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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; Linden and Marion, AL

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AGENCY:

Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION:

Proposed rule.

SUMMARY:

The Audio Division requests comments on a petition filed by Beckham Palmer, III, as Receiver, proposing the reallotment of Channel 275C2 from Linden to Marion, Alabama. Channel 275C2 can be reallotted to Marion in compliance with the Commission's minimum distance separation requirements with a site restriction of 9 kilometers (5.6 miles) northwest at petitioner's requested site. The coordinates for Channel 275C2 at Marion are 32-41-00 North Latitude and 87-23-39 West Longitude. In accordance with Section 1.420(i) of the Commission's Rules, we will not accept competing expressions of interest for the use of Channel 275C2 at Marion, Alabama.

DATES:

Comments must be filed on or before September 5, 2003, reply comments on or before September 22, 2003.

ADDRESSES:

Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should serve the petitioner, or its counsel or consultant, as follows: Mr. Beckham Palmer III, 2728 6th Street, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401 (Petitioner).

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Sharon P. McDonald, 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. 03-162, adopted July 9, 2003, and released July 14, 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 20054.

Provisions of the Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980 do not apply to this proceeding.Start Printed Page 43704

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 Alabama, is amended by removing Channel 275C2 at Linden; and by adding Marion, Channel 275C2.

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Federal Communications Commission.

John A. Karousos,

Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. 03-18831 Filed 7-23-03; 8:45 am]

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