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Proposed Rule

Radio Broadcasting Services; Markham, TX

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AGENCY:

Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION:

Proposed rule.

SUMMARY:

This document requests comments on a petition for rulemaking filed by Katherine Pyeatt, requesting the allotment of Channel 235A at Markham, Texas, as the community's second local aural transmission service. Channel 235A can be allotted at Markham, Texas, with a site restriction of 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) south at coordinates 28-51-18 NL and 96-02-06 WL .

DATES:

Comments must be filed on or before October 1, 2007, and reply comments on or before October 16, 2007.

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: Katherine Pyeatt, 3500 Maple Avenue, #1320, Dallas, Texas 75219; Gene Bechtel, Esq., Suite 600, 1050 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20036 (Petitioner's counsel).

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Victoria McCauley, 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. 07-163, adopted August 8, 2007, and released August 10, 2007. The full text of this Commission decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business hours in the FCC's Reference Information Center at Portals II, CY-A257, 445 Twelfth Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. This document may also be purchased from the Commission's copy contractor, 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. Start Printed Page 46950

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 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, 336.

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2. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Texas is amended by adding Channel 235A at Markham.

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Federal Communications Commission.

John A. Karousos,

Assistant Chief, Audio Division Media Bureau.

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[FR Doc. E7-16566 Filed 8-21-07; 8:45 am]

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