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December 10, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Announces BDAC Re-Charter and Solicits Nominations for Membership on December 10, 2018 - Public Notice

December 10, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Seeks Comment on Improving Wireless Network Resiliency on December 10, 2018 - Public Notice

December 7, 2018 - News Release

Carr Supports Pai's Launch of Investigation into Mobility Fund Maps on December 7, 2018 - News Release

December 7, 2018 - News Release

FCC to Investigate Potential Mobility Fund Mapping Rule Violations on December 7, 2018 - News Release

December 7, 2018 - Public Notice

Seventh Meeting Of CSRIC To Be Held December 13, 2018, At FCC on December 7, 2018 - Public Notice

December 6, 2018 - Statement

O'Rielly Statement on Jane Halprin as Administrative Law Judge on December 6, 2018 - Statement

December 6, 2018 - News Release

Jane Hinckley Halprin Will Serve As FCC's Administrative Law Judge

December 6, 2018 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks at VA Telehealth Summit on December 6, 2018 - Speech

December 4, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Releases Draft Appendices to Communications Marketplace Report on December 4, 2018 - Public Notice

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December 4, 2018 - Sunshine

FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Wednesday, December 12, 2018

December 4, 2018 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks at International Telecom & Media Forum on December 4, 2018 - Speech

December 4, 2018 - Erratum

Erratum - Electronic Delivery of MVPD Communications et al on December 4, 2018 - Erratum

December 3, 2018 - Public Notice

Native Nations Communications Task Force First Meeting Date Change on December 3, 2018 - Public Notice

December 3, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Closed on National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush on December 3, 2018 - Public Notice

December 3, 2018 - Memorandum Opinion and Order

Nicholas Confessore and Jeremy Singer-Vine on Request for Inspection on December 3, 2018 - Memorandum Opinion and Order

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December 3, 2018 - News Release

Inspector General Again Finds No Impropriety in Sinclair Merger Review on December 3, 2018 - News Release

November 30, 2018 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks at FCC's Artificial Intelligence Forum on November 30, 2018 - Speech

November 28, 2018 - Order on Reconsideration

FCC Denies Petition for Reconsideration of Aureon Tariff Investigation

November 28, 2018 - Letter

O'Rielly Letter to WV Governor Jim Justice re E-9-1-1 Fee Diversion on November 28, 2018 - Letter

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November 28, 2018 - News Release

Comm'r Rosenworcel Releases New Podcast Episode w/ Iris Bohnet on November 28, 2018 - News Release

November 28, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Seeks Nominations for Chairman's Awards in Accessibility

November 27, 2018 - News Release

FCC Settles Nearly Two Dozen LED Sign Marketing Investigations

November 21, 2018 - News Release

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for December Open Meeting on November 21, 2018 - News Release

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November 20, 2018 - News Release

FCC Announces Agenda & Participants For Artificial Intelligence Forum on November 20, 2018 - News Release

November 20, 2018 - News Release

Chairman Pai Proposal To Target Unwanted Robocalls And Spam Robotexts

November 19, 2018 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

FCC Launches Review of Rules to Mitigate Orbital Space Debris on November 19, 2018 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

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November 16, 2018 - Report and Order

FCC Updates Hearing Aid-Compatibility Reporting Requirements on November 16, 2018 - Report and Order

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November 16, 2018 - Report and Order

FCC Modernizes Delivery of Cable Notices on November 16, 2018 - Report and Order

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November 16, 2018 - Order

FCC Approves Galileo Global Navigation System on November 16, 2018 - Order

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November 16, 2018 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks on the Current Landscape of Telecom Law on November 16, 2018 - Speech

November 16, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Seeks Comment on Hurricane Michael Preparation and Response on November 16, 2018 - Public Notice

November 16, 2018 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

FCC Proposes Additional Rules to Facilitate Earth Stations in Motion on November 16, 2018 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

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November 15, 2018 - News Release

FCC Considers Further Streamlining of Satellite Licensing Rules on November 15, 2018 - News Release

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November 15, 2018 - News Release

FCC Boosts Satellite Broadband Connectivity & Competition on November 15, 2018 - News Release

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November 14, 2018 - Statement

O'Rielly Statement on "Government Spectrum Valuation Act of 2018" on November 14, 2018 - Statement

