After 63 years broadcasting from a remote hilltop in Osceola County, Heritage Broadcasting and WWTV/WWUP-TV recently moved to Cadillac into a highly recognizable building. We thought all MAB members might enjoy this two-part series, originally broadcast February 14-15, 2017.
The FCC announced last week that the forward auction has ended with $19.6 billion raised. Of this total, broadcasters will receive about $10 billion, with $1.75 billion going to broadcasters that incur costs in repacking and moving to a difference channel in the post-auction spectrum channel reassignment. More than $6 billion will go to the… read more
The MAB were a guest of Governor Snyder on February 14 as he signed Senate Bill 992 into law. This legislation allows a person that authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to operate unmanned aerial systems (aka drones) for commercial purposes in a manner consistent with the authorization. The new law also sets up… read more
On February 2-3, Midwest Communication’s WNWN-FM (Win98.5 Battle Creek) raised $65,110 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during the station’s annual Radiothon. Listeners were encouraged to call in and become a “Partner In Hope” for St. Jude kids, donating $20 a month. In addition, the station aired stories of patients of the hospital throughout the… read more
Don’t miss out on your chance to save some money on registration to this outstanding event. You will leave the conference reinvigorated and also learn concrete information you can use in your job today. Register Here Speaker Highlights include: SBE’s Ennes Broadcast Engineering Workshop: this all-day program will feature multiple topics and speakers that provide… read more
Nominate an engineer you know! Email Dan Kelley at [email protected] Gary Langley is Chief Broadcast Engineer at Interlochen Public Radio (WIAA/WICA/WICV/WLMN/WHBP/WIAB/W234BU). He joined Interlochen Public Radio on September 9, 2016 after four years at WPBN/WTOM/WGTU/WGTQ. Q: Please share with us a brief engineering resume: Gary: I signed up for the US Marines in 1992, on an… read more