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Radio’s Infrastructure Spending Is Slammed by Pandemic

Expense management has become crucial during the economic downturn caused by the virus, according to industry observers.

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FCC Continues Its Campaign of Political File Settlements

The Federal Communications Commission continues almost daily to announce new settlements...

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FCC Repeals Radio Duplication Prohibitions

On Thursday, August 6, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) voted to repeal Section 73.3556 of its Rules and Regulations...

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RF Specialties Dan Sessler Dies, Was Well-Known RF Supplier

Dan Sessler, who owned and led RF Specialties of Texas, has died. He was 74.

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FCC Considers Duplication Rule Changes

The changes being considered are the complete elimination of the rule for AM, and retaining it for FM service.

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Pai Says FCC Considering Allowing Payment Plan As Radio Faces Higher Annual Fees

It appears the radio industry’s efforts to convince the Federal Communications Commission to forego a proposed 4% to 5% hike...

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FCC Scales Back Proposed Changes To Simulcast Rules To Just AM Stations

Broadcasters may soon have more leeway to simulcast programming as the Federal Communications Commission decides...

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Radio Personality Turned HHS Official Pledges To Steer Federal Ad Dollars To Local Media

New York Republican strategist and media consultant Michael Caputo knows radio well.

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Who’s Spending The Big Money on Radio?

With local economies starting to rebound across the country, advertisers and local businesses are getting back in the game...

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Class C4 FM Proposal Hits Interference At FCC

A long simmering proposal to create a new class of FMs designed to allow Class A stations to upgrade their coverage areas...

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Edison: Share Of Radio Listening Taking Place Online Hit 10% In May

The percentage of AM/FM radio listening taking place online hit double digits for the first time in May 2020...

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FEMA Says No National Alert Test This Year

There will be no national IPAWS test this year in the United States. So radio stations, you won’t have to fill out those ETRS forms for awhile.

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Nielsen: Radio Remains Resilient Despite Commuters Staying At Home During Pandemic

There’s a lot of talk these days about “the new normal,”...

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Broadcast Stations Going Silent – What You Need to Do

When a broadcast station goes silent, it must notify the FCC of that status within 10 days of going off the air.

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FCC Finalizes LPFM Rule Changes in New Order

On April 23 the Federal Communications Commission issued a Report and Order revising and clarifying technical rules for LPFM stations...

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