These applicants were either deadlocked or just did not file during the remedial window.
Today, the FCC has issued a Public Notice dismissing all of the LPFM applications that are short spaced on the third adjacent channel and did not or could not file a minor change amendment during the October remedial window.
Many of these applicants were deadlocked. They had not alternate channel to move to.
REC is disturbed by this action today as it affects the possibility of these LPFM applicants having any chance of getting on the air if the Commission was to relax the third adjacent channel rules as a result of the testing ordered by Congress.
REC feels that this is bad timing on the part of the FCC.