International Bureau announces 90-day extension of filing window, to October 17, 2018, to file applications for Earth stations currently operating in 3.7-4.2 GHz band.
The FCC considers amending Part 73 of the Commission’s rules to create an intermediate class of FM broadcast stations in Zone II between Class A and Class C3, to be designated Class C4.
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”
The FCC launched a proceeding to consider eliminating various rules that require the maintenance and posting of broadcast licenses and related information in specific locations.
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.
The Media Bureau and Incentive Auction Task Force announced a 90-day period ending July 30, 2018, for the full power and Class A broadcast station applicants listed in Appendix A to resolve their mutual exclusivity by proposing a technical solution or settlement. See Public Notice and Appendix A for full details.
The FCC established GN Docket No. 18-122,“Expanding Flexible Use of the 3.7 GHz to 4.2 GHz Band.” The FCC is encouraging parties that submit filings related to the potential for more intensive use of the 3.7-4.2 GHz Band to submit those filings in this docket.
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”
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 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”