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FCC Reminds C-Band Satellite Dish Users – Including Broadcasters – To Register By October 17

On Friday, the FCC issued a reminder to all operators “of fixed-satellite service (FSS) earth stations in the 3.7-4.2 GHz band...

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Class Action Suits Filed Against Broadcast Groups

At least a couple of class action suits, and there could be more, have been filed against Sinclair, Tribune and other...

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Pai Outlines Diversity Incubator Program

The FCC is proposing the framework for an incubator program to help diversify broadcast ownership and will seek comment on...

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Microsoft keeps White Spaces on the front burner

Microsoft’s Rural Airband Initiative now includes 23 projects in 15 states, and it’s got the support of a bipartisan group...

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How effective is the CALM Act

Back in the day of three television networks, analog NTSC, and epic westerns, radio stations engaged in endless loudness wars...

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D.C. Court Hears Challenge to FCC's UHF Discount Decision

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Friday (April 20) heard oral argument in the Free Press v. FCC challenge to the FCC's reinstatement of the UHF discount.

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FCC Frees Up $742 Million More for Post-Incentive Auction Repack

As promised, the FCC has released the second tranche of post-incentive auction repack funding, which is almost all of the original money allocated by Congress.

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LPTVs Seek Wider FCC Window to Find New Channels

LPTV stations have asked for a little more time to file applications for new channels.

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Russian News Service RT to Go Off the Air in the Washington Area

Russia’s English-language broadcasting network RT, described by U.S. intelligence agencies as part of Moscow’s “state-run propaganda machine,”

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LPTV/Translator Displacement Filing Window Opens April 10

In case you forgot, this a reminder to Low Power Television and TV Translator broadcasters of the FCC’s Special Displacement Window for LPTV Stations.

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