FCC 388

 

DTV Consumer Education Quarterly Activity Report

 

Instructions

This form should be used to provide the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) with information pertaining to all station activity to educate consumers on the transition to digital television (DTV). All stations should log DTV Transition-Related Public Service Announcements (PSAs) and other DTV activities using the appropriate house (identification) numbers. These logs or records should include the date and time that each DTV activity occurred.  This form must be filed in Docket Number 07-148 as Document Type: REPORT, and placed in the station’s Public Inspection File.  This form must continue to be filed for each quarter in which a station has DTV Transition education obligations.

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Station Call Sign(s)

KYMA

 

Report reflects information for quarter ending (mm/dd/yy)

06/30/08

 

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 option?

Yes

No

Simulcasting

Are you simulcasting on your Analog channel and your primary Digital stream?

 

 

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

If YES, complete only one form for both.  If NO, complete a form for your Analog channel and a second for your primary Digital stream

 

Call Sign

 

KYMA

Channel Numbers

Community of License

City

State

County

Zip Code

Analog

11

Yuma

AZ

Yuma

85365

Digital

11

 

Licensee   

Yuma Broadcasting Company

Above, circle the Channel Number(s) to which this form applies.

 

11

 

Nielsen DMA

 

165

World Wide Web Home Page Address

 

www.kyma.com

Facility ID Number

 

74449

Previous Call Sign (if applicable)

 

     

License Renewal Expiration Date (mm/dd/yy)

 

10/01/2006

 

 

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 additional details).

 

 

 

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?

 

Yes

No

 

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?

 

Yes

No

 

 


 

Section B (For broadcasters electing Option Two)

 

On its analog channel, and its primary digital stream, a station must run an average of 16 transition-related PSAs and 16 transition-related crawls, snipes, and/or tickers per week in each quarter, all between the hours of 5 a.m. and 1 a.m.. It must also run one 30 minute DTV-related informational program once, and one 100-Day Countdown piece per day for the 100 days prior to the conclusion of the transition.  Comment boxes MUST be used to describe these compliant activities (See rules for additional details).

 

Total Number of Eligible DTV Transition-Related PSAs  and Crawls, Snipes, and/or Tickers (CSTs) Run -- Last Quarter

 

How many DTV PSAs and CSTs did your station run between 5:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. last quarter?

 

Total 5:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. PSAs

428

 

 

 

Total 5:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. CSTs

202

 

For informational purposes only, how many DTV PSAs and CSTs did your station run in the last quarter from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.?

 

Total 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. PSAs

46

 

 

 

 

 

Total 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. CSTs

102

 

For stations located in the Eastern or Pacific Time Zone, how many DTV PSAs and CSTs did your station run in the last quarter from 6:00 p.m. to 11:35 p.m. (must average at least 4 per week)?

 

Total 6:00 p.m. to 11:35 p.m. PSAs

142

 

 

 

 

 

Total 6:00 p.m. to 11:35 p.m. CSTs

52

 

For stations located in the Central or Mountain Time Zone, how many DTV PSAs and CSTs did your station run in the last quarter from 5:00 p.m. to 10:35 p.m.(must average at least 4 per week)?

 

Total 5:00 p.m. to 10:35 p.m. PSAs

     

 

 

 

 

 

Total 5:00 p.m. to 10:35 p.m. CSTs

     

 

 

 

 

Comments (add additional sheets where necessary):

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30 Minute Educational Programs – Last Quarter

 

How many 30 minute, DTV-related informational programs did your station run during the quarter?  At least one such program must be run between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 11:35 p.m., prior to February 17, 2009.

 

Total number of 30 Minute Informational Programs

1

 

 

Comments (add additional sheets where necessary):

     

 

100-Day Countdown Eligible Pieces – Last Quarter

 

Beginning on November 10, 2008, all stations participating in Option Two will engage in special 100-Day “Countdown to DTV” activities.  Stations must execute a minimum of one “Countdown to DTV” on-air activity per day during the 100 days leading up to February 17, 2009.  During the last quarter, how many of each eligible 100-Day “Countdown to DTV” pieces did your station run?

 

0

Graphic Displays

 

0

Animated Graphics

 

0

Graphic and Audio Displays

 

0

Longer Form Reminders

 

Comments (add additional sheets where necessary):

     

 

 

 


 

Section C (For Noncommercial broadcasters only)

 

On its analog channel, and its primary digital stream, a station must air 60 seconds per day of on-air consumer education, in variable timeslots, including at least 7.5 minutes per month between 6 pm and 12 am.  Beginning May 1, 2008, this requirement doubles, and beginning November 1, 2008, it increases again, to 180 seconds per day and 22.5 minutes per month between 6 pm and midnight.  It must also run one 30 minute transition education piece once (See rules for additional details).

 

Have you aired a sufficient amount of consumer education (60, 120, or 180 seconds per day, depending on the date) during each day this quarter?

Yes

No

 

30 Minute Educational Programs – Last Quarter

 

How many 30 minute, DTV-related informational programs did your station run during the quarter? The comment box may be used to describe this activity.  At least one such program must be run between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 11:35 p.m., prior to February 17, 2009.

Total number of 30 Minute Informational Programs

0

 

 

Comments (add additional sheets where necessary):

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Yes

No

Comments (add additional sheets where necessary):

 

 

We ran news reports telling viewers about the DTV change.

 

 

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 Website.

Yes

No

Comments (add additional sheets where necessary):

 

 

We have a link to the NAB web page.

 

 

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.

 

Speaking Engagements

Comments (add additional sheets where necessary):

 

 

     

 

 

Community Events

Comments (add additional sheets where necessary):

 

 

We show our digital signal at all lives.

 

 

Other (describe)

Comments (add additional sheets where necessary):

 

 

     

 

 

This comment box may be used to include other comments or information about your station’s DTV activity over the last quarter.

Comments (add additional sheets where necessary):

For the period of March 31- June 30, 2008 KYMA displayed our digital signal at community events.  KYMA staff were available to answer question from the public.

 

 

 

STATION CERTIFICATION

 

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

Paul Heebink

General Manager

Signature

Date

07/8/2008

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/CR 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).

 

FCC NOTICE REQUIRED BY THE PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT

 

We have estimated that each response to this collection of information will take 3 hours. Our estimate includes the time to read the instructions, look through existing records, gather and maintain required data, and actually complete and review the form or response. If you have any comments on this estimate, or on how we can improve the collection and reduce the burden it causes you, please write the Federal Communications Commission, AMD-PERM, Paperwork Reduction Project (3060-1115), Washington, D. C. 20554. We will also accept your comments via the Internet if you send them to pra@fcc.gov. Remember - you are not required to respond to a collection of information sponsored by the Federal government, and the government may not conduct or sponsor this collection, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number or if we fail to provide you with this notice. This collection has been assigned an OMB control number of 3060-1115.

 

THE FOREGOING NOTICE IS REQUIRED BY THE PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT OF 1995, P.L. 104-13, OCTOBER 1, 1995,44 U.S.C. 3507.