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[Federal Register: January 3, 1994]


47 CFR Part 73

[MM Docket No. 93-308, RM-8383]


Radio Broadcasting Services; Butte, Montana

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.


SUMMARY: This document requests comments on a petition filed by The 
Montana College of Mineral Sciences and Technology, proposing the 
substitution of Channel 295A for Channel *218A at Butte, Montana, 
reservation of the Channel for noncommercial educational use and 
modification of the license for Station KMSM-FM, to specify operation 
on Channel *295A. The coordinates for Channel *295A are 46-00-43 and 
112-33-23. We shall propose to modify the license for Station KMSM-FM 
in accordance with the Commission's Rules and will not accept competing 
expressions of interest for the use of the channel or require 
petitioner to demonstrate the availability of an additional equivalent 
class channel for use by such parties.

DATES: Comments must be filed on or before February 18, 1994, and reply 
comments on or before March 4, 1994.

ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC 20554. In 
addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should 
serve the petitioner's counsel, as follows: Neal J. Friedman, Pepper & 
Corazzini, 200 Montgomery Building, 1776 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 

Kathleen Scheuerle, Mass Media Bureau, (202) 634-6530.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a summary of the Commission's Notice 
of Proposed Rule Making, MM Docket No. 93-308, adopted December 8, 
1993, and released December 28, 1993. The full text of this Commission 
decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business 
hours in the Commission's Reference Center (room 239), 1919 M Street, 
NW., Washington, DC. The complete text of this decision may also be 
purchased from the Commission's copy contractors, International 
Transcription Services, Inc., 2100 M Street, NW., suite 140, 
Washington, DC 20037, (202) 857-3800.
    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 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 broadcasting.

Federal Communications Commission.
John A. Karousos,
Acting Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media 
[FR Doc. 93-32038 Filed 12-30-93; 8:45 am]