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Sunday, September 13, 2015

250-Mile Waiver VS. Auction Window

250-Mile Waiver VS. Auction Window
Sep 11th 2015, 00:29
(By John Garziglia) It appears that the FCC is contemplating a waiver to allow FM translators proposing to carry AM stations a transmitter site move of up to 250 miles. This reportedly would be in lieu of an AM-only auction filing window for new FM translators. Both the 250-mile waiver, and an AM-only auction filing window, would benefit our AM service. Each is immediately implementable. But, AM broadcasters should be careful not to reject the partial solution of the 250-mile waiver in favor of no solution at all. READ ON