The FCC Media Bureau, in two Public Notices, has announced a filing window for 67 vacant FM allotments reserved for non-commercial use and a freeze for minor-change FM applications.

The FCC Media Bureau announced a filing window for applications for noncommercial educational FM new station construction permits. The window is available for the existing, vacant FM allotments on Channels 221 through 300 that have been reserved for NCE use (See Attachment A). The window will open on February 19, 2009, and close on February 26, 2009.

See the attached FCC Public Notices for more information. Note: The dates shown above reflect changes announced in a subsequent Public Notice, dated October 23, 2009, attached below as “Subsequent Public Notice” which supersedes dates shown in the initial public notices.


Initial Public Notice - FM Application Filing Freeze [112 KB PDF]
Initial Public Notice - Vacant NCE Allotment Filing Window [133 KB PDF]
Attachment A - List of Allotments [77 KB PDF]
Attachment A - List of Allotments (Excel Format) [66 KB]
Subsequent Public Notice [109 KB PDF]