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Newsletter Archive

2019

August – Inside: Procedures set for LPTV and FM repack reimbursement; New translator interference rules now effective; Modernization proposed for MVPD notices to stations; and more…

July – Inside: Kidvid rules modernized; FCC to review EEO; Nationwide EAS test Aug. 7; FCC accepting incubator proposals; and more…

June – Inside: Next national EAS test Aug. 7; FCC accepting next gen TV license apps; DOJ to review ASCAP, BMI consent decrees; and more…

May – Inside: Higher regulatory fees proposed for 2019; New rules for FM translator interference; FCC solicits more C-Band comments; and more…

April – Inside: Broadcaster calls for all-digital AM; C-Band Earth station certificates dues 5/28; WJDF has licensed revoked by FCC; First amendment protects sports commentators; and more…

March – Inside: EEO mid-term reports abolished; Repack $ set for LPTV and FMs; FCC studying ratings system; and more…

February – Inside: FCC reports on repack; unlicensed LPTV gets max fine; Media Bureau seeks input on video description; and more…

January – Inside: FCC looks to eliminate mid-term EEO reports; Non-Com app processing up for review; license posting rules abolished; and more…

2018

December – Inside: FCC launching quadrennial review; Media Bureau begins checking online public files; hurricane response evaluated; and more…

November – Inside: Class A AMs studied again; Congress passes MMA; FCC eliminates contract filings; and more…

October – Inside: C-band registration due Oct. 17; Court affirms webcasting rates; Media Bureau issues repack reminder; and more…

September – Inside: Regulatory fees dues Sept. 25; Ruling: Remix of pre-1972 recording not a new work; National EAS test postponed; and more…

August – Inside: National EAS test Sept. 20; FCC creates radio incubator program; Proposal for reimbursing FM/LPTV for repack; and more…

July – Inside: Kidvid rules update; FCC addresses false EAS alerts; C-band registration extended to October 17; and more…

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