262. Applications for national radio multiplex licences.

Where Ofcom1 proposes to grant a licence2 to provide a national radio multiplex service3, it must publish, in such manner as it considers appropriate, a notice (a 'tender notice')4:

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    (1)     stating that it proposes to grant such a licence5;

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    (2)     specifying the frequency6 on which the service is to be provided7;

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    (3)     specifying, in such manner as Ofcom considers appropriate, the area of the United Kingdom8 in which the frequency is to be available9;

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    (4)     where digital capacity on the frequency is reserved10 for the broadcasting11 of a simulcast radio service12, stating that fact and specifying the capacity reserved