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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Edward R. Murrow Award Nominations Announced

(April 25, 2017) – New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) and WMUR-TV were both named as recipients of the  2017 Edward R. Murrow Awards in Region 10.  The awards are made annually by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTNDA). 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 »