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

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FILE NO.

BLSTA - 20090209AGY
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
Mailing Address
EDUCATIONAL AND PUBLIC MEDIA
PO BOX 642530

City
PULLMAN
State or Country (if foreign address)
WA
Zip Code
99164 - 2530
Telephone Number (include area code)
5093356536
E-Mail Address (if available)
DAHMEN@WSU.EDU
FCC Registration No
0001563949
Call Sign
KTNW
Facility ID Number
71023
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
TODD D. GRAY
Firm or Company Name
DOW LOHNES PLLC
Mailing Address
1200 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE., N.W.
SUITE 800

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20036 - 6802
Telephone Number (include area code)
2027762000

E-Mail Address (if available)
TGRAY@DOWLOHNES.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: RICHLAND     State: WA
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)
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
VIJI MURALI
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
VICE PRESIDENT FOR INFORMATION SERVICES/CIO
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
02/09/2009

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 38
Description:
PARTICIPATION IN ANALOG NIGHTLIGHT PROGRAM AFTER FEBRUARY 17 ANALOG TERMINATION

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY HAS SEPARATELY FILED A NOTIFICATION OF ITS INTENT TO TERMINATE KTNW'S ANALOG SERVICE ON FEBRUARY 17, 2009, PURSUANT TO THE PUBLIC NOTICE 'FCC ANNOUNCES PROCEDURES REGARDING TERMINATION OF ANALOG TELEVISION SERVICE ON OR AFTER FEBRUARY 17, 2009,' FCC 09-6 (FEB. 5, 2009).

IN ADDITION, PURSUANT TO THE REPORT AND ORDER IN MB DOCKET NO. 08-255 (REL. JAN 15, 2009), WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY PROVIDES THIS NOTIFICATION OF ITS INTENT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 'ANALOG NIGHTLIGHT' PROGRAM WITH STATION KTNW(TV), RICHLAND, WA (ANALOG CHANNEL 31 AND DTV CHANNEL 38). KTNW INTENDS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM FOR THE ENTIRE 30-DAY NIGHTLIGHT PERIOD FOLLOWING ITS EARLY ANALOG TERMINATION ON FEBRUARY 17, 2009. STATION KTNW IS INCLUDED IN THE REPORT AND ORDER'S APPENDIX A LIST OF PRE-APPROVED STATIONS ELIGIBLE FOR THE ANALOG NIGHTLIGHT PROGRAM.

Attachment 38