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 - 20090220AAI
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
GORMALLY BROADCASTING LICENSES, LLC
Mailing Address
1300 LIBERTY STREET

City
SPRINGFIELD
State or Country (if foreign address)
MA
Zip Code
01103 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
4137334040
E-Mail Address (if available)
GORMALLY@COMCAST.NET
FCC Registration No
0016781320
Call Sign
WGGB-TV
Facility ID Number
25682
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
BRENDAN HOLLAND
Firm or Company Name
DAVIS WRIGHT TREMAINE LLP
Mailing Address
1919 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW
SUITE 200

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20006 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2029734200

E-Mail Address (if available)
BRENDANHOLLAND@DWT.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: SPRINGFIELD     State: MA
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:
40
7.2. Zone: I II III
7.3.
Antenna Location Coordinates: (NAD 27)
Latitude:    
Degrees 42 Minutes 14 Seconds 30     North     South

Longitude: 
Degrees 72 Minutes 38 Seconds 57     West     East
7.4. Antenna Structure Registration Number: 1018460
Not Applicable Notification filed with FAA
7.5.
Antenna Location Site Elevation Above Mean Sea Level: 365.8  meters
7.6.
Overall Tower Height Above Ground Level: 59.6  meters
7.7.
Height of Radiation Center Above Ground Level: 53  meters
7.8.
Height of Radiation Center Above Average Terrain: 324 meters     
7.9.
Maximum Effective Radiated Power (average): 460  kW     
7.10. Antenna Specifications:    
Nondirectional Directional

a. Manufacturer AND     Model ATW25H3-DTC/P-40

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): 0   No Rotation
Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value Degrees Value    
0 0.38 10 0.36 20 0.28 30 0.22 40 0.26 50 0.35
60 0.45 70 0.54 80 0.6 90 0.66 100 0.68 110 0.72
120 0.76 130 0.82 140 0.86 150 0.92 160 0.96 170 0.98
180 1 190 1 200 0.985 210 0.97 220 0.92 230 0.88
240 0.83 250 0.78 260 0.73 270 0.71 280 0.68 290 0.62
300 0.51 310 0.39 320 0.26 330 0.25 340 0.31 350 0.37
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
JOHN E. HIDLE, P.E.
Relationship to Applicant (e.g., Consulting Engineer)
CONSULTING ENGINEER
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
02/19/2009
Mailing Address
CARL T. JONES CORPORATION
7901 YARNWOOD COURT
City
SPRINGFIELD
State or Country (if foreign address)
VA
Zip Code
22153 -2899
Telephone Number (No dashes or parentheses, include area code)
7035697704
E-Mail Address (if available)
JHIDLE@CTJC.COM

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
JOHN GORMALLY
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
PRESIDENT
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
02/19/2009

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:
JUSTIFICATION FOR STA REQUEST

CONTENTS OF STA TECHNICAL DOCUMENT
TECHNICAL STATEMENT OF JOHN E. HIDLE, P.E.
EXHIBIT 1 - PREDICTED COVERAGE CONTOURS OF WGGB-TV, ANALOG CHANNEL 40 GRADE 'B' 64 DBU F(50,50); WGGB-DT, DIGITAL POST-TRANSITION CHANNEL 40 NOISE LIMITED 41 DBU F(50,90) AND WGGB-DT, DIGITAL PRE-TRANSITION CHANNEL 55 NOISE LIMITED 41 DBU F(50,90)

Attachment 21
Description
WGGB-DT - Technical Document - STA Request - 2/19/2009
Request for STA