November 14, 2018 - Statement

Rosenworcel Statement on First 5G Auction on November 14, 2018 - Statement

November 14, 2018 - Sunshine

Deletion of Item From November 15, 2018 Open Meeting

November 14, 2018 - News Release

Carr Statement on First High-Band 5G Auction on November 14, 2018 - News Release

November 14, 2018 - Statement

Chairman Pai on Start of 5G Spectrum Auction on November 14, 2018 - Statement

November 13, 2018 - Statement

Chairman Pai Statement on Guilty Plea by Tyler Barriss on November 13, 2018 - Statement

November 13, 2018 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

FCC Proposes to Modernize Rules for Direct Broadcast Service on November 13, 2018 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

November 13, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Announces T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Supplemental Comment Deadline on November 13, 2018 - Public Notice

November 9, 2018 - Report and Order

FCC Takes Action on Outdated Aviation Radiobeacons on November 9, 2018 - Report and Order

November 9, 2018 - Public Notice

Diversity Advisory Committee to Meet November 19, 2018 on November 9, 2018 - Public Notice

November 8, 2018 - Sunshine

FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Thursday, November 15, 2018 on November 8, 2018 - Sunshine

November 8, 2018 - News Release

Carr Supports Wireless Resiliency Review in Wake of Hurricane Michael on November 8, 2018 - News Release

November 8, 2018 - Public Notice

WRC Advisory Committee Meetings of IWG-3 and IWG-4 on November 8, 2018 - Public Notice

November 7, 2018 - News Release

FCC to Hold Forum on AI and Machine Learning on Nov. 30

November 6, 2018 - News Release

FCC Seeks Industry Input in Review of Wireless Resiliency Framework on November 6, 2018 - News Release

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November 6, 2018 - News Release

FCC Urges More in Phone Industry to Join in Tracing Scam Robocalls on November 6, 2018 - News Release

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November 5, 2018 - News Release

Chairman Pai Demands Industry Adopt Protocols To End Illegal Spoofing on November 5, 2018 - News Release

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November 2, 2018 - Public Notice

Native Nations Communications Task Force Notice of First Meeting on November 2, 2018 - Public Notice

November 1, 2018 - News Release

Chairman Pai Announces Members of BDAC Disaster Response Working Group on November 1, 2018 - News Release

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November 1, 2018 - Statement

Chairman Pai on Doreen Bogdan-Martin's Election to ITU Leadership

November 1, 2018 - Statement

Commissioner Carr on Doreen Bogdan-Martin Election to ITU Leadership on November 1, 2018 - Statement

November 1, 2018 - Statement

Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel Congratulates Doreen Bogdan-Martin on November 1, 2018 - Statement

November 1, 2018 - Statement

Rosenworcel Releases Podcast Episode On Girls, Diversity In Technology on November 1, 2018 - Statement

October 31, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Issues Spectrum Frontiers Auction 102 Completed Applications PN on October 31, 2018 - Public Notice

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October 31, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Issues Qualified Bidders PN for Spectrum Frontiers Auction 101 on October 31, 2018 - Public Notice

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October 30, 2018 - Speech

Commissioner O'Rielly Remarks to Build Smart Cities of Tomorrow on October 30, 2018 - Speech

October 29, 2018 - Statement

Commissioner Rosenworcel on 5.9 GHz Test Results on October 29, 2018 - Statement

October 29, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Requests Comment on 5.9 GHz Phase I Testing Data on October 29, 2018 - Public Notice

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October 29, 2018 - Statement

Commissioner O'Rielly Statement on 5.9 GHz Phase I Testing Data

October 26, 2018 - Public Notice

FCC Deactivates Hurricane Michael Disaster Information Reporting

October 26, 2018 - Report

Hurricane Michael Communications Status Report for October 26, 2018

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October 26, 2018 - Statement

Chairman Pai On California Agreement To Not Enforce Its Internet Rules

October 26, 2018 - Statement

Comm'r Rosenworcel on New Homework Gap Data

October 26, 2018 - Order

WCB Grants a Waiver to Schools Affected by Hurricane Michael


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Articles of Interest 

'Focus on the Family' Premieres New Short-Form Comedy Series on YouTube

Created and developed by the organization's social media strategy team, the new series is titled "The Elephant in the Room"

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Public Schools Barred From Christmas Play Over Reference to Jesus

A Louisiana school district will not allow grade schoolers to attend a Christmas play that mentions Jesus during school hours...

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FCC Starts Warning Stations of Noncompliance with Online Public Inspection File Rules

This morning, the FCC has started to email out notices to numerous radio stations throughout the country, notifying them...

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Veteran Broadcast Leader Wayne Pederson Joins FEBC in New Ambassador Role

Well-known for his years of broadcasting leadership, including time as president of fellow Christian broadcast ministry Reach Beyond...

