[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 122 (Thursday, June 25, 1998)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 34619-34620]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-16925]



47 CFR Part 73

[MM Docket No. 98-87; RM-9278]

Radio Broadcasting Services; Kaycee, WY

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.


SUMMARY: The Commission requests comments on a petition filed by 
Mountain Tower Broadcasting proposing the allotment of Channel 222C1 at 
Kaycee, Wyoming, as the community's first local aural transmission 
service. Channel 222C1 can be allotted to Kaycee in compliance with the 
Commission's minimum distance separation requirements with a site 
restriction of 38.9 kilometers (24.2 miles) southwest to avoid short-
spacings to the licensed site of Station KLZY(FM), Channel 223C, 
Powell, Wyoming, and to the application site for Channel 222C at Rapid 
City, South Dakota. The coordinates for Channel 222C1 at Kaycee are 
North Latitude 43-27-55 and West Longitude 106-58-40.

DATES: Comments must be filed on or before August 3, 1998, and reply 
comments on or before August 18, 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: Victor 
A. Michael, Jr., President, Mountain Tower Broadcasting, 7901 
Stoneridge Drive, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009 (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. 98-87, adopted June 3, 
1998, and released June 12, 1998. The full text of this Commission 
decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business 
hours in the FCC 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, 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 47 CFR Part 73

    Radio broadcasting.

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Federal Communications Commission.
John A. Karousos,
Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media 
[FR Doc. 98-16925 Filed 6-24-98; 8:45 am]