[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 211 (Friday, October 31, 1997)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 58937]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-28888]


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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

47 CFR Part 73

[MM Docket No. 97-221, RM-9181]


Radio Broadcasting Services; Satellite Beach, FL

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: This document requests comments on a petition filed by 
Satellite Beach Community Broadcasters proposing the allotment of 
Channel 253A at Satellite Beach, Florida, as that community's first 
local FM broadcast service. The channel can be allotted to Satellite 
Beach without a site restriction at coordinates 28-10-24 and 80-36-12.

DATES: Comments must be filed on or before December 15, 1997, and reply 
comments on or before December 30, 1997.

ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC 20554. In 
addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should 
serve the petitioner's counsel, as follows: Richard J. Hayes, Jr., 
13809 Black Meadow Road, Spotsylvania, Virginia 22553.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a summary of the Commission's Notice 
of Proposed Rule Making, MM Docket No. 97-221, adopted October 15, 
1997, and released October 24, 1997. The full text of this Commission 
decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business 
hours in the Commission'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 contractors, International 
Transcription Services, Inc., 1231 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 
20036, (202) 857-3800, facsimile (202) 857-3805.
    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 contact.
    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 
Bureau.
[FR Doc. 97-28888 Filed 10-30-97; 8:45 am]
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