Radio Broadcasting Services; Black Rock, Cave City and Cherokee Village, AR, and Thayer, MO, 15047-15048 [05-5855]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 56 / Thursday, March 24, 2005 / Proposed Rules 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, Radio broadcasting. For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Federal Communications Commission proposes to amend 47 CFR Part 73 as follows: PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES 1. The authority citation for part 73 continues to read as follows: Authority: 47 U.S.C. 154, 303, 334 and 336. § 73.202 [Amended] 2. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Texas, is amended by adding Milano, Channel 274A. 3. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Wyoming, is amended by adding Channel 298A at Wheatland. Federal Communications Commission. John A. Karousos, Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau. [FR Doc. 05–5850 Filed 3–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 47 CFR Part 73 [DA 05–650; MB Docket No. 05–99; RM– 11180] Radio Broadcasting Services; Lake Charles, LA and Sour Lake, TX Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document requests comments on a petition for rule making filed by Cumulus Licensing LLC (‘‘Petitioner’’), licensee of Station KYKZ(FM), Channel 241C1, Lake Charles, Louisiana. Petitioner requests that the Commission reallot Channel 241C1 from Lake Charles, Louisiana to Sour Lake, Texas. The coordinates for Channel 241C1 at Sour Lake, Texas are 30–04–42 NL and 93–54–35 WL, with a site restriction of 48.8 kilometers (30.3 miles) east of Sour Lake. VerDate jul<14>2003 16:27 Mar 23, 2005 Jkt 205001 Comments must be filed on or before May 5, 2005, and reply comments on or before May 20, 2005. ADDRESSES: Secretary, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Room TW–A325, Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should serve Petitioner’s counsel, as follows: Mark N. Lipp, Esq. and Scott Woodworth, Esq., Vinson & Elkins L.L.P., 1455 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20004–1008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: R. Barthen Gorman, Media Bureau, (202) 418–2180. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a synopsis of the Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 05–99, adopted March 9, 2005 and released March 14, 2005. The full text of this Commission decision is available for inspection and copying during regular business hours in the FCC’s Reference Information Center at Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., CY–A257, Washington, DC 20554. This document may also be purchased from the Commission’s duplicating contractors, 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). 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. DATES: List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 Radio, Radio broadcasting. For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Federal Communications PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 15047 Commission proposes to amend 47 CFR Part 73 as follows: PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES 1. The authority citation for Part 73 continues to read as follows: Authority: 47 U.S.C. 154, 303, 334, and 336. § 73.202 [Amended] 2. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Louisiana, is amended by removing Channel 241C1 at Lake Charles. 3. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Texas, is amended by adding Sour Lake, Channel 241C1. Federal Communications Commission. John A. Karousos, Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau. [FR Doc. 05–5852 Filed 3–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION. 47 CFR Part 73 [DA 05–662; MB Docket No. 05–104; RM– 10837, RM–10838] Radio Broadcasting Services; Black Rock, Cave City and Cherokee Village, AR, and Thayer, MO Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document requests comments on two conflicting petitions for rulemaking. The first petition was jointly filed by KFCM, Inc. and Bragg Broadcasting, Inc., proposing the substitution of Channel 252C2 for Channel 252C3 at Cherokee Village, Arkansas, the reallotment of Channel 252C2 from Cherokee Village to Black Rock, Arkansas, and the modification of Station KFCM(FM)’s license accordingly; and the reallotment of Channel 222C2 from Thayer, Missouri to Cherokee Village, Arkansas, and the modification of Station KSAR(FM)’s license accordingly (RM–10837). The second petition was filed by Charles Crawford proposing the allotment of Channel 254A at Cave City, Arkansas, as the community’s first local commercial FM transmission service. To accommodate the allotment, Crawford also proposes the reclassification of Station KURB(FM) at Little Rock, Arkansas from 253C to 253C0, pursuant to the Commission’s reclassification procedures (RM–10838). Channel 252C2 E:\FR\FM\24MRP1.SGM 24MRP1 15048 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 56 / Thursday, March 24, 2005 / Proposed Rules can be reallotted to Black Rock in compliance with the Commission’s minimum distance separation requirements with a site restriction of 5.0 kilometers (3.1 miles) southwest at joint petitioners’ requested site. The coordinates for Channel 252C2 at Black Rock are 36–05–25 North Latitude and 91–08–55 West Longitude. