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Radio Broadcasting Services; Killen, AL and Loretto, TN

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Federal Communications Commission.


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This document sets forth a proposal to amend the FM Table of Allotments, Section 73.202(b) of the Commission's rules, 47 CFR 73.202(b). The Audio Division requests comment on a petition filed by Pulaski Broadcasting, Inc., pursuant to Section 1.420(i) of the Commission's rules, 47 CFR 1.420(i). Petitioner proposes to change the community of license for Station WKSR-FM from Killen, Alabama, to Loretto, Tennessee, and to change the FM Table of Allotments by deleting Channel 252C3 at Killen, Alabama, and by adding Channel 252C3 at Loretto, Tennessee, as the community's first local aural broadcast service. The proposed coordinates for Channel 252C3 at Loretto, Tennessee, are 35-00-47 NL and 87-34-06 WL. The allotment will require a site restriction of 13.8 km (8.5 miles) southwest of Loretto. Petitioner previously had proposed a change of community from Pulaski, Tennessee, to Killen, Alabama. Although that proposal was approved, Petitioner is not yet serving Killen, Alabama. Comment is sought on whether to allow a second change of community before the first change of community is effectuated.


Comments must be filed on or before May 9, 2005, and reply comments on or before May 24, 2005.


Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should serve counsel for the petitioner as follows: Robert S. Stone, Esq., McCampbell & Young, PC, 2021 First Tennessee Plaza, Knoxville, Tennessee 37929.

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Deborah A. Dupont, Media Bureau (202) 418-7072.

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This is a synopsis of the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 05-124; adopted March 16, 2005, and released March 18, 2005. The full text of this Commission document 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, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY-B402, Washington, DC, 20554, (800) 378-3160, or via the company's Web site, 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 Start Printed Page 17046than 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

  • 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 Alabama, is amended by removing Killen, Channel 252C3.

3. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Tennessee, is amended by adding Loretto, Channel 252C3.

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Federal Communications Commission.

John A. Karousos,

Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. 05-6571 Filed 4-1-05; 8:45 am]