FM Translator Auction 100 Finally Scheduled

Posted on April 29th, 2019 by

For twenty-five FM translator Auction 100 applicants that remain mutually exclusive (here’s the list), the FCC has finally announced the dates of its auction to determine who receives a construction permit. This is the last of the AM cross-service FM translator windows designed to revitalize the AM service.

As detailed in the Auction 100 Procedures Notice, applicants who wish to bid must make upfront auction payments no later than 6:00 p.m. ET on May 23, 2019. A Bidding Tutorial will be available online June 7, 2019, with a mock auction scheduled for June 21. The actual auction will get underway on June 25, 2019.