Currents Headlines from the February 2010 Issue

February 1, 2010


The online headlines from the February 2010 issue of Radio magazine.


February 2010 issue cover

FCC Issues Further NPRM to Nationally Test EAS
The FCC, FEMA, the NWS and the EOP have begun planning for a national EAS test, with subsequent tests to occur thereafter.

APRE Accepts Nominations for Fourth Engineering Achievement Award
Past honorees include Roger Karwoski, Chuck Leavens, Marty Bloss, Don Danko and John Kean.

Broadcast Electronics Gets New Majority Owner
Firstcity Crestone is now the majority owner of the broadcast manufacturer.

Telos Moves to New Facility
Despite expanding onto an additional floor several years ago, the equipment manufacturer still required more space.

GAO Report Notes Needed Improvements at FCC
A lack of written procedures to steer interbureau activity has created confusion in the FCC's actions.

AWRT Names Chickie Bucco as 2009 Achievement Award Winner
The award honors an AWRT member who has helped strengthen the role of AWRT within the industry and contributed to the betterment of the electronic media industry.

SBE Updates Leadership Course
The next course will be held Aug. 3-5, 2010, in Atlanta.

James Quello Dies
His FCC career spanned 23 years and included one year as interim chairman.


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