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, infra. DATES: Comments must be filed on or before May 5, 2005, and reply comments on or before May 20, 2005. Any counterproposal filed in this proceeding need only protect Station KURB(FM), Little Rock, Arkansas, as a Class C0 allotment. ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, 445 Twelfth Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should serve the following: Jason Roberts, Esq., Irwin, Campbell & Tennenwald, P.C., 1730 Rhode Island Ave., NW., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036–3101 (Counsel for KFCM, Inc. and Bragg Broadcasting, Inc.); and Charles Crawford, 4553 Bordeaux Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75205 (Petitioner). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon P. McDonald, Media Bureau, (202) 418–2180. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a synopsis of the Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 05–104, adopted March 9, 2005, and released March 14, 2005. 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. This document may also be purchased from the Commission’s duplicating contractors, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY–B402, Washington, DC 20054, 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 (PRA), 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). Additionally, Channel 222C2 can be reallotted to Cherokee Village at Station KSAR(FM)’s presently licensed site. The coordinates for Channel 222C2 at Cherokee Village are 36–21–58 North Latitude and 91–28–35 West Longitude. VerDate jul<14>2003 16:27 Mar 23, 2005 Jkt 205001 Moreover, Channel 254A can be allotted to Cave City with a site restriction of 1.0 kilometers (0.6 miles) southwest to avoid a short-spacing to the licensed site of Station WJZN(FM), Channel 255C1, Munford, Tennessee. The coordinates for Channel 254A at Cave City are 35– 56–11 North Latitude and 91–33–27 West Longitude. Channel 253C0 can be reclassified at Little Rock at Station KURB(FM)’s presently licensed site. The coordinates for Channel 253C0 at Little Rock are 34–47–56 North Latitude and 92–29–44 West Longitude. Pursuant to Section 1.420(i) of the Commission’s Rules, we will not accept competing expressions of interest for the use of Channel 252C2 at Black Rock, Arkansas, or the use of Channel 222C2 at Cherokee Village, Arkansas, or require the joint petitioners to demonstrate the existence of an equivalent class channel for use of other interested parties. 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. For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Federal Communications Commission proposes to amend 47 CFR Part 73 as follows: PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES 1. The authority citation for Part 73 continues to read as follows: Authority: 47 U.S.C. 154, 303, 334 and 336. § 73.202 [Amended] 2. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Arkansas, is amended by removing Cherokee Village, Channel 252A and adding Black Rock, Channel 253C2; by adding Cave City, Channel 254A; and by removing Channel 253C and adding Channel 253C0 at Little Rock. 3. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Missouri, is amended by removing Channel 222C2 at Thayer. PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Federal Communications Commission. John A. Karousos, Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau. [FR Doc. 05–5855 Filed 3–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 47 CFR Part 76 [MB Docket No. 05–89; FCC 05–49] Implementation of Section 207 of the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004, Reciprocal Bargaining Obligations Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In this document, the Commission seeks comment on the implementation of Section 207 of the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004 (‘‘SHVERA’’). Section 207 extends section 325(b)(3)(C) of the Communications Act until 2010 and amends that section to impose good faith retransmission consent bargaining obligations on multichannel video programming distributors (‘‘MVPDs’’). The Commission tentatively concludes that it should amend its existing good faith retransmission consent bargaining rules to apply equally to both broadcasters and MVPDs. The Commission also seeks comment on appropriate good faith retransmission consent negotiating standards for out-ofmarket significantly viewed television broadcast stations. DATES: Comments for this proceeding are due on or before April 25, 2005; reply comments are due on or before May 9, 2005. Written comments on the proposed information collection requirements contained in the NPRM must be submitted by the public, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and other interested parties on or before May 23, 2005. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by [docket number and/or rulemaking number], by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Federal Communications Commission’s Web site: http:// www.fcc.gov/cgb/ecfs/. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • People with Disabilities: Contact the FCC to request reasonable accommodations (accessible format E:\FR\FM\24MRP1.SGM 24MRP1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 56 (Thursday, March 24, 2005)]
[Proposed Rules]
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[FR Doc No: 05-5855]


