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

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BLDSTA - 20090403AYF
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY
Mailing Address
P.O. BOX 909

City
QUINCY
State or Country (if foreign address)
IL
Zip Code
62306 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2172235100
E-Mail Address (if available)
FCC Registration No
0002819704
Call Sign
WGEM-DT
Facility ID Number
54275
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
KENNETH E. SATTEN
Firm or Company Name
WILKINSON BARKER KNAUER, LLP
Mailing Address
2300 N STREET, NW
SUITE 700

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20037 - 1128
Telephone Number (include area code)
2027834141

E-Mail Address (if available)

3. Purpose:
Engineering STA
Extension of Existing Engineering STA
Legal STA
Extension of Existing Legal STA         
4. Service: DS 
5. Community of License:
City: QUINCY     State: IL
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
RALPH M. OAKLEY
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
PRESIDENT
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
04/03/2009

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:
STA TO COMMENCE MAXIMIZED POST-TRANSITION DIGITAL CHANNEL OPERATION

WGEM-TV/-DT, QUINCY, IL (FIN 54275)
ANALOG CHANNEL 10
PRE-TRANSITION DIGITAL CHANNEL 54
POST-TRANSITION DIGITAL CHANNEL 10

ON OR ABOUT 12:00:01 PM FEBRUARY 17, 2009, THE STATION TRANSITIONED EARLY TO ITS POSTTRANSITION DIGITAL CHANNEL PURSUANT TO AN STA GRANTED BY THE COMMISSION ON FEBRUARY 9, 2009 (FILE NO. BLSTA-20090128AHI). BY THE INSTANT STA, THE STATION NOW SEEKS TO INCREASE POWER IN ACCORD WITH THE MAXIMIZED DIGITAL FACILITIES AUTHORIZED IN ITS MAXIMIZED DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (FILE NO. BMPCDT-20080619ADS; GRANTED APRIL 3, 2009). THIS INCREASE IN POWER WILL PERMIT THE STATION TO MORE FULLY SERVE ITS VIEWERS.

AN ENGINEERING STUDY BY CONSULTING ENGINEERING FIRM LOHNES AND CULVER CONFIRMS THAT THE PROPOSED OPERATION OF THE MAXIMIZED POST-TRANSITION DIGITAL CHANNEL FACILITY MEETS THE INTERFERENCE PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS OUTLINED IN PARAGRAPH 123 OF THE THIRD
PERIODIC REVIEW AND THAT THE STATION WILL CONTINUE TO SERVE ITS EXISTING VIEWERS. ACCORDINGLY, PROMPT ACTION ON THIS REQUEST FOR STA IS RESPECTFULLY REQUESTED.

Attachment 38