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Multiple FC Filing Systems Are Unavailable – Some Filing Deadlines Have Been Extended Until Further Notice June 14, 2023

The FCC released a Public Notice yesterday stating that the following filing systems have been unavailable since last Friday, June 9: Universal Licensing System (ULS) Tower Construction Notification System (TCNS)...

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FCC Announces Extension Until FEBRUARY 28, 2023, to File and/or Upload Required LMS and OPIF Documents, Including Children’s Television Programming Reports, Children’s Commercial Time Limits Certifications, and Fourth Quarter 2022 Issues/Programs Lists January 27, 2023

Early this afternoon the FCC released a Public Notice extending until February 28, 2023, the deadline by which television broadcasters must file their 2022 Children’s Television Programming Reports and Children’s...

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February 28, 2023: Extended Deadline to File ETRS Form One December 15, 2022

By Public Notice (the “Notice”) issued this afternoon, the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (“PSHSB”) has set a February 28, 2023 deadline for broadcasters to make their annual...

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December 1, 2021: DTV Ancillary/Supplementary Services Reports Due November 24, 2021

Next Wednesday, December 1, 2021, marks another important deadline for those digital full power, Class A, low power, and TV translator licensees (as well as permittees operating pursuant to an...

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November 2nd to 9th, 2021: Filing Window for Applications for New NCE FM Station Construction Permits on FM Reserved Band; 10-Application Limit Applicable to Filing Window November 4, 2021

During the brief seven day period between November 2 and November 9, NCE broadcasters are presented with a relatively infrequent opportunity—as we have previously written, an FCC filing window to...

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Biennial Ownership Reporting Window NOW OPEN—All Broadcasters Must File By December 1, 2021 October 8, 2021

The reporting window has officially opened for broadcasters to file their required biennial ownership reports.  All licensees of commercial and non-commercial full power television, Class A television, low power television,...

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October 8, 2021: Deadline to Submit Reimbursement Invoices for Stations Assigned to Repack Phases 1–5 September 21, 2021

As of this writing, broadcasters who are eligible for reimbursement as part of the now-concluded spectrum repack and who were assigned to repack Phases 1–5 have slightly less than three weeks...

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October 1, 2021: Biennial Ownership Report Filing Window Opens September 21, 2021

Broadcasters face another important filing in the next few months: All licensees of commercial and non-commercial full power television, Class A television, low power television, AM radio, and FM radio...

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FCC Finalizes Regulatory Fee Amounts for Fiscal Year 2021; Payments Due by September 24, 2021 September 8, 2021

The FCC has finalized the regulatory fee amounts broadcasters will be required to pay for Fiscal Year 2021, according to a recently released Report and Order and Notice of Proposed...

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TV Station Copyright Royalty Claims Due August 2, 2021 July 26, 2021

We write today with a reminder for Association Members that it’s again that time of year for television stations to file distant signal copyright royalty claims.  Claims for 2020 must...

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