REC LPFM Advisory Letter #13 - NCE Filing Window Impact to LPFM Stations on Channels 201~222 (88.1~92.3) - Encroachment and Potential Displacement

Updated May 6, 2022

Revision #3 - New warnings of increased interference to WGGM-LP and WGSW-LP.  Updated detail list as a result of the outcome of FCC Fair Distribution analyses.

Following the settlement window for mutually exclusive NCE applicants, we have seen many stations move to other channels and some that have voluntarily or otherwise were dismissed.  We are updating this Advisory Letter with a snapshot of the current status.

Introduction

Low Power FM (LPFM) is a secondary service.  This means that in the event that spectrum is needed by a primary full-service station, the LPFM station has no rights of protection and depending on the spectrum need, must either discontinue their currently authorized facility or may be subject to increased incoming interference.  The secondary status of the LPFM service is mandated by law in Section 5(3) of the Local Community Radio Act of 2010

The FCC held a filing window for new full-service noncommercial educational (NCE) FM broadcast stations from November 2 through November 9, 2021.  This filing window was for the 20 reserved band channels from 88.1 through 91.9 MHz.  REC originally advised LPFM stations of this window on April 22, 2021 in LPFM Advisory Letter #2.

This Advisory Letter includes a computer generated report that is enhanced by manual check of each LPFM station that was predicted to encounter some form of encroachment. 

Displacement of LPFM Stations

Section 73.809 of the FCC Rules specifies the definition of interference and the specific handling of existing LPFM stations in the event of full-service station application activity.  

Action-eligible interference takes place when the appropriate interfering contour of the LPFM station reaches a certain point in respect to the full-service station.  In respect to proposed full-service facilities, it is considered when the LPFM interfering contour (40 dBu for co-channel and 54 dBu for first adjacent channel) overlaps anywhere within the following:

  • The 70 dBu protected contour (this is also known as the "city grade" contour in commercial radio).
  • The community of license of the full-service station.  
  • Any area of the community of license of such full service station that is predicted to receive at least a 60 dBu signal.

Unlike commercial stations which must include a significant portion of the community of license within the 70 dBu city grade contour, NCE FM stations operating on the reserved band channels (88.1~91.9) are only required to place a 60 dBu contour over at least 50% of the designated community of license. 

LPFMs on second-adjacent channels of proposed NCE stations are not subject to displacement under §73.809.  See more information about second adjacent channel stations below.

It is important to remember that §73.809 displacement is not automatic. In other words, the FCC will not, by default, send you a shut-down letter once the full-service station's application is granted or even afer they go on the air.  Instead, the complaint process must be initiated by the full-service station's license holder.  Full-service stations must send a copy of the complaint to both the FCC and the LPFM station.  If an LPFM station gets a complaint (served by the full-service station), they must discontinue operations within 24 hours.   An LPFM may only resume operations when directed to by the FCC.  In the event of a §73.809 shutdown, the LPFM is to follow up with a report to the FCC regarding the interference. 

List of Potentially Displaced LPFM Stations

REC is issuing advisories to the following 8 LPFM stations to advise they should watch the progress of the applications filed in the NCE Filing Window and be prepared to take remedial action to change operations to a different channel as a result of a potential complaint by a new full-service station or highly intolerable incoming interference:

  • KWRK-LP Fairbanks, AK
  • KQLO-LP Clarksville, AR
  • KCWG-LP Crown King, AZ (granted CP to change channels)
  • KXWR-LP Tsaile, AZ
  • WKMP-LP Eastman, GA
  • KAKU-LP Kahului, HI
  • KEQQ-LP Grand Forks, ND
  • KTHN-LP Texarkana, TX
  • WYTC-LP Hyde Park, VT
  • KXPB-LP Pacific Beach, WA
  • KLZL-LP Ten Sleep, WY

Reserved Band LPFM Stations Upgrading

Several LPFM stations have participated in the NCE Filing Window to upgrade or "graduate" their facilities to full-service.  In most cases, reserved band LPFMs proposed their own channels.  While we are happy to announce that many of these applicants may win their MX groups, our raw report below shows machine and human generated comments in the event that an unexpected twist takes place and another applicant wins (e.g. the LPFM's NCE application being dismissed).  The following LPFM stations within the scope of this report have filed to upgrade in this window:

  • KAWD-LP Detroit Lakes, MN (NCE application granted)
  • KEQQ-LP Grand Forks, ND (Not lead applicant, subject to §73.809 displcement)
  • KYEJ-LP Fairmont, MN (tentative selectee of MX Group 78)
  • WFGU-LP Winchester, OH (applying for second-adjacent channel) (predicted winner of MX Group 168)
  • WMPF-LP Rumford, ME (NCE application granted)

Encroachment Warnings

§73.807(a) of the Rules includes two different distance values for each class and channel relationship (co-channel, first-adjacent, etc.).  The lower value is a minimum distance required in order for an LPFM station to be placed.  The second value, which may be the same or higher than the minimum distance, is a "recommended" distance for where an LPFM station is not expected to receive any incoming interfrence (in other words, the distance where, based on full facilities and flat earth, a full-service station's interfering contour does not overlap the LPFM service contour).

