Starting Friday, January 29 and running for six months until July 28, 2016, the FCC is opening an opportunity for AM stations to be able to obtain existing FM translators and be able to move them to their area. The parameters for this window are as follows:
The FCC has denied an Application for Review that was filed by Nueva Esperanza, Inc. in the disputed MX Group #304 in the Philadelphia area. This group was originally awarded to a voluntary 4-way time share group that aggregated time share group which included three Germantown-based groups and South Philadelphia Rainbow Committee.
The FCC has issued a Memorandum Opinion and Order which denies the Application for Review that was filed by WKMJ Radio Live The People Station, Inc. WKMJ applied for an LPFM construction permit during the 2013 LPFM filing window for Pinellas Park, Florida.
In the Application for Review, WKMJ states that were not "afforded due process" to address the allegations of radio piracy which WKMJ contended was based on an "unsworn police report" from the Pinellas Park Police Department. In that case, the prosecutor did not seek any charges and the local criminal case was dropped. In addition, a Notice of Unauthorized Operation (NOUO) was issued by the field Enforcement Bureau of the FCC stating that the party to the application was engaging in activity in violation of Section 301 of the Communications Act.