DIRS Exercise - DIRS will be activated from 6/10~6/12 for an exercise. Broadcasters are encouraged to participate.. [ LEARN MORE ]
REC operational status (updated May 29, 2024 6:50 PM EDT) - REC will be in Normal Operations on Thursday & Friday 5-30~5-31. Phone and email support will be available.

REC Statement on ET Dkt 24-136 - The "Bad Labs" proceeding.

On Thursday, May 23, 2024, The Federal Communications Commission will be considering a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in ET Docket 24-136.  This proceeding is what Commissioner Brendan Carr calls the “Bad Labs” Proposal.  The rulemaking is intended to strengthen the oversight of Telecommunications Certification Bodies (TCBs) and test labs that are used to certify equipment for use in the United States.  The primar

20-401: REC files comments in Geotargeting FNPRM

REC Networks has filed comments in the Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the “Program Originating FM Boosters” proceeding, also known as “geo-targeting”.

“Downright absurd!”.. REC tells the FCC “no” to mandatory DIRS and NORS reporting by broadcasters

The FCC has two different systems that are used for network resiliency. 

REC statement of Michelle Bradley, CBT, directed to all LPFM stations regarding LP250 and our current relationship with the NAB

(This originally appeared on the REC Networks Facebook page in an effort to reach all LPFM stations and stakeholders who may not use social media.)

REC opposes Rosenworcel's multi-lingual EAS plan - suggests a voluntary method to improve alerting towards non-English speakers

Edited April 10, 2024 to correct link to the FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

FCC adopts rulemaking for Geo-targeted FM boosters on an experimental basis. Proposes to make permanent.

In a Report and Order released today, the FCC has given the green light for broadcast stations, including noncommercial educational (NCE) and low power FM (LPFM) stations to operate FM boosters that can originate its own programming up to three minutes per hour.

FCC clarifies March 15 MX notice to permit time share agreements.

On March 15, 2024, the FCC Media Bureau released a Public Notice to announce the official designations of the groups of mutually exclusive (MX) applications from the 2023 Third Generation Low Power FM (LPFM) Filing Window.

This notice also included the procedures associated with the 60-day settlement window that is open for all applicants identified as MX that will run through May 14, 2024. 

FCC announces LPFM MX Groups - REC escalates issue regarding time sharing to Media Bureau

On March 15, 2024, through public notice, the FCC Media Bureau identified LPFM applications that were mutually exclusive (MX) and assigned them to specific group numbers.  The Bureau also opened a 60 day period in which settlements can be made.  This settlement window will close on May 14, 2024.  According to the notice, the FCC will accept settlement agreements that are universal (involving all applicants) and agreed upon by all applicants.  These settlement agreements can include applicants requesting thei


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