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  • 7/17    - Student Station Promotion Goes Way Wrong
  • 7/16    - Solving Some HT 3.5 Troubles - Alan Alsobrook
  • 7/15    - FCC NPRM on EAS rewrite published, Comment period begins
  • 7/15    - When RFR Protection Runs Amok
  • 7/16    - NAL Watch: $11k Forfeiture Order for Antenna Violations
  • 7/14    - LARCAN TTC closes down
  • 7/10    - A quick guide to FCC fines for broadcasters
  • 7/9      - FCC opens 90 day period on 79 groups of LPFM
  • 7/9      - WJR - The Goodwill Station
  • 7/5      - Security Watch: Police recover electrocuted man after two years
  • 7/3      - Recovering in the Aftermath of a Disaster - Clay Freinwald
  • 7/3      - Ask the Lawyer - Your FCC Questions Answered  - Cary Tepper
  • 7/1      - iBiquity sues two Patent Troll companies over digital radio
  • 7/1      - Three stations go dark, one voluntarily
  • 6/26    - Testing Solid-State Rectifiers - Gary Minker
  • 6/26    - NAL Watch: Yet another fine for a serial tower fence violator
  • 6/25    - The Supreme Court rules against Aereo
  • 6/25    - Rutland, WI zoning board still against FM tower
  • 6/24    - Townsqure Media LLC files for IPO
  • 6/23    - Senator Rubio unveils Bills to increase unlicensed 5 GHz spectrum
  • 6/23    - Johnny Mann - famous for jingles - dead at 85
  • 6/20    - Reporter prevails vs Suffolk County Sheriff
  • 6/19    - My View: The Communications Act of 1934 - PICN at 80
  • 6/16    - Site Security FLAP: F is for Fences - Kevin Kidd
  • 6/16    - FCC has issued 1220 CP grants thus far to LPFMs
  • 6/13    - A Patent Troll gets slapped down by judge
  • 6/12    - EEO Audit letters are out
  • 6/11    - Quick takes: Storm takes 400-foot tower; unusual broadcasters
  • 6/9      - Checking it Out:  Meet the Nautel GV10 - Alex Hartman
  • 6/9      - NAL Watch: $25k for ASR painting violations; a "pass" to one owner
  • 6/5      - Part 2: Building the Sears Tower Site - Warren Shulz
  • 6/5      - Lightning reduces station to one computer
  • 6/4      - FCC Delays the 2014 license fee schedule; adds to the CALM Act regs
  • 6/3      - FCC Comment Website down after Oliver Net Neutrality Rant
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  • 5/30    - Alpha Amplifiers and TEN-TEC have merged
  • 5/29    - Spring Cleaning - the Broadcast IT Edition
  • 5/27    - Does the FCC's plan for Net Neutrality bode good or bad?
  • 5/18    - Canadian Copyright Board sets streaming rates
  • 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
  • 4/30   - Soldering 101: Making a Solid Connection - Dave Dunsmoor
  • 4/23   - Saving money with a phone audit - Stephen Rutherford
  • 4/17   - Is Your EAS Gear Ready for Action? - Clay Freinwald
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  • 3/27   - MaxxCasting - Hal Kneller
  • 3/24   - Free Cable - Steve Lampen
  • 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
  • 2/3     - Salvaged Parts become a Useful Current Sampler - Stephen Rutherford
  • 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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    Henry Engineering    Nautel

    Pure Tech: War Stories and The Funny Side:
     

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