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FCC proposes streamlined FM translator interference complaint and remediation procedures

Update: Comment Date: July 6, 2018 Reply Comment Date: August 6, 2018 The FCC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to streamline FM translator interference complaint and remediation procedures. FM translator stations simultaneously rebroadcast the signal of a primary AM or FM station or another FM translator signal on a different frequency. As secondary … Continue reading “FCC proposes streamlined FM translator interference complaint and remediation procedures”

19 bidders qualified to bid in Auction 99

The FCC identifies 19 applicants found to be qualified to bid in the upcoming auction of up to 12 new cross-service FM translator construction permits (Auction 99). Bidding in Auction 99 is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. See Public Notice for further information.

FCC Opens Docket Regarding Rules For Posting Of Station Licenses

The Media Bureau opens MB Docket No. 18-121, which is captioned “Amendment of Parts 0, 1, 5, 73, and 74 of the Commission’s Rules Regarding Posting of Station Licenses and Related Information.” Ex Parte Rules. Presentations are subject to “permit-but-disclose”ex parte rules. See 47 C.F.R. §§ 1.1206, 1.1200(a). Persons making ex parte presentations must file … Continue reading “FCC Opens Docket Regarding Rules For Posting Of Station Licenses”

Media Bureau Opens Docket Regarding Commission’s Rules For FM Translator Interference

The Media Bureau opens MB Docket No. 18-119, which is captioned “Amendment of Part 74 of the Commission’s Rules Regarding FM Translator Interference.” Ex Parte Rules. Presentations are subject to “permit-but-disclose” ex parte rules. See §§ 47 C.F.R. 1.1206, 1.1200(a). Persons making ex parte presentations must file a copy of any written presentation or a memorandum … Continue reading “Media Bureau Opens Docket Regarding Commission’s Rules For FM Translator Interference”

Temporary Freeze On Satellite Earth & Fixed Microwave Station Applications

TEMPORARY FREEZE ON APPLICATIONS FOR NEW OR MODIFIED FIXED SATELLITE SERVICE EARTH STATIONS AND FIXED MICROWAVE STATIONS IN THE 3.7-4.2 GHz BAND. 90-DAY WINDOW TO FILE APPLICATIONS FOR EARTH STATIONS CURRENTLY OPERATING IN 3.7-4.2 GHz BAND The FCC announced a temporary freeze effective on April 19, 2018, on the filing of new or modification applications … Continue reading “Temporary Freeze On Satellite Earth & Fixed Microwave Station Applications”