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RIVERTON, MD (APRIL 1, 2020) - - - In coordination with the separate announcement that iHeartMedia has acquired KHJ(AM) Los Angeles from Immaculate Heart Media with the intention to revitalize the old sound of "boss radio" to take on the homogenized sound of Saul Levine's oldies KSUR(AM), REC Networks has announced the acquisition of KBIG(FM), Los Angeles from iHeart Media.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and changes in our daily life activities, we are starting to see discussions and actual situations where unauthorized transmitters are being used, especially for makeshift "drive-in churches".
"I did receive today's news about the postponement of Auction 106. I do remain concerned about the current status of a future reserved band NCE window as well as a future window for LPFM applications. NCE and LPFM stations provide a noncommercial voice and have the unique ability to inform the community from a hyperlocal to a wide area. Despite the postponement of the Auction, the vacant allotments will remain and current rules require both full-service N
On March 13, 2020, the President has declared a "national emergency" as a result of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. REC provides the following advice to existing licensed broadcast stations and for those individuals who are considering engaging in unlicensed operation under the guise of a "presidential state of emergency". This article is the opinion of REC Networks based on analysis of the current situation and existing laws and regulations. Note, that this was not prepared by an attorney and those seeking legal advice should contact a qualified attorney.
REC Networks (REC), a leading advocate for spectrum access with special focus on promoting and maintaining the integrity of the Low Power FM (LPFM) radio broadcast service has currently been engaged in responding to the active COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.