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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; Hemlock and Mount Pleasant, MI

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AGENCY:

Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION:

Proposed rule.

SUMMARY:

This document requests comments on a petition filed by Wilks Broadcasting LLC requesting the reallotment of Channel 233C1 from Mount Pleasant, Michigan, to Hemlock, Michigan, and modification of the license for Station WCEN-FM to specify Hemlock, Michigan, as the community of license. The coordinates for Channel 233C1 at Hemlock are 43-43-36 and 84-36-16. 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 233C1 at Hemlock.

DATES:

Comments must be filed on or before June 25, 2001, and reply comments on or before July 10, 2001.

ADDRESSES:

Federal Communications Commission, 445 Twelfth Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should serve the petitioner's counsel, as follows: Richard R. Zaragoza, Veronica D. McLaughlin, Shaw Pittman, 2300 N Street, NW., Washington, DC 20037-1128.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Kathleen Scheuerle, Mass Media Bureau, (202) 418-2180.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This is a summary of the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MM Docket No. 01-107, adopted April 25, 2001 and released May 4, 2001. The full text of this Commission decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business hours in the Commission's Reference Center, Washington, DC. The complete text of this decision may also be purchased from the Commission's copy contractors, International Transcription Services, Inc., 1231 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20036, (202) 857-3800, facsimile (202) 857-3805. 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.

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List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73

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

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PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES

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

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

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2. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Michigan, is amended Start Printed Page 27059by removing Channel 233C1 at Mount Pleasant and adding Hemlock, Channel 233C1.

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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. 01-12268 Filed 5-15-01; 8:45 am]

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