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Some things you might want to know about:

  8/28     - Dave Hultsman has passed away
 
8/28     - FCC to vote on contest rule placement
  8/21     - NAL Watch: a $2.2k Consent Decree over PIF and its location
  8/21     - FCC databses to be down for almost a week 
  8/21     - Lenovo firmware issue of note to users
  8/21     - Microsoft Internet Explorer is 20 years old, ready to fade?
  8/20     - HPH: WWJ's Beginnings - 95 Years Ago - Thomas H. White-    
  8/18     - HPH Part 2: - a Good Idea That Just Didn't Work - Steve Brown
  8/18     - NAL Watch: Smart City Smarting after $750k Consent Agreement
  8/15     - NPT test for New England states scheduled on Sept 16th
  8/12     - FCC Chair says he is ready to push AM Improvement ... sometime 
  8/12     - FCC sets new rules for wireless microphones
  8/11     - The Folded Unipole - Ron Nott
  8/7       - FCC acts on Ownership Reports, Incentive auctions, wireless mics
  8/5       -
NAL Watch: FCC affirms negative view of FM ND gaming
  8/4       -
Aligning NWS Products with Local Needs - Adrienne Abbott
  8/4       - Alpha Media growing bigtime - soon to be #4
  8/1
       - A Change at the top at BE
  7/28     - Meeting the Need: JUSTIN 808 Fixes HD Blending - Jim Wood
  7/28     - AT&T Announces they will Activate FM Chip in New Phones
  7/28     - An RDS hack? Houston station sends out nasty message
  7/28     - NAL Watch: $23k in fines to Ham operators
  7/27     - LPFM Group files NPRM to gain more rights
  7/24     - FCC Approves AT&T purchase of DirecTV
  7/21     - Chrysler recalls 1.4 million hackable cars
  7/21     - Nielsen conference does not resolve Voltair issue
  7/16     - The FCC moves to close more field offices
  7/14     - The Worst: Keeping the Lights On - More or Less
  7/14     - Windows Server 2003 reaches EOL
  7/7       - Talking Like an Old Hand - Clay Freinwald
  7/7       - NAL Watch: A late renewal = $7k to remove the D
  7/6       - NY Senators uneasy about FCC plans to close field offices
  6/30     - The FCC publishes EAS R&O; clock starts
  6/25     - Standard General now owns Radio Shack brand
  6/24     - A Quick Test for Power FETs - Burt Weiner
  6/18     - TV stations are told to check coordinates. Radio next?
  6/15     - The summer conventions are underway
  6/15     - Why I Love Those Versatile 555 Chips - David Rose  
  6/3       - FCC's 6th Report and Order on EAS sets new requirements
  6/2       - Pandora gets FCC approval to be a radio broadcaster
  5/30     - Oregon formally give status to First Informers
  5/7       - NPAS and NAAD for EAS Users - Ed Czarnecki
  4/21     - A New Chief is installed at the EB.
  4/9       - Inovonics' DAVID IV Audio Processor - Dana Puopolo
  2/26     - Surviving an FCC "Random EEO Audit" - Michael Dudding
  2/5       - Vertical Revenue for AM Stations - Dave Dybas
  11/25    - KTLA to rebuild iconic street-side tower higher up
 



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