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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; Lost Hills, Maricopa, and San Luis Obispo, CA

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Federal Communications Commission.


Proposed rule.


The first proposal, filed by GTM San Luis Obispo, licensee of Station KLRM(FM), San Luis Obispo, California, proposes the substitution of Channel 245B1 for Channel 246B1 at San Luis Obispo, California, reallotment of Channel 245B1 from San Luis Obispo to Lost Hills, California, as its second local service, and modification of the Station KLRM(FM) license. The second proposal, filed by 105 Mountain Air, Inc. requests the allotment of Channel 245A at Maricopa, California, as its second local service. Channel 245B1 can be reallotted to Lost Hills, California in conformity with the Commission's rules, provided there is a site restriction of 16.6 kilometers (10.3 miles) south at coordinates 35-28-00 NL and 119-41-00 WL. Alternatively, Channel 245A can be allotted to Maricopa, consistent with the minimum distance separation requirements of Section 73.207(b) of the Commission's rules, provided there is a site restriction of 2.9 kilometers (1.8 miles) southwest at coordinates 35-02-41 NL and 119-25-25 WL. In accordance with the provisions of Section 1.420(i) of the Commission's Rules, we shall not accept competing expressions of interest pertaining to the use of Channel 245B1 at Lost Hills.


Comments must be filed on or before April 25, 2005, and reply comments on or before May 10, 2005.


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: Lewis J. Paper, Esq., Andrew S. Kersting, Esq., Counsel, GTM San Luis Obispo, Dickstein, Shapiro, Morin & Oshinsky, LLP, 2101 L Street, NW., Washington, DC 20037-1526 and Robert Eurich, President, 105 Mountain Air, Inc., 7179 N. Van Ness, Fresno, California 93711.

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Rolanda F. Smith, Media Bureau, (202) 418-2180.

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This is a summary of the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 05-88, adopted March 2, 2005, and released March 4, 2005. The full text of this Commission decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business hours in the Commission's Reference Center, 445 Twelfth Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. The complete text of this decision may also be purchased from the Commission's duplicating contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY-B402, Start Printed Page 12833Washington, DC 20054, telephone 1-800-378-3160 or This document does not contain proposed information collection requirements subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. In addition, therefore, it does not contain any proposed information collection burden “for small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees,” pursuant to the Small Business Paperwork Relief Act of 2002, Public Law 107-198, see 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(4).

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 contact.

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

  • 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 Channel 245B1 at Lost Hills, by adding Channel 245A at Maricopa, and by removing Channel 246B1 at San Luis Obispo.

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Federal Communications Commission.

John A. Karousos,

Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. 05-5173 Filed 3-15-05; 8:45 am]