All Entries in March, 2016

You Have to Let the Inspector In

Not letting in FCC inspectors cost a TV licensee real money....

FCCdoor

NAB: Why Google Channel Proposal is Misleading

NAB says Google’s analysis of the repack after the spectrum auction is wrong....

NAB Building

Stocks Drop Slightly

U.S. stocks dropped a bit today to end a turbulent first quarter. Radio and Television again posted losses. The RBR Radio Index fell 9.619,...

How to Lose Your License

Southern TV Corporation tried various ways to retain a Georgia TV station....

FCC

Save Time, Effort on License Applications, Renewals

Alternative station inspector Ken Benner tries to make applications and renewals less complex....

Files

Edgewater to Spin FM Translator

Edgewater Broadcasting, Inc. of Twin Falls, Idaho sold an FM translator....

Sold

Pandora Considering Options for KXMZ

Pandora is debating whether to remain a broadcast licensee....

Pandora

Live TV, DVR Viewing Grows

Live TV, DVR viewing is rising....

television-OTA

ATBA Fights to Preserve TV Spectrum

The ATBA urges the FCC to retain Channels 32 through 51....

ATVBA

Due Diligence Needed for ATSC-3/SFN

Preston Padden recommends due diligence for ATSC-3/SFN....

PrestonPadden

When Does Debt Load Become Crushing?

It's becoming harder for iHeart to pay off $21B in debt....

Debt

How License Renewal From 2006 Was Resolved

A question about a station’s public file held up its license renewal for years....

FCCdoor

Hedge Fund Manager Gained if iHeart Defaulted

A hedge fund manager reportedly stood to gain if iHeartMedia defaulted....

Money

Stocks Post Fourth Day of Gains

U.S. stocks rose today to mark the fourth day in a row of gains prompted by the Fed’s intention to keep interest rates low....

Four Florida Facilities in Play

The Great Marathon Radio Company has an agreement to sell 4 Florida stations....

Deal