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Deborah D. McAdams

Deborah D. McAdams

Deborah is the Executive Editor of TV Technology.

  • News

    UHF Discounted, Ownership Cap Targeted

    April 20, 2017

    The UHF discount is back, the national audience reach cap is on the table, noncommercial TV stations can do third-party fundraisers and the members of their governing boards can keep their private data to themselves.

  • News

    IG Audits FAA Over Drone Waiver Process

    April 19, 2017

    The inspector general’s office of the U.S. Department of Transportation is auditing the waiver process used by the FAA to allow operations now prohibited under the rules adopted last June for unmanned aircraft weighing less than 55 pounds.

  • News

    Extended Channel-Sharing Becomes Law May 18

    April 18, 2017

    The date was published today in the Federal Register, reflecting the March 23 unanimous vote by the Federal Communications Commission to allow channel-sharing arrangements, or “CSAs,” to be hammered out after the auction, and to include low-power TV licensees and translators.

  • News

    Repack TVStudy v2.2 Targets LPTVs

    April 14, 2017

    The TV channel repack software has once again been updated. TV Study, the software that based on OET Bulletin No. 69, is now in version 2.2, which the Federal Communications Commission’s Office of Engineering and Technology released today.

  • Business

    Repack Reax

    April 13, 2017

    The incentive auction officially closed today and the TV channel repack officially began with the issuance of the Federal Communications Commission’s “Auction Closing and Channel Reassignment Public Notice,” which brought a round of reactions from broadcasters, observers and administrators.

  • News

    FCC TV Count: One Less VHF

    April 11, 2017

    There was one less full-power TV station and 11 fewer TV translators in the most recent broadcast license count...

  • Business

    T-Mobile Paints Rosy Repack

    April 06, 2017

    T-Mobile says the government’s TV channel-repacking methodology will beat expectations.

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