Absent the §73.809 style of contour overlap we have already mentioned, LPFM stations may operate from inside the interfering contours of full-service stations and many do.  With that, the LPFM station must accept any incoming interference from those full service stations and they have no grounds to complain about a full-service station operating with their authorized facilities.

When the spacing between the LPFM and the proposed full-service facility does not meet that second "full-spaced" value in §73.807(a), it will trigger an "encroachment warning" at REC.  The following LPFMs are not subject to §73.809 displacement but we have issued new encroachment warnings as a result of the outcome of the window:

  • KVAN-LP Tucson, AZ
  • WGGM-LP Fort Myers, FL
  • KOPO-LP Paia, HI (unlikely due to intervening terrain)
  • KCIU-LP Lawrence, KS 
  • KPCY-LP Lake Providence, LA
  • WDSW-LP Cleveland, MS
  • KPIM-LP Broken Arrow, OK (pending CP to change channels)
  • KOKT-LP Tulsa, OK (pending CP to change channels)
  • KVBE-LP Portland, OR
  • WQWA-LP Columbus, WI

These stations should closely monitor the activity of the NCE Window aftermath and be aware that once the impacting NCE stations come on the air, it may or may not cause incoming interference to the LPFM stations.  LPFMs should contact their engineering counsel, consultant or REC for further examination of their situation and next steps.

Mutually Exclusive Groups of Applications

There were over 1,200 applications filed in the NCE Window.  Of those, about two thirds of them are in one of over 200 groups of competing or "mutually exclusive" applications.  Those groups will be resolved first through a priority system based on an interpretation of the Fair Distribution law (47 USC §307(b)) and then through a point system.  More information on full-service NCE stations including the priority and point system can be found at this URL:
https://recnet.com/new-station-nce

Information on all applications filed in the NCE Window as well as REC predicted groups of mutually exclusive applicants can be found at:
https://recnet.com/window

REC Encroachment and Displacement Raw Data

REC Networks has conducted a computer based study on all LPFM stations currently authorized to operate on 88.1 through 92.3 (Channels 201~222) to determine if any of the full-service NCE applications filed during the window meet the §73.807 distance separation requirements and recommendation for no interference received and if they did not, they would show on the report. 

Lines beginning with a dash (-) were generated by the computer program.
Lines beginning with an asterisk (*) were generated by a human.

You may see references to "garbage list" applications.  Those are applications, that during REC's evaluation of all NCE window applications filed, would likely be ungrantable due to major technical or other shortcomings.  Thus, we expect "garbage list" applications to be dismissed. 

For more information on the NCE Filing WIndow and to track their outcome, visit: https://recnet.com/window

This Advisory Letter is not legal advice nor does it replace the services of a qualified attorney.

FAIRBANKS AK KWRK-LP ALASKA PEACE CENTER (Chan 215) File # BLL-20160229ABJ ------------
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 765200 FAIRBANKS AK Christian Broadcasting, Inc. Ch. 214C1 (Singleton) File # 0000165528 - Dist: 12 - Req: 100
* 765200 Granted - displacement eminent 

FAIRHOPE AL WYFR-LP FAIRHOPE RADIO (Chan 210) File # BLL-20160926ABH ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

CLARKSVILLE AR KQLO-LP JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY RADIO INC (Chan 203) File # 0000093748 ------------
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 767972 Dover AR Full Potential Ministry Ch. 204C1 (MX 15) File # 0000167774 - Dist: 50 - Req: 100
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 768889 WINSLOW AR IGLESIA CUIDAD DE REFUGIO Y RESTAURACION INC Doing Business As: IGLESIA CUIDAD D Ch. 203A (Singleton) File # 0000167698 - Dist: 65 - Req: 67
* 767972 granted - service contours overlap - small 73.809 overlap
* 768889 granted - not a factor

BISBEE AZ KISJ-LP BORDERLANDS COMMUNITY MEDIA FOUNDATION, INC. (Chan 217) File # BLL-20180207AAN ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

CROWN KING AZ KCWG-LP BRADSHAW MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, INC. (Chan 220) File # 0000150135 ------------
- Interference warning to co-channel: 765733 AGUILA AZ Hispanic American Christian Network, Inc. Ch. 220A (MX 23) File # 0000167598 - Dist: 68 - Req: 92
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 762648 CROWN KING AZ Bradshaw Mountain Broadcasting, Inc. Ch. 220C3 (MX 23) File # 0000166211 - Dist: 0 - Req: 78
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 766281 PRESCOTT AZ Advance Ministries, Inc.  Ch. 220A (MX 23) File # 0000167543 - Dist: 33 - Req: 67
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 766518 Wilhoit AZ Cheyenne Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. Ch. 220C2 (MX 23) File # 0000167326 - Dist: 2 - Req: 91
* 766518 is tentative selectee in MX Group 23 - displacement eminent. 
* KCWG-LP on Ch. 220 is a granted construction permit.  LPFM currently on Ch. 262.  Therefore, they do not have to make the change to 220.

