[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 168 (Wednesday, August 29, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 52292-52293]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-21315]


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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

47 CFR Part 73

[MB Docket No. 12-225; RM-11668; DA 12-1316]


Radio Broadcasting Services; Greenup, IL

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: 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.

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DATES: Comments must be filed on or before October 1, 2012, and reply 
comments on or before October 16, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. 12-225 by 
any of the following methods:
    [ssquf] Federal Communications Commission's Web Site: http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/ecfs2/. Follow the instructions for submitting 
comments.
    [ssquf] 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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.

List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73

    Radio, Radio broadcasting.

Federal Communications Commission.
Nazifa Sawez,
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:

     Authority:  47 U.S.C. 154, 303, 334, 336 and 339.


Sec.  73.202  [Amended]

    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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