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Assuming the license is not reinstated, after a year of silence the operating license of the station is automatically cancelled. The license does not immediately become available. If you are interested you have to wait until the next application filing window. At that time you can file an application for a new AM station with all technical showings to show lack of interference with other AM stations.
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There is a period of time when applications for new radio stations to be applied for. You can next when the next window is by contacting the FCC. Here is their website https://www.fcc.gov/ To find a lawyer that specializes in radio stations check lawyers.com or findlw.com where they list lawyers by specialty and geographic area. I suggest you look for one in Washington DC. There is an auction page that you can check about auctions. Here is the link. http://wireless.fcc.gov/auctions/default.htm?job=auctions_home
Auctions occur when there would be mutually exclusive applications, i.e. where there would be interference between stations if all applications were granted. That is what triggers an auction. There is a public notice when an auction is scheduled.
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