ABIP Inspection Fee Schedule
Below is the fee schedule for ABIP inspections. The OAB pays the inspector’s travel expenses for OAB member stations. Non-member stations and stations requiring a re-inspection will be invoiced for the inspector’s travel expenses.
|Station Type||OAB Members||Non-Members|
|AM or FM station||$385||$580|
|Additional station(s) (co-located transmitters)||$220 each||$330 each|
|Translators (located within 25 miles of main station)*||$165 each||$220 each|
|Translators (located more than 25 miles of main station)*||$250 each||$300 each|
|Directional antenna monitor points||$55 each||$55 each|
|Reinspection (if completed within 60 days)||50% of original inspection fee||50% of original inspection fee|
|Reinspection (if completed after 60 days of original inspection)||Full fee||Full fee|
*Note: the main station must be scheduled for an inspection at the same time.
Stations will be invoiced for payment at the time of application. For those stations that have opted to receive immunity during the inspection process, payment must be received by the OAB in order to trigger the 150-day grace period.