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Released: May 2, 2014
Federal Communications Commission

DA 14-603

Before the

Federal Communications Commission

Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of
)
)
Amendment of Section 73.202(b),
) MB Docket No. 13-102
Table of Allotments,
) RM-11696
FM Broadcast Stations.
)
(Moran, Texas)
)

REPORT AND ORDER

(Proceeding Terminated)

Adopted: April 30, 2014


Released: May 2, 2014

By the Assistant Chief, Audio Division, Media Bureau:
1. The Audio Division has before it: (1) a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (“Notice”)1
issued in response to a Petition for Rule Making (“Petition”) filed by Katherine Pyeatt
(“Petitioner”);2 and (2) supporting comments filed by the Petitioner. For the reasons discussed
below, we grant the Petition, and we allot FM Channel 281A at Moran, Texas.
2.

Background.

The Notice proposes to amend the FM Table of Allotments, Section
73.202(b) of the Commission’s rules,3 by allotting FM Channel 281A at Moran, Texas, as a 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 of Channel 281A at Moran will
serve the public interest, because it will provide a first local service to that community.
4. The window period for filing an application for Channel 281A at Moran, Texas, 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 or orders.
5. The Commission will send a copy of this Report and Order in a report to be sent to
Congress and the Government Accountability Office pursuant to the Congressional Review Act.4
6.

Ordering Clauses.

Accordingly, pursuant to the authority found in 47 U.S.C.
Sections 154(i), 155(c), 303(g) and (r), and 307(b), and 47 C.F.R. Sections 0.61, 0.204(b),


1 Moran, Texas, Notice of Proposed Rule Making, 28 FCC Rcd 5526 (MB 2013).
2 Petitioner also submitted a Form 301 application for Channel 281A at Moran. File No. BNPH-
20130312ABB. See Revision of Procedures Governing Amendments to FM Table of Allotments and
Changes of Community of License in the Radio Broadcast Services,
Report and Order, 21 FCC Rcd 14212
(2006).
3 47 C.F.R. § 73.202(b).
4 See 5 U.S.C. § 801 (a)(1)(A).

Federal Communications Commission

DA 14-603

and 0.283, IT IS ORDERED, That effective June 16, 2014, the FM Table of Allotments, 47
C.F.R. Section 73.202(b), IS AMENDED as follows:
Community
Channel Number
Moran, Texas
281A

Reference Coordinates:

32-25-00 NL and 99-08-00 WL.
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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