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

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BESTA - 20090423AAO
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY
Mailing Address
3650 BRADDOCK STREET
SUITE 2

City
FAIRBANKS
State or Country (if foreign address)
AK
Zip Code
99701 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
9074523697
E-Mail Address (if available)
CHRIS@TVTV.COM
FCC Registration No
0001568724
Call Sign
K13XD
Facility ID Number
64596
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
KENNETH C. HOWARD, JR.
Firm or Company Name
BAKER & HOSTETLER LLP
Mailing Address
1050 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW
SUITE 1100

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20036 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2028611580

E-Mail Address (if available)
KHOWARD@BAKERLAW.COM
3. Purpose:
Engineering STA
Extension of Existing Engineering STA         File Number: BSTA - 20030107ABG
Legal STA
Extension of Existing Legal STA         
4. Service: CA 
5. Community of License:
City: FAIRBANKS     State: AK
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. If requesting variance with other than authorized technical facilities, please specify the exact facilities sought.
[Exhibit 35]
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
WILLIAM ST. PIERRE
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
PRESIDENT
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
04/23/2009

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 35
Description:
CIRCUMSTANCES WARRANTING STA EXTENSION

THE CURRENT STA ALLOWS TANANA VALLEY TO OPERATE K13XD(CA) WITH HIGHER POWER FACILITIES PENDING CONSIDERATION OF ITS APPLICATION FOR A FULL-POWER STATION IN FAIRBANKS (BPCT-19960920LC).

GRANT OF THIS STA EXTENSION REQUEST WOULD SERVE THE PUBLIC INTEREST BY PERMITTING THE CITIZENS OF FAIRBANKS TO CONTINUE ENJOYING A LEVEL OF TELEVISION SERVICE APPROACHING THAT CONTEMPLATED BY THE COMMISSION'S ALLOCATION RULE WHILE THE COMMISSION CONSIDERS TANANA VALLEY'S PENDING REQUEST FOR PERMANENT WAIVER OF THE DUOPOLY RULE.


Attachment 35