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WEDW, Bridgeport, Connecticut

FCC Media Bureau News Items - 3 hours 20 min ago
Propose changing Community of License of call sign WEDW from Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Stamford, Connecticut

Join Us for a Live Podcast Recording in Portland on Friday

Radio Survivor - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 23:45

We’re excited to present a live recording of our podcast and radio show, this Friday, April 27 at 6:30 PM, in the 5th Avenue Theater, 510 SW Hall St, in Portland, OR. This is part of the Alliance for Community Media Northwest Region Summit, hosted by Open Signal Community Media, April 27 – 28. We’ll […]

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Winston Tulloch, Paterson, New Jersey

Dingers (NALs, etc.) - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:00
Proposed $25,000 monetary forfeiture against Winston Tulloch for apparently willfully and repeatedly operating an unlicensed FM broadcast station on 90.9 MHz in Paterson, NJ

Podcast #139 – Sinclair and the FCC: Opening the Door to Local Media Oligopoly

Radio Survivor - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 19:26

The Sinclair Group is already the largest TV owner by far in the U.S. and its’ editorial content makes it essentially a propaganda arm of the Trump Administration. Will the F.C.C. under Trump succeed in bending media ownership rules to allow Sinclair to grow to twice it’s current size? Under President Obama, the F.C.C allowed […]

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Expansion of Online Public File Obligations To Cable and Satellite TV Operators and Broadcast and Satellite Radio Licensees, Requests for Additional Time to Comply With the Online Public Inspection File Requirement

FCC Media Bureau News Items - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 15:00
Grants additional time to comply with the March 1, 2018 online public file deadline to 39 radio stations that requested additional time

Happy High School Radio Week: WLTL’s 50th, Vinylthon, and National HS Radio Network

Radio Survivor - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:21

This year, the annual High School Radio Day tradition has expanded to a full week, from April 21 to April 28, under the moniker High School Radio Week. For those wishing to pick a singular day to celebrate, Wednesday, April 25th is the official date for the 7th annual High School Radio Day. More than […]

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Classical music, fear, and the radio

Radio Survivor - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 01:14

The New York Times has published a nice essay urging people to get over their fear of classical music and just enjoy the genre. The piece does not say anything that doesn’t get said once every five years or so in some prominent venue. But it does say it well. Miles Hoffman notes the existence of […]

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Grande Communications Networks, LLC

FCC Media Bureau News Items - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 16:00
Dismissing Grande's Petition as Moot

Order of Dismissal in the Matter of Carriage of Digital Television Broadcast Signals: Amendments to Part 76 of the Commission's Rules

FCC Media Bureau News Items - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 16:00
Dismissed the Petition for Reconsideration of ION Media Networks, Inc. (formerly known as Paxson Communications Corporation)

College Radio Watch: Early Sports Coverage by Telegraph and More News

Radio Survivor - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:12

While I was in a research rabbit hole this week, I found an intriguing tale of an early “broadcast” of a college football game through the use of a telegraph in 1903. According to the University of Michigan Amateur Radio Club, On October 31, 1903, the University of Michigan Football Team traveled to Minnesota to […]

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