FCC Sets Details Of May 6th AM Auction
January 27, 2014 at 1:32 PM (PT)
The FCC has released details of its next AM broadcast construction permit auction, set for MAY 6th.
AM Auction 84, a closed auction only for those parties who previously submitted short-form applications, involves 22 groups of mutually exclusive applications, including 1500 AM in CULVER CITY (LOS ANGELES), with two parties (LEVINE/SCHWAB PARTNERSHIP and ROYCE INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING CO.) bidding; an eight applicant group that includes applications for LAS VEGAS and COLORADO SPRINGS, all on 1370 AM; two applications for 1090 AM in CENTRAL FLORIDA; another pair of applicants for 620 AM in the LAS VEGAS (HENDERSON and BOULDER CITY) area and four applications for 1540 AM in the same area (SPRING VALLEY, ENTERPRISE, WHITNEY, and LAS VEGAS, NV); and a group of four applications for 1700 AM in ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY. The release includes varying upfront payments and minimum opening bids for each group. Applicants can review and update their applications in a remedial filing window between FEBRUARY 19th and MARCH 4th.