FAQ: LPFM Enforcement & Interference
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|FAQ: If the geographic coordinates on the permit/license are incorrect or if I need to make a very short move of the tower site, do I still need a Construction Permit?
|FAQ: I have been granted a construction permit but there is a pirate station on my channel, what should I do?
|FAQ: I am getting interference because of another LPFM station or a translator that is operating unauthorized power or an illegal antenna. How do I report this?
|FAQ: How do you report a violation of a non-technical rule by another station?
|I just learned that there is a "Table of Allotments" petition filed with the FCC which could impact our LPFM station. What can be done?
|FAQ: My station is getting interference. Can we briefly change channels to "test" to see if a different channel is better?
|FAQ: How close can a FM translator move towards an LPFM station?
|FAQ: Are translators required to protect LPFM stations?
|FAQ: Can a translator make a "major" channel change for displacement if the station causing the "displacement" is an LPFM station?
|FAQ: Can a full-service broadcast station rebroadcast an LPFM station?
|FAQ: What is a U/D Ratio?
|FAQ: During a government shutdown, can a station use obscenity on the air or operate out of tolerance since the FCC is not currently working?
|FAQ: Is vandalizing an LPFM (or other non-commercial) station considered a federal offense?
|FAQ: Why am I suddenly hearing another station from out of town on my channel?
|FAQ: If an LPFM can't be placed at a location, does that mean a translator can't go there either?
|FAQ: Are full power stations running hybrid HD Radio (IBOC) afforded any additional protections above and beyond the current analog protections?
|FAQ: Two LPFM stations are spaced precisely 24 km apart, is interference between the stations still possible?
|FAQ: My proposed LPFM station is spaced 69 km from a Class-A FM station on co-channel. The Class-A station has filed an objection showing overlap. I'm in the foothills. Is my application doomed?