[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 83 (Wednesday, April 30, 1997)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 23426-23427]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-11132]



47 CFR Part 73

[MM Docket No. 97-125, RM-9058]

Radio Broadcasting Services; Payson, AZ

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.


SUMMARY: This document requests comments on a petition for rule making 
filed by Steven D. Bingham, seeking the allotment of Channel 257A to 
Payson, Arizona, as that community's third local FM transmission 
service. Coordinates used for this proposal are 34-13-54 and 111-20-12. 
Payson, Arizona, is located within 320 kilometers (199 miles) of the

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Mexico border, and therefore, the Commission must obtain the 
concurrence of the Mexican government in this proposal.

DATES: Comments must be filed on or before June 16, 1997, and reply 
comments on or before July 1, 1997.

ADDRESSES: Secretary, Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC 
20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties 
should serve the petitioner, as follows: Steven D. Bingham, 500 West 
Sherwood Dr., Payson, AZ 85541.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Joyner, Mass Media Bureau, (202) 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a synopsis of the Commission's 
Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MM Docket No. 97-125, adopted April 16, 
1997, and released April 25, 1997. The full text of this Commission 
decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business 
hours in the FCC'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 Service, 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 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 broadcasting.

Federal Communications Commission.
John A. Karousos,
Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media 
[FR Doc. 97-11132 Filed 4-29-97; 8:45 am]