Media Bureau Events and Workshops
August 2, 2012 (Published)
Below is a listing of the tutorials the Media Bureau has conducted on a variety of subjects.
Frequently Asked Questions by Topic
July 17, 2012 (Published)
Below is a list of topics that link to Frequently Asked Questions and responses.
Broadcast Information Specialists
October 28, 2014 (Reviewed)
The Commission has designated two Broadcast Information Specialists, one in the Media Bureau’s...
Inspection Fact Sheet
June 27, 2011 (Published)
March 2005The Federal Communications Commission has the authority to inspect most radio...
License Renewal Applications for Radio Broadcast Stations
June 18, 2014 (Reviewed)
Unauthorized Radio Operation
October 17, 2014 (Updated)
Background Section 301 of the Communications Act of 1934 prohibits the “use or operation of any...
Religious Broadcast Rumor Denied
February 24, 2014 (Reviewed)
Background A rumor has been circulating since 1975 that the late Madalyn Murray O’Hair, a widely...
Radio Call-In, Shock Jock, or Open Microphone Programs
October 20, 2014 (Updated)
Background Consumers often complain to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) about call-in...
Interference: Defining the Source
October 22, 2014 (Updated)
Background Interference is any unwanted radio frequency signal that prevents you from watching...
May 20, 2011 (Published)
Radio broadcasters around the country are now simultaneously broadcasting both traditional analog...