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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; Hawthorne, NV

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Federal Communications Commission.


Proposed rule.


The Commission requests comments on a petition filed by Campbell River Broadcasting, LLC, seeking the allotment of Channel 254C1 to Hawthorne, NV, as the community's second local FM channel. Channel 254C1 can be allotted to Hawthorne in compliance with the Commission's minimum distance separation requirements without the imposition of a site restriction, at coordinates 38-31-29 NL; 118-37-25 WL. On the Commission's own motion, the Notice of Proposed Rule Making also proposes to delete unoccupied and unapplied-for Channel 228A at Hawthorne unless an expression of interest in activating the channel is received by the initial comment period.


Comments must be filed on or before October 2, 2000, and reply comments on or before October 17, 2000.


Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Room TW-A325, Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should serve the petitioner, or its counsel or consultant, as follows: Dan J. Alpert, 2120 N. 21st Road, Suite 400, Arlington, VA 22201 (Counsel to petitioner).

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Leslie K. Shapiro, Mass Media Bureau, (202) 418-2180.

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This is a synopsis of the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MM Docket No. 00-142, adopted August 2, 2000, and released August 11, 2000. The full text of this Commission decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business hours in the FCC Reference Center, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, DC. The complete text of this decision may also be purchased from the Commission's copy contractor, International Transcription Services, Inc., (202) 857-3800, 1231 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036.

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 contacts.

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

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Federal Communications Commission.

John A. Karousos,

Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. 00-21577 Filed 8-23-00; 8:45 am]