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                           Before the
                Federal Communications Commission
                     Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of                )
Editorial Amendment of Part 0 of the)   
Commission's Rules              )


Adopted:  September 23, 2003            Released:  September 24, 

By the Managing Director:

  1.      In  this  Order,  we  amend  Section  0.121(b)  of  the 
Commission's  Rules  (``Rules'')   to  update  the   geographical 
coordinate  locations   of  the   Commission's  protected   field 
installations where  radio  spectrum  monitoring  operations  are 
conducted.1   Specifically,  this  Order  adds  the  geographical 
coordinates of  the  Commission's new  Kenai,  Alaska  monitoring 
facility to the list of  protected field installations set  forth 
in Section 0.121(b).   These locations are protected from harmful 
radio  frequency  interference  to  the  Commission's  monitoring 
activities that could be produced by the proximity of any  nearby 
radio transmitting facilities.

  2.      Accordingly,  IT  IS  ORDERED  that,  pursuant  to  the 
authority contained in Sections 4(i) and 5 of the  Communications 
Act of 1934,  as amended,2  and Section 0.231(b)  of the  Rules,3 
Part 0 of the Rules IS AMENDED as set forth in Appendix A.

  3.      The rule amendment  adopted herein  pertains to  agency 
organization, procedure and  practice.  Consequently, the  notice 
and  comment  provision  of  the  Administrative  Procedure   Act 
contained in 5 U.S.C. § 553(b) is inapplicable.

  4.      IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the rule amendment set forth 
in Appendix  A  will become  effective  upon publication  in  the 
Federal Register.

  5.      For further  information, contact  the FCC  Enforcement 
Bureau, Spectrum  Enforcement Division,  445 12th  Street,  S.W., 
Washington, D.C.  20554, (202) 418-1160.


                         Andrew S. Fishel
                         Managing Director
                           APPENDIX A

Part 0 of Chapter 1 of Title 47 of the Code of Federal 
Regulations is amended as follows:


1.        The authority citation for Part 0 continues to read as 
     Authority:  Secs. 5, 48 Stat. 1068, as amended; 47 U.S.C. 
     2.   Section 0.121 of the Rules is amended by revising 
paragraph (b) to read as follows:
* * * * *

     (b)   Protected field offices are located at the following 
geographical coordinates (coordinates are referenced to North 
American Datum 1983 (NAD83)):

Allegan, Michigan
42º36'20.1'' N. Latitude
85º57'20.1'' W. Longitude
Anchorage, Alaska
61º09'41.0'' N. Latitude
150º00'03.0'' W. Longitude
Belfast, Maine
44º26'42.3'' N. Latitude
69º04'56.1'' W. Longitude
Canandaigua, New York
42º54'48.2'' N. Latitude
77º15'57.9'' W. Longitude
Douglas, Arizona
31º30'02.3'' N. Latitude
109º39'14.3'' W. Longitude
Ferndale, Washington
48º57'20.4'' N. Latitude
122º33'17.6'' W. Longitude
Grand Island, Nebraska
40º55'21.0'' N. Latitude
98º25'43.2'' W. Longitude
Kenai, Alaska
60º43'26.0'' N. Latitude
151º20'15.0'' W. Longitude
Kingsville, Texas
27º26'30.1'' N. Latitude
97º53'01.0'' W. Longitude
Laurel, Maryland
39º09'54.4'' N. Latitude
76º49'15.9'' W. Longitude
Livermore, California
37º43'29.7'' N. Latitude
121º45'15.8'' W. Longitude
Powder Springs, Georgia
33º51'44.4'' N. Latitude
84º43'25.8'' W. Longitude
Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico
18º00'18.9'' N. Latitude
66º22'30.6'' W. Longitude
Vero Beach, Florida
27º36'22.1'' N. Latitude
80º38'05.2'' W. Longitude
Waipahu, Hawai
21º22'33.6'' N. Latitude
157º59'44.1'' W. Longitude


1 47 C.F.R. § 0.121(b)
2 47 U.S.C. §§ 154(i) and 155.
3 47 C.F.R. § 0.231(b).