FCC News

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

 (July 26, 2017) – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced the date of this year’s National Test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS).  It will be held at 2:20 p.m. EDT 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 »

March Antenna Now Available

(March 21, 2017) – The FCC is seeking public comment on a new set of technical standards that have come to be known as Next Generation TV.  These standards amount to a convergence of over-the-air viewing with broadband Read More »

February Issue of Antenna newsletter

 (February 17, 2017) – Station public files no longer need to contain correspondence from the public.   That’s the major takeaway from the latest issue of the Antenna newsletter, written by Scott R. Flick, a communications attorney with Read More »