Tag Archives: DTV

Fall FCC Broadcasting and Telecommunications Deadlines

Note our list is not comprehensive. Other proceedings may apply to you. Please do not hesitate to contact FHH if you have any questions.  September 26, 2017 – Annual Regulatory Fees – These will be due and payable for Fiscal Year 2017, and will be based upon a licensee’s/permittee’s holdings on October 1, 2016, plus anything that might … Continue Reading

Approaching FCC Broadcast and Telecom Filing Deadlines

Time to mark your calendars for FCC filing deadlines for broadcasting and telecommunications. Find our list of upcoming deadlines in the industry below. Note our list is not comprehensive. Other proceedings may apply to you. Please do not hesitate to contact FHH if you have any questions.  September 1, 2017: Local Telephone Competition and Broadband Report – Facilities-based … Continue Reading

Any Time At All

With a mere 10 days to go before Transition Day, the Commission has released an Order removing the requirement that prior approval be obtained for commencement of post-transition DTV operation prior to 11:59:59 p.m. on June 12.… Continue Reading

“Come and Get It” Update

A four-person contingent from NTIA came to the NTA Convention in Denver last week to talk about their grant program for digital transmitters for Class A, LPTV, and TV Translator stations. They cleared up a couple of points and left at least one major question still unresolved.… Continue Reading

“Come And Get It!”

NTIA has finally issued a "Notice of Availability of Funds" for grants for upgrading Class A, Low Power TV (LPTV), TV Translator and TV Booster transmitters to digital operation. Bypassing any rulmaking proceeding, NTIA has simply declared that it has cash up for grabs. The Notice is NTIA's way of saying "come and get it." The fun starts July 13, 2009.… Continue Reading

Found In Translation

The FCC has created a new replacement DTV translator service, and the doors are open and the welcome mat is out for applications in the new service. Check out the hightlights of the Commission's Report and Order.… Continue Reading

Nightlight, Pink Slips

A TV station providing "enhanced analog nightlight service" asked the Commission if it could please be relieved of the final three weeks of its analog service commitment. There did not appear to be any significant public concern about continued analog service,and keeping the analog in operation would seriously threaten three staffers whose positions would otherwise have to be terminated.… Continue Reading
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