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

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BDSTA - 20090128AHM
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
GRIFFIN OKC LICENSING, L.L.C.
Mailing Address
7401 N. KELLEY AVENUE

City
OKLAHOMA CITY
State or Country (if foreign address)
OK
Zip Code
73111 - 8420
Telephone Number (include area code)
4058419155
E-Mail Address (if available)
FCC Registration No
0015452238
Call Sign
KWTV
Facility ID Number
25382
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
DAVID A. O'CONNOR
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 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2027834141

E-Mail Address (if available)
DOCONNOR@WBKLAW.COM
3. Purpose:
Engineering STA
Extension of Existing Engineering STA
Legal STA
Extension of Existing Legal STA         
4. Service: DS 
5. Community of License:
City: OKLAHOMA CITY     State: OK
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)
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Ensure that the specifications below are accurate. Contradicting data found elsewhere in this application will be disregarded. All items must be completed. The response "on file" is not acceptable.
TECH BOX
7.1. Channel:
9
7.2. Zone: I II III
7.3.
Antenna Location Coordinates: (NAD 27)
Latitude:    
Degrees 35 Minutes 32 Seconds 58     North     South

Longitude: 
Degrees 97 Minutes 29 Seconds 49     West     East
7.4. Antenna Structure Registration Number: 1010943
Not Applicable Notification filed with FAA
7.5.
Antenna Location Site Elevation Above Mean Sea Level: 353.6  meters
7.6.
Overall Tower Height Above Ground Level: 480.5  meters
7.7.
Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level: 466.4  meters
7.8.
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain: 465 meters     
7.9.
Maximum Effective Radiated Power (average): 32  kW     
7.10. Antenna Specifications:    
Nondirectional Directional

a. Manufacturer HAR     Model TAB-12H

b.  Electrical Beam Tilt:
0.75 degrees    Not Applicable

c.   Mechanical Beam Tilt:
degrees toward azimuth
degrees True    Not Applicable

d.  Polorization:
Horizontal    Circular    Elliptical

Directional Antenna Relative Field Values:
Rotation (Degrees):    No Rotation
Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value    
0 10 20 30 40 50
60 70 80 90 100 110
120 130 140 150 160 170
180 190 200 210 220 230
240 250 260 270 280 290
300 310 320 330 340 350
Additional 
Azimuths

8.
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. If requesting variance with other than authorized technical facilities, please specify the exact facilities sought
[Exhibit 21]
9.
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 certify that I have prepared Engineering Data on behalf of the applicant, and that after such preparation, I have examined and found it to be accurate and true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Name
ROSS HEIDE
Relationship to Applicant (e.g., Consulting Engineer)
CONSULTING ENGINEER
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
01/28/2009
Mailing Address
COHEN, DIPPELL AND EVERIST, P.C.
1300 L ST NW SUITE 1100
City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
Zip Code
20005 -
Telephone Number (No dashes or parentheses, include area code)
2028980111
E-Mail Address (if available)
CDE@ATTGLOBAL.NET

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
DAVID F. GRIFFIN
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
PRESIDENT
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
01/28/2009

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 21
Description:
EARLY TRANSITION TO POST-TRANSITION DIGITAL CHANNEL 9

REQUEST FOR STA TO MOVE TO POST-TRANSITION DIGITAL CHANNEL

KWTV(TV)/-DT, OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (FIN 25382)
ANALOG CHANNEL 9
PRE-TRANSITION DIGITAL CHANNEL 39
POST-TRANSITION DIGITAL CHANNEL 9

LICENSEE WAS AWARDED ITS ANALOG CHANNEL AS ITS POST-TRANSITION DIGITAL CHANNEL. AS INDICATED IN A NOTIFICATION FILED WITH THE COMMISSION ON JANUARY 21, 2009, KWTV(TV) INTENDS TO CEASE ANALOG OPERATIONS AT APPROXIMATELY 1 PM LOCAL TIME ON FEBRUARY 17, 2009.

IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, THE STATION SEEKS SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORIZATION ('STA') TO MOVE TO ITS POST-TRANSITION DIGITAL CHANNEL (CHANNEL 9) AT APPROXIMATELY 1:00:01 PM ON FEBRUARY 17, 2009. THE STATION WILL CEASE OPERATION ON ITS PRE-TRANSITION DIGITAL CHANNEL (CHANNEL 39) SIMULTANEOUSLY WITH THE COMMENCEMENT OF OPERATION ON ITS POST-TRANSITION DIGITAL CHANNEL PURSUANT TO THE INSTANT STA, ASSUMING GRANT. VIEWERS WILL EXPERIENCE NO LOSS OF SERVICE IN THE TRANSITION FROM PRE-TRANSITION TO POST-TRANSITION DIGITAL CHANNELS.

THE STATION IS ELIGIBLE FOR OPERATION ON ITS POST-TRANSITION DIGITAL CHANNEL PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH 121 OF THE REPORT AND ORDER IN MB DOCKET NO. 07-91, FCC 07-228, RELEASED ON DECEMBER 31, 2007 ('THIRD PERIODIC REVIEW'). AN ENGINEERING STUDY BY CONSULTING ENGINEERING FIRM COHEN DIPPELL AND EVERIST IS ATTACHED, AND IT CONFIRMS THAT THE PROPOSED EARLY TRANSITION TO POST-TRANSITION DIGITAL OPERATIONS ON CHANNEL 9 MEETS THE INTERFERENCE PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS OUTLINED IN PARAGRAPH 123 OF THE THIRD PERIODIC REVIEW. THE STATION WILL INITIALLY OPERATE ON DIGITAL CHANNEL 9 PURSUANT TO THE SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY ISSUED ON DECEMBER 23, 2008 (SEE FILE NO. BDSTA-20081031AAF).

Attachment 21
Description
Attachment to Exhibit 21: Comprehensive Engineering Statement for STA Request