Pai proposes new FM class.

The FCC chairman, speaking at the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council Broadband and Social Justice Summit in Washington earlier this week, announced that he was circulating a proposal for a new FM class, saying that the Media Bureau “circulated a notice of proposed rulemaking that seeks public input on whether to amend our rules to create Class C4 FM radio stations.” Such a class of service would permit Class a stations to increase to 12,000 watts at 100 meters above average terrain