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Digital Television Broadcast Service; Corpus Christi, TX

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Federal Communications Commission.


Final rule.


The Commission, at the request of Channel 3 of Corpus Christi, Inc., substitutes DTV channel 8 for DTV channel 47 at Corpus Christi. See 64 FR 50055, September 15, 1999. DTV channel 8 can be allotted to Corpus Christi in compliance with the principle community coverage requirements of Section 73.625(a) at reference coordinates 27-39-30 N. and 97-36-04 W. with a power of 160, HAAT of 289 meters and with a DTV service population of 491 thousand. Since the community of Corpus Christi is located within 275 kilometers of the U.S.-Mexican border, concurrence by the Mexican government has been obtained for this allotment. With this action, this proceeding is terminated.


Effective January 5, 2004.

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Pam Blumenthal, Media Bureau, (202) 418-1600.

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This is a synopsis of the Commission's Report and Order, MM Docket No. 99-277, adopted November 13, 2003, and released November 19, 2003. The full text of this document is available for public inspection and copying during regular business hours in the FCC Reference Information Center, Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY-A257, Washington, DC. This document may also be purchased from the Commission's duplicating contractor, Qualex International, Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., CY-B402, Washington, DC, 20554, telephone 202-863-2893, facsimile 202-863-2898, or via e-mail

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List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73

  • Digital television broadcasting
  • Television
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Part 73 of Title 47 of the Code of Federal Regulations is amended 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 73.622(b), the Table of Digital Television Allotments under Texas, is amended by removing DTV channel 47 and adding DTV channel 8 at Corpus Christi.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Barbara A. Kreisman,

Chief, Video Division, Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. 03-30308 Filed 12-5-03; 8:45 am]