Mixed Reviews for Wheeler’s AM Plans

May 14, 2015

After months of industry speculation about efforts to help AM station owners, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said he intends to release a “revitalization” report and order. He said it will give AM owners more flexibility in siting towers, complying with local zoning requirements, obtaining power increases and incorporating energy-efficient technologies. He said the FCC would “adopt specific measures to address practical problems and interference-related issues that have long plagued AM stations.”

Read more at: http://www.radioworld.com/article/mixed-reviews-for-wheeler%E2%80%99s-am-plans/275932


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