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McAdams On: TV Stations With No Signal
What if this weren’t a hypothetical question: Can a TV station exist as a local news operation without a signal?
Gearing Up for the 2015 NAB Show
What Tom Said: Hollywood Stays In Control (For Now)
Remembering the Early Days of L.A. Television
Amazon’s Agenda Fits Streaming Expectations From Researchers
500 MHz
What Tom Said: The Push for Drones
Locating Shows Becomes a Cross-Platform Challenge
McAdams On: Title II Overkill
Broadcast’s Future Depends On Consumer Electronics
The More Things Change
McAdams On: 2015
Archiving: Maintaining Relevance for the Future
Education Episodes Are Made For Multiplatform Release
2014: A Year Not Unlike Others
In 2014…
 
Mar 25, 2015 / 04:16PM
FAA Eases Drone Rules, Opens Door for Newsgathering
The Federal Aviation Administration this week eased the process for getting a commercial drone-use waiver by establishing a temporary blanket waiver for operations at or below 200 feet.
Mar 24, 2015 / 01:21PM
FCC to Close 16 of 24 Field Offices
Field offices are on the chopping block at the Federal Communications Commission
Mar 23, 2015 / 04:04 PM
WDBJ Fined $325,000 for Pornographic Screen Shot
A Virginia TV station is in hot water for inadvertently broadcasting a pornographic scene obtained from a computer screen shot.
Mar 19, 2015 / 05:18 PM
NAB Petitions FCC to Shut Down White Space Database
That whole white space database honor system is just not working out.
Mar 19, 2015 / 05:10 PM
Google White Space Database Registered Fixed Devices
These parties had registered unlicensed devices for use in TV white spaces as of March 19, 2015, according to Google.
Mar 18, 2015 / 01:57PM
FCC Busts Carriers for $3.5 Million Over 911 Fails
The commission reached a $3.4 million settlement with Verizon over a 911 outage that affected nearly 750,000 people in California, while an Oklahoma phone company was nailed with a $100,000 fine for robo-answering emergency callers.
Mar 17, 2015 / 04:50PM
FCC Repack Protection Application Deadline is Official
The Federal Communications Commission’s May 29 deadline for TV license applications became official this week on publication in the Federal Register.
Mar 09, 2015 / 03:16PM
WABC-TV Files Interference Complaint Against Verizon
WABC-TV, Disney’s flagship ABC station, is asking federal regulators to enforce interference protection measures against Verizon.
Mar 02, 2015 / 10:00 AM
AWARN: Designed for Next-gen Broadcasting
Anyone who grew up with TV and radio from 1963 to1997 likely remembers the high-pitched tone of the Emergency Broadcast System.
Feb 04, 2015 / 05:49 PM
Wheeler Brings Down Net Neutrality Hammer
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler proposed reclassifying both wired and wireless broadband networks under Title II of the ’96 Telecom Act, which would allow the agency to impose network neutrality rules.
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