FCC Extends Deadline for Sage Customers

(November 28, 2023) - The FCC has extended an EAS firmware upgrade deadline by 90 days (until March 11, 2024) but only for stations that are existing customers of Sage Alerting Systems.  Users of other manufacturers equipment must still comply with the original December... Read More.

December 1 Deadlines Approach

(October 30) - The Federal Communications Commission reminds that December 1, 2023 is the deadline to place EEO Public File Reports in Public Inspection Files and on station Internet websites for all nonexempt radio and television stations in Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Maine, Massachusetts,... Read More.

The Federal Communications Commission provides information online to help people communicate before, during and after severe weather and other emergencies. You’ll find tips about how to prepare for an outage, as well as what to do if an outage occurs, at fcc.gov/emergency (and... Read More.

Hold the date: Wednesday, October 4

New Hampshire broadcasters should mark their calendars for two significant events on Wednesday, October 4, 2023.  That's the day of NHAB's annual convention and Granite Mikes Award ceremony at the Bank of New Hampshire Stage in Concord (look elsewhere in this site for details). On... Read More.

Lowest Unit Charge Kicks in July 30

Political season is already on us, even though New Hampshire's state primaries aren't until September 13.  As you'll see in the June issue of Antenna, New Hampshire broadcasters must implement their lowest unit charge for candidate advertising between July 30 and September 13. The... Read More.

Public File tip

A number of stations have found that the FCC I.T. people have changed the Public File link to all caps for your call letters, breaking their own system. If your direct link on your website uses lower case, you will get a 404. Changing... Read More.