Information requested by FCC must be submitted by May 28 MICHAEL BALDERSTON , RADIO WORLD There is less than three weeks until C Band operators are required to submit information on their use of C Band receive-only station as part of a public notice by the FCC. The Society of Broadcast Engineers has issued a friendly reminder for all of those who may still be outstanding on that request.The public notice calls for operators of fixed-satellite Earth stations in the C Band that are licensed or registered in the IBFS database must certify the accuracy of all information reflected in the [...]
November 19, 2018 – EAS National Test – Participants’ ETRS Form Three Due – All EAS participants must submit Form Three, which reports the results of the national EAS test held on October 3 by this date. If a station successfully received and passed on the test, it must report from which source it first received the test, when it received the test, when it forwarded the alert, and other details of what was received. If the station did not receive the test properly, it will be asked to explain what it knows of why not.
INSIDE RADIO Broadcasters racing to meet tonight’s deadline to register their satellite receivers will get more time. Faced with what the Federal Communications Commission says has been a “large influx” of applications during the past few days, the agency’s computer system has experienced “intermittent difficulties” that have prevented some stations from submitting their registration. So the International Bureau has pushed back the deadline until Oct. 31. Read More