SEDONA AZ KUOS-LP INTERNATIONAL METAPHYSICAL MINISTRY DBA UNIVERSITY OF SEDONA (Chan 221) File # BLL-20150526ACE ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

TSAILE AZ KXWR-LP DINE COLLEGE (Chan 221) File # BLL-20160720ABH ------------
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 768196 Pinon AZ GOOD NEWS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC. Ch. 220C1 (Singleton) File # 0000167855 - Dist: 56 - Req: 100
* 768196 is a singleton held up by Informal Objection.  If granted, will have substantial 73.809 displacement overlap.

TUCSON AZ KVAN-LP GLOBAL CHANGE MEDIA (Chan 219) File # BLL-20171227AAL ------------
- Interference warning to co-channel: 768297 SAFFORD AZ ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS FOR BENEFIT OF UNIVERSITY OF ARIZ. Ch. 219C2 (MX 17) File # 0000167745 - Dist: 115 - Req: 143
* 768297 is granted. - No 73.809 displacement - Overlap of NCE interfering contour into LPFM service contour.  LPFM may expect additional interference to the east.

TUCSON AZ KCDS-LP IGLESIA CENTRO DE SANIDAD (Chan 211) File # BLL-20160509EIM ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

UPPER MOENCOPI AZ KUYI-LP THE HOPI FOUNDATION (Chan 206) File # BLL-20170130AAW ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

WILLIAMS AZ KZBX-LP FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF WILLIAMS, ARIZONA (Chan 221) File # BLL-20140218AFH ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA KLIE-LP INTERNATIONAL CRUSADE OF THE PENNY (Chan 212) File # 0000129661 ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

SANTA ROSA CA KRJF-LP REDWOOD JUSTICE FUND (Chan 222) File # BMLL-20180309AAI ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

BRANDON FL WYPW-LP NEW MEDIA HUMANITY ASSOCIATION, INC. (Chan 211) File # BLL-20170403AAM ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

FORT MYERS FL WGGM-LP DUNBAR GOSPEL ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, INC. (Chan 213) File # BMLL-20170206ABF ------------
- Interference warning to co-channel: 768250 Cypress Quarters FL ETHREE GROUP, INC. Ch. 213C1 (MX 57) File # 0000166667 - Dist: 117 - Req: 178
- Interference warning to co-channel: 762663 OKEECHOBEE FL Montgomery Broadcasting, Inc. Ch. 213C3 (MX 57) File # 0000165531 - Dist: 118 - Req: 119
- Interference warning to co-channel: 763889 OKEECHOBEE FL Indian River State College Ch. 213C3 (MX 57) File # 0000165949 - Dist: 117 - Req: 119
* 768250 is the tentative selectee of MX Group 57 but is facing a petition to deny. 
* 768250's interfering contour does reach WGGM-LP, but is a near the edge of the interfering contour - no 73.809 risk.
* If the petition is upheld and 768250 is eliminted, then 763889 is the predicted winner - no 73.809 risk - interfering contour does not reach LPFM.

GAINESVILLE FL WMBT-LP COME TOGETHER PRODUCTIONS, INC. (Chan 211) File # BLL-20160111ABE ------------
- Interference warning to co-channel: 767142 JENA FL Big Bend Heritage Music Association, Inc Ch. 211C3 (Singleton) File # 0000166686 - Dist: 88 - Req: 119
* 767142 is singleton held by Informal Objection - no 73.809 risk - interfering contour does not reach LPFM.

GAINESVILLE FL WMBT-LP COME TOGETHER PRODUCTIONS, INC. (Chan 211) File # 0000151239 ------------
- Interference warning to co-channel: 767142 JENA FL Big Bend Heritage Music Association, Inc Ch. 211C3 (Singleton) File # 0000166686 - Dist: 88 - Req: 119
* 767142 is singleton held by Informal Objection - no 73.809 risk - interfering contour does not reach LPFM.

ST. PETERSBURG FL WPBW-LP Peace Be With You Media, Inc. (Chan 211) File # 0000124386 ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

WAUCHULA FL WJWY-LP WAUCHULA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION (Chan 222) File # BLL-20170106AAE ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

WHITE SPRINGS FL WSSJ-LP WHITE SPRINGS PUBLIC RADIO, INC. (Chan 222) File # BLL-20150727ACS ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

EASTMAN GA WKMP-LP KEEP IT MOVING MINISTRIES, INC. (Chan 215) File # BLL-20170130AAI ------------
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 766584 COCHRAN GA Elijah Radio Ch. 215C2 (MX 67) File # 0000167252 - Dist: 17 - Req: 91
* 766584 is granted. - 73.809 displacement eminent.

