Tag: Issue 11

When Bad Spots Hurt Good Stations

By: Sean Ross [email protected] Twitter: @RossOnRadio I set the radio buttons in my rental car. (Yes, it took a minute to find them).  And, for the next hour I found myself surprised by just how much I was really enjoying KIIS-FM, Los Angeles. It shouldn’t have been a surprise. KIIS is a perennial on many… read more

WOLY’s Battle for License Renewal Ends

On March 30, the FCC issued a final order in the case of former broadcast station WOLY-AM (Battle Creek).  The station’s former licensee, Christian Family Network (CFN), has been trying to get the FCC to reverse its dismissal of both a license renewal and a request for Special Temporary Authority. According to the Memorandum Opinion and… read more

FOIA Legislative Package – House Bills 5469-5478

A 10-bill legislative package was introduced in the State Legislature that would open up legislative communications to the public. Eight of the bills (HBs 5469 – 5476) create the Legislative Open Records Act (LORA), which mirrors the FOIA, but is applicable only to the State Legislature. The final two bills (HBs 5477 – 5478) expand… read more

NAB Urges TV Band Repack by Region

According to a report in TVNewsCheck, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) says that the most logical way to conduct the post-auction repacking of the TV band is on a regional basis with the most populated regions going first. The NAB believes such approach would minimize disruption of service to broadcasters and viewers and get… read more