Stations Must Act Ahead of EAS Deadline

A new year brought new deadlines and requirements for U.S. broadcasters in the realm of emergency alerting, including an important July 30 date.

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How About Translators for LPFMs?

Do LPFMs have a place in the translator feeding frenzy?

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MDCL Process Is Now More of a Formality

AM stations that want to use MDCL can do so without FCC authority as of March 3 as long as they notify the commission afterwards.

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FCC Requires Online Files for Radio

U.S. radio stations will have to upload public files online.

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Radio Public Inspection File Coming Online

Television stations have been required to upload all newly created public file documents to their online public inspection files since August 2012...

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AM Revitalization Published in Federal Register

The FCC announced its AM Revitalization Order back in October. Now it has been published in the Federal Register.

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CRB to Tackle Royalty Rates for Public, Satellite Radio

Round one down; here comes round two. The Copyright Royalty Board announced plans for several new rate-setting proceedings that will affect performance rates...

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FCC Sets Dates for 250-Mile Translator Window

We know the dates now for the two windows created just for AM stations in the United States to apply to modify or relocate FM translators.

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Pandora Will Add About 100 Rdio Employees

Pandora has closed on its acquisition of key assets from Rdio, and will bring approximately 100 former employees of the shuttered audio service on board.

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Will FM Band Grow More Congested?

A key element of the FCC’s AM rescue plan released in late October is expected to boost the number of FM translators in this country.

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Broadcasters Hope for Lower Streaming Rates

Broadcasters are hoping their cost of streaming is about to go down. The federal Copyright Royalty Board is about to release rates for “non-interactive” streamers for the years 2016–2020...

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Memorial to honor longtime Christian broadcaster Vic Eliason

A memorial will be held Jan. 2 to honor the life and ministry of longtime Milwaukee Christian broadcaster Vic Eliason.

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AM Order Produces Mixed Reactions

The industry’s dominant trade association agrees. “We think this was a good outcome, and we will continue to work with the FCC to develop...

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Translators for AM: Owners, Don’t Get Your Hopes Too High

Are you doing the translator scramble?Yes, the FCC move to get more translators in the hands of AM stations has...

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FCC’s AM Revitalization = Move AM Stations to FM

For those who have been waiting with baited breath since 2013 to find out how the FCC plans to revitalize the FM dial:

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