MURRAYVILLE GA WFDG-LP Big Band Fans (Chan 222) File # 0000143729 ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

SUGARHILL GA WESI-LP IGLESIA DE CRISTO ELIM GEORGIA, INC. (Chan 222) File # BLL-20170111AAS ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

KAHULUI HI KAKU-LP MAUI COUNTY COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC. (Chan 203) File # BLL-20050318ACL ------------
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 767598 KAHULUI HI Advanced Public Radio, Inc.  Ch. 202C2 (Singleton) File # 0000167001 - Dist: 27 - Req: 80
- New second adj short spacing : 766309 LANAI CITY HI SPECIALIZED EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING Ch. 205C2 (Singleton) File # 0000166818 - Dist: 46 - Req: 53
* 767598 granted - 73.809 displacement eminent. 

PAIA HI KOPO-LP PAIA YOUTH COUNCIL INC. (Chan 205) File # BLL-20110325AAC ------------
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 766309 LANAI CITY HI SPECIALIZED EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING Ch. 205C2 (Singleton) File # 0000166818 - Dist: 54 - Req: 91
* 766309 granted - no 73.809 displacement - While the NCE 40 dBu contour does completely overlap the LPFM, the NCE is on a different island and there is substantial intervening terrain between the NCE and LPFM.  

ANTHONY KS KCCA-LP THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF ANTHONY, KANSAS, INC. (Chan 221) File # BLL-20020726ACI ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

LAWRENCE KS KCIU-LP LAWRENCE CHINESE EVANGELICAL CHURCH (Chan 216) File # BLL-20141212AAS ------------
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 768167 ROSSVILLE KS Radio Vida Kansas, Inc. Ch. 216C3 (Singleton) File # 0000167185 - Dist: 66 - Req: 78
* 768167 granted - no 73.809 displacement - NCE places 47.8 dB interfering contour at LPFM site - LPFM may receive substantial interference.

BOWLING GREEN KY WSGJ-LP COLUMBUS CLUB, INC. (Chan 221) File # BLL-20170209ABN ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

COVINGTON KY WNKU-LP RGS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (Chan 221) File # BLL-20140721AAC ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

LAKE PROVIDENCE LA KPCY-LP PROVIDENCE CHURCH (Chan 210) File # BLL-20150714ADC ------------
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 766248 EUDORA AR Labor Neighbor Research & Training Center Ch. 210C2 (Singleton) File # 0000167262 - Dist: 40 - Req: 91
* 766248 granted.  No 73.809 displacement. NCE places a 61.7 dBu interfering contour at LPFM site.  Substantial incoming interference possible.

NEW ORLEANS LA WAMF-LP AFFILIATED MEDIA FOUNDATION MOVEMENT, INC. (Chan 212) File # BLL-20170615ABF ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

LYNN MA WCDV-LP IGLESIA CHRISTIANA TORRENTE DE CEDRON (Chan 207) File # BLL-20150403ABC ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

RUMFORD ME WMPF-LP RIVER VALLEY COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (Chan 216) File # 0000123389 ------------
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 762449 Bethel ME Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation Ch. 217A (Singleton) File # 0000166938 - Dist: 22 - Req: 56
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 767693 RUMFORD ME River Valley Community Association Ch. 216A (Singleton) File # 0000166152 - Dist: 0 - Req: 67
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 766537 TURNER ME Calvary Baptist Church of Turner Ch. 216A (Singleton) File # 0000167285 - Dist: 40 - Req: 67
* 767693 is the LPFM licensee - NCE will replace LPFM station.

FLINT MI WFOV-LP FLINT ODYSSEY HOUSE INC (Chan 221) File # BLL-20170616AAW ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

GRAND RAPIDS MI WRVU-LP IGLESIA DEL REY (Chan 222) File # BLL-20160202ABV ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

LOWELL MI WRWW-LP LOWELL AREA SCHOOLS (Chan 222) File # BLL-20190320AAO ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

QUINESEC MI WGKZ-LP Kingsford Community Radio, Inc. (Chan 204) File # BLL-20170123FKY ------------
- New second adj short spacing : 763675 IRON MOUNTAIN MI CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC. Ch. 206C2 (MX 118) File # 0000166677 - Dist: 2 - Req: 53
- New second adj short spacing : 767400 Iron Mountain MI Upper Peninsula Catholic Radio Ch. 206C3 (MX 118) File # 0000167717 - Dist: 10 - Req: 40
- New second adj short spacing : 767357 NORWAY MI West Central Michigan Media Ministries Ch. 206A (MX 118) File # 0000167569 - Dist: 22 - Req: 29
- New second adj short spacing : 766283 Niagra WI THE ROCK RADIO INC. Ch. 206C3 (MX 118) File # 0000165940 - Dist: 24 - Req: 40
* LPFM was granted a CP in the NCE window (766241) and will have to divest from the LPFM.

