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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; Lincoln City and Monmouth, OR

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AGENCY:

Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION:

Proposed rule.

SUMMARY:

This document requests comments on a petition for rule making filed by Radio Beam, LLC, licensee of Station KSND, Channel 236C2, Lincoln City, Oregon, proposing the substitution of Channel 236C3 for Channel 236C2 at Lincoln City and reallotment of Channel 236C3 to Monmouth, Oregon. The coordinates for Channel 236C3 at Monmouth, Oregon, are 44-50-43 and 123-30-07. The proposal complies with the provisions of Section 1.420(i) of the Commission's Rules, and therefore, the Commission will not accept competing expressions of interest in the use of Channel 236C3 at Monmouth, Oregon.

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DATES:

Comments must be filed on or before April 11, 2003, and reply comments on or before April 28, 2003.

ADDRESSES:

Secretary, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Room TW-A325, Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should serve the petitioner's counsel, as follows: John E. Fiorini III, Evan Henschel, Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP, 1776 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

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

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This is a synopsis of the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 03-41, adopted February 12, 2003, and released February 18, 2003. The full text of this Commission decision is available for inspection and copying during regular business hours in the FCC's Reference Information Center at Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., CY-A257, Washington, DC, 20554. This document may also be purchased from the Commission's duplicating contractors, 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.

The 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 Oregon, is amended by adding Monmouth, Channel 236C3, and by removing Channel 236C2 at Lincoln City.

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Federal Communications Commission.

John A. Karousos,

Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. 03-5334 Filed 3-5-03; 8:45 am]

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