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FCC Extends Low Power FM Filing Window

October 18, 2013 by admin  
Filed under FCC News

On Friday, October 18th, the Media Bureau announced that the deadline for filing Form 318 applications for new low power FM (LPFM) stations will be extended from October 29, 2013 until November 14, 2013, 6:00 p.m. EST.
The LPFM window is currently open and completed Form 318 applications may now be submitted.  The Bureau recognized that [...]

New Enid OK CP Granted

September 28, 2013 by admin  
Filed under FMEG News

On July 24, 2013, FMEG assisted Screen Door Broadcasting file an application for a new commercial station near Enid, OK.
The construction permit was issued on September 27, 2013.
Details:  http://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/app_det.pl?Application_id=1576633
Application:  https://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/forms/prod/cdbsmenu.hts?context=25&appn=101576633&formid=301&fac_num=191538

Texas Public Radio CP Saved

August 22, 2013 by admin  
Filed under FMEG News

In August, FMEG received a request to assist in saving a full-power commercial FM station construction permit with an expiration date in September.
FMEG analyzed potential tower sites and submitted a modification application so that the station could be built in time to preserve the CP.
The modified CP was issued on August 21, 2013.  Texas Public [...]

LPFM Window Opens October 15, 2013

June 18, 2013 by admin  
Filed under FCC News

On June 17, 2013, the FCC formally announced the dates for the next LPFM filing window.   The window will open on October 15, 2013, and close at 6:00 pm EDT on October 29, 2013.  The Commission must receive electronically filed applications no later than 6:00 PM EDT on October 29, 2013.
Why should you retain the [...]

McAlester Translator Modified

June 12, 2013 by admin  
Filed under FMEG News

On May 7, 2013, FMEG filed an application to modify FM Translator K298AR (McAlester, OK).  The modification will permit that facility to provide a more robust signal to that community and the surrounding area.
The application was granted on June 12, 2013.
Details:  http://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/app_det.pl?Application_id=1553113

Tulsa Translator Modified

June 12, 2013 by admin  
Filed under FMEG News

On May 1, 2013, FMEG filed an application to modify FM Translator K235BK (Tulsa, OK).  The modification will permit that facility to provide a more robust signal to the Tulsa community and the surrounding area on a new channel.
The application was granted on June 11, 2013.
Details:  http://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/app_det.pl?Application_id=1553259
Application:  https://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/forms/prod/cdbsmenu.hts?context=25&appn=101553259&formid=349&fac_num=142082

Settlement Period Opens for 2003 MX Translator Applications

May 21, 2013 by admin  
Filed under FCC News

On May 21, 2013, the Media Bureau announced a two-month period ending July 22 , 2013 for Auction 83 applicants with proposals that are mutually exclusive with other proposals.  Applicants may enter into settlement agreements or resolve the mutual exclusivities by means of engineering solutions.
More information is available here:  http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-13-1170A1.pdf

New Translator in Tahlequah OK

May 4, 2013 by admin  
Filed under FMEG News

On March 26, 2013, FMEG filed an long-form application for a new FM translator.  The long-form application relocated the proposed facility to Tahlequah, OK so that it could rebroadcast the local AM station.
The application was granted on May 3, 2013.
Details: http://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/app_det.pl?Application_id=1546786
Application:  https://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/forms/prod/cdbsmenu.hts?context=25&appn=101546786&formid=349&fac_num=156847

FMEG Helps Save Three CPs

April 12, 2013 by admin  
Filed under FMEG News

In mid-February, FMEG received a request to assist in saving three full-power commercial FM station construction permits with expiration dates in March.
FMEG identified new tower sites, designed facilities and submitted modification applications so that all three stations could be built in time to preserve the CPs.
All three applications were granted promptly and the stations were [...]

FCC Finalizes New LPFM and FM Translator Rules

December 5, 2012 by admin  
Filed under FCC News

On December 4, 2012, the FCC issued the Fifth Order on Reconsideration and Sixth Report and Order.
The Fifth Order on Reconsideration affirms with slight modifications and clarifications the comprehensive plan for licensing FM translators and LPFM stations adopted in the Fourth Report and Order.
The Sixth Report and Order makes a number of changes to promote [...]

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