|Third MX Settlement Window - OPEN|
From December 24, 2014 through March 23, 2015 at 6:00PM EST, specific LPFM applicants in the states of AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, OK, PR and TX can file major change amendments to break out of MX groups. Lead scoring applicants in each group can file partial settlement agreements for the purpose of aggregating points. The deadline for filing amendments and time share are the same for this window!
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Questions added or revised on February 10, 2015
Which window will I be in?
Window 1 included the following states: AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, KS (including Kansas City, MO), NE, NV, OR, UT and WA. This window is open until October 8, 2014. Window 2 included the following states: CT, DC, DE, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WI and WV. The filing window will run from September 8 until December 8, 2014. Window 3 will include the following states: AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, OK, MS, PR and TX and is open from December 24, 2014 thorugh March 23, 2015.
The Audio Division has dismissed 14 applications, mainly in rural Oregon that were "assisted" by Robert Lund. These applications were the subject of objections made by Prometheus Radio Project and other parties.
In all of the cases reviewed by REC, the FCC dismissed the applications because while the organization may have formed a corporation in time of the application filing, the corporation was no longer recognized by the state. This is usually due to the failure for the corporation to file an annual report.
Citing §73.853(b), the FCC states that corporations are required to remain eligible at the time of filing and "at all times thereafter".
REC clarifies the processes and the qualifications for which we will agree to withdraw our Informal Objections against applications that were filed through the organization known at the time as Hispanic Christian Community Network headed by Antonio Cesar Guel.
In Reply Comments, REC has addressed a plethora of issues raised by Venture Technologies Group and other proponents who support the retention of an analog subcarrier on 87.75 MHz by channel 6 LPTV stations upon their conversion to digital television. These services are referred to by some in the industry as "Franken-FM". For the purpose of fairness, we refer to them in comments as "FM6".
Some of the key points raised by REC included: