FCC ‘Modernization’ Seeks To Update Broadcast Antenna Sitings


“During World War II, the Commission adopted regulations regarding the use of common antenna sites,” FCC Chairman Ajit Pai notes in a blog post detailing one of the agenda items at the Commission’s October Open Meeting.

Way back in the early 1940s, shortages of equipment and materials were a serious impediment to the introduction of new broadcast services. “Today, however, this is obviously not the case,” he says.

That’s why the Commission will take up a broadcast antenna siting NPRM.

Please Login to view this premium content. (Not a member? Join Today!)