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Individual fined $15,000 for operating CB radio transmitter from his home

USA - December 20 2013 Last month, the FCC issued an NAL against an Oklahoma man for operating a radio transmitter from his home without permission from the FCC. A local…

Paul A. Cicelski

Man Fined $25,000 for Harassing Phone Calls

USA - January 31 2017 The FCC fined a New York man for using false caller ID numbers - a practice commonly known as "spoofing" - to place harassing phone calls to…

Joseph A. Cohen, Jessica T. Nyman

Use of illegal cell phone jammers leads to fines in excess of $125,000

USA - April 30 2013 The FCC has long kept a careful eye on the sale and use of illegal cell phone jamming devices that interfere with cellular communications. This month…

Paul A. Cicelski

Broadcaster Access to Disaster Areas Becomes the Law of the Land

USA - March 24 2018 Yesterday’s enactment of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 (feel free to read it, it’s only 2232 pages) was welcomed by broadcasters. If…

FCC proposes $35,000 in fines for unauthorized radio operations

USA - December 28 2012 The FCC assessed a combined total of $35,000 in proposed fines this month against two individuals whom agents discovered were operating unlicensed radio…

Lauren A. Birzon