As we reported here in early March, the Commission ordered applicants with more than 10 short-form translator applications still pending (from the 2003 filing window) to advise the Commission of which 10 applications the applicant wants to continue to prosecute. All others would then be dismissed. The deadline for those notices was Thursday, April 3.
But five days after that deadline, the Commission has had a change of heart. In a public notice, the Commission has announced that the dismissal of FM translator applications has been suspended.
According to the Commission, the suspension will permit it ...… Continue Reading
It's fish-or-cut-bait time for folks who filed more than 10 applications for FM translators in FM Auction No. 83 back in 2003: if you still have more than 10 applications pending from that window, you must decide - by April 3 - which 10 you want to continue to prosecute, and which others may be dismissed. If you fail to make that call by April 3, the FCC will make it for you.
In a Public Notice released March 4, the Commission followed up on the "limit of 10" policy which it had announced in ...… Continue Reading
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As we predicted here just a month ago, the FCC has adopted a limit on the number of applications which any party may file for new stations in the NCE FM window which is slated to
open on October 12 and close on October 19. The limit is TEN - count 'em, TEN -
applications for new stations. The FCC's public notice announcing this decision may be found here.
This means that any party, be that party an individual, corporation, partnership, or whatever, may ...