(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.
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.
(Washington) Congress ordered the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to do something about illegal radio stations, so now it has. Details of the Preventing Illegal Radio Abuse Through Enforcement Act (the PIRATE Act) have been released. It's the headline story in the January issue... Read More.
Click the link below to learn about: $15,000 LPFM fine FCC Rescinds Grant Proposed $25,000 fine ALERT_FCC Enforcement Monitor October 2020
Pillsbury’s communications lawyers have published FCC Enforcement Monitor monthly since 1999 to inform our clients of notable FCC enforcement actions against FCC license holders and others. Click the link below for the latest publication. June 2020 Enforcement Monitor
FCC Locks the Front Door as Broadcasters Adapt to a Coronavirus World By Scott R. Flick March 12, 2020
(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... Read More.
(September 10, 1918) - Due to the likely activation of the Disaster Information Reporting System (DIRS) for Hurricane Florence, the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau is canceling the voluntary test of DIRS for broadcasters that was planned for September 13-14, 2018. If DIRS is... Read More.