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Television Broadcasting Services; Mount Vernon, Illinois

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AGENCY:

Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

In this document, the Commission issued in response to a petition for rulemaking filed by WPXS, Inc. (“WPXS”), the licensee of WPXS(TV), channel 21, Mount Vernon, Illinois, requesting the substitution of channel 11 for channel 21 at Mount Vernon. WPXS filed comments reaffirming its interest in the proposed channel substitution and states that it will apply for the channel if allotted, Start Printed Page 67356and promptly construct if authorized. Substituting channel 11 for channel 21 will further the Commission's goal of clearing UHF spectrum for new uses and allow WPXS to provide improved service to viewers, which serves the public interest.

DATES:

This rule is effective December 15, 2014.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Joyce 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. 143-139, adopted October 30, 2014, and released October 31, 2014. 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

  • Television
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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 Illinois is amended by removing channel 21 and adding channel 11 at Mount Vernon.

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[FR Doc. 2014-26796 Filed 11-12-14; 8:45 am]

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