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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; Albany, VT

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AGENCY:

Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION:

Proposed rule.

SUMMARY:

This document requests comments on a petition filed by Lutterloh Community Broadcasters proposing the allotment of Channel 233A at Albany, Vermont, as that community's first local broadcast service. The coordinates for Channel 233A at Albany are 44-45-26 and 72-Start Printed Page 5085120-09. There is a site restriction 4.6 kilometers (2.8 miles) northeast of the community. Canadian concurrence will be requested for the allotment of Channel 233A at Albany as a specially negotiated short-spaced allotment.

DATES:

Comments must be filed on or before September 9, 2002, and reply comments on or before September 24, 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: Jerrold Miller, Miller & Miller, P.C., P. O. Box 33003, Washington, DC 20033.

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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. 02-192, adopted July 10, 2002, and released July 19, 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 Twelfth 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 Vermont, is amended by adding Albany, Channel 233A.

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Federal Communications Commission.

John A. Karousos,

Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. 02-19732 Filed 8-5-02; 8:45 am]

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