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Selections Made for Several New NCE CPs

Selections Made for Several New NCE CPs
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The FCC has issued tentative selections for construction permits for several new noncommercial educational FM stations. These were cases where two or more applicants sought a CP with the goal of serving different but nearby communities.
In these mutually exclusive applications, the rules required the commission to make a "threshold determination." The Audio Division of the Media Bureau made the selections:
- WAMC was selected for a CP to serve Remsen, N.Y., over an application of Souls Harbor United Pentecostal Church, which wanted to serve Utica.
- The FCC chose Public Radio Inc. for a CP in Key West, Fla., over the Mary V. Harris Foundation, which hoped to serve Stock Island.
- The commission chose Living Proof Inc. to serve Lunenburg, Mass., over three applicants for nearby communities including CSN International, the University of Massachusetts and WAVM(FM).
- It chose Cornerstone University to serve Springfield, Mich., over American Family Association, which wanted a CP in Augusta, Mich.
- And Positive Alternative Radio Inc. was chosen to serve Blennerhassett, W.Va., over Shofar Broadcasting Corp., which wanted to serve Eden, Ohio.
Petitions to deny are due within 30 days.

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