Tag Archives: Ownership reports

Form 323 Deadline Extended to December 1, 2011

The Commission has announced that the time has come for the next round of biennial Ownership Reports (Form 323) for commercial broadcasters -- and it's already pushed the deadline back a month, to December 1, 2011. But watch out -- the Commission's notice says nothing about the effective elimination of the all-encompassing SSN-based FRN requirement.… Continue Reading

Court Review Of Revised Form 323 Is Sought As Bureau Suspends January 11 Deadline

Two days before Christmas, and all was neither calm nor bright for Form 323 at the FCC. FHH and ten state broadcast associations took the FCC and its form to court, while the Media Bureau, faced with mounting evidence of problems with the on-line form, suspended the January 11 deadline to give the staff time to investigate those problems.… Continue Reading

FHH to FCC: Think Again

Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth has filed a Petition with the Commission, asking it to review the social security number/FRN component of its new Ownership Report (FCC Form 323) for commercial broadcast stations.… Continue Reading

A SORN In The FCC’s Side?

On November 19 the FCC published a "System of Records Notice" (SORN) regarding the revised Form 323. The timing of that publication may, under the Privacy Act, force the Commission to delay the filing deadline, at least briefly, or make some changes to its CDBS filing system.… Continue Reading