(a) The following format shall be used for complaints of this type:
Before the Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
In the Matter of Complainant,
File No. (to be inserted by the staff)
To: The Commission.
The complainant (here insert the name, address, and call letters of the complaining television broadcast station) avers that: On (here insert the dates upon which the alleged transmission occurred), retransmission of the broadcast television station's signal was made by (insert here name and address of the satellite carrier) to (here insert the street address of at least one person in the local market of the station to whom the alleged retransmission was made). The complainant avers that (here insert a statement that the retransmission was not expressly authorized by the television broadcast station), and requests that the appropriate relief be granted by the Commission, as provided by the pertinent provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, and the Commission's Rules.
(here insert the name and address of counsel for the complaining station).
(b) A complaint lacking any of the foregoing information shall be dismissed by the FCC without prejudice to the complaining station.
(c) Additional information may be provided, and, where applicable, should conform to the requirements set forth in §§ 1.48 through 1.52 of the Commission's rules.
Title 47 published on 2012-10-01
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