CAMBRIDGE MN WUSG-LP CAMBRIDGE ADVENTIST BROADCASTING CORPORATION (Chan 204) File # BLL-20050316AAA ------------
- Interference warning to co-channel: 767545 MANKATO MN One Day Church Project, Inc. Ch. 204C1 (MX 124) File # 0000167673 - Dist: 149 - Req: 178
* 767545 is the predicted winner of MX Group 124.  Interfering contour does not reach LPFM. No factor.

DETROIT LAKES MN KAWD-LP CHRISTIAN MEDIA, INC, (Chan 201) File # BLL-20150713AAF ------------
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 766459 DETROIT LAKES MN Christian Media, Inc. Ch. 201A (Singleton) File # 0000167482 - Dist: 0 - Req: 67
* 766569 granted - applicant is LPFM licensee - no factor.

FAIRMONT MN KYEJ-LP FAIRMONT AREA CATHOLIC RADIO (Chan 211) File # BLL-20150805AAK ------------
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 768293 FAIRMONT MN Fairmont Area Catholic Radio Ch. 211A (MX 78) File # 0000167071 - Dist: 0 - Req: 67
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 768510 SHERBURN MN VCY America, Inc Ch. 211A (MX 78) File # 0000167877 - Dist: 12 - Req: 67
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 766426 WINDOM MN We Have This Hope Christian Radio, Inc. Ch. 211A (MX 78) File # 0000167166 - Dist: 54 - Req: 67
* 768293 is tenatatve selectee of MX Group 78 - applied for by LPFM.  Therefore, no factor.

MOORHEAD MN KWLJ-LP BIBLE TRUTH RADIO, INC. (Chan 214) File # BLL-20190516AAW ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

KANSAS CITY MO KLHW-LP MULTICULTURAL PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING SERVICES (Chan 213) File # BLL-20190903AAP ------------
- Interference warning to co-channel: 767313 WINDSOR MO THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC. Ch. 213C3 (MX 125) File # 0000167019 - Dist: 98 - Req: 119
* 767313 is granted. - No 73.809 risk - Places 34.5 dBu interfering contour over LPFM site - 40 dBu interfering contour well outside of LPFM service contour.

CLEVELAND MS WDSW-LP DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY (Chan 201) File # BLL-20150724AID ------------
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 765274 CLARKSDALE MS OPEN SKY RADIO CORP Ch. 201A (MX 130) File # 0000166988 - Dist: 53 - Req: 67
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 767183 Clarksdale MS COMMUNITY SERVICE BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC. Ch. 202C3 (MX 130) File # 0000167371 - Dist: 54 - Req: 67
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 768007 Coahoma MS Full Potential Ministry Ch. 202C1 (MX 130) File # 0000167883 - Dist: 54 - Req: 100
* 768007 is the tentative selectee of MX Group 130, but is facing a Petition to Deny.  LPFM is inside of 768007's 54 dBu interfering contour but no 73.809 displacement.
* If the Petition to Deny is upheld, then the predicted winner is 765274 - No 73.809 risk - Places a 30.1 dBu interfering contour over LPFM site - 40 dBu interfering contour well outside of LPFM service contour. 

EUREKA MT KEUR-LP EUREKA ADVENTIST RADIO, INC. (Chan 202) File # 0000106666 ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

EUREKA MT KEUR-LP EUREKA ADVENTIST RADIO, INC. (Chan 202) File # BPL-20190821AAF ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

GARRYOWEN MT KODH-LP CENTER POLE, INC (Chan 216) File # BLL-20170123FKX ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

DURHAM NC WUIT-LP MINISTERIO GUERRERO DE JESUCRISTO INTERNACIONAL, INC (Chan 212) File # BLL-20180220AAM ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

MOUNT GILEAD NC WMTG-LP MOUNT GILEAD COMMUNITY CONCERTS ASSOCIATION (Chan 201) File # BLL-20060424ABP ------------
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 762613 ROCKINGHAM NC Pathway Christian Academy, Inc. Ch. 202C3 (MX 135) File # 0000166376 - Dist: 44 - Req: 67
* 762613 is granted. - No 73.809 displacement - NCE places 48.3 interfering contour at LPFM site - No overlap between NCE interfering contour and LPFM service contour.

WILMINGTON NC WJSI-LP ST. MARK RADIO ASSOCIATION (Chan 219) File # BLL-20150323AAO ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

FARGO ND KPPP-LP THE PEOPLES PRESS PROJECT (Chan 201) File # BLL-20151130GBC ------------
- Interference warning to co-channel: 766459 DETROIT LAKES MN Christian Media, Inc. Ch. 201A (Singleton) File # 0000167482 - Dist: 73 - Req: 92
* 766459 granted - no 73.809 displacement - NCE places 25.3 dBu interfering contour at LPFM site - No overlap between NCE interfering contour and LPFM service contour.

