[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 193 (Wednesday, October 6, 1999)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 54269]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-25972]



47 CFR Part 73

[DA 99-2024, MM Docket No. 99-296, RM-9661]

Digital Television Broadcast Service; Klamath Falls, OR

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Proposed rule.


SUMMARY: The Commission requests comments on a petition filed by 
California Oregon Broadcasting, Inc., licensee of station KOTI-TV, NTSC 
Channel 2, Klamath Falls, Oregon, requesting the substitution of DTV 
Channel 13 for its assigned DTV Channel 40. DTV Channel 13 can be 
substituted for DTV Channel 40 in compliance with the principle 
community coverage requirements of Section 73.625(a) at reference 
coordinates 42-05-48 N. and 121-37-57 W. DTV Channel 13 can be allotted 
to Klamath Falls with a power of 45.3 (kW) and a height above average 
terrain (HAAT) of 671 meters.

DATES: Comments must be filed on or before November 26, 1999, and reply 
comments on or before December 13, 1999.

ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW, 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: Marnie K. Sarver, Kathleen A. Kirby, Attorneys, 
Wiley, Rein & Fielding, 1776 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006 
(Counsel for California Oregon Broadcasting, Inc.).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pam Blumenthal, Mass Media Bureau, 
(202) 418-1600.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a synopsis of the Commission's 
Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MM Docket No. 99-296, adopted September 
30, 1999, and released October 4, 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, 
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.

Federal Communications Commission.
Barbara A. Kreisman,
Chief, Video Services Division, Mass Media Bureau.
[FR Doc. 99-25972 Filed 10-5-99; 8:45 am]