The SENATE COMMERCE COMMITTEE has passed the SENATE version of the Preventing Illegal Radio Abuse Through Enforcement (PIRATE) Act (S. 1228). The vote was unanimous and sends the bill to a vote in the full SENATE; the House version (H.R. 583) passed unanimously in FEBRUARY.
NAB Pres./CEO GORDON SMITH said, “NAB thanks the S…[Read more]
The AM gets the credit for translator listeners.
Giving AMs translators is a good start for what appears to be, possibly, true AM revitalization. Listeners won’t lose the AM station’s content because it’s also on FM. AMs can then transition to all digital transmissions. Right now, there’s seems to be a big push by the industry to have the FCC…[Read more]