Federal Communications Commission

Policies To Promote Rural Radio Service and To Streamline Allotment and Assignment Procedures; Petition for Reconsideration of Action of Rulemaking Proceeding

December 21, 2011 - 76 FR 79112 - RIN: - Download Full Notice: Text | PDF

In this document, Petitions for Reconsideration (Petitions) have been filed in the Commission's Rulemaking proceeding concerning new procedures for evaluating mutually exclusive proposals for radio service, as well as for applications to change a station's community of license. The Commission adopted these procedural changes to promote the initiation and retention of radio service in and to smaller communities and rural areas.

Agency Contact: Peter Doyle or Thomas Nessinger, Media Bureau, (202) 418-2700.

This rule is final.

Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed by January 5, 2012. Replies to an opposition must be filed January 17, 2012.

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