GRAND FORKS ND KEQQ-LP GRAND FORKS BIBLE STUDY GROUP (Chan 202) File # BLL-20140521ABA ------------
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 766429 CROOKSTON MN We Have This Hope Christian Radio, Inc. Ch. 201A (Singleton) File # 0000167167 - Dist: 38 - Req: 56
- Interference warning to co-channel: 766417 THIEF RIVER FALLS MN We Have This Hope Christian Radio, Inc. Ch. 202A (Singleton) File # 0000167169 - Dist: 70 - Req: 92
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 762237 GRAND FORKS ND Bible Broadcasting Network, Inc. Ch. 202A (MX 122) File # 0000167299 - Dist: 4 - Req: 67
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 766460 Grand Forks ND Grand Forks Bible Study Group Ch. 202A (MX 122) File # 0000167114 - Dist: 0 - Req: 67
* 766640 is the LPFM but is NOT the predicted winner of MX Group 122.
* 762237 is the predicted winner of MX Group 122. - 73.809 displacement eminent.

ARAPAHOE NE KAGR-LP THE EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN TRINITY CONG. OF ARAPAHOE, NE. (Chan 221) File # BLL-20150514ABU ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

EDGAR NE WCGD-LP CENTRAL NEBRASKA COMMUNITY BROADCASTING (Chan 213) File # BLL-20150608ABD ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

OMAHA NE KIOR-LP INDEPENDENT OMAHA RADIO PROJECT, INC. (Chan 220) File # 0000160753 ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

SIDNEY NE KQSI-LP ADVENTIST LEARNING CENTER OF SIDNEY (Chan 208) File # BLL-20170201AAG ------------
- Interference warning to co-channel: 767763 OGALLALA NE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC. Ch. 208C3 (Singleton) File # 0000167034 - Dist: 111 - Req: 119
* 767763 granted - no 73.809 risk - NCE places a 32.7 dBu interfering contour at LPFM site - No overlap of NCE interfering contour into LPFM service contour.

REDWOOD NY WAIB-LP BETTERARTS, INC. (Chan 203) File # BLL-20151104GJD ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

HILLSBORO OH WWBJ-LP HOPE RADIO OF HILLSBORO (Chan 221) File # BLL-20180301AAH ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

WINCHESTER OH WFGU-LP HOPE RADIO OF WINCHESTER (Chan 201) File # BLL-20170126ADS ------------
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 763940 MAYSVILLE KY Eastern Kentucky University Ch. 201A (Singleton) File # 0000166631 - Dist: 43 - Req: 67
- New second adj short spacing : 767001 HILLSBORO OH Hope Radio of Hillsboro Ch. 203A (MX 168) File # 0000167230 - Dist: 24 - Req: 29
- New second adj short spacing : 768459 Hillsboro OH Saint Mary Catholic Broadcasting Ch. 203A (MX 168) File # 0000166925 - Dist: 23 - Req: 29 (garbage list)
* 767001 is the LPFM and is predicted to win MX Group 168 - currently no factor.

BROKEN ARROW OK KPIM-LP BROKEN ARROW CATHOLIC RADIO, INC. (Chan 211) File # 0000147897 ------------
- Interference warning to co-channel: 768777 BARTLESVILLE OK St. John Before the Latin Gate Parish Ch. 211C3 (Singleton) File # 0000167511 - Dist: 80 - Req: 119
* 768777 granted - No 73.809 risk - Places a 39.7 dBu interfering contour at LPFM site - Interfering contour overlap to the north - May receive increased interference.

TULSA OK KOKT-LP ELECTRON BENDERS (Chan 215) File # 0000126337 ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

TULSA OK KOKT-LP ELECTRON BENDERS (Chan 211) File # 0000147725 ------------
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 768777 BARTLESVILLE OK St. John Before the Latin Gate Parish Ch. 211C3 (Singleton) File # 0000167511 - Dist: 77 - Req: 78
* 768777 granted - no 73.809 risk - Places a 40.3 dBu interfering contour at LPFM site - Interfering contour overlapping about half of the LPFM service contour - may receive increased interference.

HARRISBURG OR KHRB-LP ROCK SOLID MINISTRIES (Chan 222) File # BMLL-20050421ABN ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

PORTLAND OR KFFP-LP RADIO 23 (Chan 212) File # BLL-20170410AFZ ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

PORTLAND OR KVBE-LP Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (Chan 216) File # 0000186156 ------------
- Interference warning to co-channel: 766272 Brightwood OR Common Communications Northwest Ch. 216C3 (Singleton) File # 0000167204 - Dist: 91 - Req: 119
* 766272 granted - No 73.809 risk - Places a 38.4 dbu interfering contour at LPFM site - partial interfering contour overlap to the northeast - may experience increased interference.

