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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FCC Raises Stakes, Will Explore Further Changes on AM

The Federal Communications Commission is looking beyond its new order and raising the possibility of making more and bigger changes...

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Strong Words on Potential LPFM Revamp

A war of words is ranging around the low-power FM aisle as individuals, full-power broadcasters and state broadcast organizations...

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Radio vs. Streaming? Leaders Push Against Client Perceptions

U.S. radio companies have been trying to do a better job of marketing themselves and telling their story.

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

The FCC has asked for comments on a rulemaking proposal that would fundamentally change the way in which LPFM stations operate...

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Despite Fight, Texas FM Has License Involuntarily Modified

A Jacksboro, Texas, FM station had its license involuntarily modified by the FCC in a move that some in the industry say may raise implications...

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Iraqi Christian Radio Reaches Millions Amid ISIS Threat

WASHINGTON -- Iraq is considered one of the most dangerous countries in the world for Christians. Some two-thirds of its once large Christian population...

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Letters Encapsulate Tensions Over AM Revitalization Issues

As the commission considers its options with AM revitalization, two broadcasters have written letters that encapsulate the tensions...

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Solomon Proposal Gets LPFM Talking

It’s not known whether the FCC will seek public comments on a proposal for big LPFM rule changes put forward this week by Dave Solomon...

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LPFM Tower in Nebraska to Use Cross Design

Construction on a new radio tower for Good Shepherd Radio, KNNA(LP), in Lincoln, Neb., which is associated with Good Shepherd Lutheran Church...

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