FCC Announces Filing Dates for Translator Modification Application Windows for AM Stations

The Media Bureau (Bureau) opened two FM translator modification application windows for AM stations to modify and/or relocate FM translator stations. 

First window for Class C and D AM Licensees opens on January 29, 2016, and closes at 11:59 pm EDT on July 28, 2016.

Second window for AM Licensees of any class opens on July 29, 2016, and close at 5:59 pm EDT on October 31, 2016.

The Modification Windows will provide AM licensees or permittees seeking to rebroadcast on an FM translator an opportunity to acquire and relocate one authorized non-reserved band (channels 221-300) FM translator station up to 250 miles. Modification applications for translators currently authorized to operate in the reserved band (channels 201-220) will not be accepted.


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