Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information 202 / 418-0500
445 12th St., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
Released: October 18, 2013
MEDIA BUREAU EXTENDS LOW POWER FM FILING WINDOW;
SECOND LPFM WEBINAR RESCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 24, 2013
By this Public Notice, the Media Bureau (Bureau) announces that the deadline for filing Form
318 applications for new low power FM (LPFM) stations will be extended from October 29, 2013 until
November 14, 2013, 6:00 p.m. EST. Additionally, the Bureau has rescheduled the second LPFM webinar
for October 24, 2013.
The LPFM window is currently open and completed Form 318 applications may now be
submitted. The Bureau recognizes that potential applicants had no ability to access Commission
information and tools or to discuss filing issues with staff during the recent government shutdown. The
expanded window period is designed to ensure that all applicants have sufficient time to complete and
timely file applications.
Additionally, the second LPFM webinar will be held Thursday, October 24, 2013, from 1:00 p.m.
to 2:30 p.m. EDT. The session primarily will be a question and answer period where potential applicants
can ask Media Bureau staff their specific questions on areas such as the LPFM Channel Finder, creating a
CDBS account, completing Form 318, and any other issues related to the LPFM window and the filing
The webinar will be broadcast live over the Internet at http://www.fcc.gov/live
and will be
archived for future reference. Participants can submit questions by email prior to or during the webinar to email@example.com
or by Twitter using the hashtag, #LPFMquestions. The Bureau will respond to as many
questions as possible during the session. Open captioning will be provided.
Additional information on the LPFM service and LPFM station licensing procedures may be
found at: http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/low-power-fm-broadcast-radio-stations-lpfm
For additional information, contact:
Assistance with FRN numbers and passwords: FRN Help Desk 1-(877) 480-3201, Option 4
Electronic filing assistance: Konrad Herling or David Trout, (202) 418-2662
Legal inquiries: Tom Hutton or Parul P. Desai, (202) 418-2700
Engineering inquiries: James Bradshaw or Gary Loehrs, (202) 418-2700
Press inquiries: Janice Wise, (202) 418-8165