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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; Abilene and Burlingame, KS

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AGENCY:

Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION:

Proposed rule.

SUMMARY:

The Audio Division seeks comment on a petition filed by MCC Radio, LLC, licensee of Station KSAJ (FM), Channel 253C1, Abilene, Kansas, proposing the reallotment of Channel 253C1 from Abilene to Burlingame, Kansas, as its first local service and modification of the Station KSAJ (FM) license accordingly. Channel 253C1 can be allotted to Burlingame in conformity with the Commission's rules, provided there is a site restriction of 17.7 kilometers (11 miles) northwest at coordinates 38-52-29 NL and 95-58-05 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 253C1 at Burlingame.

DATES:

Comments must be filed on or before May 10, 2005, and reply comments on or before May 25, 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: James R. Bayes, Esq., Todd M. Stansbury, Esq., Krista L. Witanowski, Esq., Counsel, MCC Radio, LLC, Wiley, Rein & Fielding LLP, 1776 K Street, NW., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Rolanda F. Smith, 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. 05-133, adopted March 21, 2005, and released March 23, 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 Kansas, is amended by removing Abilene, Channel 253C1 and by adding Burlingame, Channel 253C1.

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Federal Communications Commission.

John A. Karousos,

Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. 05-7078 Filed 4-12-05; 8:45 am]

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