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Federal Communications Commission
FCC MB -CDBS Electronic Filing
Account number: 231768
Description: KTEN 1Q 2009
Application Reference Number: 20090408AAL
Successfully filed at Apr 8 2009 9:30AM
Based on the information supplied, no fee is required.
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Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-1115 (February 2009)
FOR FCC USE ONLY
DTV Quarterly Activity Station Report
FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO. -20090408AAL
CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION
Previous Call Sign (if applicable)
Community of License
City State County Zip Code
ADA OK PONTATOC 74820 Nielsen
World Wide Web Home Page Address
Licensee Renewal Expiration Date
Channel Numbers: (Check the Channel Number(s) to which this form applies.)
Report reflects information for quarter ending: 03/31/2009
Have you opted to comply with Option One, Two, or Three (once elected, this choice may not change)?
Option One (A and D) Option Two (B and D) Option Three (C and D)
Over the past quarter, have you fully complied with the requirements of this
Are you simulcasting on your Analog channel and your primary Digital stream? Yes No
DTV Education Report
Amendment File Number If
an amendment, include a comment explaining the reason and the portions of the pending application that are being
Section A (For broadcasters electing Option One).
Stations that elect Option One must place a copy of this form on the station's public website, if such exists.
On its analog channel, and its primary digital stream, a station must air one transition PSA, and run one transition crawl,
in every quarter of every day. This requirement will increase to two PSAs and crawls per quarter per day on April 1,
2008, and to three of each on October 1, 2008. Stations are required to air PSAs or crawls at various times in any given
day part, and at least one PSA and one crawl per day must be run during primetime hours. On-air education must not
contain inaccurate or misleading statements and must be provided in the same language as a majority of the
programming carried by the station. PSAs must be at least 15 seconds, and closed-captioned. Crawls must run during
programming for no fewer than 60 consecutive seconds across the bottom or top of the viewing area (See rules for
Have you aired a sufficient number of eligible PSAs (28, 56, or 84 per week, depending on
the reporting period) during the correct quarters of the day?
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Have you aired a sufficient number of eligible crawls (28, 56, or 84 per week, depending on
the reporting period) during the correct quarters of the day?
Section D (For all broadcasters)
Additional DTV On-air Initiatives -Last Quarter
Did your station run additional on-air initiatives (such as news reports, town hall meetings,
etc.) during the quarter? The comment box may be used to describe these initiatives.
DURING THE FIRST QUARTER 2009, KTEN AIRED NUMEROUS STORIES FEATURING THE ANCHORS,
REPORTERS AND THE CHIEF ENGINEER REGARDING THE TRANSITION, SOFT TESTS, DELAY OF THE
