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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; Manning, Moncks Corner, South Carolina

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AGENCY:

Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION:

Proposed rule.

SUMMARY:

The Commission requests comments on a petition for rule making filed by Cumulus Licensing Corp., requesting the reallotment of Channel 223C from Manning to Moncks Corner, South Carolina, as the community's first local aural transmission service. Petitioner is asked to provide additional information in support of the requested reallotment, specifically the short spacing to Station WMYB(FM), Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, due to Section 73.215 processing. No change of transmitter site is proposed. Channel 223C can be allotted at Moncks Corner at petitioner's site 37.7 kilometers (23.4 miles) north of the community. Coordinates for Channel 223C at Monck's Corner are 33-32-05 NL and 79-59-15 WL.

DATES:

Comments must be filed on or before July 30, 2001, and reply comments on or before August 14, 2001.

ADDRESSES:

Secretary, Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should serve the petitioner, as follows: David D. Burns, Kathrine L. Calderazzi, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walter, 1299 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Tenth Floor, Washington, DC 20004-2400 .

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Victoria M. McCauley, Mass Media Bureau, and (202) 418-2180.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This is a synopsis of the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MM Docket No. 01-121 adopted May 30, 2001 and released June 8, 2001. 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. The complete text of this decision may also be purchased from the Commission's copy contractor, International Transcription Service, 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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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 South Carolina, is amended by removing Channel 223C at Manning, and adding Moncks Corner, Channel 223C.

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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. 01-16793 Filed 7-3-01; 8:45 am]

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