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House Communications Subcommittee Considers LPTV Bill

July 18, 2014

Low-power TV stations (LPTVs) in the bill will be given some "options" to continue to "serve their communities" in the station repacking following a broadbcaster incentive auction. LPTVs were not given the same protections as full-powers, in the legislation creating the auction. The FCC is instructed to preserve the coverage areas and interference protections of full-powers. Not so for low-powers.



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