Incentive Auction Task Force and Media Bureau announce the opening of the first priority filing window for eligible full power Class A television stations from August 9 through September 8, 2017

Upon conclusion of the incentive auction (Auction 1000) , the Commission initiated a transition period during which the facilities of broadcast television stations that received new channel assignments in the post-incentive auction repacking process will be reauthorized and relicensed. As directed by the Commission, this transition period includes a first priority filing window available to certain eligible full power and Class A television stations.  This Public Notice announces that the first priority filing window will open on Wednesday, August 9 , 2017, and close at 11:59 pm EDT on Friday, September 8 , 2017. Procedures and requirements for the first priority filing window have been described in detail previously and are summarized herein.


Public Notice [140 KB PDF]