47 CFR 76.51 - Major television markets.

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§ 76.51 Major television markets.
For purposes of the cable television rules, the following is a list of the major television markets and their designated communities:
(a) First 50 major television markets:
(1) New York, New York-Linden-Paterson-Newark, New Jersey.
(2) Los Angeles-San Bernardino-Corona-Riverside-Anaheim, Calif.
(3) Chicago, Ill.
(4) Philadelphia, Pa.-Burlington, N.J.
(5) Detroit, Mich.
(6) Boston-Cambridge-Worcester-Lawrence, Mass.
(7) San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Calif.
(8) Cleveland-Lorain-Akron, Ohio.
(9) Washington, DC.
(10) Pittsburgh, Pa.
(11) St. Louis, Mo.
(12) Dallas-Fort Worth, Tex.
(13) Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.
(14) Baltimore, Md.
(15) Houston, Tex.
(16) Indianapolis-Bloomington, Ind.
(17) Cincinnati, Ohio-Newport, Ky.
(18) Atlanta-Rome, Ga.
(19) Hartford-New Haven-New Britain-Waterbury-New London, Ct.
(20) Seattle-Tacoma, Wash.
(21) Miami, Fla.
(22) Kansas City, Mo.
(23) Milwaukee, Wis.
(24) Buffalo, N.Y.
(25) Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, Calif.
(26) Memphis, Tenn.
(27) Columbus-Chillicothe, Ohio.
(28) Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida.
(29) Portland, Oreg.
(30) Nashville, Tenn.
(31) New Orleans, La.
(32) Denver-Castle Rock, Colorado.
(33) Providence, R.I.-New Bedford, Mass.
(34) Albany-Schenectady-Troy, N.Y.
(35) Syracuse, N.Y.
(36) Charleston-Huntington, W. Va.
(37) Kalamazoo-Grand Rapids-Battle Creek, Mich.
(38) Louisville, Ky.
(39) Oklahoma City, Okla.
(40) Birmingham, Ala.
(41) Dayton-Kettering, Ohio.
(42) Charlotte, N.C.
(43) Phoenix-Mesa, Ariz.
(44) Norfolk-Newport News-Portsmouth-Hampton, Va.
(45) San Antonio, Tex.
(46) Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, S.C.-Asheville, N.C.
(47) Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem, N.C.
(48) Salt Lake City, Utah.
(49) Wilkes Barre-Scranton, Pa.
(50) Little Rock-Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
(b) Second 50 major television markets:
(51) San Diego, Calif.
(52) Toledo, Ohio.
(53) Omaha, Nebr.
(54) Tulsa, Okla.
(55) Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne-Cocoa-Clermont, Florida.
(56) Rochester, N.Y.
(57) Harrisburg-Lancaster-York, Pa.
(58) Texarkana, Tex.-Shreveport, La.
(59) Mobile, Ala.-Pensacola, Fla.
(60) Davenport, Iowa-Rock Island-Moline, Ill.
(61) Flint-Bay City-Saginaw, Mich.
(62) Green Bay, Wis.
(63) Richmond-Petersburg, Va.
(64) Springfield-Decatur-Champaign, Illinois.
(65) Cedar Rapids-Waterloo, Iowa.
(66) Des Moines-Ames, Iowa.
(67) Wichita-Hutchinson, Kans.
(68) Jacksonville, Fla.
(69) Cape Girardeau, Mo.-Paducah, Ky.-Harrisburg, Ill.
(70) Roanoke-Lynchburg, Va.
(71) Knoxville, Tenn.
(72) Fresno-Visalia-Hanford-Clovis-Merced-Porterville, California.
(73) Raleigh-Durham-Goldsboro-Fayetteville, North Carolina.
(74) Johnstown-Altoona, Pa.
(75) Portland-Poland Spring, Maine.
(76) Spokane, Wash.
(77) Jackson, Miss.
(78) Chattanooga, Tenn.
(79) Youngstown, Ohio.
(80) South Bend-Elkhart, Ind.
(81) Albuquerque, N. Mex.
(82) Fort Wayne-Roanoke, Ind.
(83) Peoria, Ill.
(84) Greenville-Washington-New Bern, N.C.
(85) Sioux Falls-Mitchell, S. Dak.
(86) Evansville, Ind.
(87) Baton Rouge, La.
(88) Beaumont-Port Arthur, Tex.
(89) Duluth, Minn.-Superior, Minn.
(90) Wheeling, W. Va.-Steubenville, Ohio.
(91) Lincoln-Hastings-Kearney, Nebr.
(92) Lansing-Onondaga, Mich.
(93) Madison, Wis.
(94) Columbus, Ga.
(95) Amarillo, Tex.
(96) Huntsville-Decatur, Ala.
(97) Rockford-Freeport, Ill.
(98) Fargo-Valley City, N.D.
(99) Monroe, La.-El Dorado, Ark.
(100) Columbia, S.C.
Note:
Requests for changes to this list shall be made in the form of a petition for rulemaking pursuant to § 1.401 of this chapter, except that such petitions shall not be subject to the public notice provisions of § 1.403 of this chapter.
[37 FR 3278, Feb. 12, 1972]
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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 47 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

§ 151 - Purposes of chapter; Federal Communications Commission created

§ 152 - Application of chapter

§ 153 - Definitions

§ 154 - Federal Communications Commission

§ 301 - License for radio communication or transmission of energy

§ 302 - Repealed. June 5, 1936, ch. 511,

§ 302a - Devices which interfere with radio reception

§ 303 - Powers and duties of Commission

§ 303a - Standards for children’s television programming

§ 307 - Licenses

§ 308 - Requirements for license

§ 309 - Application for license

§ 312 - Administrative sanctions

§ 315 - Candidates for public office

§ 317 - Announcement of payment for broadcast

§ 325 - False, fraudulent, or unauthorized transmissions

§ 339 - Carriage of distant television stations by satellite carriers

§ 340 - Significantly viewed signals permitted to be carried

§ 341 - Carriage of television signals to certain subscribers

§ 503 - Forfeitures

§ 521 - Purposes

§ 522 - Definitions

§ 531 - Cable channels for public, educational, or governmental use

§ 532 - Cable channels for commercial use

§ 534 - Carriage of local commercial television signals

§ 535 - Carriage of noncommercial educational television

§ 536 - Regulation of carriage agreements

§ 537 - Sales of cable systems

§ 543 - Regulation of rates

§ 544 - Regulation of services, facilities, and equipment

§ 544a - Consumer electronics equipment compatibility

§ 545 - Modification of franchise obligations

§ 549 - Competitive availability of navigation devices

§ 552 - Consumer protection and customer service

§ 554 - Equal employment opportunity

§ 556 - Coordination of Federal, State, and local authority

§ 558 - Criminal and civil liability

§ 560 - Scrambling of cable channels for nonsubscribers

§ 561 - Scrambling of sexually explicit adult video service programming

§ 571 - Regulatory treatment of video programming services

§ 572 - Prohibition on buy outs

Title 47 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-10-24; vol. 79 # 206 - Friday, October 24, 2014
    1. 79 FR 63547 - Sports Blackout Rules
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
      Final rule.
      Effective November 24, 2014.
      47 CFR Part 76