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.
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
Posted: August 2, 2017