Media Bureau Chief Proclaims AM Revitalization FM Translator Filing Windows a Success

According to the report in AllAccess, FCC Media Bureau Chief Bill Lake declared the AM Revitalization filing windows for FM translators a “resounding success” in a blog post after the second filing window closed.

He noted that 671 relocation applications were filed in the first window for Class C and D AMs, and 90% have already been granted.  An additional 420 were filed in the second window open to all AM stations, with 265 granted so far. Additionally, 776 translators were sold or transferred in the two windows, with 631 already granted.