ORIGINAL DATE, SCAMS AND REMINDERS TO TRANSITION. THESE STORIES AIRED ...
1/6/09 KTEN NEWS AT 10 :18 9:58PM
1/6/09 KTEN NEWS AT 10 1:38 10:00PM
1/7/09 KTEN NEWS TODAY :14 5:09AM
1/7/09 KTEN NEWS TODAY 1:49 5:13AM
1/8/09 KTEN NEWS AT 5 :24 5:02PM
1/14/09 KTEN NEWS AT 5 :29 5:09PM
1/14/09 KTEN NEWS AT 5 :29 5:23PM
1/14/09 KTEN NEWS AT 5 :23 5:24PM
1/14/09 KTEN NEWS AT 6 :28 6:11PM
1/14/09 KTEN NEWS AT 6 :22 6:12PM
1/14/09 KTEN NEWS AT 10 :28 10:07PM
1/14/09 KTEN NEWS AT 10 :22 10:08PM
1/15/09 KTEN NEWS TODAY :32 5:21AM
1/15/09 KTEN NEWS TODAY :21 5:21AM
1/15/09 KTEN NEWS TODAY :33 6:22AM
1/15/09 KTEN NEWS TODAY :22 6:23AM
1/15/09 KTEN NEWS MIDDAY :30 11:35AM
1/15/09 KTEN NEWS MIDDAY :22 11:35AM
1/15/09 KTEN NEWS AT 5 :28 5:24PM
1/15/09 KTEN NEWS AT 6 :23 6:27PM
1/15/09 KTEN NEWS AT 10 :18 9:58PM
1/19/09 KTEN NEWS AT 5 :32 5:08PM
1/19/09 KTEN NEWS AT 6 :32 6:10PM
1/19/09 KTEN NEWS AT 10 :32 10:10PM
1/20/09 KTEN NEWS TODAY :31 5:21AM
1/20/09 KTEN NEWS TODAY :32 5:50AM
1/20/09 KTEN NEWS AT 5 :31 5:09PM
1/20/09 KTEN NEWS AT 6 :32 6:08PM
1/20/09 KTEN NEWS AT 10 :31 10:11PM
1/21/09 KTEN NEWS TODAY :31 5:21AM
1/21/09 KTEN NEWS TODAY :32 6:23AM
1/23/09 KTEN NEWS MIDDAY :15 11:29AM
1/23/09 KTEN NEWS MIDDAY :28 11:31AM
1/23/09 KTEN NEWS MIDDAY :32 11:36AM
1/26/09 KTEN NEWS AT 10 :20 10:10PM
2/4/09 KTEN NEWS AT 6 2:08 6:03PM
2/9/09 KTEN NEWS AT 5 1:01 5:07PM
2/9/09 KTEN NEWS AT 5 :22 5:07PM
2/9/09 KTEN NEWS AT 6 :32 6:00PM
2/9/09 KTEN NEWS AT 6 :59 6:07PM
2/9/09 KTEN NEWS AT 6 :22 6:08PM
2/10/09 KTEN NEWS TODAY 1:03 5:15AM
2/10/09 KTEN NEWS TODAY :23 5:15AM
2/10/09 KTEN NEWS TODAY 1:03 5:44AM
2/10/09 KTEN NEWS TODAY :23 5:45AM
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2/10/09 KTEN NEWS TODAY 1:03 6:47AM
2/10/09 KTEN NEWS TODAY :23 6:48AM
Station Website Additional Activity Related to the DTV Transition -Last Quarter
Does your station have a Website? Yes No
If YES, did your station provide additional DTV related information or activities on that
Website? The comment box may be used to describe what was posted on the station's
DURING THE FIRST QUARTER JANUARY 1, 2009 TO MARCH 31, 2009, FROM KTEN'S HOME PAGE,
VIEWERS COULD ACCESS THE NAB'S DIGITAL TRANSITION WEBSITE, WWW.DTVANSWERS.COM AS
WELL AS COULD BE TAKEN TO A PAGE DEDICATED TO THE DIGITAL TRANSITION. IT FEATURED THE
FCC'S WEBSITE, WWW.DTV.GOV, THE NAB WEBSITE, WWW.DTVANSWERS.COM, THE NTIA'S WEBSITE
WWW.NTIA.DOC.COM AND THE WEBSITE WWW.DTV2009.GOV WEBSITE WHERE VIEWERS COULD
APPLY FOR A VOUCHER. ARTICLES ALSO APPEARED REGARDING THE BENEFITS OF "DIGITAL", AN
EXPLANATION OF THE TRANSITION IN "LAYMAN'S" TERMS AND PAGES THAT LISTED APPROVED
CONVERTER BOX RETAILERS IN OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS .
IN ADDITION TO HOSTING A PAGE ON KTEN.COM, KTEN FEATURES A WEBSITE, DIGITALKTEN.COM
THAT CONTAINS DUPLICATED INFO HOSTED ON KTEN.COM..
KTEN'S PARENT COMPANY, LOCKWOOD BROADCASTING, ALSO FEATURES THE DIGITAL TRANSITION
ON IT'S WEBSITE ON THE "NEWS" PAGE. THIS PAGE PROVIDES A TELEPHONE NUMBER AS WELL AS A
LINK TO WWW.DTVANSWERS.COM. FROM THE CORPORATE WEBSITE, WEB VISITORS MAY ALSO LINK
TO KTEN FOR MORE MARKET SPECIFIC INFORMATION.
