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EAS Coordinators in Each State Have One Year to Gather Information about Emergency Alerts to Non-English Speaking Listeners
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2016

Earlier this year, the FCC decided not to adopt a proposal that would have required at least one broadcast station in each community to provide


Reminder: EAS Form One Registration Due By August 26 for All Broadcasters
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2016

In our reminder on August regulatory dates for broadcasters, we noted that broadcasters must register their stations in a new FCC filing system that


Quick Reminder - Nationwide EAS Event Code for Nationwide EAS Test to be Programmed into EAS Equipment by July 30
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2016

One last minute reminder for broadcasters - by this weekend, they need to have reprogrammed their EAS equipment with a new alert code to recognize


August Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters - New Fees, EAS Registration Requirement, EEO Obligations and More
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2016

As we enter the last full month of summer, when many are already looking forward to the return to the more normal routines of autumn, regulatory


Covering Breaking News and Local Emergencies - FCC Issues to Consider
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2016

In recent weeks, tragic events in Orlando, Dallas, Baton Rouge and elsewhere engender thoughts for the victims, their families and their communities


May Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters - Incentive Auction, Comments on EAS, ATSC 3.0 and Set Top Boxes
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

May is one of those off months in which there are not the kind of routine filings that pop up in most other months - no EEO Public File Reports, no


FCC fines iHeart Media $1,000,000 for broadcasting EAS alert tones when there was no emergency what the big fine says to broadcasters
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2015

One million dollars is still a big fine, even though the FCC has been handing out fines for that amount, or more, many times in recent months


More big penalties for use of EAS tones in non-emergency programming
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

The FCC seems to be making another statement releasing one decision upholding two very large fines against major cable programmers for improper use


A week of emergency alert system actions at the FCC fines including one for $46,000 for EAS tones in a commercial, and reviews of best practices for the system
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2014

Perhaps Sunday’s anniversary of Pearl Harbor made the FCC want to make this week one which concentrated on emergency communications issues, or


FCC requests comments on proposal to require multilingual EAS alerts comments due April 28
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2014

With so much going on at the FCC and in connection with other topics that we consider, I'm sometimes late getting to all of the issues that arise