Currents Headlines from the March 2011 Issue

March 1, 2011


The online headlines from the March 2011 issue of Radio magazine.


March 2011 issue cover

Du Treil, Keller to Receive NAB Engineering Achievement Awards at 2011 NAB Show
The NAB established the Engineering Achievement Award in 1959 to recognize technical accomplishments and contributions to the broadcast industry.

Broadband for First Responders Act of 2011 Threatens 450MHz RPU Band
To offset the cost of construction of this network, the bill looks to auction the 450MHz spectrum, but does not propose replacement spectrum for BAS use.

NAB/RAB Announce Hotel for 2011 Radio Show
The show will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago.

FCC Names Six to Technical Advisory Council
The council members will share ideas and recommendations on how to best harness technological innovations in the current business landscape.

NABEF to Honor Target with Corporate Leadership Award
The award will be presented at the 2011 Celebration of Service to America Awards on June 26, 2011.

Eddie Fritts to Receive NAB Distinguished Service Award
Fritts served as the president of the NAB for 23 years.

FCC Adopts Order for First-ever Presidential EAN
The date for the National EAS test has yet to be determined.

FEMA: List of CAP-Compliant Equipment Expected in March
Several EAS experts say broadcasters will continue to be the backbone in a new warning system.


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