[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 100 (Tuesday, May 25, 1999)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 28132]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-13170]



47 CFR Part 73

[MM Docket No. 99-159, RM-9616]

Radio Broadcasting Services; Paxton, NE

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.


SUMMARY: The Commission requests comments on a petition filed by 
Mountain West Broadcasting to allot Channel 228C1 to Paxton, NE, as the 
community's first local aural service. Channel 228C1 can be allotted to 
Paxton in compliance with the Commission's minimum distance separation 
requirements without the imposition of a site restriction, at 
coordinates 41-06-48 NL; 101-21-12 WL.

DATES: Comments must be filed on or before July 6, 1999, and reply 
comments on or before July 21, 1999.

ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, S.W., 
Room TW-A325, 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 
West Broadcasting, 6807 Foxglove Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82009 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leslie K. Shapiro, Mass Media Bureau, 
(202) 418-2180.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a synopsis of the Commission's 
Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MM Docket No. 99-159, adopted May 5, 
1999, and released May 14, 1999. The full text of this Commission 
decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business 
hours in the FCC Reference Center, 445 12th Street, SW, NW., 
Washington, DC. The complete text of this decision may also be 
purchased from the Commission's copy contractor, International 
Transcription Services, 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.

Federal Communications Commission.
John A. Karousos,
Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media 
[FR Doc. 99-13170 Filed 5-24-99; 8:45 am]