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FCC Opens Rulemaking Proceedings on the Processing of Interference Complaints for FM Translators and Eliminating the Posting of Licenses at Broadcast Control Points
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2018

At yesterday’s FCC open meeting, the Commission commenced two proceedings of interest to broadcasters. The first deals with the processing of


FCC Approves 100 Mexican Ownership of Radio Stations in California and Arizona - Further Showing Foreign Ownership Limitations Less Significant in Today’s Broadcast World
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2018

The FCC yesterday issued a Declaratory Ruling approving the acquisition by a company owned by two Mexican citizens of 100 of the ownership interest


May Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters - FCC Meeting, FM Translator and LPTV Filing Windows, Political Windows and More Consideration of Music Reforms
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2018

May is one of those months where there are neither deadlines for EEO Public File Reports nor for any of the quarterly filings of issuesprograms lists


Another Modernization of Media Proposal - Eliminate the Need for Posting Station Licenses at Broadcast Station Control Point
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2018

We wrote last week about one broadcast issue to be considered at the FCC’s May 10 meeting, amending the procedures for resolving complaints about


FCC Grants 39 Radio Stations 60 Days to Complete Online Public File Conversion - Reminder to All Other Broadcasters that their Conversion Should be Complete
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2018

The FCC yesterday issued an order granting 39 radio stations (almost all stations with very small staffs or those affected by recent hurricanes or


FCC To Consider Proposal for New Rules on FM Translator Interference at Its May Meeting
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2018

The FCC yesterday released a draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, to be considered at its open meeting on May 10, seeking to add more specificity to


FCC Extends LPTVTV Translator Displacement Filing Window - Deadline Now June 1
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2018

The FCC yesterday released a Public Notice announcing an extension in the application filing deadline in the window for LPTV stations and TV


Another Legal Update From the NAB Convention - FCC to Look at the KidVid Rules in a Formal Proceeding Soon
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2018

We just wrote about the FCC talk at the NAB Convention about translator interference and pirate radio. On the TV side, there was of course mention of


What’s Next for the FCC’s Radio Ownership Rules? - Do Changes in the Audio Marketplace Justify Changes in Ownership Limits?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2018

With the NAB Convention upon us, and much of the talk being centered on television issues including the repacking of the TV band after the incentive


FCC Requests Comments on Extension of Compliance Deadline for TV Stations to Convert Non-Textual Emergency Information into Audio on SAP Channel
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2018

In 2015, TV broadcasters were required to convert textual warnings about emergency events that are broadcast outside of news programs (e.g. weather