REC operational status (updated June 14, 2024 8:00 AM EDT) - For Friday June 14 and most of next week, REC anticipates being in normal operations. Wednesday June 19 is Juneteenth National Independence Day, which is a federal holiday and the FCC is closed. While REC will be "closed" on that day like with all other federal holidays, I will be checking emails throughout the day but phones will be closed. Upcoming reduced operations days: 6/24 and 6/26, both due to family priority.

Important message from Michelle Bradley, CBT of REC Networks

Good morning from Riverton. As you may have seen over the past few months, there has been a serious uptick in days that I have not been available due to "family priority" issues. No matter what I do, family will always come first. My spouse has been rediagnosed with uteran cancer. This is a relapse of something we took care of over 10 years ago through surgery. This time around, surgery is not an option and we have to treat the cancer through a regimen of chemotherapy, imunotherapy and if needed, radiation therapy. The chemo and imuno is normally done in three-week intervals.

REC Statement: MB Docket 19-190: REC/music industry reconsideration on FM duplication rule granted on party lines.

Late this afternoon (June 10, 2024), the full Federal Communications Commission released a document granting a Petition for Reconsideration that was jointly filed by REC Networks (REC), the musicFIRST Coalition (mFC) and the Future of Music Coalition (FMC) to reinstate §73.3556 of the FCC Rules in respect to the duplication of programming by FM radio s

REC Statement on ET Dkt 24-136 - The "Bad Labs" proceeding.

On Thursday, May 23, 2024, The Federal Communications Commission will be considering a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in ET Docket 24-136.  This proceeding is what Commissioner Brendan Carr calls the “Bad Labs” Proposal.  The rulemaking is intended to strengthen the oversight of Telecommunications Certification Bodies (TCBs) and test labs that are used to certify equipment for use in the United States.  The primar

20-401: REC files comments in Geotargeting FNPRM

REC Networks has filed comments in the Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the “Program Originating FM Boosters” proceeding, also known as “geo-targeting”.

“Downright absurd!”.. REC tells the FCC “no” to mandatory DIRS and NORS reporting by broadcasters

The FCC has two different systems that are used for network resiliency. 

REC statement of Michelle Bradley, CBT, directed to all LPFM stations regarding LP250 and our current relationship with the NAB

(This originally appeared on the REC Networks Facebook page in an effort to reach all LPFM stations and stakeholders who may not use social media.)

REC opposes Rosenworcel's multi-lingual EAS plan - suggests a voluntary method to improve alerting towards non-English speakers

Edited April 10, 2024 to correct link to the FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

FCC adopts rulemaking for Geo-targeted FM boosters on an experimental basis. Proposes to make permanent.

In a Report and Order released today, the FCC has given the green light for broadcast stations, including noncommercial educational (NCE) and low power FM (LPFM) stations to operate FM boosters that can originate its own programming up to three minutes per hour.

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