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Reminder, National Test Is Wednesday

The next national EAS test is upon us. Broadcast associations and state emergency coordination committees around the United States are reminding radio and TV stations of the test...

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Pai Pushes for New FM Class C4

Commissioner Ajit Pai says the FCC should get more serious about exploring the idea of creating a new FM allocation called Class C4.

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Germany Pushes to Ban FM Radio Sales Post 2019

FM-only radio receivers could be taken off the shelves entirely in Germany after 2019...

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FCC Working Group Recommends ‘Voluntary’ Activation of FM Radio Chips in Smartphones

A Federal Communications Commission working group issued a report recommending the agency back...

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Christian Radio Is Booming (If You Live 3.5 Miles Away)

Local Christian radio is booming in America — with emphasis on the local.

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Number of U.S. low-power FM radio stations has nearly doubled since 2014

More than 750 new low-power FM (LPFM) community radio stations have been licensed to join the FM airwaves since 2014,

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New Tower Safety Standards Approved

New tower safety standards adopted by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) will be of interest to radio broadcasters...

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LPFMs, Too, Need to File in ETRS

The process of registering in the FCC’s new EAS Test Reporting System has been particularly daunting for some low-power FM...

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FCC Webinars Aim to Get to the Heart of ETRS Process

Most U.S. radio stations must register by Friday in the new EAS Test Reporting System.

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TV Repack Draws Attention of FM Radio

The TV spectrum reallocation in the United States could bring challenges for FM radio stations that share tower space with...

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FCC: Broadcast Station Totals Up

Our fair nation has nearly 32,000 total licensed broadcast stations — to be exact, 31,816. That’s up 784 from six months ago...

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How to Meet the New Public Inspection File Requirements

Mark your calendar for Friday — OPIF is about hit the spotlight.

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New Tower Safety Standards Coming

Though some radio broadcasters are selling their towers as a means to raise cash, many still own theirs.

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Radio Jobs: Down 27% Over 25 Years

If you work in U.S. radio broadcasting, you are part of an increasingly exclusive club.

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Expanded Band, Class A Protection Are Key AM Interests

As was to be expected, on the last day that comments are being accepted, filings rolled in on many of the potential proposals for revitalizing the AM radio band.

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