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Facebook censors image of Santa kneeling before baby Jesus, calls it ‘violent content’

The image in question — of the Savior of the World as an infant and a popularized version of a saint...

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'In God We Trust' Returning to Public Schools, Buildings in More States

Florida is one of a handful of states that passed laws in 2018 requiring or permitting schools and other public buildings...

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Free Marketers Want to Free TV White Spaces for Broadband

Conservatives, fiscal and otherwise, want the FCC to be liberal with the so-called TV white spaces (TVWS).

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Lee Geysbeek Has Passed

Last night, we lost one of our own. Compassion International’s Lee Geysbeek passed away at his home in Grand Rapids.

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Mark Ramsey Opens Christian Radio Research Division

No stranger to faith-based radio, Ramsey’s San Diego-based firm counts Christian radio strongholds, including...

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NTIA Sets Course for Trump-Mandated Agency Spectrum Audit

NTIA said it would separately provide guidance on assessing agencies' current spectrum use and will establish...

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Faculty and Staff at Universities Fired for Religious Belief

The Chinese Communist Party’s control over intellectuals has again become a hot topic since the government launched its campaign to “enhance patriotism” in the summer.

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Nexstar, owner of WFXR, to buy Tribune Media for $4.1 billion in TV megadeal

Nexstar is acquiring Tribune with an all-cash offer that values the Chicago-based company at $46.50 a share...

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Senators Press FCC for Action on White Spaces

A pair of Republican senators have asked the FCC to resolve interference issues with TV white spaces (TVWS) use by unlicensed devices...

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Phase One and Done: FCC Marks First TV Station Repack Milestone

According to the FCC, more than 140 TV stations in over 20 markets will have moved frequencies when phase one is over...

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ORU Grieves Death of Alumnus John Allen Chau

Chau was reportedly slain by members of the Sentinelese people, a remote tribe on India’s Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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The Importance of Assessing the Safety and Security of Broadcast Stations and Their Personnel

A topic not much discussed among broadcasters, but one that should be paramount in the future planning...

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Small boxes can make a huge impact

As an expected 11 million shoebox gifts get processed and delivered by Operation Christmas Child...

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Twitter: Mind your far-left manners or get marched away

The public is slowly learning that Twitter has reformed its official policy: Anyone who refuses to use a so-called "preferred pronoun"

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Salem Media Group Launches Nationwide Multimedia Advertising Agency

Salem Media Group has announced the launch of Salem Surround, a nationwide multimedia ad agency with locations in 35 markets across the country.

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Twitter permanently suspended Laura Loomer from its platform

Twitter has come under fire in recent months from conservatives for banning the accounts of some far-right users.

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Arizona Supreme Court to Consider: Can Christian Artists be Jailed for Views?

Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski own Brush & Nib Studio and create custom artwork using painting...

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FCC Announces Comment Deadlines for Latest AM Proposal

Early in October, the Federal Communications Commission, still seeking to help revitalize the the senior band for the 21st century...

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No Proposals, Just Questions As FCC Preps Next Media Review

Even as the Federal Communications Commission is in the midst of a court battle defending the changes...

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WSJ Reports One Of Biggest TV Cord-Cutting Quarters Ever.

The Wall Street Journal headline makes the focus of its story quite clear: “Outlook for Traditional TV Goes From Bad to Worse.”

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FCC Pauses 28 GHz Auction

After 14 rounds, the bidding stands at $145,136,710 for 2,367 provisional licenses--ones where the bidder would win the spectrum...

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FCC Will Vote to Define Texting as Information Service

The FCC plans to vote Dec. 12 on a declaratory ruling that wireless text messages (SMS and MMS)...

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Joni Eareckson Tada Receives New Cancer Diagnosis

Joni Eareckson Tada recently underwent tests on a small nodule that had developed over the site of her mastectomy from eight years ago. After biopsies, doctors discovered a small cancerous tumor within the nodule. Tada will undergo outpatient surgery to remove the cancer on Monday, November 26.

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Christian Artists and Worship Leaders Praise Jesus at the White House

In videos posted online, several prominent Christian artists and worship leaders are seen gathered in the White House...

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ACLJ Releases Petition to Free Wrongfully Imprisoned U.S. Pastor

Cao, whose family resides in North Carolina, was arrested by Chinese officials in March 2017...

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Tunes have changed since '93

Today, House Democrats are singing a different tune. In fact, a majority of the Democrats in the House now support legislation known as H.R. 3222.

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