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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 [...]