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
WBTV LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC
Mailing Address
201 MONROE STREET
RSA BUILDING, 20TH FLOOR

City
MONTGOMERY
State or Country (if foreign address)
AL
Zip Code
36104 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
3342061400
E-Mail Address (if available)
RBRYAN@RAYCOMMEDIA.COM
Call Sign
WBTV
Facility ID Number
30826
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
ROBERT M. SHERMAN, ESQ.
Firm or Company Name
COVINGTON & BURLING LLP
Mailing Address
1201 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20004 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2026625115

E-Mail Address (if available)
RSHERMAN@COV.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: CHARLOTTE     State: NC
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
REBECCA S. BRYAN
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
VICE PRESIDENT & SECRETARY
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
02/05/2009

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:
EXHIBIT

PURSUANT TO THE FLEXIBILITY ADOPTED IN THE COMMISSION'S REPORT AND ORDER IN ITS THIRD PERIODIC REVIEW OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES AND POLICIES AFFECTING THE CONVERSION TO DIGITAL TELEVISION (THE 'THIRD PERIODIC REVIEW') WBTV LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC (THE 'STATION'), LICENSEE OF WBTV AND PERMITTEE OF WBTV-DT, HEREBY NOTIFIES THE COMMISSION OF ITS INTENTION TO TERMINATE ANALOG SERVICE ON FEBRUARY 17, 2009. AFTER THAT DATE, THE STATION WILL OPERATE ONLY ITS AUTHORIZED FINAL POST-TRANSITION DIGITAL FACILITY.

THE STATION HAS BEGUN BROADCASTING NOTIFICATIONS, AS DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH 134 OF THE THIRD PERIODIC REVIEW, ADVISING VIEWERS OF ITS PLAN TO DISCONTINUE ANALOG OPERATIONS ON FEBRUARY 17, 2009. THESE VIEWER NOTIFICATIONS ARE BEING BROADCAST ON A SCHEDULE THAT WILL ALLOW THE STATION TO COMPLETE 120 VIEWER NOTIFICATIONS -- I.E., THE EQUIVALENT OF FOUR DAILY NOTIFICATIONS OVER 30 DAYS -- BEFORE FEBRUARY 17, 2009. THE STATION'S COUNSEL HAS BEEN ADVISED BY FCC STAFF THAT THIS SCHEDULE OF VIEWER NOTIFICATIONS IS DEEMED TO COMPLY WITH PARAGRAPH 134 OF THE THIRD PERIODIC REVIEW.


Attachment 4