[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 53 (Monday, March 18, 1996)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 10976-10977]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-6310]



47 CFR Part 73

[MM Docket No. 96-36; RM-8766]

Radio Broadcasting Services; Franklin, LA

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.


SUMMARY: The Commission requests comments on a petition by South 
Louisiana Broadcasters requesting the allotment of Channel 295C3 to 
Franklin, Louisiana, as the community's second local FM service. 
Channel 295C3 can be allotted to Franklin in compliance with the 
Commission's minimum distance separation requirements without the 
imposition of a site restriction. The coordinates for Channel 295C3 at 
Franklin are 29-47-42 and 91-30-12.

DATES: Comments must be filed on or before May 2, 1996, and reply 
comments on or before May 17, 1996.

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: J. Boyd 
Ingram, President, South Louisiana Broadcasters, P.O. Box

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73, Batesville, Mississippi 38606 (Petitioner).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pam Blumenthal, Mass Media Bureau, 
(202) 418-2180.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a synopsis of the Commission's 
Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MM Docket No. 96-36, adopted February 
26, 1996, and released March 11, 1996. The full text of this Commission 
decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business 
hours in the FCC's Reference Center (Room 239), 1919 M Street, NW., 
Washington, DC. The complete text of this decision may also be 
purchased from the Commission's copy contractor, ITS, Inc., (202) 857-
3800, 2100 M Street, NW., Suite 140, Washington, DC 20037.
    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.

List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73

    Radio broadcasting.

Federal Communications Commission.
John A. Karousos,
Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media 
[FR Doc. 96-6310 Filed 3-15-96; 8:45 am]