OAB News

  • NEW OAB Address

    December 27, 2019

    Effective immediately our address is:

    Oregon Association of Broadcasters
    285 SW Main Court, Suite #300
    Warrenton, OR 97146

    Payments for PEP, Dues and ABIP should be sent to this address. Please have your traffic and business offices make this change ASAP.

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FCC Notices

FCC Application Notice KRHP-CD April 6, 2022

On March 16, 2022, Robert Pettitt, licensee of Class A television station
KRHP-CD 470 MHz, The Dalles, Oregon filed an application with the Federal
Communications Commission for assignment of license. Members of the public
wishing to view this application or obtain information about how to file
comments and petitions on the application can visit this link.


NAB News

  • Washington, D.C. — Renowned actor and television personality Mario Lopez will host the Celebration of Service to America Awards on June 7, 2022, at The Anthem in Washington, D.C. Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation (NABLF), the ceremony recognizes local broadcasters’ outstanding service to their communities. The 2022 program will be held in person and professionally produced for airing later on television stations across the country….

  • Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) today announced the launch of “The Best of NAB Show Amplified,” a collection of recorded sessions from the 2022 NAB Show, held April 23 – 27, 2022, in Las Vegas, is now available for purchase to stream through video-on-demand….

  • Washington, D.C. — The NAB Leadership Foundation (NABLF) is now accepting applications for the 2023 Technology Apprenticeship Program (TAP) through June 15. The program is designed to train, inform and recruit a diverse workforce that meets the technology and engineering needs of the broadcast community….

  • The National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation (NABLF) today announced it will honor GEICO with the 2022 Corporate Leadership Award during the 2022 Celebration of Service to America Awards. The award will be presented during an in-person ceremony on June 7….

  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to ACA Connects President and CEO Matt Polka stepping down, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt:…

OAB FCC Information

  • Social media has been exploding with news about the defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard in Fairfax County, Virginia. Fletcher, Heald  attorneys have considerable experience with this court and this type of claim. As such, we thought our Commlawblog readers might be interested in a breakdown of what is really going on here and why.

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  • The FCC has released a draft Report and Order to amend its broadcast radio rules to allow the use of computer models to verify antenna directional patterns. Barring unexpected developments, the Report and Order will be adopted during the Commission’s May 19th open meeting

    This proposed rule changes are great news for applicants – under the prior rules,

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  • The FCC announced this week that various additional applications must soon be submitted through the LMS online electronic system. Specifically, commencing May 17, 2022, the following filings are required to be submitted through LMS:

    • FM Engineering Special Temporary Authority (STAs)
    • Request for Silent STA
    • Extension of Silent and Engineering STA
    • Suspension of Operations Notification
    • Resumption of Operations
    • AM and FM Digital Notification
    • Modification Dependent Carrier Level (MDCL) Notification
    • Change of Primary Station Notification
    • Tolling Notification
    • Reduced Power Notification
    • Pending Application Withdrawal

    The filings listed above should no longer be filed via email.

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  • June 1, 2022

    Television License Renewal Applications Due – Applications for renewal of license for television stations located in Arizona, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming must be filed in LMS.  These applications must be accompanied by Schedule 396, the Broadcast EEO Program Report, also filed in LMS,

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  • On April 21, 2022, the FCC will be hosting its monthly open meeting. The docket includes improving receiver performance, wireless emergency alerts, and two restricted adjudicatory matters.

    The FCC will consider a Notice of Inquiry to promote more efficient use of spectrum through improved receiver interference immunity performance,

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