ETRS – Part 2

(August 15, 2006) - An August 26th deadline is looming for all radio & TV stations, and cable franchises, to fill out the first of three forms in the FCC's new EAS Test Reporting System (ETRS)... Read More.

ETRS – What You Need to Know and Do

(August 5, 2016) - There have been several EAS developments this summer but the most important requires your action by August 26.  All EAS participants must enter preliminary data (Form One) in the FCC’s... Read More.

July 25, 2016 - On Friday our Washington law firm (Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP) filed comments with the FCC regarding MB Docket No. 16-161, the proposal to eliminate the requirement that letters and e-mails... Read More.

July 22, 2016 - New Hampshire broadcasters are teaming up with the state's produce growers to publicize NH Eat Local Month throughout August.  Throughout the month member stations will run spots reminding listeners to enjoy the harvest by visiting local farmers markets...farm stands...and pick-your-own... Read More.

J. Sherwood Bent, R.I.P.

DOVER, NH - July 19, 2016 - James “J” Sherwood Bent, 67, of Dean Drive died at the Hyder Family Hospice House on Tuesday July 19, 2016.Born November 15, 1948 in Keene, NH, the son of Ellsworth “Bunka” and Josephine (Harris) Bent. He graduated... Read More.

FCC Adds 3 New EAS Event Codes

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2016 – The Federal Communications Commission today updated its rules so that Americans can receive more specific – and potentially life-saving – warnings through the Emergency Alert System (EAS) before extreme weather... Read More.

July Issue of Antenna newsletter available

The lowest unit rate rule for political advertising goes into effect for New Hampshire stations on July 30, 2016.  That is just one of the articles (p.5) of interest in the July issue of Pillsbury Antenna newsletter written by communications attorney Scott Flick.You'll also learn... Read More.

FCC Deadlines Approaching

(July 6, 2016) - The following information is courtesy of Scott Flick at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, our Washington law firm.