[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 153 (Thursday, August 7, 2008)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 45928-45929]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-18212]



47 CFR Part 73

[DA 08-1713; MB Docket No. 08-85; RM-11427]

Radio Broadcasting Services; Ehrenberg and First Mesa, AZ; 
Needles, CA

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.


SUMMARY: This document requests comments on a petition for rulemaking 
filed by Michael Cusinato, proposing to allot Channel 287B1 at Needles, 
California, as a fourth local service. To accommodate the proposed 
Needles allotment, Petitioner also requests the substitution of Channel 
228C2 for vacant Channel 286C2 at Ehrenberg, Arizona, and the 
substitution of Channel 286C2 for Channel 287C2 at Wickenburg, Arizona, 
and modification of the Station KHOV-FM license accordingly at its 
license site. An Order to Show Cause is directed to Univision Radio 
License Corporation, licensee of Station KHOV-FM to show cause why its 
license should not be modified to specify operation on Channel 286C2. 
To accommodate the Wickenburg substitution, Petition proposes to 
substitute Channel 246C2 for Channel 286C2 at Kachina Village, Arizona, 
and modify the license for Station KFLX(FM) accordingly, at its license 
site. An Order to Show Cause is directed to Grenax Broadcasting II LLC, 
licensee of Station KFLX(FM) to show cause why its license should not 
be modified to Channel 246C2. Finally, to accommodate the substitution 
at Kachina Village, Petitioner proposes the substitution of Channel 
281C for vacant Channel 281C at First Mesa, Arizona.

DATES: Comments must be filed on or before September 15, 2008, and 
reply comments on or before September 30, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., 
Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, 
interested parties should serve the petitioner as follows: Michael 
Cusinato, 705 Peridot Ct., Castle Rock, Colorado 80108.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Victoria McCauley, Media Bureau, (202) 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a synopsis of the Commission's 
Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 08-85, adopted July 23, 
2008, and released July 25, 2008. 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 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. This document may also be 
purchased from the Commission's copy contractor, Best Copy and 
Printing, Inc., Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY-B402, 
Washington, DC 20554, telephone 1-800-378-3160 or http://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 
    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.

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    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.

    For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Federal 
Communications Commission proposes to amend 47 CFR part 73 as follows:


    1. The authority citation for part 73 continues to read as follows:

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

Sec.  73.202  [Amended]

    2. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Arizona is 
amended by removing Channel 286C2 and by adding Channel 228C2 at 
Ehrenberg, and by removing Channel 247C and by adding Channel 281C at 
First Mesa.
    3. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under California 
is amended by adding Needles, Channel 287B1.

Federal Communications Commission.
John A. Karousos,
Assistant Chief, Audio Division Media Bureau.
[FR Doc. E8-18212 Filed 8-6-08; 8:45 am]