Easy LPFM Radio Licensing
Get Adobe Flash player

Low Power FM Radio Filing Window is Open – When it Closes – No One Knows for Sure!

Twilight ZoneThe Federal Communications Commission is back in business today October 17! All of the commission services needed for putting together and filing a Low Power FM Radio application are back online. In fact the window is open and accepting applications right now! This came at a bit of surprise as most of us in the industry expect the Commission to address the window and how they were going to deal with the days lost from the shutdown. And necessary prep and staging time was lost two weeks prior to the October 15th scheduled window opening date. Instead the Commission turned everything back on and the window is now in progress. Most LPFM advocates do not feel this is a fair situation and have been in contact with FCC staffers to address this situation. The advocates are pushing for an extra week (past the 11/14 date).. there is some congressional intervention also taking place.. let’s see where it goes. Still a lot of talk, this is a fluid situation right now. It does look like we have a solid extension of the closure of the window pending for November 14th. However a petition is in place to extend that to November 21st.

For now we know this for sure, the window is open NOW. If you intend to apply you need to take necessary steps immediately to ensure there is enough time to prepare your applications and file during this open window. Depending on your situation, even at an accelerated pace, there are several steps in preparation you must take that could take several days. We have ways of accelerating this process, but you will need to call is today to make sure you don’t lose this very rare opportunity. Call us today at 888-672-4234

We will keep you informed of the LPFM filing window closure dates and any further Low Power FM Radio information at LPFMStore.com and on our automated hotline at 903-550-0203 This free hotline will remain available throughout the LPFM Radio filing window.

Subscribe!

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 19,166 other subscribers

  • Broadcasters Flock to Malta for International Radio Festival
    VALLETTA, Malta — Radio stations and networks from around the globe will be broadcasting live from the island of Malta Oct. 31 – Nov. 4, as part of the ninth annual International Radio Festival. Their remote broadcasts to IRF delegates and audiences back home are a key part of the IRF, the global ...
  • Community Broadcaster: Can Civil Pivot to Community Media?
    The author is membership program director of the National Federation of Community Broadcasters. NFCB commentaries are featured regularly at www.radioworld.com. This week, the journalism startup Civil failed in its efforts to raise $8 million in cryptocurrency. And while this effort did not pan out, ...
  • Quality Robbing at the Radio Factory
    The author is U.S. sales manager-radio processing sales for The Telos Alliance. I gave a fun talk for a bunch of engineers in Los Angeles recently and wanted to turn it into a written piece. There are a number of common factors that tend to diminish audio quality in radio facilities. It’s just my ...
  • All-Digital AM Radio Starts Here
    Radio World’s free eBook series has been a huge hit. In our newest edition, just published, one of the highlights is an interview with Dave Kolesar. He’s the engineer at Hubbard Radio who turned off the analog signal of AM radio station WWFD in Frederick, Md., for a year to broadcast in all-digital ...
  • 2018 Media Credit Seminar Agenda Announced
    Sessions addressing the digital media marketplace, demographic changes affecting the top U.S. Metro Markets, global business intelligence and the legal considerations involved in electronic business transactions and social media will be featured at the upcoming 2018 Media Credit Seminar. ...
  • Nautel Names Wilson New Western Region Sales Manager
    Transmitter manufacturer Nautel has added Jeff Wilson as a regional sales manager based in Quincy, Ill. He will manage sales for the western United States, replacing Ellis Terry, who will retire later in 2018. Prior to this appointment, Wilson most recently worked as director of sales and Western ...
  • Jeff Wilson Joins Nautel's US Sales Team
    Hackett's Cove, Nova Scotia -- Experienced broadcast professional Jeff Wilson has joined Nautel as Regional Sales Manager. Based in his home city of Quincy, Illinois, Jeff will manage Nautel's Western US sales territory. This territory has been served since 2012 by Ellis Terry, who is retiring from ...
  • iHeart Names EVP of Event and Experiential Partnerships
    iHeartMedia has tapped Greg Millard to serve as executive vice president of event and experiential partnerships. The broadcaster also says Cristina Mayer has been named marketing director for the Washington–Baltimore cluster. Millard will report to iHeartMedia’s President of National Sales, ...
  • Dealing With Repack — Moving an FM Cluster to a Temporary Site
    The incentive auction that ended in 2017 was bound to have consequences for the FM stations on Los Angeles’ Mt. Wilson. TV and radio share tower space there, often in close quarters. It soon became clear that this would be especially true in the vicinity of the “Post Office” site, where iHeartMedia ...
  • Try Cloning Your Computers to Save Time
    Hal Kneller, engineering consultant with Solmart Media, writes that he has maintained a clone (not an image) of all the hard drives in critical systems at the radio stations he consults over the last few years. This way, when there is a crash, there is an instantly bootable drive to slip in. Once ...
Archives
Contact