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  • The MAB has a few openings in our Alternative Broadcast Inspection Program, (ABIP) for the weeks of November 5-16.

    Our inspector Mark Croom with Riverfront Communications, LLC, has been doing ABIP Inspections for South Dakota since 2016 and comes to us with strong recommendations from the South Dakota Broadcasters Association. Having an ABIP inspection is like having a preventative check-up from the doctor. Once you sign-up and pay for your inspection, you will receive… read more

  • MAB Job Fair at Ferris State University

    The MAB Foundation partners with broadcast stations and educational institutions across the state of Michigan to host a series of Career Fairs each spring and fall. Career Fairs are free to attend. Participants are encouraged to bring their resumes and come dressed for success!  The Foundation was at Ferris State University on Wednesday, October 10… read more

  • Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alerting Systems Postponed Until October 3, 2018

    WASHINGTON – FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), postponed the nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) until October 3 due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence. The WEA portion of the test commences at 2:18 p.m. EDT, and the EAS portion follows at 2:20… read more

  • NAB Offers Repack Resources for TV Broadcasters

    The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is offering Broadcasters who may be shifting channels as the result of the repack, tools to help communicate these changes with viewers.  This includes a checklist of activities to ensure they are meeting Federal Communications Commission (FCC) education requirements and aware of best practices recommended by NAB.  Some tools are… read more

  • Senate Passes Music Modernization Act

    Variety reports that the Music Modernization Act has passed The Senate unanimous consent.  The bill, which now only needs passage in the House before it winds up on President Trump’s desk to become law, combines three separate pieces of legislation: * The Music Modernization Act of 2018, S.2334, introduced by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and… read more



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