FCC Issues Public Notice With FM Auction 93 Procedures
November 9, 2011 at 3:30 PM (PT)
The FCC's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau and Media Bureau have released the Public Notice including procedures and minimum opening bid amounts for upcoming FM Auction 93, which is scheduled to start on MARCH 27, 2012.
The auction will offer 119 construction permits, including 17 construction permits that were offered but not sold or were defaulted upon in prior auctions. Four construction permits that were listed in the original Auction 93 comment Public Notice have been removed because of proposed channel changes, at DERMOTT, AR, CLEVELAND, MS, CENTERVILLE, TX, and LLANO, TX.
Parties looking to participate will need to electronically submit Form 175 before 6p (ET) on JANUARY 12, 2012 and an upfront payment and Form 159 by FEBRUARY 22, 2012.
At the same time, the Commission has announced a freeze of FM minor change applications between JANUARY 3rd and 12th.