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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; Wofford Heights, CA

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Federal Communications Commission.


Proposed rule.


The Commission requests comments on a petition filed by Dana J. Puopolo proposing the allotment of Channel 251A at Wofford Heights, California, as the community's first local aural transmission service. Channel 251A can be allotted to Wofford Heights in compliance with the Commission's minimum distance separation requirements with a site restriction of 12.8 kilometers (7.9 miles) west to avoid short-spacings to the licensed sites of Station KRXV-FM, Channel 251B, Yermo, California, and Station KDFO-FM, Channel 253B1, Delano, California. The coordinates for Channel 251A at Wofford Heights are 35-42-28 North Latitude and 118-35-42 West Longitude.


Comments must be filed on or before May 27, 2003, and reply comments on or before June 10, 2003.


Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC 20054.

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Sharon P. McDonald, Media Bureau, (202) 418-2180.

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This is a synopsis of the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 03-91, adopted April 2, 2003, and released April 4, 2003. 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, Qualex International, Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY-B402, Washington, DC 20554.

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.

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List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73

  • Radio
  • 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 California, is amended by adding Wofford Heights, Channel 251A.

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Federal Communications Commission:

John A. Karousos,

Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. 03-9164 Filed 4-14-03; 8:45 am]