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FCC Adopts New Application Fees

The commission is required to adopt new application fees every two years. Its new fees kick in Tuesday, Aug. 10.

For broadcasters, most of the increases over the 2002 amounts are modest. Examples include: an increase of $5 for license renewal applications for full power stations, to $150; an increase of $5 for ownership reports, to $55; an increase of $30 for long-form assignment and transfer applications, to $830; an increase of $5 for short-form assignment and transfer applications, to $120; and an increase of $115 for commercial FM radio new or major change construction permit applications, to $2,980.

(from Radio World)