LPFM/TRANSLATOR/BOOSTER APPLICATION FREEZE NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL AUGUST 2 - Minor changes (318s/349s) will not permitted in this period. 319s/350s, assignments/transfers and silents/resumptions can still be filed.
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FCC temporarily suspends biennial ownership report filing for NCE stations and very quietly announces radio's transition from CDBS to LMS

On an Order in MB Dockets 07-294 and 10-234, the FCC has announced the suspension of the filing deadline for biennial ownership reports that would be filed by full-power non-commercial educational (NCE) stations.  This order only applies to biennial filings that are due on the anniversary of renewal dates.

Statement of REC Networks: Grants of Guel applications and denial of Application For Review

The Media Bureau and full Commission actions of the past 24 hours only demonstrate that the LPFM rules are broken and also that the agency is unwilling to enforce certain sections of the Communications Act when it is inconvenient or, like in this case, they were called out on it. 

Statement of REC Networks: KJVA-LP vs. KHSH-LP decision

KJVA vs. KHSH

I am very disappointed by the Audio Division's decision on the Petition for Reconsideration filed by Vida Abundante, the licensee of first-generation LPFM station KJVA-LP, San Bernardino, CA regarding interference by second-generation station KHSH-LP, Redlands.  Instead of thinking outside the box and running some simple contours (like I did below), the Bureau fell back on a regulation that has been rarely applied in the broadcast context and dismissed the petition because it did not contain some kind of engineering affadavit. 

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