Getting into the Weeds on CBD Advertising

In 2018, Congress enacted a new Farm Bill which decriminalized certain hemp products.  As directed by that Bill, the US Department of Agriculture in 2019 published interim rules on the “Establishment of Domestic Hemp Projects” adopting a national regulatory framework for hemp production and...

EAS Firmware Deadline Extended

November 6, 2019 - NHAB members will recall that Sage Alerting Systems previously announced that it's latest firmware update would require stations to pay a fee because of the substantial time and effort...

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...

Update on Repack Compensation

(February 20, 2019) - A total of 987 full power and Class A stations are waiting in line for compensation from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as a result of last year's voluntary spectrum auction and...

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...