Political

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 »

Message from the Chairman

(April 14, 2017) – Well, we made it through first quarter! The word from many member stations is that the quarter was a little tough early on but managed to rally by March. No politics here, just a feeling 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 »

January Issue of Antenna newsletter

(January 19, 2017) – Thanks to Attorney Scott Flick at the Pillsbury law firm in Washington, the latest edition of Antenna is available.  This month’s issue includes the possibility of internet employment recruitment…the latest negotiations between the Radio Read More »

Partisan Politics at FCC Cause Political File Headaches

(January 10, 2017) – The new president hasn’t even been inaugurated but there are already political problems erupting on Capitol Hill.  Last week the FCC sent mixed signals pertaining to the online political files maintained by television stations. Read More »

Election Night Guide 2016 Available

Just in time for election night coverage – the facts and figures that your stations need!  This 24-page downloadable booklet provides background, state-by-state analysis and lists of major candidates. NHAB wishes to thank Scott Flick at Pillsbury Winthrop Read More »

Shaheen Expresses Concerns Over Spectrum Auction

(June 29, 2016) Washington – Two United States Senators have written to the Federal Communications Commission expressing concerns over the television spectrum auction which is currently underway.  Senators Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire and Maria Cantwell of Washington Read More »

Lowest Unit Charges Take Effect July 30

During the 45-day period prior to a primary election or party caucus, and the 60-day period prior to the general election, commercial broadcast stations are prohibited from charging any legally qualified candidate for elective office (who does not waive his or her Read More »