Low Power FM Radio should have a wave of new radio stations in 2013. The filing window is expected to open in the Spring / Summer of 2013. We are currently waiting for the FCC to codify the new rules by publishing them in the Federal Register This should occur in late September / October 2012. The filing window will be opened shortly after. We will keep you updated on the latest news, information and filing opportunities as they develop. You’ll find the latest LPFM Radio developments below.
Creation of a Low Power Radio Service, Fifth Report and Order, Fourth Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, and Fourth Order on Reconsideration, MM Docket 99-25, FCC 12-28, released March 19, 2012. [ PDF | Word ]. Modified rules to implement certain provisions of the Local Community Radio Act of 2010, et al. News Release released March 19, 2012, [ PDF | Word ].
March 19, 2012
Creation of a Low Power Radio Service [MM Docket 99-25], Amendment of Service and Eligibility Rules forFM Broadcast Translator Stations [MB Docket 07-172], Fourth Report and Order and Third Order on Reconsideration, MM Docket 99-25 , FCC 12-29, released March 19, 2012. [ PDF | Word ]. Appendix A: [ PDF | Excel ]. Appendix B: [ PDF | Excel ]. Adopted processing policy for pending Auction No. 83 FM translator applications in a manner that implements Section 5 of the Local Community Radio Act.