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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; Lake Charles, LA and Sour Lake, TX

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AGENCY:

Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION:

Proposed rule.

SUMMARY:

This document requests comments on a petition for rule making filed by Cumulus Licensing LLC (“Petitioner”), licensee of Station KYKZ(FM), Channel 241C1, Lake Charles, Louisiana. Petitioner requests that the Commission reallot Channel 241C1 from Lake Charles, Louisiana to Sour Lake, Texas. The coordinates for Channel 241C1 at Sour Lake, Texas are 30-04-42 NL and 93-54-35 WL, with a site restriction of 48.8 kilometers (30.3 miles) east of Sour Lake.

DATES:

Comments must be filed on or before May 5, 2005, and reply comments on or before May 20, 2005.

ADDRESSES:

Secretary, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Room TW-A325, Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should serve Petitioner's counsel, as follows: Mark N. Lipp, Esq. and Scott Woodworth, Esq., Vinson & Elkins L.L.P., 1455 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20004-1008.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

R. Barthen Gorman, 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. 05-99, adopted March 9, 2005 and released March 14, 2005. The full text of this Commission decision is available for inspection and copying during regular business hours in the FCC's Reference Information Center at Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., CY-A257, Washington, DC 20554. This document may also be purchased from the Commission's duplicating contractors, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY-B402, Washington, DC 20554, telephone 1-800-378-3160 or http://www.BCPIWEB.com. 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).

The 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.

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 Louisiana, is amended by removing Channel 241C1 at Lake Charles.

3. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Texas, is amended by adding Sour Lake, Channel 241C1.

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Federal Communications Commission.

John A. Karousos,

Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. 05-5852 Filed 3-23-05; 8:45 am]

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