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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; Bokchito and Clayton, OK

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Federal Communications Commission.


Proposed rule.


This document requests comments on a petition for rule making filed by Charles Crawford (“Petitioner”) proposing the allotment of Channel 241A at Bokchito, Oklahoma, as a first local service. The proposed coordinates for Channel 241A at Bokchito are 33-55-00 NL and 96-06-00 WL with a site restriction of 11.8 km (7.4 miles) south of town reference. To accommodate the proposed allotment at Bokchito, Petitioner proposes to substitute Channel 263A for vacant Channel 241A at Clayton, Oklahoma. The proposed coordinates for Channel 263A at Clayton are 34-32-48 NL and 95-29-46 WL with a site restriction of 14 km (8.7 miles) west of town reference.


Comments must be filed on or before July 16, 2007, and reply comments on or before July 31, 2007.


Federal Communications Commission, 445 Twelfth Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should serve the Petitioner and her counsel, as follows: Charles Crawford, 4553 Bordeaux Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75205 and Gene A. Bechtel, Esquire, Law Office of Gene Bechtel, 1050 17th Street, NW., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036.

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Helen McLean, Media Bureau, (202) 418-2738.

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This is a summary of the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 07-107, adopted May 23, 2007, and released May 25, 2007. The full text of this Commission decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business hours in the Commission's Reference Information Center, 445 Twelfth Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. This document may also be purchased from the Commission's duplicating contractors, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY-B402, Washington, DC 20554, 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).

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 of 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 Section 1.1204(b) for rules governing permissible ex parte contact.

For information regarding proper filing procedures for comments, see 47 CFR Sections 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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1. The authority citation for part 73 continues to read as follows:

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Authority: 47 U.S.C. 154, 303, 334, 336.

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2. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Oklahoma, is amended by removing Channel 241A and by adding Channel 263A at Clayton and by adding Bokchito, Channel 241A.

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Federal Communications Commission.

John A. Karousos,

Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. 07-2901 Filed 6-12-07; 8:45 am]