DTV TRANSITION. IN ACCORD WITH THE THIRD PERIODIC R&O, THE LICENSEE WILL PROVIDE THE REQUIRED VIEWER NOTIFICATIONS CONCERNING THE PLANNED EARLY TERMINATION OF ANALOG SERVICE AND WILL UPDATE ITS FCC 387 ACCORDINGLY.

Attachment 4