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
BANGOR COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
Mailing Address
885 THIRD AVENUE, 34TH FLOOR

City
NEW YORK
State or Country (if foreign address)
NY
Zip Code
10022 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2128885500
E-Mail Address (if available)
Call Sign
WVII-TV
Facility ID Number
3667
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
JAKE RIEHM
Firm or Company Name
WILEY REIN LLP
Mailing Address
1776 K STREET, N.W.

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20006 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2027194620

E-Mail Address (if available)
JRIEHM@WILEYREIN.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: BANGOR     State: ME
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:     02/15/2009   (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
R. JOSEPH FUCHS
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
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:
NOTIFICATION

TO ASSIST WVII-TV'S DIGITAL TRANSITION, GIVEN THE UNCERTAINTY SURROUNDING THE DATE OF DIGITAL TRANSITION DEADLINE, AND TO ACCOMMODATE THE 30 DAY NOTICE REQUIREMENT CONTAINED IN PARAGRAPH 133 OF THE COMMISSION'S REPORT AND ORDER, MB DOCKET NO. 07-91, FCC 07-228 (REL. DEC. 31, 2007) (THE 'ORDER'), BANGOR COMMUNICATIONS, LLC HEREBY NOTIFIES THE COMMISSION THAT THE STATION INTENDS TO PERMANENTLY CEASE PRE-TRANSITION DIGITAL OPERATIONS ON OR AFTER FEBRUARY 15, 2009. THE STATION WILL BROADCAST THE VIEWER NOTIFICATIONS REQUIRED BY PARAGRAPH 134 OF THE ORDER.

ON JANUARY 14, 2009, THE STATION NOTIFIED THE COMMISSION OF ITS INTENTION TO CEASE ANALOG OPERATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE TRANSITION.

Attachment 4