Commercial FM Broadcast Auction Announced

Posted on October 31st, 2019 by

By Public Notice on October 10, 2019, the FCC announced that it will auction construction permits for 116 FM broadcast station beginning April 28, 2020. Of those 116 permits, 29 of them have been offered in prior auctions but were not sold. An additional 5 permits in this new auction were previously offered and had a winning bidder that defaulted. The permits will be auctioned in Auction 106.

A complete list of the Auction 106 available permits, along with minimum opening bid amounts, can be found here. If you’d like to comment on opening bid amounts or proposed auction procedures, the deadline for doing so is November 6.