Regulatory

Keep Alert on EAS Tests

By Lee Petro | September 15, 2017

The Federal Communications Commission has announced that the next nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System will be held Sept. 27.

Wireless Microphone Rules Updated

By Lee G. Petro | August 15, 2017

Last month, the commission revised its rules for wireless microphones to address the availability of spectrum after the incentive auction and to make revisions to the applicable technical standards

New Regulatory Relief Efforts for Broadcasters

By Lee G. Petro | June 13, 2017

Not only has the FCC sought comment on proposed rules to eliminate the local main studio requirement, it is also seeking broad comment from the public proposing the revision and/or elimination of broadcast-related regulation

Noncommercial Radio Regulation Relief

By Lee G. Petro | May 15, 2017

Last month, the Federal Communications Commission tweaked its rules for noncommercial broadcasters, expanding their ability to conduct fundraising events for third parties, as well as providing relief for their preparation of biennial ownership reports due Dec. 1.

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