4/29/22 Breaking FCC Enforcement News
The FCC Enforcement
Bureau is sending a detailed questionnaire to hundreds of broadcasters
that didn't submit ETRS forms 1, 2, and 3 related to the 2021 EAS
National Periodic Test. No fines or penalties have been announced yet.
Low Power FM
Guidelines for Legal Broadcasting
Board Changes - If 50% or
more of an original board changes the FCC must be notified by filing
Form 314, Transfer of Control.
Silent STA - Any station Silent for 30 days or more must notified
the FCC. Approval is limited to 180 days and may be
extended once. if a station does not resume broadcasting within
a year the FCC cancels its License.
Minor Mod Move - Lost your tower site? Need to move your
transmitter and antenna for any reason? Let CCB file a
Form 318 Minor Mod Move.
Assignment of License - Want another local non-profit to take
over ownership of a LPFM? Let CCB file a Form 314
Assignment of License.
EAS Compliance - Is your EAS currently and operational? Are you
maintaining required Weekly and Monthly records? Are you ready for the
annual EAS National Periodic Test? If your answer is "no" to these questions contact CCB.
Underwriting - As a Non-Commercial Educational (NCE) broadcaster
you cannot air commercials. Let CCB know if you have
underwriting questions. Political advertising is Illegal to broadcast on any NCE station.
Equipment - CCB sells the equipment to operate or upgrade
an LPFM station.
is Your LPFM "A.C.E.”
type of assistance related to Low Power FM?
CCB offers Advocacy, expert
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Since LPFM started in 2000, CCB has successfully
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