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

10/5/18
FCC Proposes Revised Interference Protection for Class A AM Stations
FNPRM, FCC-18-139: [ PDF | Word ].

3/23/18
Channel Sharing by Full Power and Class A Stations Outside the Broadcast Television Spectrum Incentive Auction Context
Compliance Guide, DA-18-288: [ PDF | Word ].

10/18/17
International Communications Network, Inc., Application for Class A Television License for Low Power Television Station KSDY-LD, San Diego, CA
MO&O, FCC-17-131: [ PDF | Word ].

8/25/15
Media Bureau Reminds Class A Television Stations Of September 1, 2015 Digital Transition Date
Public Notice, DA-15-957: [ PDF | Word ].

4/5/13
Media Bureau Announces Limitations on the Filing and Processing of Full Power and Class A Television Station Modification Applications, Effective Immediately, and Reminds Stations of Spectrum Act Preservation Mandate
Public Notice, DA-13-618: [ PDF | Word ].

11/9/12
Order Upholding Class A Ineligibility for WTHC-LP
MO&O, FCC-12-135: [ PDF | Word ].

3/26/12
Digital Low Power Television, Television Translator, and Television Booster Stations and to Amend Rules for Digital Class A Television Stations
Compliance Guide, DA-12-472: [ PDF | Word ].

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: 
Monday, June 28, 2021