Media Bureau Announces NCE FM New Station and Major Change Filing Procedures For October 12 – October 19, 2007 Window; Limited Application Filing Freeze to Commence on September 8, 2007

This Public Notice announces procedures and filing requirements that will apply to the first noncommercial educational (“NCE”) FM new station and major change filing window. As previously disclosed, the window will open on Friday, October 12, 2007, and close on Friday, October 19, 2007. The window is available for FM reserved band (channels 201 – 220) proposals. In conjunction with this window, the Commission will not accept reserved band minor change applications or non-reserved band adjacent channel (channels 221 – 223) applications after 11:59 p.m., September 7, 2007. The freeze will continue in effect until the close of the window.

Supplemental Auction 84 filing window for a 1700 kHz Expanded Band AM station to serve Rockland County, New York.

The filing window will open on October 1, 2007, and close on October 5, 2007.In connection with this window, the MB also announces that it will dismiss AM expanded band minor change construction permit applications filed between October 1, 2007, and October 5, 2007. Continue reading “Supplemental Auction 84 filing window for a 1700 kHz Expanded Band AM station to serve Rockland County, New York.”

AM Directional Antenna Performance Reply Comment Deadline Extended until September 7th, 2007

Following the comment period, the AM Directional Antenna Performance Verification Coalition (“Coalition”) requested extension of the reply comment deadline “in order to afford the Coalition adequate time to complete its review of the comprehensive comments filed in response to the Public Notice, respond to the issues raised in those comments, and coordinate with the members of the Coalition.”The request submits that the extension would not disadvantage any party, and would serve the public interest. The deadline for reply comments to September 7, 2007.