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  6/30     - High Powered History: Telefarm and Shoreview - Steve Brown
  6/30     - The FCC publishes EAS R&O; clock starts
  6/30     - NAL Watch: The EB gives substantial reductions on I&P violations
  6/25     - Standard General now owns Radio Shack brand

  6/24     - Ask the Lawyer - Is Your Tower Data Accurate? - Cary Tepper
  6/24     - A Quick Test for Power FETs - Burt Weiner
  6/18     - TV stations are told to check coordinates. Radio next?
  6/17     - NAL Watch: An unlocked gate = $7k
  6/15     - The summer conventions are underway
  6/15     - Can AM Be Saved? Should AM Be Saved? - Clay Freinwald
  6/15     - Why I Love Those Versatile 555 Chips - David Rose  
  6/11     - NAL Watch: Four year appeal does not excuse higher power

  6/10     - NY and NJ Congressmen ask the FCC to help bust pirates
  6/9       - House Committee and FCC Compromise on Closing Field Offices
  6/8       - Checking it Out: The DME IFB Controller - Burt Weiner
  6/
8       - Home for sale: Art Collins home in Cedar Rapids
  6/5       - NAL Watch: A station 36 miles from its proper location
  6/3       - FCC's 6th Report and Order on EAS sets new requirements
  6/2       - Pandora gets FCC approval to be a radio broadcaster
  6/2       - Windows 10 is announced - Free to Win 7 & 8 users in July
  5/30     - Oregon formally give status to First Informers
  5/28     - FCC announces Fiscal Year 2015 Regulatory Fees
  5/27     - NAL Watch: A station broadcasting too few hours
  5/18     - NAL Watch: iHeart Media to pay $1 Million for false EAS test
  5/14     - My First View From the Very Top - Ted Thayer
  5/8       - MY VIEW: The FCC in "Normal" mode - Part 2, office closings
  5/7       - When VSWR is Not VSWR - Burt Weiner
  5/7       - NPAS and NAAD for EAS Users - Ed Czarnecki
  4/17     - NAB reports from Barry and Alan
  4/23     - The State of IPAWS in 2015 - Richard Rudman
  4/21     - A New Chief is installed at the EB.
  4/13     - Chairman Wheeler discloses his plan to help AM: - no translators
  4/9       - Inovonics' DAVID IV Audio Processor - Dana Puopolo
  3/19     - Weeding Out Problems at Tower Sites - Dave Dybas
  2/26     - Surviving an FCC "Random EEO Audit" - Michael Dudding
  2/26     -
The Worst: Just Dishing Out a Story
 
2/19     - Where you Don't Want the Sun to Shine
 
2/13     - FCC publishes Online Public File for Radio NPRM
 
2/5       - Vertical Revenue for AM Stations - Dave Dybas
  12/30   - Keep the Flu out, Keep Your Staff In
  12/18   - Streaming for Everyone - Mark Shander
  12/11   - Site Security FLAP: P is for Presence - Kevin Kidd
 
11/25   - KTLA to rebuild iconic street-side tower higher up
 



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