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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; Rose Hill and La Grange, NC

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Federal Communications Commission.


Proposed rule.


This document requests comments on a petition filed by Conner Media, Inc. requesting the substitution of Channel 284C3 for Channel 284A at Rose Hill, North Carolina, reallotment of Channel 284C3 from Rose Hill, North Carolina, to La Grange, North Carolina, and modification of the license for Station WZUP to specify operation on Channel 284C3 at La Grange, North Carolina, as its community of license. The coordinates for Channel 284C3 at Rose Hill are 35-16-00 and 77-58-00. 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 284C3 at La Grange.


Comments must be filed on or before July 8, 2002, and reply comments on or before July 23, 2002.


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: Peter Gutmann, Pepper & Corazzini, 1776 K Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20006.

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

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This is a summary of the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 02-110, adopted May 1, 2002, and released May 17, 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 Provisions of the Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980 do not apply to this proceeding. Members Start Printed Page 38245of 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

  • Radio broadcasting
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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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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 North Carolina, is amended by removing Rose Hill, Channel 284A and adding La Grange, Channel 284C3.

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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. 02-13822 Filed 5-31-02; 8:45 am]