[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 69 (Wednesday, April 10, 2013)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 21337]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-08282]



47 CFR Part 73

[MB Docket No. 13-316; RM-11693; DA 13-52]

Radio Broadcasting Services; Matagorda, TX

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.


SUMMARY: In this document the Commission requests comment on a petition 
filed by Tejas Broadcasting Ltd., LLP (``Petitioner''), licensee of FM 
Station KMJR, Channel 252C2, Odem, Texas. Petitioner proposes to amend 
the FM Table of Allotments by substituting Channel 291A for vacant 
Channel 252A, at Matagorda. The proposal is part of a contingently 
filed ``hybrid'' application and rule making petition. Channel 291A can 
be allotted at Matagorda, Texas, in compliance with the Commission's 
minimum distance separation requirements, at city reference coordinates 
of 28-41-25 NL and 95-58-02 WL, without site restriction. Concurrence 
by the Government of Mexico is required because Matagorda, Texas, is 
located within 320 kilometers (199 miles) of the U.S.-Mexican border. 
See Supplementary Information infra.

DATES: Comments must be filed on or before April 22, 2013, and reply 
comments must be filed on or before May 7, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by MB Docket No 13-52, 
by any of the following methods:
     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: Robert B. Jacobi, Esq., Cohn and Marks LLP, 1920 N Street NW., 
Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036.

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. 13-52, adopted February 
28, 2013, and released March 1, 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(c)(4).
    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 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 Texas, is 
amended by removing 252A and adding 291A at Matagorda.
[FR Doc. 2013-08282 Filed 4-9-13; 8:45 am]