Federal Register: December 3, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 232)
DOCID: FR Doc 02-30508
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
Federal Communications Commission
CFR Citation: 47 CFR Part 73
DA ID: [DA No. 02-2721, MB Docket No. 02-335, RM-10545]
NOTICE: PROPOSED RULES
ACTION: Radio stations; table of assignments:
DOCUMENT ACTION: Proposed rule.
Radio Broadcasting Services; Coopersville, Hart & Pentwater, MI
DATES: Comments must be filed on or before December 30, 2002, and reply comments on or before January 15, 2003.
This document requests comments on a petition filed by Waters Broadcasting Corporation and Synergy Media, Inc. requesting the substitution of Channel 287B for Channel 287C2 at Hart, Michigan, and reallotment of Channel 287B from Hart, Michigan, to Coopersville, Michigan, and modification of the license for Station WCXT to specify operation on Channel 287B at Coopersville. The coordinates for Channel 287B at Coopersville are 432036 and 855216. To accommodate the proposal for Coopersville, we shall also propose the reallotment of Channel 231C3 from Pentwater to Hart, Michigan, and modification of the license for Station WWKR accordingly. The coordinates for Channel 231C3 at Hart are 435133 and 861827. In accordance with Section 1.420(i) of the Commission's Rules, we shall not accept competing expressions of interest in the use of Channel 287B at Coopersville or Channel 231C3 at Hart. Canadian concurrence will be requested for both allotments.
This is a summary of the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 02335, adopted October 23, 2002, and released November 8, 2002. The full text of this Commission decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business hours in the Commission's Reference Center, 445 Twelfth Street, SW, Washington, DC 20554. The complete text of this decision may also be purchased from the Commission's duplicating contractor, Qualex International, Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW, Room CYB402, Washington, DC, 20554, telephone 2028632893, facsimile 2028632898, or via email email@example.com.
Provisions of the Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980 do not apply to this proceeding. Members of the public should note that from the time a Notice of Proposed Rule Making is issued until the matter is no longer subject to Commission consideration or court review, all ex parte contacts are prohibited in Commission proceedings, such as this one, which involve channel allotments. See 47 CFR 1.1204(b) for rules governing permissible ex parte contact.
For information regarding proper filing procedures for comments, see 47 CFR 1.415 and 1.420.
List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73
Radio, Radio broadcasting.
For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Federal Communications Commission proposes to amend 47 CFR part 73 as follows: PART 73RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES
1.The authority citation for part 73 continues to read as follows:
Authority: 47 U.S.C Sec. Sec. 154, 303, 334 and 336. Sec. 73.202 [Amended]
2. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Michigan, is
amended by removing Channel 287C2 at Hart, by adding Coopersville,
Channel 287B, and by removing Channel 231C3 at Pentwater and adding Channel 231C3 at Hart.
Federal Communications Commission.
John A. Karousos,
Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau.
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