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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 »

School Bus Safety

School Bus Safety

(August 24, 2017) – With schools back in session, it’s time to watch out for kids.  New Hampshire law requires that: the driver of a school bus must come to a complete stop 50 feet, but not less than 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 »

New Hampshire Students Receive Scholarships

(July 20, 2017) MANCHESTER, NH – The New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters has awarded $9,500 worth of scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year, including its Student Broadcaster Scholarships, Families in Broadcasting Scholarships and the Al Sprague Memorial Scholarship. The 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 »

NH Public Radio Big Winner in Edward R. Murrow Awards

(June 21, 2017) – New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) rubs shoulders with heavyweights like CBS Radio & Television…the New York Times …and WTOP Washington, all recognized for overall excellence by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).  The winners were  culled Read More »

NH Supreme Court Rules on Taxation Issue

NH Supreme Court Rules on Taxation Issue

(May 30, 2017) Greetings NHAB members, There is important news to report on the legal battle over property taxes and whether critical and valuable broadcast equipment could be taxed by local cities and towns.  Late last week, the Read More »

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