65 FR 58 pgs. 15886-15887 - Radio Broadcasting Services; Charleroi and Duquesne, PA

Type: PRORULEVolume: 65Number: 58Pages: 15886 - 15887
Docket number: [DA 00-544; MM Docket No. 00-42, RM-9826]
FR document: [FR Doc. 00-7259 Filed 3-23-00; 8:45 am]
Agency: Federal Communications Commission
Official PDF Version:  PDF Version

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

47 CFR Part 73

[DA 00-544; MM Docket No. 00-42, RM-9826]

Radio Broadcasting Services; Charleroi and Duquesne, PA

AGENCY:

Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION:

Proposed rule.

SUMMARY:

The Commission requests comments on a petition filed by Keymarket Licenses, LLC, proposing the reallotment of Channel 252A from Charleroi to Duquesne, Pennsylvania, and the modification of Station WOGI-FM's license accordingly. Channel 252A can be reallotted to Duquesne in compliance with the Commission's minimum distance separation requirements with a site restriction of 3.1 kilometers (1.9 miles) east at petitioner's requested site. The coordinates for Channel 252A at Duquesne are 40-21-52 North Latitude and 79-48-49 West Longitude. Since Duquesne is located within 320 kilometers (200 miles) of the U.S.-Canadian border, concurrence of the Canadian government has been requested. In accordance with Section 1.420(i) of the Commission's Rules, we will not accept competing expressions of interest for the use of Channel 252A at Duquesne, Pennsylvania.

DATES:

Comments must be filed on or before May 3, 2000, reply comments on or before May 18, 2000.

ADDRESSES:

Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should serve the petitioner, or its counsel or consultant, as follows: Allan G. Moskowitz, Esq., Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays Handler, LLP, 901 15th Street, NW., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005 (Counsel for Petitioner).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Sharon P. McDonald, Mass Media Bureau, (202) 418-2180.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This is a synopsis of the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MM Docket No. 00-42, adopted March 1, 2000, and released March 10, 2000. 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. The complete text of this decision may also be purchased from the Commission's copy contractor, International Transcription Service, Inc., (202) 857-3800,1231 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20036.

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 CFR Part 73

Radio broadcasting.

Federal Communications Commission.John A. Karousos,

Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau.

[FR Doc. 00-7259 Filed 3-23-00; 8:45 am]

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