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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; High Point and Liberty, NC

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AGENCY:

Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION:

Proposed rule.

SUMMARY:

The Audio Division requests comment on a petition filed by Capstar TX Limited Partnership to reallot, downgrade, and modify its liceense for Station WVBZ(FM) from Channel 262C at High Point, North Carolina, to Chanel 262C0 at Liberty, North Carolina, as a first local service. Pursuant to Section 1.420(i) of the Commission's Rules, we shall not accept competing expressions of interest pertaining to the use of Channel 262C0 at Liberty. Channel 262C0 can be allotted to Liberty with a site restriction of 17.6 kilometers northeast at reference coordinates of 35-58-57 and 79-27-29.

DATES:

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

ADDRESSES:

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: Marissa G. Repp, Esq., Tarah S. Grant, Esq., Hogan & Hartson LLP, 555 Thirteenth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20004-1109 (Counsel for Capstar TX Limited Partnership).

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Andrew J. Rhodes, Media Bureau, (202) 418-2180.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This is a summary of the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 05-115, adopted March 16, 2005, and released March 18, 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, Washington, DC 20054, 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).

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

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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 North Carolina, is amended by adding Liberty, Channel 262C0, and by removing Channel 262C at High Point.

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Federal Communications Commission.

John A. Karousos,

Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. 05-6565 Filed 4-5-05; 8:45 am]

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