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Deborah D. McAdams

Deborah D. McAdams

Deborah is the Executive Editor of TV Technology.

  • Resources

    McAdams On: 25 ATSC 3.0 Things

    June 27, 2017

    We recently did a “25 More Things to Know About ATSC 3.0” webinar that I’m reproducing here in rap lyrics.

  • News

    More Drone Laws Floated

    June 26, 2017

    Drone safety is winding its way through several legislative channels, including House and Senate bills reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as a standalone from a bipartisan collection of U.S. senators.

  • News

    FCC Proposes Boosting Video Description by 75 Percent

    June 23, 2017

    The commission will consider a Report and Order at its July 13 open meeting that increases the video-description requirement from 50 to 87.5 hours per calendar quarter for broadcast and cable networks subject to the rule.

  • Resources

    McAdams On: Hitting the Wrong Notes

    June 02, 2017

    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s intention to re-reclassify broadband as an information service rather than a utility is not going so well.

  • News

    DJI to Require Drone Registration to Activate Drones

    May 23, 2017

    Last week’s court ruling vacating the federal drone registration requirement drew a mixed response from industry parties around the world. The world’s largest drone manufacturer instituted its own registration program, restricting access to full activation.

  • News

    Court Strikes Down Drone Registration Rule

    May 19, 2017

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit today ruled in favor of John Taylor, a Washington, D.C. model aircraft enthusiast who challenged the FAA’s registration requirement in court.

  • Business

    10-4, Good Buddy: FCC Updates Part 95, CB Rules

    May 18, 2017

    The FCC is reforming Personal Radio Service rules, known as “Part 95,” which cover citizen’s band radio, wireless medical telemetry, personal locator beacons, radio-controlled services, general mobile radio service and other types.

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