NAB Statement on FCC Vote on AM Revitalization Order

February 23, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the FCC approving an order to improve AM radio service, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:

“NAB thanks the FCC for adopting this proposed rule change that grants more flexibility to AM broadcasters to locate FM translators. Broadcasters appreciate Chairman Pai’s leadership on the issue of AM revitalization, and we will continue working with him and Commissioners Clyburn and O’Rielly to strengthen the AM radio band.”

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