The Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) regarding the next steps in the DTV transition has been published in the Federal Register, and the dates for submitting Comments in the proceedings have been set.  Parties interested in commenting on the Commission’s proposed rules must submit Comments by August 8th, and Reply Comments by August 23rd.  A copy of the full NPRM can be found here.  Given that this proceeding will establish the details for the final push to digital broadcasting by February 17, 2009, broadcasters should be sure to review the the NPRM and consider filing comments.