Antenna Newsletter

Antenna is a monthly e-newsletter on communications law issues written by the Association’s Federal Counsel, Pillsbury Law.  Pillsbury Law also runs our Federal Legal hotline.

Newsletter Archive

2018

April – Inside: Repack funds get a boost – include LPTVs and FMs; LPTV displacement filing window open; $15k fine for unauthorized restructuring; and more…

March – Inside: FCC proposes to eliminate mid-term EEO report; Renewal apps designated for hearing; Rule books no longer required; and more…

February – Inside: All radio public files online by March 1; Noncomm FM pays $115k underwriting fine; Modernization for paper contract rule?; and more…

January – Inside: FCC considers national TV ownership limits; Blue Alert added to EAS; $13 million fine for Sponsor ID miscues, and more…

2017

December – Inside: FCC reviews ownership rules; ATSC 3.0 approved; Main Studio Rule repeal effective 1/8, and more…

November – Inside: Main studio rule repealed; TV filing freeze to be lifted; Ownership review, and more…

October – AM engineering rules relaxed; Second Priority TV filing window set; FM translator window ends 11/29, and more…

September– Ownership report filing window postponed; Reg. fees due 9/26; Multilingual EAS reports due 11/6, and more…

August – Inside: EAS test 9/27; First Priority TV Filing Window; Repack costs exceed funding, and more…

July – Inside: Blue Alert code proposed; Expanding video description requirement; Divestiture for Cochise Broadcasting, and more…

June – Inside: FCC proposes Main Studio Rule elimination; new FM translator window; media rules reviewed, and more…

May – Inside: Repack transition begins; internet can be sole recruitment tool; FM petitions abound; new opportunities for noncomm fundraising, and more…

 

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