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J1/REC-FM Update 12/19/2018 19:00 EST

There has been a lot going on today in regards to this situation.  First of all, I want to point out that REC Networks (J1 Radio and REC-FM) are not being specifically targeted.  This is impacting all customers of a particular streaming provider.  A provider who has been very good to us for the past year or so.  We really don't want to see them go. 

A message to J1 and REC-FM listeners / J1ラジオの聴取者への手紙です。

Well, I feel like it's deja vu all over again.  Just a couple of years ago, we found ourselves in a position where we were having to move off of Live365 due to pressure from SoundExchange (or in other words, the American recording industry).  Well, we have reached that point again.  For the past two years, REC has been working with Canadian providers operating under the licenses that are offered by SOCAN.  The SOCAN licensing scheme was promoted as having reciprocal coverage.  After a rocky start with another provider, REC has been using TorontoCast to manage 5 audio services operated by RE

FCC eliminates requirement to post station license

Today, the FCC has issued a Report and Order eliminating the requirement that broadcast stations (including LPFM stations) post a copy of their station license at the control point or transmitter of the station. The FCC cites the ability to view license authorizations online. The rule changes will take effect when this is published in the Federal Register.

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