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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; Union Gap, WA

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AGENCY:

Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION:

Proposed rule.

SUMMARY:

This document requests comments on a petition for rulemaking filed by Linda A. Davidson requesting the allotment of Channel 285A at Union Gap, Washington as that community's first local service. The coordinates for Channel 285A at Union Gap are 46-31-48 NL and 120-27-18 WL. There is a site restriction 3.4 kilometers (2.1 miles) southeast of the community. The proposed site will require concurrence by Canada because it is located within 320 kilometers (199 miles) of the Canadian border.

DATES:

Comments must be filed on or before October 18, 2004, and reply comments on or before November 2, 2004.

ADDRESSES:

Secretary, Federal Communications Commission, 445 Twelfth Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should serve the petitioner as follows: Linda A. Davidson, 2134 Oak Street, Unit C, Santa Monica, California 90405.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Helen McLean, Media Bureau, (202) 418-2738.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This is a synopsis of the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 04-327, adopted August 25, 2004, and released August 27, 2004. The full text of this Commission notice is available for inspection and copying during normal business hours in the FCC's Reference Information Center at Portals II, CY-A257, 445 Twelfth Street, SW., Washington, DC. This document may also be purchased from the Commission's duplicating contractors, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY-B402, Washington, DC 20554, telephone 1-800-378-3160 or http://www.BCPIWEB.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 Start Printed Page 54762consideration 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 Washington, is amended by adding Channel 285A Union Gap.

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Federal Communications Commission.

John A. Karousos,

Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. 04-20532 Filed 9-9-04; 8:45 am]

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