Tag Archives: DTV Maximization

DTV Freeze Lifted

By Lee Petro

The FCC has lifted the freeze on the submission of DTV maximization applications and channel changes, effective May 30, 2008.  Applications which expand the previously-authorized service area of the post-transition DTV station, or propose the change in the post-transition DTV channel, can now be submitted.  All applications and petitions submitted between May 30, 2008, and June 20, 2008, along with those previously-filed applications and petitions which also included a request for waiver of the filing freeze (in place since 2004), will be given the same cut-off date.  After June 20, 2008, applications and ...… Continue Reading

DTV Update: FCC Releases Third Periodic Review

Construction deadlines, new reporting requirements imposed

By Harry Cole

With little fanfare on New Year's Eve, the Commission released its long-awaited Third Periodic Review (3rdPR) in the DTV transition process. The 3rdPR is more than 108 pages long, not including an additional 36 pages of appendices. You can find the full document at the FCC's website. The following is a brief summary of some of the most noteworthy aspects of the 3rdPR. This is based on a preliminary review of the 3rdPR; we are undertaking a more detailed review as well, and will provide ...

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