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
CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION COMPANY
Mailing Address
P.O. BOX 816

City
CEDAR RAPIDS
State or Country (if foreign address)
IA
Zip Code
52406 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
3193959999
E-Mail Address (if available)
Call Sign
KCRG-TV
Facility ID Number
9719
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
JOHN M. BURGETT
Firm or Company Name
WILEY REIN LLP
Mailing Address
1776 K STREET, NW

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20006 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2027197000

E-Mail Address (if available)
JBURGETT@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: CEDAR RAPIDS     State: IA
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
JOHN W. PHELAN
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
VICE PRESIDENT & GENERAL MANAGER
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
01/29/2009

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:
TERMINATION OF ANALOG (CH. 9) AND PRE-TRANSITION DIGITAL (CH. 52) OPERATIONS

TO ASSIST KCRG-TV'S DIGITAL TRANSITION, GIVEN THE UNCERTAINTY SURROUNDING THE DATE OF THE DIGITAL TRANSITION DEADLINE, AND TO ACCOMMODATE THE 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'), STATION KCRG-TV HEREBY NOTIFIES THE COMMISSION THAT, ON FEBRUARY 17, 2009, IT INTENDS TO PERMANENTLY TERMINATE ANALOG (CH. 9) AND PRE-TRANSITION DIGITAL (CH. 52) OPERATIONS, WHEREUPON IT WILL IMMEDIATELY COMMENCE OPERATIONS WITH ITS POST-TRANSITION DIGITAL (CH. 9) FACILITIES AUTHORIZED IN FCC FILE NO. BMPCDT-20080717ADH.

IN LIGHT OF THE UNCERTAINTIES NOTED ABOVE, AND TO COMPLY WITH THE SPIRIT OF THE COMMISSION'S EXISTING DTV TRANSITION PROCEDURES, STATION KCRG-TV WILL BROADCAST THE TYPE OF VIEWER NOTIFICATIONS DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH 134 OF THE REPORT AND ORDER UNTIL IT TERMINATES ANALOG OPERATIONS ON FEBRUARY 17, 2009.

Attachment 4