Business and Law
Commission Announces Antenna Site Comment Deadlines
Comments are due on or before Dec. 6 and reply comments by Dec. 23
EEO Supporters Stand Firm on Benefits of FCC Employment Rules
Cost of compliance is minimal and benefits are enormous, says group in filing
Additional EEO Rules Are Unjustified and Unnecessary, According to NAB
NAB: “There is no evidence of discrimination in broadcasting that justifies additional regulation”
CBA Revises Its Proposal to the FCC, Congress Says It Is Getting Involved
There’s a way out of the C-band entanglement — if everyone will compromise
50 Broadcast Groups to FCC: Remove Obsolete EEO Rules
Group said proposed changes would increase burdens on broadcasters and be of little practical...
Local U.S. Ad Revenue to Surge, Driven by Politics
Radio shares in benefits of local election spending
82 Small Broadcasters Weigh in on EEO Rule Changes
The group said it’s time for the FCC to reassess its documentation and paperwork...
Commentary: Buffer Compromise Would Boost FM Class C4
Idea would create a protective bubble around underbuilt FM stations
Updated IPAWS Certificate Released For DASDEC, OneNet
Users of Digital Alert Systems DASDEC and OneNet devices need to upload new certificate...
FCC to Two AM Licensees: Pay Fees or Nixed Licenses Could Be Next
Collectively the two Georgia licensees owe allegedly more than $90,000 in unpaid FCC fees
All-Digital on the AM Band? The FCC Might Allow It Soon
Pai says commission will consider permitting voluntary transitions by stations
70-Year-Old Antenna Site Rules Up for Debate by FCC
Latest NPRM part of commission’s stated efforts to modernize media rules
Groups Call on FCC to Waive First-Term Fees for Incubating AM/FM Stations
MMTC, NABOB say waiving of fees sends powerful message about importance of diversity via...
NYSBA Honors Native Son O’Rielly as New Yorker of the Year
FCC commissioner tells radio in particular that its “role in the community has never...
New FM Construction Permit Auction Set for April 2020
Auction 106 will include 130 FM broadcast allotment construction permits
Virginia FM Handed $15,000 Forfeiture for Alleged Filing Violations
FCC says station allegedly failed to prepare quarterly issues/lists and upload files to online...
Broadcasters Need to Keep Eye on Latest EAS Updates
The new TLS protocol update needed before November 8
Ham Radio Operator Handed $17,000 Notice of Forfeiture
FCC says N.Y. operator has deliberately interfered with the Amateur Radio Service
California LPFM Asked to Explain Alleged Transmission, EAS Violations
Enforcement bureau cited concerns with antenna, transmitter and EAS logs