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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


FCC Announces Effective Date of Requirement for Public File Access to TV Shared Services Agreements
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2018

On Friday, the FCC released a Public Notice announcing that the rules requiring the inclusion in the online public file of TV station “shared services


FM Translator Auction Scheduled For Mutually Exclusive Applications from First 2017 Cross-Service Translator Window
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2018

It appears that the FCC is attempting to clear its backlog of pending translator applications - and moving quickly to do so. On Friday, it released a


FCC Rules Relaxing AM Proofs of Performance Become Effective
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2018

In September 2017, the FCC adopted new rules making AM proofs of performance easier to conduct for many stations. We summarized the changes here, and


FCC Announces Dates for Submitting “Long-Form” Applications by AM Stations that Filed for New FM Translators in Second Translator Window
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2018

The FCC yesterday released a Public Notice announcing a filing window from April 18 through May 9 for “long-form” applications for new translators


Copyright Office Grants Second Extension of Comment Dates in Proceeding Looking at MVPD Reporting Obligations and the Definition of Cable System
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2018

In December, we wrote about a proceeding initiated by the Copyright Office to review the reporting obligations of cable and satellite television


Next Media Regulation Modernization Item - Easing Transfer of Satellite TV Stations
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2018

The FCC last week released its tentative agenda for its March open meeting. On it was a single item dealing with broadcast issues, a draft Notice of


FCC Announces Long-Form Application Deadline for AM Stations that Resolved Mutually Exclusive Situations in First Translator Window
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2018

The FCC yesterday released a Public Notice announcing a filing window from March 14 to March 28 for “long-form” applications for new translators that