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Digital Television Broadcast Service; McAllen, TX

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Federal Communications Commission.


Final rule.


The Commission, at the request of Entravision Holdings, LLC, licensee of station KNVO(TV), NTSC channel 48, substitutes DTV channel 49 for DTV channel 46 at McAllen, Texas. See 64 FR 59147, November 2, 1999. DTV channel 49 can be allotted to McAllen in compliance with the principle community coverage requirements of section 73.625(a) at reference coordinates (26-05-20 N. and 98-03-44 W.) with a power of 200, HAAT of 288 meters and with a DTV service population of 664 thousand. Since McAllen is located within 275 kilometers of the U.S.-Mexican border, concurrence by the Mexican government has been obtained for this allotment.

With this action, this proceeding is terminated.


Effective March 19, 2001.

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Pam Blumenthal, Mass Media Bureau, (202) 418-1600.

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This is a synopsis of the Commission's Report Start Printed Page 9037and Order, MM Docket No. 99-315, adopted January 31, 2001, and released February 1, 2001. 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.

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List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73

  • Television
  • Digital television broadcasting
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Part 73 of Title 47 of the Code of Federal Regulations is amended as follows:

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

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

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2. Section 73.622(b), the Table of Digital Television Allotments under Texas, is amended by removing DTV channel 46 and adding DTV channel 49 at McAllen.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Barbara A. Kreisman,

Chief, Video Services Division, Mass Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. 01-3012 Filed 2-5-01; 8:45 am]