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 - 20100217ABD
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant
HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION
Mailing Address
222 COMMERCE STREET

City
KINGSPORT
State or Country (if foreign address)
TN
Zip Code
37660 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
4232469578
E-Mail Address (if available)
GDEVAULT@HVBCGROUP.COM
FCC Registration No
0001770163
Call Sign
WKIN-LP
Facility ID Number
27503
2. Contact Representative (if other than licensee/permittee)
DAVINA SASHKIN
Firm or Company Name
FLETCHER, HEALD & HILDRETH, PLC
Mailing Address
1300 NORTH 17TH STREET
11TH FLOOR

City
ARLINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
VA
ZIP Code
22209 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
7038120458

E-Mail Address (if available)
SASHKIN@FHHLAW.COM
3. Purpose:
Engineering STA
Extension of Existing Engineering STA         File Number: BSTA - 20070208ABK
Legal STA
Extension of Existing Legal STA         
4. Service: TX 
5. Community of License:
City: GATE CITY, ETC.     State: VA
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 37]
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
GEORGE E. DEVAULT, JR.
Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
PRESIDENT
Signature
Date (mm/dd/yyyy)
02/17/2010

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 37
Description:
REASON FOR EXTENSION OF STA

AS NOTED IN PREVIOUS REQUESTS, THE ORIGINAL STA WAS GRANTED TO RELOCATE THE TRANSMITTER FROM A SITE ON CLINCH MOUNTAIN IN VIRGINIA TO A SITE ON BAYS MOUNTAIN IN TENNESSEE, AS PROPOSED IN BPTVL-20070208ABJ. AN STA WAS NEEDED TO PERMIT AN IMMEDIATE MOVE BECAUSE AN UNRELIABLE POWER SUPPLY AT THE LICENSED SITE HAD RESULTED IN THE STATION'S GOING DARK. BPTVL-20070208ABJ WAS GRANTED ON MARCH 6, 2007. THUS PERMANENT OPERATION AT THE STA SITE IS ASSURED.

PREVIOUS SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORIZATIONS FOR THIS STATION SOUGHT AUTHORITY FOR OPERATION AT A LOWER POWER THAN SPECIFIED IN THE CONSTRUCTION PERMIT. THIS WAS NECESSARY WHILE THE LICENSEE MADE A DETERMINATION AS TO WHETHER A LARGER TRANSMITTER WAS A REASONABLE BUSINESS DECISION IN LIGHT OF THE CONTINUING UNCERTAINTY REGARDING LOW POWER DIGITAL CONVERSION. THE LICENSEE HAS NOW DECIDED TO REMAIN AT THE REDUCED POWER LEVEL UNTIL IT TRANSITIONS TO DIGITAL, SO IT HAS FILED A MINOR CHANGE APPLICATION TO PERMANENTLY REDUCE POWER TO THE LEVEL OF CURRENT STA OPERATION (FILE NO. BPTVL-20100205ACL).

THE STATION IS CURRENTLY OPERATING AT THE REDUCED POWER PURSUANT TO STA AND AS SPECIFIED IN THE MINOR CHANGE APPLICATION. LICENSEE REQUESTS AN EXTENSION OF ITS STA SO THAT IT MAY REMAIN ON THE AIR UNTIL THE MINOR CHANGE IS GRANTED, AT WHICH TIME A LICENSE APPLICATION WILL BE FILED WITHOUT DELAY.


Attachment 37