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Released: March 1, 2013
Federal Communications Commission

DA 13-315

Before the

Federal Communications Commission

Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of
)
)
Amendment of Section 73.202(b),
) MB Docket No. 12-352
Table of Allotments,
) RM-11686
FM Broadcast Stations.
)
(Dove Creek, Colorado)
)

REPORT AND ORDER

(Proceeding Terminated)

Adopted: February 28, 2013


Released: March 1, 2013

By the Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau:
1. The Audio Division has before it: (1) a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (“Notice”) issued in
response to a Petition for Rule Making (“Petition”) filed by Cochise Media Licenses, LLC
(“Petitioner”);1 and (2) supporting comments filed by the Petitioner. For the reasons discussed below, we
grant the Petition.
2.

Background.

The Notice proposes to amend the FM Table of Allotments, Section 73.202(b) of
the Commission’s rules, by allotting FM Channel 229C3 at Dove Creek, Colorado, as the community’s
first local service. Petitioner filed comments supporting the allotment change proposed in the Notice.
No other comments were received.
3.

Discussion.

We believe that the proposed allotment will serve the public interest, because it
would provide a first local service to Dove Creek, Colorado. FM Channel 229C3 can be allotted at Dove
Creek, Colorado. The proposed allotment complies with the Commission’s spacing requirements at
reference coordinates 37-48-05 NL and 108-59-33 WL.
4. The Commission will send a copy of this Report and Order in a report to Congress and the
Government Accountability Office pursuant to the Congressional Review Act.2
5. Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED, That effective April 15, 2013, the FM Table of Allotments, 47
C.F.R. Section 73.202(b), IS AMENDED as follows:
Community
Channel Number
Dove Creek, Colorado
229C3
6. The window period for filing applications for FM Channel 229C3 at Dove Creek, Colorado, will
not be opened at this time. Instead, the issue of opening a filing window for this allotment will be
addressed by the Commission in a subsequent order.


1 Dove Creek, Colorado, Notice of Proposed Rule Making, DA 12-2002 (rel. Dec. 11, 2012) (“Notice”).
2 See 5 U.S.C. § 801 (a)(1)(A).

Federal Communications Commission

DA 13-315

7. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, that this proceeding IS TERMINATED.
8. For further information concerning this proceeding, contact Deborah Dupont, Media Bureau,
(202) 418-7072.
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
Nazifa Sawez
Assistant Chief
Audio Division
Media Bureau
2

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