1327 Days Since The Incentive Auction legislation was passed 
167 Days Until The FCC Says The Auction Starts
About 1 year until the LPTV and TV translator displacement window opens
INCENTIVE AUCTION OPENING BIDS ANNOUNCED

BREAKING NEWS
FCC ISSUES OPENING BID PRICES 
AND 39 CLASS-A STATIONS TOLD NO THANKS, 
WE DO NOT NEED YOU IN THE AUCTION

The FCC released yesterday and today, the final Incentive Auction bid procedures and schedule, and the opening bid prices for eligible stations.  Surprisingly, 39 of 416 Class-A stations were told they will not receive an opening bid since the FCC did not need their spectrum to complete the auction.

For the remaining 347 eligible stations, a total of $39.8 billion in opening bids is assigned to them, based on their also newly released " Final Digital Baseline Coverage Area and Population Served".

Here is a spreadsheet of the Class-A stations and values: 



RELATED TRADE PRESS COVERAGE





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Mike Gravino,  Director
LPTV Spectrum Rights Coalition
202-604-0747
lptvcoalition@gmail.com