Steve Lovelady is a business attorney with extensive experience advising clients about transactions and regulatory compliance. Most recently, he has been representing clients in the purchase and sale of assets, primarily broadcast radio and television stations, and FCC regulatory reporting and compliance matters.
When ownership of an antenna structure which is subject to FCC registration changes hands, the new owner must update the tower's Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) to reflect that change. The potential cost of failing to do so? $3,000.… Continue Reading
With a new ATSC recommended practice grafted into it, the CALM Act (H.R. 1084) designed to crank down the volume on TV commercials has made it through the House and now awaits Senate consideration.… Continue Reading
You may remember our post from last month about the CUT FATT petition. It turns out that there was considerably more here than first met the eye. In the tradition of the late Paul Harvey, here is the rest of the story.… Continue Reading
New renewal application form with new certification requirement still not yet approved by OMB – BUT the underlying policy has already kicked in In our March and June, 2008, Memos to Clients, we described the FCC’s “diversity” initiative order, and the wide ranging nature of the new rules and policies adopted by the FCC in … Continue Reading