This document requests comments on a petition for rulemaking filed by Word Power, Inc., proposing to allot Channel 230A at Greenup, Illinois, and reserve it for noncommercial educational use. A staff engineering analysis indicates that Channel *230A can be allotted to Greenup consistent with the minimum distance separation requirements of the Rules, with a site restriction 4.6 kilometers (2.9 miles) southwest of the community. The reference coordinates are 39-12-38 NL and 88-11-15 WL.
Comments must be filed on or before October 1, 2012, and reply comments on or before October 16, 2012.
You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. 12-225 by any of the following methods:
Federal Communications Commission's Web Site: http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/ecfs2/. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
People with Disabilities: Contact the FCC to request reasonable accommodations (accessible format documents, sign language interpreters, CART, etc.) by email: FCC504@fcc.gov or phone: 202-418-0530 or TTY: 202-418-0432.
In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should serve the petitioner as follows: Mark N. Lipp, Esq., Counsel for Word Power, Inc., Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K St. NW., Washington, DC 20006. For detailed instructions for submitting comments and additional information on the rulemaking process, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Rolanda F. Smith, Media Bureau, (202) 418-2700.
This is a synopsis of the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 12-225, adopted August 9, 2012, and released August 10, 2012. 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 duplicating contractors, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., 445 12th Street SW., Room CY-B402, Washington, DC 20554, telephone 1-800-378-3160 or via email 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 Rulemaking 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.
Federal Communications Commission.
Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau.
For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Federal Communications Commission proposes to amend 47 CFR part 73 as follows:
PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES
1. The authority citation for part 73 continues to read as follows:
2. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Illinois, is amended by adding Channel *230A at Greenup.
[FR Doc. 2012-21315 Filed 8-28-12; 8:45 am]
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