Washington - Sep 21, 2006 - The FCC issued a Public Notice announcing a new FM Auction to be held on March 7, 2007. Designated Auction No. 70, this auction will offer 124 construction permits for new FM allotments. Read the Public Notice at hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-06-1810A1.pdf. The 124 available allotments are posted in the Notice's attachment A, available at hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-06-1810A2.pdf.
Auction No. 68, which was announced in August, lists nine construction permits that were not sold after two previous FM auctions, and these allotments are not a part of Auction 70. Auction 68 is slated for January 10, 2007.
The FCC seeks comments on Auction 70 to determine the auction rules and opening prices. Comments are due by Oct. 5, 2006.