[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 10 (Tuesday, January 17, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 2242]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-715]



47 CFR Part 73

[MB Docket No. 11-206; RM-11634; DA 11-2062]

Radio Broadcasting Services; Pike Road, AL

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.


SUMMARY: This document requests comments on a petition for rule making 
filed by Alatron Corporation, Inc., proposing the allotment of Channel 
228A at Pike Road, Alabama, as its second local service. A staff 
engineering analysis indicates that Channel 228A can be allotted to 
Pike Road consistent with the minimum distance separation requirements 
of the Rules with a site restriction 4.8 kilometers (3 miles) south of 
the community. The reference coordinates are 32-14-29 NL and 86-06-40 

DATES: Comments must be filed on or before February 20, 2012, and reply 
comments on or before March 6, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Secretary, Federal Communications Commission, 445 Twelfth 
Street SW., Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with 
the FCC, interested parties should serve the petitioner as follows: 
Robert E. Williams, President, Alatron Corporation, Inc., P.O. Box 110, 
Clanton, Alabama 35046.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rolanda F. Smith, Media Bureau, (202) 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a synopsis of the Commission's 
Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 11-206, adopted December 
22, 2011, and released December 23, 2011. 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 Twelfth Street SW., Washington, DC 20554. This 
document may also be purchased from the Commission's duplicating 
contractors, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., 445 12th Street SW., Room 
CY-B402, Washington, DC 20554, telephone 1-(800) 378-3160 or via email 
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. 
    Provisions of the Regulatory Flexibility Act of l980 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


Federal Communications Commission.
Nazifa Sawez,
Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau.

Proposed Rule

    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, and 339.

Sec.  73.202  [Amended]

    2. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Alabama, is 
amended by adding Pike Road, Channel No. 228A.

[FR Doc. 2012-715 Filed 1-13-12; 8:45 am]