[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 185 (Monday, September 24, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 58800-58801]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-21859]


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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

47 CFR Part 73

[MB Docket No. 12-235; RM-11670, DA 12-1398]


Radio Broadcasting Services; Knox City, TX

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: This document proposes to amend the FM Table of Allotments. 
The Commission requests comment on a petition filed by Big Cat 
Broadcasting, LLC, proposing to amend the Table of Allotments by 
substituting Channel 277A for vacant Channel 291A, at Knox City, Texas. 
The proposal is part of a contingently filed ``hybrid'' application and 
rule making petition. Channel 277A can be allotted at Knox City, Texas, 
in compliance with the Commission's minimum distance separation 
requirements at a site with reference coordinates of 33-33-08 North 
Latitude and 99-49-38 West Longitude. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
infra.

DATES: The deadline for filing comments is October 15, 2012. Reply 
comments must be filed on or before October 30, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by MB Docket No. 12-235 
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 counsel for petitioner as follows: A. Wray Fitch, III, Esq., 
Gammon & Grange, P.C., 8280 Greensboro Drive, 7th Floor, McLean, 
Virginia 22102-3807.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah A. Dupont, Media Bureau (202) 
418-7072.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a synopsis of the Commission's 
Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 12-235, adopted August 
23, 2012, and released August 24, 2012. 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 20554. The complete text of 
this decision may also be purchased from the Commission's copy 
contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., 445 12th Street SW., Room CY-
B402, Washington, DC 20554, (800) 378-3160, or via the company's Web 
site, 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).
    The 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 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.

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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 Texas, is 
amended by removing 291A and adding 277A at Knox City.

[FR Doc. 2012-21859 Filed 9-21-12; 8:45 am]
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