[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 124 (Tuesday, June 29, 1999)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 34754-34755]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-16430]


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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

47 CFR Part 73

[MM Docket No. 99-218, RM-9637]


Radio Broadcasting Services; Alberton, MT

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: This document requests comments on a petition filed by the 
Battani Corporation proposing the allotment of Channel 288C2 at 
Alberton, Montana, as the community's first local service. The channel 
can be allotted to Alberton with a site restriction 21.7 kilometers 
(13.5 miles) west of the community at coordinates 47-01-45 NL and 114-
45-20 WL. Canadian concurrence will be requested for the allotment of 
Channel 288C2 at Alberton.

DATES: Comments must be filed on or before August 9, 1999, and reply 
comments on or before August 24, 1999.

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: Robert Lewis Thompson, 
Taylor Thiemann & Aitken, L.C., 908 King Street, Suite 300, Alexandria, 
VA 22314.


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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. 99-218, adopted June 9, 1999, 
and released June 24, 1999. The full text of this Commission decision 
is available for inspection and copying during normal business hours in 
the Commission's Reference Center, 445 Twelfth Street, SW, 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. 99-16430 Filed 6-28-99; 8:45 am]
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