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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; Jennings and Iowa, LA

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AGENCY:

Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION:

Proposed rule.

SUMMARY:

This document requests comments on a petition filed by Apex Broadcasting, Inc. requesting the reallotment of Channel 225C2 from Jennings, Louisiana, to Iowa, Louisiana, and modification of the license for Station KJEF-FM to specify operation on Channel 225C2 at Iowa, Louisiana, as its community of license. The coordinates for Channel 225C2 at Iowa are 30-05-17 and 93-00-05. 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 225C2 at Iowa.

DATES:

Comments must be filed on or before May 20, 2002, and reply comments on or before June 4, 2002.

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: Erwin G. Krasnow, Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand, 901 15th Street, NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

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

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This is a summary of the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 02-69, adopted March 25, 2002, and released March 29, 2002. The full text of this Commission decision is available for inspection and copying during regular business hours at the FCC's Reference Information Center, Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY-A257, Washington, DC 20554. The complete text of this decision may also be purchased from the Commission's duplicating contractor, Qualex International, Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY-B402, Washington, DC 20554 telephone 202-863-2893, facsimile 202-863-2898, or via e-mail qualexint@aol.com. 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 Louisiana, is amended by removing Jennings, Channel 225C2 and adding Iowa, Channel 225C2.

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Federal Communications Commission.

John A. Karousos,

Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Office of Broadcast License Policy, Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. 02-8797 Filed 4-10-02; 8:45 am]

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