[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 2 (Monday, January 5, 1998)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 193-194]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-034]



47 CFR Part 73

[MM Docket No. 97-244, RM-9200]

Radio Broadcasting Services; Kerrville, TX

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.


SUMMARY: The Commission requests comments on a petition filed by The 
Stronghold Foundation, Inc., requesting the allotment of Channel 291A 
to Kerrville, TX, as the community's third local FM station. Channel 
291A can be allotted to Kerrville in compliance with the Commission's 
minimum distance separation requirements without the imposition of a 
site restriction. The coordinates for Channel 291A at Kerrville are 30-
02-48 NL and 99-08-24 WL. Since Kerrville is located within 320 
kilometers (199 miles) of the U.S.-Mexican border, concurrence of the 
Mexican government has been requested.

DATES: Comments must be filed on or before February 9, 1998, and reply 
comments on or before February 24, 1998.

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: 
Bradford D. Carey, Hardy and Carey, L.L.P., 111 Veterans Boulevard, 
Suite 255, Metairie, Louisiana, 70005 (Counsel for petitioner).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pam Blumenthal, Mass Media Bureau, 
(202) 418-2180.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a synopsis of the Commission's 
Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MM Docket No. 97-244, adopted December 
10, 1997, and released December 19, 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 contractor, ITS, 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

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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. 98-034 Filed 1-2-98; 8:45 am]