NAB Marconi finalists announced.

The 2018 NAB Marconi Radio Awards, for excellence in broadcasting, now have a set of finalists, from which winners will be determined and celebrated during the Radio Show in Orlando. The finalists are LEGENDARY STATION OF THE YEAR KKBQ-FM, Houston,…

FCC adopts new EAS rules.

The FCC has voted to adopt a Report and Order outlining new Emergency Alert System (EAS) testing procedures, reporting of false alerts, and public service announcements. Under the new rules, state and local officials would be able to conduct “live…

PIRATE Act passed out of Committee.

Last week the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed the Preventing Illegal Radio Abuse Through Enforcement (PIRATE) Act by voice vote. The bill would increase fines for unlicensed radio stations from $10,000 per violation to $100,000 per day per violation…

LRN takes on strategic partners.

Local Radio Networks is teaming up with Skyview Networks and ABC Radio for expanded distribution, increased network sales, and additional content. Skyview Networks becomes the exclusive network sales partner for LRN’s 24/7 music formats, and provides advanced satellite distribution platform…