E.H. Close, R.I.P.

Hal Close(September 23, 2019) - The New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters was sad to learn of the death of longtime New Hampshire radio station licensee Elmer H. "Hal" Close.  He died...

FCC Drops Hammer on Cumulus

(August 26, 2019) - One of the articles in the August issue of Antenna newsletter deals with a recent $233,000 fine imposed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Cumulus Radio,...

NHAB Awards Scholarships

(l-r:) NHAB Executive Director Tracy Caruso, WMUR CEO Jeff Bartlett, NHAB Board Chair Lucy Lange of iHeartMedia, scholarship recipient Lance Legere.(July 24, 2019) The New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters (NHAB) has...

EAS News

 A national test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) will be held on Wednesday, August 7 at 2:20 p.m. EDT. All AM/FM/TV broadcast stations and cable television operations are required to...

Radio License Renewal Guideline

© 2019 Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. Attorney Advertising. pillsburylaw.com A Radio Broadcaster’s Guide to License Renewal.The FCC’s radio license renewal cycle is now underway, with the first batch of applications due by June...

Fighting Pirate Radio

The 50 state broadcast associations have banded together to urge the Senate to pass Senate Bill 1288, PIRATE, Act.  Ultimately, the PIRATE Act ( Preventing Illegal Radio Abuse Through Enforcement Act ) will give the FCC more tools to fight pirate radio stations. ...

FCC Continues Rule Slashing

(January 28, 2019) - Decades worth of regulations are being considered for elimination as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) continues Chairman Ajit Pai's housecleaning agenda. According to the January issue of Antenna, Midterm Reports are being considered for the chopping block...

RTDNA Issues News Guidelines

(November 15, 2018) - The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has developed a series of coverage guidelines to assist journalists, newsroom managers and station management with both common and uncommon ethical and operational situations which may arise. The guidelines have been prepared by...