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.
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 ].
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.