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FM Translators and Pirates on the FCC Agenda at the NAB Convention - New Rules on Translator Interference to be Proposed
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2018

At this week’s NAB Convention, issues about FM translators and pirate radio dominated the radio news from the sessions that featured FCC speakers. On


FCC Continues War on Pirate Radio - Seizes Equipment of Boston Stations While New Legislative Tools May Be on the Way
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2018

The FCC yesterday announced that they had seized the equipment of two Boston-area pirate radio stations that had refused to cease operations after


No Parlay for Pirates: FCC Turns Up the Heat on Dozens of Alleged Pirate Radio Operators
  • Pillsbury
  • USA
  • November 30 2017

In its most recent salvo against pirate radio operators, FCC field agents issued dozens of Notices of Violation ("NOV") or Notices of Unauthorized


Telecom Alert - MCLM Case Dismissed; Landowner Fined for Pirate Radio; Senate to Vote on Pai's Nomination; 911 Access NOI Adopted; FirstNet Update - Vol. XIV, Issue 40
  • Keller and Heckman LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2017

The FCC issued an Order of Dismissal last week resolving the long-standing Maritime CommunicationsLand Mobile (MCLM) proceeding (Vol. XIV, Issue 8


FCC Proposes First-Ever Forfeiture Against Property Owners for Facilitating Pirate Radio Operations
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2017

Continuing its assault on unlicensed broadcast operations, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) issued a unanimous Notice of Apparent


More and More Actions on Pirate Radio - What is Next?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2017

It seems like virtually every day, the FCC announces that it has sent numerous Notices to pirate radio operators warning them that their operations


Commissioner O’Rielly Again Targets Pirate Broadcasters and Their Supporters to Walk the Enforcement Plank
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2017

Commissioner Michael O’Reilly called for stronger enforcement action to combat unauthorized “pirate” radio broadcasters in a statement before the


Praying with Fire: Church’s Pirate Radio Station Fined $25,000
  • Pillsbury
  • USA
  • March 30 2017

After repeated warnings, the FCC fined the operators of an unlicensed radio station in California $25,000. Section 301 of the Communications Act


Slow Upload Speed: TV Licensee Agrees to Pay $13,500 to Settle FCC Investigation into Online Public File Violations
  • Pillsbury
  • USA
  • March 30 2017

The FCC entered into a Consent Decree with an Iowa TV station to resolve an investigation into the licensee’s failure to timely upload required


A Change of Pace? Pirate Radio Actions Signal A Possible Shift to Accelerated Issuance of Forfeiture Orders
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2017

On Thursday, February 23, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a pair of forfeiture orders against pirate radio operators. Each