Digital Television Broadcast Service; Charlotte, NC


The Commission, at the request of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Broadcasting Authority, licensee of noncommercial educational station WTVI-TV, NTSC channel * 42, substitutes DTV channel * 11 for station WTVI-TV's assigned DTV channel * 24 at Charlotte, North Carolina. See65 FR 59388, October 5, 2000. DTV channel * 11 can be allotted to Charlotte in compliance with the principle community coverage requirements of Section 73.625(a) at reference coordinates (35-17-14 N. and 80-41-45 W.) with a power of 2.0, HAAT of 387 meters and with a DTV service population of 1747 thousand. With is action, this proceeding is terminated.

For further information contact:

Pam Blumenthal, Mass Media Bureau, (202) 418-1600.

Supplementary information:

This is a synopsis of the Commission's Report and Order, MM Docket No. 00-178, adopted January 2, 2001, and released January 5, 2001. The full text of this Commission decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business hours in the FCC Reference Center 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC. The complete text of this decision may also be purchased from the Commission's copy contractor, International Transcription Services, Inc., (202) 857-3800, 1231 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20036.

List of subjects in 47 cfr part 73

Television, Digital television broadcasting.

Part 73 of Title 47 of the Code of Federal Regulations is amended as follows:

Part 73—[amended]

1. The authority citation for Part 73 continues to read as follows:


47 U.S.C. 154, 303, 334, 336.

§ 73.622 2. Section 73.622(b), the Table of Digital Television Allotments under North Carolina, is amended by removing DTV channel * 24 and adding DTV channel * 11 at Charlotte. Federal Communications Commission.

Barbara A. Kreisman,

Chief, Video Services Division, Mass Media Bureau.

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