The FCC has raised more than $14.8 million in the first stage of bidding for FM licenses. Some 288 frequencies are available, mostly in small and middle-size markets. More than 1,400 bids had been placed so far and 456 bidders remained. The highest bid we’ve seen so far has been $513,000 from Family Stations Inc.
Business and Law
Licensee Claims FCC Overstepped Its Bounds By Issuing $1,500 Forfeiture
The Media Bureau disagreed, citing case law and precedent when it comes to renewing a station’s license
Programming and Sales
2021 Service to America Award Honors Stations for Community Work
The 28 finalists raised more $43.4 million in funds and donations