SALEM OR KSQI-LP OREGON PEACEWORKS (Chan 216) File # BLL-20170822AAY ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

SALEM OR KSQI-LP OREGON PEACEWORKS (Chan 220) File # 0000088635 ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

HORSHAM PA DWEMQ=LP COUNTY OF MONTGOMERY (Chan 221) File # BLL-20171016AAC ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

AGUADA-AGUADILLA PR WQHD-LP WEST COAST BROADCASTING (Chan 214) File # BLL-20190226AAI ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

CAGUAS PR WODB-LP IGLESIA REFUGIO, SANIDAD Y ADORACION (Chan 215) File # BLL-20160229AAA ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

MAYAGUEZ- ANASCO PR WLYM-LP FEEDING HOMELESS CORP. (Chan 215) File # BLL-20190627AAN ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

COLUMBIA SC WZJO-LP ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Chan 215) File # BLL-20171229AAM ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

GREER SC WGYT-LP TYGER RIVER RADIO (Chan 221) File # BLL-20161206AAA ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

SPARTANBURG SC WXPS-LP TRUTH CHAPEL WORLD EVANGELISM FELLOWSHIP CHURCH (Chan 221) File # BLL-20150313ABL ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

AUSTIN TX KXPE-LP NORTH AUSTIN COMMUNITY MEDIA (Chan 210) File # BLL-20180511AAA ------------
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 767316 CAMERON TX RED-C Apostolate: Religious Education for the Domestic Church Ch. 211C3 (MX 205) File # 0000167206 - Dist: 62 - Req: 67
* 767316 is not the predicted winner of MX Group 205. (Other applicants have Fair Distribution priority) - currently no factor.

AUSTIN TX KJZX-LP Jazz ATX (Chan 206) File # 0000156614 ------------
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 768082 SHINER TX Centro Cristiano de Vida Eterna San Antonio Ch. 205C1 (MX 196) File # 0000167134 - Dist: 91 - Req: 100
* 768082 is predicted winner of MX Group 196. - No 73.809 risk - NCE places 47.3 dBu interfering contour at LPFM site - Interfering contour of NCE does not overlap LPFM service contour.

BANGS TX KBNG-LP BANGS CHURCH OF CHRIST (Chan 215) File # BLL-20190430AAH ------------
- Interference warning to first-adj: 768958 MASON TX Sun Radio Foundation Ch. 214C1 (MX 201) File # 0000167690 - Dist: 105 - Req: 111
* 768958 is not the predicted winner of MX Group 201.  Predicted winner (768092) did not trigger an encroachment.

DALLAS TX KPVC-LP IGLESIA EVANGELICA VIDA Y ESPERANZA (Chan 221) File # BLL-20160428AAV ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

DENTON TX KXDE-LP Mision Templo Bethel, Inc. (Chan 221) File # BLL-20160222AAK ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

EAGLE PASS TX KYEP-LP NORTH EAGLE PASS HISPANIC EDUCATION FAMILY FUNDATION (Chan 210) File # 0000146310 ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

EL PASO TX KPJU-LP SOUTH EL PASO HISPANIC EDUCATION FAMILY FUNDATION (Chan 205) File # BLL-20190821ABQ ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

LAREDO TX KULD-LP LAREDO HISPANIC COMMUNITY CHURCH (Chan 221) File # 0000145993 ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

LAREDO TX KULD-LP LAREDO HISPANIC COMMUNITY CHURCH (Chan 221) File # BLL-20190313AAP ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

TEXARKANA TX KTHN-LP VETERAN AREA SUPPORT GROUP (Chan 202) File # BLL-20150504ABM ------------
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 765846 HOOKS TX Brazos TV, Inc. Ch. 201C2 (MX 203) File # 0000167144 - Dist: 21 - Req: 80
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 767968 HOOKS TX AMERICAN LEGION POST 248 INC. Ch. 201C3 (MX 203) File # 0000166384 - Dist: 19 - Req: 67
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 767549 NASH TX Casa de Destino, Inc. Ch. 201A (MX 203) File # 0000167614 - Dist: 10 - Req: 56
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 768284 NASH TX East Texas Community Broadcasting Ch. 201C3 (MX 203) File # 0000167217 - Dist: 29 - Req: 67
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 764391 TEXARKANA TX COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.  Ch. 201C3 (MX 203) File # 0000166972 - Dist: 21 - Req: 67
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 768043 TEXARKANA TX Wiseman Ministries, Inc. Ch. 201A (MX 203) File # 0000167639 - Dist: 2 - Req: 56
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 768485 Texarkana TX FELLOWSHIP BIBLE CHURCH Ch. 202C2 (MX 203) File # 0000167102 - Dist: 9 - Req: 91
* 764391 is predicted winner of MX Group 203. - 73.809 displacement eminent 

LOGAN UT KBLU-LP AGGIE RADIO (Chan 222) File # BMLL-20190610AAA ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

CHARLOTTESVILLE VA WXRK-LP BLUE RIDGE FREE MEDIA (Chan 222) File # BLL-20151002AAA ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

