COMPARATIVE CONSIDERATION OF 76 GROUPS OF MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE APPLICATIONS FOR PERMITS TO CONSTRUCT NEW OR MODIFIED NONCOMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL FM STATIONS.

The Commission has before it for comparative consideration approximately 200 mutually exclusive applications for new or modified noncommercial educational (“NCE”) FM station construction permits. Each of these applications is cut off from the filing of new competing applications and is mutually exclusive with at least one other cut-off application. Continue reading “COMPARATIVE CONSIDERATION OF 76 GROUPS OF MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE APPLICATIONS FOR PERMITS TO CONSTRUCT NEW OR MODIFIED NONCOMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL FM STATIONS.”

SUSPENSION OF USE OF RECENTLY RECALCULATEDPRESUNRISE AND POSTSUNSET SERVICE AUTHORIZATIONS AND DIRECTIONS FORCONTINUED PRESUNRISE AND POSTSUNSET OPERATION DURING MARCH 2007 BY AMSTATIONS IN AREAS WITH DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME.

On March 1, 2007, the Media Bureau (the “Bureau”) released a Public Notice, necessitated by the enactment of the US Energy Policy Act of 2005, which increased the effective period for Daylight Saving Time (“DST”), commencing the period earlier and terminating it later than before. The Bureau announced that, with these changes in local time, it was revising its AM station Presunrise Service Authorizations (“PSRAs”) and Postsunset Service Authorizations (“PSSAs”). Continue reading “SUSPENSION OF USE OF RECENTLY RECALCULATEDPRESUNRISE AND POSTSUNSET SERVICE AUTHORIZATIONS AND DIRECTIONS FORCONTINUED PRESUNRISE AND POSTSUNSET OPERATION DURING MARCH 2007 BY AMSTATIONS IN AREAS WITH DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME.”

MEDIA BUREAU MODIFIES PRESUNRISE AND POSTSUNSET AUTHORIZATIONS FOR AM RADIO STATIONS.

As a result of the enactment of the US Energy Policy Act of 2005, Daylight Saving Time (“DST”) will begin on the second Sunday in March and end on the first Sunday in November. The earlier start date and later termination date for DST will impact all AM licensees operating pursuant to a Presunrise Service Authorization (“PSRA”) and/or a Postsunset Service Authorization (“PSSA”). This Public Notice provides guidance for affected licensees. Continue reading “MEDIA BUREAU MODIFIES PRESUNRISE AND POSTSUNSET AUTHORIZATIONS FOR AM RADIO STATIONS.”