The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association urges you to give serious consideration to participating in important FCC-sponsored webinars to be conducted Wednesday through Friday of this week on the subject of the Broadcast Television Incentive Auction.  The following information was provided by the Commission.

fcc“On June 2, the FCC released its Report and Order to implement the Broadcast Television Incentive Auction.  The FCC staff invites broadcasters to participate in a webinar during which staff will explain and answer questions about the Report and Order.  This webinar will cover three main aspects of the Report and Order.  First, it will describe the no risk, high reward opportunity for broadcasters to voluntarily participate in this incentive auction.  Second, it will break down the details on how the auction works.  Third, and finally, it will explain the repacking process and what happens after the auction for stations whose channels are changed as a result of the incentive auction or the repacking process.

Wed, June 25      1p-2p

Wed, June 25      4p-5p

Thu, June 26       1p-2p

Thu, June 26       3p-4p

Fri, June 27          10a-11a

Fri, June 27          2p-3p

All times are Eastern Daylight Savings time.  Currently, the plan is for the webinars to be given by Bill Lake and either Gary Epstein or Howard Symons.

Date:                Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Time:                1:00-2:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Address:           https://fccevents.webex.com/fccevents/onstage/g.php?d=995399487&t=a

 

Date:                Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Time:                4:00-5:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Address:           https://fccevents.webex.com/fccevents/onstage/g.php?d=998928896&t=a

 

Date:                Thursday, June 26, 2014
Time:                1:00-2:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Address:           https://fccconference.webex.com/fccconference/j.php?MTID=m47db75d0552cece2e80538c44a703dea

 

Date:                Thursday, June 26, 2014
Time:                3:00-4:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time
Address:           https://fccconference.webex.com/fccconference/j.php?MTID=m47db75d0552cece2e80538c44a703dea

 

Date:                Friday, June 27, 2014
Time:                10:00-11:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time
Address:           https://fccevents.webex.com/fccevents/onstage/g.php?d=993523440&t=a

 

Date:                Friday, June 27, 2014

Time:                2:00-3:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Tim
Address:           https://fccevents.webex.com/fccevents/onstage/g.php?d=995557236&t=a

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To join the online meeting (Now from mobile devices!)
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1. Go to address specified for the date and time of the webinar on which you want to participate.

2. If requested, enter your name and email address.
3. If a password is required, enter the meeting password: fcc123
4. Click “Join”.

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To join the audio conference only
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Call in number:   888-858-2144
Access code:     7201974