FCC Proposes to End Radio Station Program Duplication Restrictions

January 6, 2020

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) has proposed to repeal Section 73.3556 of its Rules, which prohibits two commercial AM or two commercial FM radio stations from devoting more than 25% of the hours in an average broadcast week to duplicating programming if they are commonly controlled (through either common ownership or time brokerage) and the principal city contour of one station overlaps more than 50% of the principal city contour of the other station

Read more at: https://www.commlawblog.com/2020/01/articles/fcc/fcc-proposes-to-end-radio-station-program-duplication-restrictions/



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