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FCC goes after marketing and sale of illegal jamming devices

USA - October 31 2012 The FCC’s enforcement efforts this month focused heavily on the marketing and sale of illegal signal jamming devices.

Scott R. Flick

Despite attempts at compliance, FCC fines tower owners for fading paint

USA - September 28 2012 This month, the FCC turned its attention to towers with old and fading paint.

Scott R. Flick

FCC issues second fine to cable TV operator for $236,500

USA - September 28 2012 As we previously reported in October 2011, the operator of a cable television system in Florida was fined $25,000 for a variety of violations of the FCC’s Rules, including failing to install and maintain operational Emergency Alert System (“EAS”) equipment, failing to operate its system within the required cable signal leakage limits, and failing to register the cable system with the FCC.

Scott R. Flick

FCC issues a total of $41,000 in fines for broadcaster airing prank telephone calls

USA - August 30 2012 The close of August in Washington, DC has brought with it a surge of beautiful weather, baseball excitement (for the first time in recent memory), and .. forfeiture orders related to the improper recording of telephone calls for broadcast.

Scott R. Flick

Station fined $8,000 for failing to maintain emergency alert system (EAS) equipment and records

USA - July 30 2012 A Florida radio station was fined $8,000 this month after the FCC determined it had failed to comply with EAS requirements.

Scott R. Flick