Deadline Approaching: EAS Rule Changes

(June 22, 2016) Last year the FCC issued its Sixth Report & Order (EB Docket No. 04-296) pertaining to new requirements for the Emergency Alert System.  Some of the implementation deadlines have already passed but...

Charlie Dent, R.I.P.

It is with deep regret that NHAB notes the passing of longtime broadcast executive Charles E. Dent, Jr., of Derry. Charlie died on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 following a long bout with cancer; he was 69.Charlie served...

In Case You Missed It…

On June 2, 2016 Attorney David Oxenford conducted a webinar entitled "Online Public File for Radio - Reviewing Your Obligations."  The webinar was free to NHAB members.  If you were unable to participate, you can view Oxenford's slides here.

FCC Considers Dropping Listener Letters from Public File

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2016 - The Federal Communications Commission has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (16-62) concerning changes to Public File rules.  Currently the rules currently require: (1) commercial television and radio broadcast stations to retain, and make available to the public, copies...

A Word from NAB

(May 25, 2016)- In a decisive victory for broadcasters, the federal appeals court in Philadelphia today ordered the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to quickly review outdated broadcast ownership rules, and eliminated the FCC's prohibition on...

National Hall of Fame Accepting Nominees

Nominations are open for the National Radio Hall of Fame.  The 24 nominations in six categories were determined by the organization’s nominating committee. Four of those categories will be voted on...