Tag Archives: Class A Television

Next On Our Agenda . . .

The FCC has issued the first of what we expect to be several public notices setting some ground rules for doling out post-DTV transition spectrum. The first such public notice affects existing Class A TV, LPTV and TV translator stations.… 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

Class A Displacement/Expansion Freeze Lifted

  The FCC has lifted the freeze on Class A displacement applications, site changes, and power increases, as of August 4, 2008. The lifting of the freeze will allow the following: Class A stations that are displaced because of interference may apply to change to a new channel, using either analog or digital format. Class … Continue Reading
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