Peter Tannenwald

Peter Tannenwald Peter Tannenwald joined Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC, as a Member, after a 40-year career which included one of Washington's 10 largest law firms, where he was a partner, and more recently as a named principal of Irwin, Campbell & Tannenwald, P.C. In addition to a broad range of radio and television broadcast station groups and individual station owners and common carrier and wireless clients in both regulatory and transactional matters, he has represented inventors and developers of new technologies and has helped implement several such technologies, including wireless auditory assistance devices for persons with hearing loss, the use of AM broadcast stations for power utility load management, visual captions on television broadcasts, the Interactive Video and Data Service, compatibility of cellphones and hearing aids, and most recently combining television broadcast and broadband services in the same spectrum.

Subscribe to all posts by Peter Tannenwald

From the FCC Police Blotter: Misrep Lite – When Thinking You’re Being Honest Just Isn’t Enough

Section 1.17(b) prohibits what we have referred to as "misrepresentation lite", which seems to say that any mistake in anything you file with the FCC could subject you to a very substantial penalty, even if the mistake is purely unintentional. An AM licensee in Texas found out about this the hard way.… Continue Reading
LexBlog