Proposal Asks that Low Power FM Stations Be Given Primary Status, and Allowed to Operate Commercially

August 17, 2015

The FCC has asked for comments on a rulemaking proposal that would fundamentally change the way in which LPFM stations operate – proposing that they be allowed to take commercial messages (as opposed to the current limit the they operate noncommercially, only taking underwriting announcements and other noncommercial sponsorships), allowing them to be owned by local small businesses (as opposed to the current rule that limit their ownership to nonprofit organizations), and giving them primary status (protecting them against being displaced by a subsequent move of a full-power station or the initiation of service by a new full-power FM station).

Read more at: http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/2015/08/articles/proposal-asks-that-low-power-fm-stations-be-given-primary-status-and-allowed-to-operate-commercially/


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