Federal Register: February 19, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 33)
DOCID: FR Doc 02-3725
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
Federal Communications Commission
CFR Citation: 47 CFR Part 73
DA ID: [DA 01-245; MM Docket No. 01-211, RM-10221; and MM Docket No. 01-213, RM-10226]
ACTION: Radio stations; table of assignments:
DOCUMENT ACTION: Final rule.
Radio Broadcasting Services; Holly Springs, MS, and McBain, MI
DATES: Effective March 18, 2002.
This document grants two proposals that allot new FM channels to Holly Springs, Mississippi, and McBain, Michigan. Filing windows for Channel 243A at Holly Springs, Mississippi, and Channel 300A at McBain, Michigan, will not be opened at this time. Instead, the issue of opening these allotments for auction will be addressed by the Commission in a subsequent order. See Supplementary Information.
Mississippi and Michigan,
This is a synopsis of the Commission's Report and Order in MM Docket No. 01211 and MM Docket No. 01213, adopted January 23, 2002, and released February 1, 2002. The full text of this Commission decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business hours in the FCC Reference Information Center at Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., Room CYA257, Washington, DC, 20554. The document may also be purchased from the Commission's duplicating contractor, Qualex International, Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., Room CYB402, Washington, DC 20554, telephone 202 8632893, facsimile 202 8632898, or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Commission, at the request of Holly Springs Radio, allots Channel 243A at Holly Springs, Mississippi, as the community's fourth local aural transmission service. See 66 FR 47433 September 12, 2001). Channel 243A can be allotted at Holly Springs in compliance with the Commission's minimum distance separation requirements with a site restriction of 12.6 kilometers (7.9 miles) southwest of Holly Springs. The coordinates for Channel 243A at Holly Springs are 344132 North Latitude and 893233 West Longitude.
The Commission, at the request of McBain Broadcasting Company,
allots Channel 300A at McBain, Michigan, as the community's first local
aural transmission service. See 66 FR 47433 (September 12, 2001).
Channel 300A can be allotted to McBain in compliance with the
Commission's minimum distance separation requirements with a site
restriction of 9.1 kilometers (5.6 miles) east of McBain. The
coordinates for Channel 300A at McBain are 441209 North Latitude and
850602 West Longitude. Since McBain is located within 320 kilometers
of the U.S.Canadian border, concurrence of the Canadian Government in
this allotment has been requested. Notification in this regard has not
been received. Accordingly, any construction permit that is granted
prior to the receipt of formal concurrence of the Candian government
will include the following condition: ``Operation with the facilities
specified herein is subject to modification, suspension, or termination
without right to hearing, if specifically objected to by Industry
Canada. This condition will be removed once formal approval for the allotment is received from Industry Canada.''
List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73
Part 73 of Title 47 of the Code of Federal Regulations is amended as follows:
PART 73RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES
1. The authority citation for Part 73 continues to read as follows:
Authority: 47 U.S.C. Secs. 154, 303, 334, 336.
Sec. 73.202 [Amended]
2. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Mississippi, is amended by adding Channel 243A at Holly Springs.
3. Section 73.202(b), the Table of Allotments under Michigan, is amended by adding McBain, Channel 300A.
Federal Communications Commission.
John A. Karousos,
Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
R. Barthen Gorman, Mass Media Bureau, (202) 4182180.