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Television Broadcasting Services; Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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AGENCY:

Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

The Commission grants a petition for rulemaking filed by KGAN Licensee, LLC (“KGAN Licensee”), the licensee of KGAN (TV), channel 51, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. KGAN Licensee requests the substitution of channel 29 for channel 51 at Cedar Rapids, explaining that the channel substitution will serve the public interest by removing any potential interference with a wireless licensee in the Lower 700 MHz A Block located adjacent to channel 51 at Cedar Rapids. The substitution of channel 29 for channel 51 at Cedar Rapids, Iowa is found to serve the public interest.

DATES:

This rule is effective October 24, 2013.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Joyce L. Bernstein, Joyce.Bernstein@fcc.gov, Media Bureau, (202) 418-1647.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This is a synopsis of the Commission's Report and Order, MB Docket No. 13-182, adopted September 11, 2013, and released September 12, 2013. The full text of this document is available for public inspection and copying during normal business hours in the FCC's Reference Information Center at Portals II, CY-A257, 445 12th Street SW., Washington, DC 20554. This document will also be available via ECFS (http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/​ecfs/​). This document may be purchased from the Commission's duplicating contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., 445 12th Street SW., Room CY-B402, Washington, DC 20554, telephone 1-800-478-3160 or via the company's Web site, http://www.bcpiweb.com. To request materials in accessible formats for people with disabilities (braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), send an email to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).

This document does not contain information collection requirements subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. In addition, therefore, it does not contain any 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.

The Commission will send a copy of this Report and Order in a report to be sent to Congress and the Government Accountability Office pursuant to the Congressional review Act, see 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(1)(A).

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List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73

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Federal Communications Commission.

Barbara A. Kreisman,

Chief, Video Division, Media Bureau.

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Final Rule

For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Federal Communications Commission amends 47 CFR part 73 as follows:

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PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES

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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, and 339.

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2. Section 73.622(i), the Post-Transition Table of DTV Allotments under Iowa is amended by removing channel 51 and adding channel 29 at Cedar Rapids.

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[FR Doc. 2013-23253 Filed 9-23-13; 8:45 am]

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