Broadcasters Back Plan To Abolish Transmitter Site Posting Requirements

August 7, 2018

Broadcasters have unanimously lined up behind a proposal at the Federal Communications Commission to eliminate a rule that dates back to 1930. The rule says stations must physically display their broadcast licenses and authorizations at transmitter sites. But the FCC tentatively concluded in May that the requirements are now “redundant and obsolete,” since information about station ownership and contact information is readily available and easily accessible to the public in stations’ online public inspection files.

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