To file a complaint of violation of this rule, the complainant generally should include the following information: (1) the call letters of the station; (2) the city and state where the station is located; (3) the time and date of the specific conversation in question; (4) the time and date the conversation was broadcast; (5) the name of the station personnel involved in the conversation; and (6) a description of the circumstances of the conversation.

Complaints of broadcast of telephone conversations in violation of the FCC's rules generally should include a statement of a party with first hand knowledge or information regarding the subject conversation.

Complaints should be sent to: Federal Communications Commission, Enforcement Bureau, Investigations & Hearing Division, 45 L Street NE, Washington, DC 20554.

For more information on the Commission's rules regarding broadcast of telephone conversations, please click here.




Saturday, November 15, 2008