[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 35 (Thursday, February 21, 2013)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 12010-12011]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-03943]



47 CFR Part 73

[MB Docket No. 13-23; RM-11690; DA 13-95]

Radio Broadcasting Services; Pearsall, Texas

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.


SUMMARY: In this document the Commission requests comment on a petition 
filed by Wendolyn Tellez (``Petitioner''), licensee of FM Station KSAG, 
Channel 277A, Pearsall, Texas. Petitioner proposes to amend the FM 
Table of Allotments by substituting Channel 277A for vacant Channel 
227A, at Pearsall. The proposal is part of a contingently filed 
``hybrid'' application and rule making petition. Channel 277A can be 
allotted at Pearsall, Texas, in compliance with the Commission's 
minimum distance separation requirements 28-56-40 NL and 99-11-44 WL, 
at a site 11.4 km (7.1 miles) northwest of Pearsall. Concurrence by the 
Government of Mexico is required because Pearsall, Texas, is located 
within 320 kilometers (199 miles) of the U.S.-Mexican border. See 

DATES: Comments must be filed on or before March 18, 2013 and reply 
comments must be filed on or before April 2, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by MB Docket No 13-33, 
by any of the following methods:

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     Federal Communications Commission's Web site: http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/ecfs2/. Follow the instructions for submitting 
     People with disabilities: Contact the FCC to request 
reasonable accommodations (accessible format documents, sign language 
interpreters, CART, etc.) by email: FCC504@fcc.gov or phone: 202-418-
0530 or TTY: 202-418-0432.
    For detailed instructions for submitting comments and additional 
information of the rulemaking process, see the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION sections of this document. In addition to filing comments 
with the FCC, interested parties should serve counsel for petitioner as 
follows: Dan J. Alpert, Esq., Law Offices of Dan J. Alpert, 2120 21st 
Road N., Arlington, Virginia 22201.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah A. Dupont, Media Bureau (202) 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a synopsis of the Commission's 
Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 13-23, adopted January 
24, 2013, and released January 25, 2013. The full text of this 
Commission decision is available for inspection and copying during 
normal business hours in the FCC Reference Information Center (Room CY-
A257), 445 12th Street SW., Washington, DC 20554. The complete text of 
this decision may also be purchased from the Commission's copy 
contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., 445 12th Street SW., Room CY-
B402, Washington, DC, 20554, (800) 378-3160, or via the company's Web 
site, 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 
    The 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, Radio broadcasting.

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

     Media Bureau.For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the 
Federal Communications Commission proposes to amend 47 CFR part 73 as 


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 Texas, is 
amended by deleting 227A and adding 277A at Pearsall.

[FR Doc. 2013-03943 Filed 2-20-13; 8:45 am]