(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.
(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.
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.
Hot off the press...the January issue of Antenna newsletter, written by Washington communications attorney R. Scott Flick. The Federal Communication Commission's Quadrennial Review is underway. By law, the Commission has to review its rules every four years for relevance. Have something to tell the... Read More.
The National Association of Broadcasters says it is monitoring a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday accusing Alphabet’s Google... Read More.
Broadcast stations may soon have to begin gathering data they haven't collected for 20 years. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is reinstating rules on Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) data. The sex, race and ethnicity information was a bothersome, but required, annual submission from... Read More.
Even in this most unusual time, the FCC has continued to enforce its EEO rules, reviewing a station’s compliance both in connection with its license renewal and through periodic audits. Stations still need to engage in wide dissemination... Read More.