FCC Record, Volume 27, No. 7, Pages 5674 to 6652, May 23 - June 15, 2012 Page: 5,730
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1. Pursuant to authority found in 47 U.S.C. Sections 4(i), 5(c)(1), 303(g) and (r), and
307(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, and 47 C.F.R. Sections 0.61, 0.204(b)
and 0.283, IT IS PROPOSED TO AMEND the Post-Transition Table of DTV Allotments, 47
C.F.R. Section 73.622(i), as set forth in the Notice of Proposed Rule Making to which this
Appendix is attached.
2. Showings Required. Comments are invited on the proposal(s) discussed in the
Notice of Proposed Rule Making to which this Appendix is attached. Proponent(s) will be
expected to answer whatever questions are presented in initial comments. The proponent of a
proposed allotment is also expected to file comments even if it only resubmits or incorporates by
reference its former pleadings. It should also restate its present intention to apply for the channel
if it is allotted and, if authorized, to build a station promptly. Failure to file may lead to denial of
3. Cut-off protection. The following procedures will govern the consideration of the
filings in this proceeding;
(a) Counterproposals advanced in this proceeding itself will be considered, if
advanced in initial comments, so that parties may comment on them in reply comments. They will
not be considered if advanced in reply comments. (See Section 1.420(d) of the Commission's
Rules.) Because the Commission has not yet lifted its freeze on the filing of petitions for
rulemaking to establish new DTV channel allotments and for changes in community of license,'0
we will not consider counterproposals which propose new allotments or changes in community of
(b) With respect to petitions for rule making which conflict with the proposal in
this Notice, they will be considered as comments in the proceeding, and Public Notice to this
effect will be given as long as they are filed before the date for filing initial comments herein. If
they are filed later than that, they will not be considered in connection with the decision in this
(c) The filing of a counterproposal may lead the Commission to allot a different
channel than was requested for any of the communities involved.
4. Comments and Reply Comments; service. Pursuant to applicable procedures set
out in 47 C.F.R. Sections 1.415 and 1.420, interested parties may file comments and reply
comments on or before the dates set forth in the Notice of Proposed Rule Making to which this
Appendix is attached. All submissions by parties to this proceeding or by persons acting on behalf
of such parties must be made in written comments, reply comments, or other appropriate
pleadings. The person filing the comments shall serve comments on the petitioners. Reply
comments shall be served on the person(s) who filed comments to which the reply is directed. A
Q See Public Notice, "Freeze on the Filing of Certain TV and DTV Requests for Allotment or Service Area
Changes," 19 FCC Rcd 14810 (MB 2004).
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