FCC News

FCC Requests Language Translation Plans

(October 16, 2017) – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has directed all broadcast and cable licensees to declare their intentions relative to translating Emergency Alert System (EAS) content into languages other than English. On August 15, 2017 the Read More »

September Issue of Antenna Available

(September 19, 2017) – The FCC has postponed the filing window for 2017 broadcast ownership reports.  That’s the lead story in this month’s issue of the Antenna newsletter, written by Washington communications attorney Scott R. Flick of the Read More »

August Antenna Newsletter

(August 21, 2017) – The FCC and FEMA’s latest plans for the national test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) are the headline story in this month’s Antenna newsletter, published by Attorney Scott Flick at the Pillsbury Law Read More »

National EAS Test Sept. 27; ETRS Updates Required

(UPDATED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017) – FEMA and the FCC have indicated that Wednesday’s National EAS Test will proceed unless a major storm is about to make landfall somewhere in the continental U.S.  All radio, television and cable outlets Read More »

Antenna Newsletter Highlights Blue Alert Initiative

Antenna Newsletter Highlights Blue Alert Initiative

 (July 17, 2017) – The Federal Communications Commission is considering adding a brand new event code to the Emergency Alert System.  Blue Alerts would be similar to Amber Alerts, which notify the public to be on the lookout Read More »

June Issue of Antenna Available

 (June 20, 2017) – Proposed elimination of the FCC’s main studio rule is the featured article in the latest Antenna newsletter published by Attorney Scott Flick at Pillsbury law firm.  The newsletter is another benefit of NHAB membership. Read More »

May Issue of Antenna available

(May 15, 2017) – The repacking phase of television’s voluntary Incentive Spectrum Auction is underway and it’s the headline article in the May issue of Antenna newsletter.  Space currently occupied by Channels 38 through 51 will be eliminated Read More »

FCC Releases Auction Results & Timetable

 (April 19, 2017) – The bidding phase of the television incentive auction is finished but the fun is just beginning! The FCC has released a timetable for what happens next.  NHAB’s Washington attorney, Scott Flick, has kindly laid Read More »