Additional DTV Outreach Efforts --Last Quarter
Check all of the DTV related activities listed below that your station engaged in over the last
quarter. The comment box may be used to describe this activity.
THE KTEN DIGITAL PAVILION MADE AN APPEARANCE AT THE TEXOMA BUSINESS EXPO HELD AT THE
MIDWAY MALL IN SHERMAN, TX FEBRUARY 20, 2009 AND FEBRUARY 21, 2009. EACH DAY FROM 9AM TO
9PM, STATION PERSONNEL HANDED OUT DTV FLYERS AND HANDBILLS WHICH INCLUDED CONTACT
AND WEBSITE INFO RELATED TO THE DIGITAL TRANSITION. ALONG WITH THE COLLATERAL DIGITAL
MATERIAL, THE DIGITAL PAVILION DEMONSTRATED 5 DIFFERENT BRANDS OF CONVERTER BOXES
(AVAILABLE IN THE AREA) AS WELL AS SEVERAL EXAMPLES OF ANTENNAS NEEDED. THERE IS ALSO
COMPARISON INFORMATION, PRICES, FEATURES AND WHERE TO PURCHASE. AN ANALOG TV AND
DIGITAL /HD TV ARE ON DISPLAY. THE ENGINEERING STAFF MEMBERS WERE ON HAND TO HELP
INSTRUCT PEOPLE ON HOW TO HOOK UP CONVERTER BOXES AS WELL AS HELP WITH THEIR
RECEPTION ISSUES. IT WAS ESTIMATED THAT APPROXIMATELY 1,000 PEOPLE WERE ADDRESSED OR
DURING THE FIRST QUARTER, JANUARY 1, 2009 TO MARCH 31, 2009 KTEN DT 10.2 (TEXOMA CW) AIRED
A TOTAL OF 704 DTV PSA'S AND 288 DTV CRAWLS.
KTEN DT 10.2 ALSO AIRED A NEWS STORY RELATED TO THE SWITCH
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FEBRUARY 9, 2009 9:04 PM :30 ON TEXOMA CW NEWS AT 9.
FINALLY, KTEN CONDUCTED DIGITAL TRANSITION "SOFT TESTS" ON JANUARY 21, 2009 AT 8:58AM,
1:58PM AND 7:58 PM.
This comment box may be used to include other comments or information about your station's DTV activity
over the last quarter.
EARLY ON, KTEN MADE THE DECISION TO TRANSITION ON THE ORIGINAL DATE OF FEBRUARY 17TH.
WHEN THE DATE WAS CHANGED, KTEN TOOK INTO CONSIDERATION THE RESULTS OF RECENT "SOFT
TESTS" AND OPTED TO NOT SWITCH EARLY BUT REMAIN BROADCASTING OUR ANALOG SIGNAL. ON
FEBRUARY 10TH, A SERIES OF TORNADOES CAME THROUGH OKLAHOMA KNOCKING OUT POWER TO
10,000 CUSTOMERS FOR AS LONG AS THREE DAYS. KTEN COVERAGE OF THE STORMS WAS CREDITED
TO HAVE SAVED LIVES AS WELL AS PROVIDING IMPORTANT EMERGENCY INFORMATION TO THOSE
WHO HAD NOT MADE THE TRANSITION AS WELL AS THOSE THAT HAD.
TO AVOID CONFUSING OUR VIEWERS IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE NATIONWIDE TRANSITION DATE
CHANGE WAS ANNOUNCED, KTEN BRIEFLY SUSPENDED AIRING TRANSITION RELATED CRAWLS AND
PSA'S AT 6PM FEBRUARY 4TH. THE PSA'S RESUMED FEBRUARY 6TH IN THE 6AM TO 12PM QUARTER.
CRAWLS RESUMED FEBRUARY 6TH IN THE 12PM TO 6PM QUARTER.
I certify that the statements in this document are true, complete, and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, and
are made in good faith.
Typed or Printed Name of Person Signing Typed or Printed Title of Person Signing
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE OFFICER
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,
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