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...
Cancellation, Rescheduling or Refusal of Radio and TV Programs
February 24, 2014 (Updated)
Background The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) does not control the programming...
Policies to Promote Rural Radio Service and to Streamline Allotment Assignment Procedures
May 2, 2011
In this Second Report and Order (“Second R&O”), we continue our efforts to enhance the ability...
"The Public and Broadcasting" - July 2008
August 13, 2013 (Reviewed)
Directory of Media Bureau Pages
October 18, 2011 (Published)
Media Bureau General Questions
May 27, 2011 (Published)