[Federal Register Volume 65, Number 58 (Friday, March 24, 2000)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 15886-15887]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 00-7259]


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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

47 CFR Part 73

[DA 00-544; MM Docket No. 00-42, RM-9826]


Radio Broadcasting Services; Charleroi and Duquesne, PA

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: The Commission requests comments on a petition filed by 
Keymarket Licenses, LLC, proposing the reallotment of Channel 252A from 
Charleroi to Duquesne, Pennsylvania, and the modification of Station 
WOGI-FM's license accordingly. Channel 252A can be reallotted to 
Duquesne in compliance with the Commission's minimum distance 
separation requirements with a site restriction of 3.1 kilometers (1.9 
miles) east at petitioner's requested site. The coordinates for Channel 
252A at Duquesne are 40-21-52 North Latitude and 79-48-49 West 
Longitude. Since Duquesne is located within 320 kilometers (200 miles) 
of the U.S.-Canadian border, concurrence of the Canadian government has 
been requested. In accordance with Section 1.420(i) of the Commission's 
Rules, we will not accept competing expressions of interest for the use 
of Channel 252A at Duquesne, Pennsylvania.

DATES: Comments must be filed on or before May 3, 2000, reply comments 
on or before May 18, 2000.

ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC 20554. In 
addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should 
serve the petitioner, or its counsel or consultant, as follows: Allan 
G. Moskowitz, Esq., Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler, LLP, 901 
15th Street, NW., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005 (Counsel for 
Petitioner).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon P. McDonald, Mass Media Bureau, 
(202) 418-2180.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a synopsis of the Commission's 
Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MM Docket No. 00-42, adopted March 1, 
2000, and released March 10, 2000. The full text of this Commission 
decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business 
hours in the FCC Reference Information Center (Room CY-A257), 445 12th 
Street, SW., Washington, DC. The complete text of this decision may 
also be purchased from the Commission's copy contractor, International 
Transcription Service, Inc., (202) 857-3800, 1231 20th Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20036.
    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

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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.

List of Subjects in CFR Part 73

    Radio broadcasting.

    Federal Communications Commission.
John A. Karousos,
Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media 
Bureau.
[FR Doc. 00-7259 Filed 3-23-00; 8:45 am]
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