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 effective date of the Class A television rules was June 9, 2000.

You can find individual Class A television stations using the TV Query.
 

List All Class A Television documents in MB Docket 03-185

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
Order, DA 11-1375: [ PDF | Word ].

7/15/11
Rules for Digital LPTV, TV Translator, and Class A Television Stations.
Report & Order, FCC 11-110: [ PDF | Word ]

4/13/01
Establishment of a Class A Television Service, MM Docket No. 00-10. MO&O, FCC 01-123: [ PDF | Word ]

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

1/13/00
Establishment of a Class A Television Service. Order and NPRM, FCC 00-16: [ PDF | Word ].


For more information, visit the Policy Division website, or call (202) 418-2120.

For more information on Television broadcasting, please visit the Video Division page.

FCC > Media Bureau > Video Division, (202) 418-1600.

 

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Updated: 
Thursday, December 10, 2015