FCC Proposes Lessened Interference Protections for Class A “Clear Channel” AM Stations – What Does This Proposal Mean for AM Revitalization?
Broadcast Law Blog
OCTOBER 11, 2018
In last week’s Further Notice, the FCC followed up on ideas that it floated in 2016 in a prior order in the AM revitalization proceeding (see our articles here and here ) suggesting that protections afforded to Class A AM stations be lessened in order to allow increased power by other more localized AM stations. Obviously, station owners who hold Class A licenses do not believe that the service provided by these stations should be impeded.