The Next AM Fix May Be Giving FM Translators ‘Primary’ Status

April 9, 2018

The addition FM translators has breathed new life into scores of AM stations during the past several years, but the next move to better the radio dial may be to power down some of the smallest-signaled AMs. That’s the idea that Bryan Broadcasting VP Ben Downs has been pushing at the Federal Communications Commission. During a series of meetings last week, Downs suggested the FCC allow owners of Class D AMs to voluntarily surrender their primary station license and transfer that primary status to the translator.

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