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Class A Television

On April 4, 2000 the FCC established a Class A television service to implement the Community Broadcasters Protection Act of 1999, which was signed into law November 29, 1999.  The Commission issued an erratum clarifying that the effective date of its Class A television rules is June 9, 2000.

8/22/11
General Freeze on the Filing and Processing of Applications for Channel 51 Effective Immediately and Sixty (60) Day Amendment Window for Pending Channel 51 Low Power Television, TV Translator and Class A Applications.
Report & Order: Word | Acrobat

8/11/11
Amendment of Parts 73 and 74 of the Commission's Rules to Establish Rules for Digital Low Power Television, Television Translator, and Television Booster Stations and to Amend Rules for Digital Class A Television Stations.
Report & Order: Word | Acrobat

7/15/11
Rules for Digital LPTV, TV Translator, and Class A Television Stations.
Report & Order: Word | Acrobat

4/13/01
Establishment of a Class A Television Service, MM Docket No. 00-10.
MO&O: Word 97 | Acrobat

4/4/00
Establishment of a Class A Television Service, MM Docket No. 00-10.
Report & Order: Word 97 | Acrobat
Erratum (5/19/00): Word 97 | Text

1/13/00
Establishment of a Class A Television Service.
Order and NPRM: Word 97 | Text


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