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Eastern Oklahoma State College Gets 2 New Stations

November 21, 2012 by admin  
Filed under FMEG News

Eastern Oklahoma State College contacted FMEG in the fall of 2012 and requested assistance in filing applications for two new stations it had won in an FCC’s auction.
FMEG also determined that the Red Oak Station could be upgraded from Class A to Class C3.
Construction permits for both stations were issued on November 19 and 20, [...]

New Station for Texas Public Radio

October 25, 2012 by admin  
Filed under FMEG News

On October 10, 2012, FMEG submitted an application on behalf of Texas Public Radio to modify the construction permit for new station of KTPR (Snyder, TX).
The Media Bureau granted that application on October 24, 2012.
Texas Public Radio (TPR) operates public radio stations broadcasting to the San Antonio metropolitan area and West Central Hill Country.
Details: http://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/app_det.pl?Application_id=1520723

Allotment and Assignment Rules and Procedures Modified

October 13, 2012 by admin  
Filed under FCC News

On October 12, 2012, the FCC issued and Order that clarifies certain aspects of the new policies for evaluating mutually exclusive proposals for radio service, as well as for considering applications to change a station’s community of license, under Section 307(b) of the Communications Act.
More information is posted here:  http://transition.fcc.gov/fcc-bin/audio/FCC-12-127A1.pdf

New Tribal Priority Process Takes Effect July 2, 2012

March 31, 2012 by admin  
Filed under FCC News

In January, the FCC released the Third Report and Order (3rd R&O) in the Rural Radio proceeding. That decision created a short-cut available to Native American Tribes seeking new commercial FM stations primarily serving Tribal Lands.
The revised versions of Section 73.3573 and Form 301 adopted in the 3rd R&O have received OMB’s seal of Paperwork Reduction [...]

WJMF Power Increase Approved

March 21, 2012 by admin  
Filed under FMEG News

On March 20, 2012, FMEG submitted an application on behalf of Bryant University to increase to coverage area of WJMF (Smithfield, RI).  The new parameters allow Bryant to provide service to an estimated additional 85,000 persons.
The Media Bureau granted that application on April 27, 2012.
Details:  http://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/app_det.pl?Application_id=1485311

New LPFM and FM Translator Rules Released

March 20, 2012 by admin  
Filed under FCC News

On March 19, 2012 the FCC released an Order that modifies rules to implement certain provisions of the Local Community Radio Act of 2010.  The new rules eliminate its third-adjacent LPFM channel spacing requirements and to maintain the spacing requirements currently in place to protect radio reading services.
The Commission is also seeking comment on proposed [...]

Native American Tribes Receive First Opportunity to Obtain Certain Commercial FM Stations

January 24, 2012 by admin  
Filed under FCC News

In late 2011, The Federal Communications Commission created a short-cut for Tribes seeking to obtain new commercial FM stations to serve Tribal Lands.  http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2011/db1229/FCC-11-190A1.pdf The new approach is designed to assure Tribal applicants the first opportunity to apply for such stations, free from competition from non-Tribal applicants.
After a Tribal Allotment – i.e., a channel allotted [...]

WJEE Constructed and Licensed

December 17, 2011 by admin  
Filed under FMEG News

On December 16, 2011, the Federal Communications Commission granted a license to Denny and Marge Hazen Ministries for WJDD (Carrollton, OH).
The new station serves Stark and Tuscarawas counties is Ohio.  It also serves a portion of Canton, Ohio.
The facility is the member of the Faith Ministry Radio Network.
Details:  http://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/app_det.pl?Application_id=1478064
CP Details:  http://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/app_det.pl?Application_id=1214184

WJMF Upgraded to HD

September 15, 2011 by admin  
Filed under FMEG News

During August of 2011, FMEG upgraded Bryant University’s WJMF to a digital facility.
The analog channel and WJMF-HD1 now feature classical music programming produced in association with WGBH in Boston.
WJMF-HD2 features programming created by students at Bryant University.
http://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/app_det.pl?Application_id=1442309

WJDD Constructed and Licensed

June 18, 2011 by admin  
Filed under FMEG News

On June 17, 2011, the Federal Communications Commission granted a license to Denny and Marge Hazen Ministries for WJDD (Carrollton, OH).
The new station serves Carroll, Stark, and Tuscarawas counties is Ohio.
The facility is the flagship station for the Faith Ministry Radio Network.
Details:  http://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/app_det.pl?Application_id=1430784
CP Details:  http://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/pubacc/prod/app_det.pl?Application_id=1230506

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