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This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action. See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

September 15, 2000
David Fiske (202) 418-0513


Washington, D.C. – The FCC announced that it had received 473 low power FM radio applications from non-profit community-based organizations and state and local governments in the second filing window for applications that was held August 28 to September 1, 2000.

The preliminary count of applications in the 2nd filing window is as follows: Connecticut (38); Illinois (84); Kansas (36); Michigan (87); Minnesota (63); Mississippi (22); Nevada (23); New Hampshire (28); Puerto Rico (20); Virginia (58); Wyoming (14).

The FCC Mass Media Bureau issued a Public Notice today listing the names of the low power FM applicants who completed forms requesting a new low power FM station. The names are contained on pages 8 through 103 of the Broadcast Applications Public Notice, Report No. 24820. This report is available on the Commission’s website at www.fcc.gov and is linked to a headline on the main FCC webpage.

The first filing window, from May 30 through June 8, resulted in over 700 applications from Alaska, California, District of Columbia, Georgia, Indiana, Lousisiana, Maine, Mariana Islands, Maryland, Oklahoma, Rhode Island and Utah.

A Public Notice for the third filing window is scheduled to be announced at the end of October 2000, with a five-day filing window scheduled to begin at the end of November 2000 for eligible organizations from American Samoa, Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Missouri, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

The fourth filing window is scheduled to be held at the end of February 2001, and the fifth and final filing window is scheduled to be held at the end of May 2001.


Mass Media Bureau Contact: Susanna Zwerling (202) 418-2600 Brian Butler (202) 418-2780