Tag: Issue 46

FCC Unveils Plans and Procedures For TV Repack

As the incentive auction enters its closing stages, the FCC has issued a basic plan and detailed procedures for repacking TV stations into the smaller TV band. The repacking involves moving hundreds of stations to new channels within 39 months. The FCC said it will manage the channel migration in phases as several stakeholders had… read more

2017 GLBC Exhibitor Highlight: iEEi

iEEi, International Electronic Enterprise, Inc., has been servicing the computer industry since 1976. We support the rich media world with our digital storage solutions. We work with the LATEST in technology offered by manufacturers who manufacturer ground breaking products that save you TIME and MONEY. Located in Orange County, California (SO CAL), we are in… read more

2017 GLBC Exhibitor Highlight: Broadcast Electronics

As solid-state FM transmitter technology has developed and improved over the past decade, it’s become possible for some companies to build incredibly small devices that are also incredibly difficult to service with little, if no, redundancy. With the STX 10, 10kW FM transmitter, Broadcast Electronics (BE) has chosen a different, more intelligent path. Believing that… read more

MABF Scholarship Deadlines are Quickly Approaching!

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation is excited to announce 2017 scholarship opportunities that are open to Michigan students!! All scholarships assist in tuition and fees at a Michigan college or university, with ALL applications due to the MAB Foundation by Friday, February 17, 2017. All scholarships will be awarded during the Great Lakes Broadcasting… read more

Michigan House Committee Assignments Announced

Last week, House Speaker Tom Leonard (R-93) announced committee assignments for the 2017-2018 term. A new committee focused on Michigan’s competitiveness was created and added to the roster this legislation session. The full roster of policy committees and appropriations subcommittees is available here and here, respectfully.

Bill Repeals FCC Info Collection Requirements for Non-Comm Biennial Ownership Reports

According to the press release by the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chair Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) introduced legislation to roll back the FCC’s requirement that non-commercial broadcasters, in connection with the Biennial Ownership Reports that are due by December 1 of this year, get an FCC Registration Number for every… read more

Introducing the NEW Student Broadcasting Newsletter!

Career Fairs, Student Conferences, Awards Programs, Scholarships, Job and Internship Openings and more! The MAB Foundation does it all and we want to share that important information directly with students! That’s why we’re introducing a monthly newsletter that’s written by broadcasting and media students, FOR broadcasting and media students! Don’t miss out on important updates… read more

It’s Time to Round up some Summer Interns! Attend the GLBC Career Fair!

Could your station use some extra help this summer? Do you need to recruit some young, talented, driven individuals? Then it’s time to sign your station up for the MAB Foundation’s most popular and highly attended career fair! Your station should participate in this career and networking fair because it attracts students statewide that will… read more

New “We Are Broadcasters” Spots Available

Available to all broadcasters, NAB members or not. The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has announced that new We Are Broadcasters spots are now available for download. The spots highlight why there’s a big difference between broadcast stations and other sources of information, reminding policymakers and audiences that when Americans seek a trusted news source… read more