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  11/20  - Feeding Clean Air to Your Transmitter - Jeff Welton
  11/19  - Broadcast + Lightning = High Cost - JoOnna Silberman
  11/19  - Washington stations burned out - $10k reward offered
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1/18  - NAL Watch: one station/two late renewals + PF violations = $18k
  11/17  - Perma-cookies anyone? AT&T to stop practice/Verizon not 
  11/14  - CCSS will discontinue satellite distribution services
  11/13  - NFL Network loses a satellite truck
  11/13  - Wall Street Journal Radio Network to close
  11/12  - Part 4: The Sears Tower Site - the rest of the story - Warren Shulz
  11/12  - When the lightning show is over, painful work begins
   11/11  - The 86th anniversary of the first National Frequency Move
  11/11  - Arizona station torched; "Christian host" convicted in Michigan 
 
11/10  - President Obama enters the Net Neutrality debate
  11/7    - The FCC Public Notice warns about the false EAN and an inquiry
  11/6    - How a power outage can break an STL - Kevin Kidd
  11/6    - What you need to know about Retirement - Gil Gillivan
  10/29  - Conflicting Signals Do Not Serve EAS Community - Richard Rudman
  10/28  - Ransomware now reported in five states
  10/24  - EAN Launched in error
  10/22  - Dealing with Ransomware and other Disasters
  10/22  - Doing IT Right: Ensuring Your Data is Safe
  10/16  - ASR Signage & other FCC Tower Reg Changes - Cary Tepper
 
10/16  - VSWR Calibration Techniques - Stephen Rutherford
 
10/14  - NAL Watch: Unauthorized BAS operations = $86.4k
   10/14  - Security Watch: Copper thefts lead to 10 years in TX prison
  10/14  - Irish Radio to kill off LW service
  10/8    - On the Road with the DEVA RE II - Richard Rudman
 
10/8    - AT&T caught "cramming" ... to pay $105 million

  10/3    - DRM gets a boost in India
 
10/3    - CDBS to be replaced by LMS
  10/2    - Flo and Eddie move on to target Pandora
  9/30    - Solving the FM Power and Allocation Mess - Jack Sellmeyer
  9/29    - Has Energy-Onix left the building?
  9/
25    - Why You Need an FM Modulation Monitor - Jim Wood
  9/18    - NAL Watch: Equity Communications to give up $30k equity
  9/16    - A Timely AM Improvement Plan for Channels 5 and 6
  9/14    - My View: AM Improvement - or not?
  9/11    - Site Security FLAP: A is for Alarms - Kevin Kidd
  9/5      - We need to Act on AM Improvement Now - Tom King
  8/28    - WWwTP: Antenna Mounting 101
  8/28    - Better Field Intensity Measurements - Alan Alsobrook
  8/21    - Give Me a Sign, a Durable Sign! - Richard Rudman
  8
/13    - Ask the Lawyer - Your FCC Questions Answered  - Cary Tepper
  8
/13    - Checking it Out: The GatesAir Flexiva FAX20
  8/11    - FCC votes to require text-to-911 by yearend. Is it possible?
 



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  8/5      - Public Files Need to be Public
  8/4      - Patent Troll says "uncle." but Adam Corolla stays the course
  8/3      - A trip to Vashon Island - and a picnic; Pure July relaxation
  7/31    - Journal Communications and E.W.Scripps to merge/split
  7/24    - Why Your Main Transmitter Setup is Not Enough - Clay Freinwald
  7/22    - Class C4 for FM? Petition for RuleMaking now published by FCC 
  7/15    - When RFR Protection Runs Amok
  7/9      - FCC opens 90 day period on 79 groups of LPFM

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  7/3      - Recovering in the Aftermath of a Disaster - Clay Freinwald
  5/7     - Have Your Transmitter Text Alarm Messages to You - Jeff Welton 
  3/27   - MaxxCasting - Hal Kneller

  3/19   - Problems When the Lease Runs Out - Clay Freinwald

  2/11   - Choosing between STL and IP Radio Links - Fred Francis
  2/5     - Building a New Station - A Checklist - Phil Owens
  1/28   - Training for a Successful Station
  1/2    - The LPFM Guide to Wire and Cable - Steve Lampen
  12/19 - The Vendor/Customer Relationship - Karen Johnson & Richard Rudman
  10/31 - Great Customer Service in the Broadcast Station - Kevin Trueblood
  10/17 - Some Diesel Engine Tips To Keep You On the Air - Richard Rudman
  10/3  - Safety Suggestions to Keep Everyone Alive - Richard Rudman
 

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