BARRE VT WJPL-LP VERMONT CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC. (Chan 221) File # BLL-20070910ACE ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

HYDE PARK VT WYTC-LP Green Mountain Technology & Career Center / Lamoille Union Modified Unified Scho (Chan 206) File # BLL-20050413ABE ------------
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 764609 HYDE PARK VT Christian Ministries, Inc. Ch. 205A (Singleton) File # 0000165954 - Dist: 2 - Req: 56
* 764609 granted - 73.809 displacement eminent

NEWPORT WA KWHJ-LP WHITE HORSE MEDIA (Chan 222) File # BMLL-20150817ABQ ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

OCEAN SHORES WA KOSW-LP CITY OF OCEAN SHORES (Chan 217) File # BLL-20190813ABM ------------
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 768219 ABERDEEN WA Cascade Christian Broadcasting Ch. 218A (Singleton) File # 0000167580 - Dist: 23 - Req: 56
* 768219 granted - No 73.809 risk - NCE places a 49.1 dBu interfering contour at LPFM site - No overlap of NCE interfering contour into LPFM service contour.

ONALASKA WA KWJD-LP VALLEY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC. (Chan 221) File # BLL-20111013ABG ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

PACIFIC BEACH WA KXPB-LP PACIFIC BEACH FOOD BANK (Chan 206) File # BLL-20041124AEL ------------
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 762146 OCEAN SHORES WA CITY OF OCEAN SHORES Ch. 205A (Singleton) File # 0000165561 - Dist: 3 - Req: 56
* 762146 granted - 73.809 displacement eminent.

PACIFIC BEACH WA KXPB-LP PACIFIC BEACH FOOD BANK (Chan 206) File # BPL-20190821ABK ------------
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 762146 OCEAN SHORES WA CITY OF OCEAN SHORES Ch. 205A (Singleton) File # 0000165561 - Dist: 3 - Req: 56
* 762146 granted - 73.809 displacement eminent.

SPOKANE WA KVFS-LP Spokane Translator Association (Chan 210) File # BLL-20061219ACL ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

COLUMBUS WI WQWA-LP WISCONSIN ACADEMY (Chan 201) File # BLL-20170803AAC ------------
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 769039 EDEN WI Call Communications Group, Inc. Ch. 202C1 (MX 223) File # 0000167822 - Dist: 59 - Req: 100
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 767351 FOND DU LAC WI EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION Ch. 202C3 (MX 223) File # 0000166014 - Dist: 59 - Req: 67
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 768563 ROSENDALE WI Vanguard Association of Sunbelt Colleges Corporation Ch. 202C3 (MX 223) File # 0000167734 - Dist: 46 - Req: 67
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 766400 WAUPUN WI WRVM, Inc. Ch. 202C3 (MX 223) File # 0000166135 - Dist: 41 - Req: 67
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 767323 WAUPUN WI Waupun Baptist Church Ch. 202C3 (MX 223) File # 0000167816 - Dist: 59 - Req: 67
* 766400 is predicted to win MX Group 223. - No 73.809 risk - 54 dBu contour completely overlaps LPFM. - Increased interference possible.

GLENDALE WI WMWG-LP MILWAUKEE TURNERS INC. (Chan 207) File # BLL-20170213ABF ------------
- Does not meet min dist to first-adj: 769060 IXONIA WI Call Communications Group, Inc. Ch. 206B1 (Singleton) File # 0000169024 - Dist: 58 - Req: 74
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 764852 WHITEWATER WI 2820 Communications INC Ch. 207B1 (Singleton) File # 0000166180 - Dist: 60 - Req: 81
* 769060 granted - no 73.809 risk - NCE places 35.1 dBu interfering contour at LPFM site - No overlap from NCE interfering contour into LPFM service contour. 
* 764852 granted - no 73.809 risk - NCE places 35.2 dBu interfering contour at LPFM site - No overlap from NCE interfering contour into LPFM service contour.

CHARLESTON WV WTSQ-LP MASQUE INFORMED (Chan 201) File # BLL-20150622AFE ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

CHARLESTON WEST SIDE WV WSVQ-LP PARTNERSHIP OF AFRICAN AMERICAN CHURCHES (Chan 221) File # BLL-20171016AAQ ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

SPENCER WV WYRC-LP ROANE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION (Chan 222) File # BLL-20020926AAA ------------
- - No expected encroachments.

TEN SLEEP WY KLZL-LP PAINT ROCK RADIO (Chan 214) File # BLL-20140730ABW ------------
- Does not meet min dist to co-channel: 767294 LUCERNE WY Cheyenne Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. Ch. 214C2 (Singleton) File # 0000167324 - Dist: 33 - Req: 91
* 767294 granted - 73.809 displacement possible - NCE places a 62.1 dBu interfering contour at LPFM site - Substantial incoming interference from NCE station. 

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Original version: November 23, 2021

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