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Cascading False EAS Alerts Bring Million Dollar Penalty

By | May 19th, 2015|Legal News|

The FCC announced this afternoon that it has reached an agreement with iHeartCommunications resolving “an investigation into the misuse of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) tones….”  As we’ve noted before on numerous occasions, the federal government is very touchy about the use of an EAS alerting tone when there isn’t a test or actual emergency. […]

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Mistaken Assumptions Block Translators for AM Stations

By | April 20th, 2015|Legal News|

It was once a tradition that the FCC would release a pro-broadcaster rulemaking decision on the eve of the NAB Show to ensure a warm reception when the commissioners and staff arrived to speak at the Show. I say it “once” was a tradition because pro-broadcaster rulemakings are none too common these days, a point […]

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NAB 2015 Marks a Return to Form

By | April 10th, 2015|Legal News|

It sounds like the setup for a joke: a broadcaster, a broker, a banker, a broadcast lawyer, and a backer all walk into a bar. There is no punch line, however, as that will happen innumerable times over the next week, and that just means it’s time for this year’s NAB Show! What started as […]

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