Long FormApplication Deadline for LPTV, TV Translator, and Class A Singleton Proposals

On June 23, 2000, the Media Bureau and Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (Bureaus) announced a filing window for low power television (LPTV), TV translator, and Class A TV stations. Subsequently, the Bureaus released a Public Notice announcing those proposals that were mutually exclusive (MX) and providing a 60-day settlement period by which interested parties could submit settlements and/or engineering amendments to resolve their MX Groups. During the settlement period, the Bureaus received engineering amendments to proposals in the MX Groups. Continue reading “Long FormApplication Deadline for LPTV, TV Translator, and Class A Singleton Proposals”

Media Bureau Announces Comment And Reply CommentDates For The Third DTV Periodic Review NPRM. (DA No. 07-3073)

On April 25, 2007, the Commission adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Commission’s Third DTV Periodic Review proceeding (“Third DTV Periodic Review NPRM”), which requested comment on the procedures and rule changes necessary to complete the nation’s transition from analog to digital television (“DTV”). The Third DTV Periodic Review NPRM set deadlines for filing comments and reply comments at 30 and 45 days after publication of the Third DTV Periodic Review NPRM in the Federal Register. Continue reading “Media Bureau Announces Comment And Reply CommentDates For The Third DTV Periodic Review NPRM. (DA No. 07-3073)”

Digital Audio Broadcasting Systems And TheirImpact On The Terrestrial Radio Broadcast Service (Docket 99-325)

In the Digital Audio Broadcasting Report and Order, the FCC selected in-band, on-channel (“IBOC”) as the technology enabling AM and FM radio broadcast stations to commence digital audio broadcasting (“DAB”). In the DAB R&O, the FCC adopted notification procedures allowing existing AM and FM radio stations to begin digital transmissions immediately on an interim basis using the IBOC system developed by iBiquity Digital Corporation (“iBiquity”). Continue reading “Digital Audio Broadcasting Systems And TheirImpact On The Terrestrial Radio Broadcast Service (Docket 99-325)