Tag: Issue 67

Three Michigan Broadcasters Finalists for 2017 Marconi Awards

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has announced the finalists for the 2017 NAB Marconi Radio Awards, honoring radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting. The winners will be announced September 7 at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show and held during the 2017 Radio Show in Austin. Three Michigan broadcasters appear in the list… read more

FEMA Sets Date for Next National EAS Test

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has scheduled the 2017 National EAS Test (NPT) for Wednesday, September 27 at 2:30 p.m. Eastern. In the event the test needs to be postponed due to a significant event, weather or otherwise, a backup date of Wednesday, October 4, has been reserved. The test will be conducted in… read more

WXYZ to Air Film on Detroit Riot Anniversary

WXYZ-TV (Detroit) will broadcast the television premiere of the film, “12th and Clairmount,” 7:00 p.m., Sunday, July 23, the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riot/rebellion. The Detroit Free Press film was produced in collaboration with WXYZ and Bridge Magazine, and explores the racial and economic tensions that led to the most violent uprising in… read more

The Robinson Report: The Road and The Race

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By: Kevin Robinson Robinson Media “Winning has nothing to do with racing. Most days don’t have races anyway. Winning is about struggle and effort and optimism, and… read more

People Attract People

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By:  Dick Taylor,  CRMC/CDMC Dick Taylor Blog https://dicktaylorblog.com/ One of my favorite activities each Memorial Day Weekend is to listen to WABC Rewound streamed over Rewound Radio…. read more

Advocacy Conference Early-Rate Deadlines Approaching

Don’t miss the speakers at this year’s Advocacy Conference and Annual Meeting, August 22-23 at Crystal Mountain Resort.  Register today to take advantage of discounted room rates at Crystal Mountain (through this Friday, July 21) as well as early-bird conference rates (through July 31). MAB members will hear policy and advocacy updates as well as… read more

FCC Watch: More Translator Modifications

Here’s the latest Michigan-related FCC broadcast filings: July 11:  Michigan Community Radio filed an application to make changes for FM translator W247CU (Fort Gratiot Township).  The application seeks to increase the translator’s effective-radiated power to 150 watts.  The translator rebroadcasts the signal of WGRT-FM (Port Huron). July 6:  The Preservation Association of Beaver Island has… read more