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  9/22    - AES in LA - Free Floor Pass Available
 
9/20    - FCC Denies Wavier for Xlator move to Tell City, IN.
  9/18    - NAL Watch: Equity Communications to give up $30k equity
  9/17    - The Quest for AM Improvement: Ajit Pai interviewed
  9/17    - The WV EAS test seems to have been a success
  9/16    - A Timely AM Improvement Plan for Channels 5 and 6
  9/14    - My View: AM Improvement - or not?
  9/14    - Clear Channel changes company name
  9/12    - NAB Fall Show closes IBC opens
  9/11    - Site Security FLAP: A is for Alarms - Kevin Kidd
  9/10    - On Top of the City
  9/5      - We need to Act on AM Improvement Now - Tom King
  9/5      - NAL Watch: Public File and Fence violations granted fine reduction
  9/2      - FCC Announces 2014 Regulatory Fees - deadline Sept 23rd
  8/29    - Canada makes participation in EAS-like NPAS
  8/29    - NAL Watch: STL 24.3 miles from authorized site = $6.4k
  8/28    - WWwTP: Antenna Mounting 101
  8/28    - Better Field Intensity Measurements - Alan Alsobrook
  8/28    - NAL Watch: $7.5k Forfeiture - and a warning worth noting
  8/27    - BIG group may be heading toward merger
  8/27    - GM shifting focus from HD to 4G LTE
  8/25    - Change at Nautel means "business as usual"
  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
  8/13    - Radio Disney to sell of 23 of 24 stations
  8/13    - NAL Watch: Cazenovia College catches a break
  8/11    - FCC votes to require text-to-911 by yearend. Is it possible?
  8/7      - Testing Solid-State Rectifiers, Part 2 - Gary Minker
  8/7      - FCC Opens Comments on Putting Radio PIFs online
  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
  7/30    - Part 3: Building the Sears Tower Site - Warren Shulz
  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
  7/17    - Student Station Promotion Goes Way Wrong

 

 

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  7/15    - When RFR Protection Runs Amok
  7/9      - FCC opens 90 day period on 79 groups of LPFM
  7/3      - Recovering in the Aftermath of a Disaster - Clay Freinwald
  6/16    - FCC has issued 1220 CP grants thus far to LPFMs
  5/29    - Spring Cleaning - the Broadcast IT Edition
  5/27    - Does the FCC's plan for Net Neutrality bode good or bad?
  5/15    - Making Radio Waves - Not Metal Waves
  5/15    - Net Neutrality? An ISP implements the Ferengi Plan on the FCC
  5/7     - Have Your Transmitter Text Alarm Messages to You - Jeff Welton
  5/6     - New consolidator in the neighborhood: 110+ stations and growing

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  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
  1/22   - LPFM Station in NE forced to shut due to interference complaint
  1/9     - Low Power Low Down: Counting the Cost to Construct
  1/2    - The LPFM Guide to Wire and Cable - Steve Lampen
  12/19 - The Vendor/Customer Relationship - Karen Johnson & Richard Rudman
  12/5   - Keeping Stuff Out of Your Transmitter - Gary Peterson
  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
  10/10 - Detailed Logs Will Save the Day - Gary Peterson
  10/3  - Safety Suggestions to Keep Everyone Alive - Richard Rudman
 

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