FCC Releases Report on TV Channel Utilization Data
The FCC released a report on TV Channel Utilization as of June 30, 2005. As it has in the past, the
Public Notice announcing the Report
as the location for the report. If you click on this link, you will receive a message saying, "The Mass Media Bureau and Cable Bureau have merged! You will be automatically forwarded to the Media Bureau site... http://www.fcc.gov/mb/." On the Media Bureau home page, as of Sept. 25, there was no reference to the TV utilization report.
Links to the report can be found in the
FCC September 23, 2005 Daily Digest
. Scroll down to the Public Notices section. Many of the files list TV markets, their number, and the communities assigned to each market. Utilization data starts in file
DOC-261230A13.pdf - Channel status in markets 1-150
DOC-261230A14.pdf - Channel status in markets 151-225 and total markets
Table 2- Part 1
for analog TV channel utilization broken down by band and license status and
Table 2 - Part 2
for DTV channel utilization.