January 2004 Contents Online

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January 2004 Contents Online

Jan 1, 2004 12:00 PM

Highlights of news items from the January 2004 issue.

FCC Seeks Comment on Separate Antennas for IBOC
The FCC wants to know more about the ideas proposed by the NAB. Comments are due Jan. 8 and reply comments are due Jan. 23.

No Media Ownership Resolution Until 2004
The U.S. Senate refused to act this year on an omnibus spending bill that contains new media ownership rules. No vote is expected before the Senate returns on Jan. 20, 2004.

MacBride to Head NAB Legal and Regulatory Affairs
She replaces Jeff Baumann, who retires from the NAB in February following 20 years or service.

Sirius Reaches 200,000 Subscribers
Sirius currently has four plug-and-play products available at retail outlets with more receivers scheduled for release.