FAQ - Knowledge Base
LPFM Myths: Busted
Clearing the air on incorrect things you may have heard about the LPFM service from a regulatory perspective.
LPFM Filing Window
Questions about the LPFM filing window and activities prior to the FCC's decision on the application.
Questions about who can own and operate an LPFM station.
Questions about building the station that you have just been granted.
Questions dealing with interference to your station, pirates and other things the FCC goes after.
Questions about filing for enhancements, moves and other similar activity.
LPFM Technical Operations
Questions about technical rules and other similar subjects.
Questions about station operations including program content and noncommercial matter.
Questions about FM translators.
Other questions REC has received about radio and other things.
Questions about the REC "Simple" LP-250 Petition for Rulemaking (RM-11909).
Questions about the REC's Petition for Rulemaking to reform the rules for FM translators in future filing windows.
Questions about broadcast operations during the COVID-19 national emergency.
LPFM upgrade to full-service
Questions related to LPFM stations wishing to upgrade to primary full-power stations in a future filing window.