Curtis Media Cleared For Seven ‘Fill-In’ RDU Translators


In December 2017, the operator of a noncommercial Adult Hits LPFM covering northwest Raleigh, D.C., with 100 watts challenged a Media Bureau ruling that benefited two licensees tied to Curtis Media Group. 

According to the Bureau, Curtis — the operator with the highest market share by owner in the most recent Nielsen Audio ratings for Raleigh-Durham — was not required to submit a technical need showing to hold licenses for seven “fill-in” FM translators.

The LPFM operator sought an Application for Review. It’s not getting one.

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