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.

BLSTA - 20090520AFE
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
KAAL-TV, LLC
Mailing Address
3415 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, WEST

City
ST. PAUL
State or Country (if foreign address)
MN
Zip Code
55114 - 2099
Telephone Number (include area code)
6516424334
E-Mail Address (if available)
DJONES@HBI.COM
FCC Registration No
0004780110
Call Sign
KAAL
Facility ID Number
18285
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
CHARLES R. NAFTALIN, ESQ.
Firm or Company Name
HOLLAND & KNIGHT LLP
Mailing Address
2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W.
SUITE 100

City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20006 - 6801
Telephone Number (include area code)
2024577040

E-Mail Address (if available)
CHARLES.NAFTALIN@HKLAW.COM
3. Purpose:
Engineering STA
Extension of Existing Engineering STA
Legal STA
Extension of Existing Legal STA         
4. Service: LD 
5. Community of License:
City: AUSTIN     State: MN
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
GARY R. MACOMBER
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
ASSISTANT SECRETARY
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
05/20/2009

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:
PURPOSE STATEMENT

ON MAY 15, 2009, KAAL-TV, LLC, THE LICENSEE OF FULL-POWER TELEVISION STATION KAAL, FILED A FORM 346 APPLICATION (FILE NO. BDRTCT-20090515AAW) FOR A NEW 'REPLACEMENT' DIGITAL TRANSLATOR STATION ON CHANNEL 33 TO FILL IN A PORTION OF THE KAAL LOSS AREA IN THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE ROCHESTER-MASON CITY-AUSTIN DMA. KAAL'S FORM 346 APPLICATION, INCLUDING ITS COMPREHENSIVE TECHNICAL EXHIBIT, IS ATTACHED HERETO. THIS FORM 346 APPLICATION CURRENTLY IS PENDING.

AT THE REQUEST OF COMMISSION STAFF, KAAL SEEKS THE CURRENTLY REQUESTED STA IN ORDER TO BEGIN OPERATING ITS PROPOSED 'REPLACEMENT' DTV TRANSLATOR SERVICE PRIOR TO THE FULL PROCESSING AND PRESUMED GRANT OF ITS FORM 346 APPLICATION.

Attachment 38
Description
Form 346 Replacement DTV Translator Application (File No. BDRTCT-20090515AAW)