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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; Silverpeak, NV

Action

Proposed Rule.

Summary

This document sets forth a proposal to amend the FM Table of Allotments, Section 73.202(b) of the Commission's rules, 47 CFR 73.202(b). The Commission requests comment on a petition filed by Shamrock Communications, Inc. Petitioner proposes the allotment of FM Channel 291C at Silverpeak, Nevada, as that community's first local service. Channel 291C can be allotted in accordance with the Commission's minimum distance separation requirements with a site restriction of 42.0 km (26.1 miles) east of Silverpeak. The proposed coordinates for Channel 291C at Silverpeak are 47-49-22 North Latitude and 117-09-53 West Longitude. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION infra.

 

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DATES: Back to Top

Comments must be filed on or before December 15, 2008, and reply comments on or before December 30, 2008.

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Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should serve petitioner's counsel as follows: Kenneth E. Satton, Esq., Patricia M. Chuh, Esq., Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037.

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Deborah A. Dupont, Media Bureau, (202) 418-7072.

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This is a synopsis of the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, MB Docket No. 08-197, adopted October 22, 2008, and released October 24, 2008. The full text of this Commission decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business hours in the FCC Reference Information Center (Room CY-A257), 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. The complete text of this decision may also be purchased from the Commission's copy contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY-B402, Washington DC 20554, (800) 378-3160, or via the company's Web site, http://www.bcpiweb.com. This document does not contain proposed information collection requirements subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. In addition, therefore, it does not contain any proposed information collection burden “for small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees,” pursuant to the Small Business Paperwork Relief Act of 2002, Public Law 107-198, see 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(4).

The 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 Rulemaking 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 contacts.

For information regarding proper filing procedures for comments, see 47 CFR 1.415 and 1.420.

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  • Radio
  • Radio broadcasting

For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Federal Communications Commission proposes to amend 47 CFR Part 73 as follows:

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1. The authority citation for Part 73 continues to read as follows:

Authority:

47 U.S.C. 154, 303, 334, 336.

§ 73.202 [Amended]

2. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Nevada, is amended by adding Silverpeak, Channel 291C.

Federal Communications Commission.

John A. Karousos,

Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. E8-26511 Filed 11-6-08; 8:45 am]

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