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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION.

47 CFR Part 73

[DA 05-662; MB Docket No. 05-104; RM-10837, RM-10838]


Radio Broadcasting Services; Black Rock, Cave City and Cherokee 
Village, AR, and Thayer, MO

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: This document requests comments on two conflicting petitions 
for rulemaking. The first petition was jointly filed by KFCM, Inc. and 
Bragg Broadcasting, Inc., proposing the substitution of Channel 252C2 
for Channel 252C3 at Cherokee Village, Arkansas, the reallotment of 
Channel 252C2 from Cherokee Village to Black Rock, Arkansas, and the 
modification of Station KFCM(FM)'s license accordingly; and the 
reallotment of Channel 222C2 from Thayer, Missouri to Cherokee Village, 
Arkansas, and the modification of Station KSAR(FM)'s license 
accordingly (RM-10837). The second petition was filed by Charles 
Crawford proposing the allotment of Channel 254A at Cave City, 
Arkansas, as the community's first local commercial FM transmission 
service. To accommodate the allotment, Crawford also proposes the 
reclassification of Station KURB(FM) at Little Rock, Arkansas from 253C 
to 253C0, pursuant to the Commission's reclassification procedures (RM-
10838). Channel 252C2

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can be reallotted to Black Rock in compliance with the Commission's 
minimum distance separation requirements with a site restriction of 5.0 
kilometers (3.1 miles) southwest at joint petitioners' requested site. 
The coordinates for Channel 252C2 at Black Rock are 36-05-25 North 
Latitude and 91-08-55 West Longitude. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, 
infra.

DATES: Comments must be filed on or before May 5, 2005, and reply 
comments on or before May 20, 2005. Any counterproposal filed in this 
proceeding need only protect Station KURB(FM), Little Rock, Arkansas, 
as a Class C0 allotment.

ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, 445 Twelfth Street, SW., 
Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, 
interested parties should serve the following: Jason Roberts, Esq., 
Irwin, Campbell & Tennenwald, P.C., 1730 Rhode Island Ave., NW., Suite 
200, Washington, DC 20036-3101 (Counsel for KFCM, Inc. and Bragg 
Broadcasting, Inc.); and Charles Crawford, 4553 Bordeaux Avenue, 
Dallas, Texas 75205 (Petitioner).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon P. McDonald, Media Bureau, 
(202) 418-2180.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a synopsis of the Commission's 
Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 05-104, adopted March 9, 
2005, and released March 14, 2005. 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. This document may also be 
purchased from the Commission's duplicating contractors, Best Copy and 
Printing, Inc., Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY-B402, 
Washington, DC 20054, 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 
(PRA), 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).
    Additionally, Channel 222C2 can be reallotted to Cherokee Village 
at Station KSAR(FM)'s presently licensed site. The coordinates for 
Channel 222C2 at Cherokee Village are 36-21-58 North Latitude and 91-
28-35 West Longitude. Moreover, Channel 254A can be allotted to Cave 
City with a site restriction of 1.0 kilometers (0.6 miles) southwest to 
avoid a short-spacing to the licensed site of Station WJZN(FM), Channel 
255C1, Munford, Tennessee. The coordinates for Channel 254A at Cave 
City are 35-56-11 North Latitude and 91-33-27 West Longitude. Channel 
253C0 can be reclassified at Little Rock at Station KURB(FM)'s 
presently licensed site. The coordinates for Channel 253C0 at Little 
Rock are 34-47-56 North Latitude and 92-29-44 West Longitude. Pursuant 
to Section 1.420(i) of the Commission's Rules, we will not accept 
competing expressions of interest for the use of Channel 252C2 at Black 
Rock, Arkansas, or the use of Channel 222C2 at Cherokee Village, 
Arkansas, or require the joint petitioners to demonstrate the existence 
of an equivalent class channel for use of other interested parties.
    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.

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

PART 73--RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES

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

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


Sec.  73.202  [Amended]

    2. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Arkansas, is 
amended by removing Cherokee Village, Channel 252A and adding Black 
Rock, Channel 253C2; by adding Cave City, Channel 254A; and by removing 
Channel 253C and adding Channel 253C0 at Little Rock.
    3. Section 73.202(b), the Table of FM Allotments under Missouri, is 
amended by removing Channel 222C2 at Thayer.

Federal Communications Commission.
John A. Karousos,
Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau.
[FR Doc. 05-5855 Filed 3-23-05; 8:45 am]
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