April 2022 Open Commission Meeting

10:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT

The FCC held this Open Meeting on the subjects listed below:

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and related agency telework and headquarters access policies, this meeting was held in a wholly electronic format and was open to the public on the Internet via live feed from the FCC’s web page at www.fcc.gov/live and on the FCC’s YouTube channel.

Public Drafts of Meeting Items – The FCC is publicly releasing the draft text of each item expected to be considered at this Open Commission Meeting with the exception of items under consideration that involve enforcement actions or other restricted adjudicatory matters. One-page cover sheets are included in the public drafts to help summarize each item. Links to these materials are provided below.

  • Improving Receiver Performance
    The Commission considered a Notice of Inquiry to promote more efficient use of spectrum through improved receiver interference immunity performance, thereby facilitating the introduction of new and innovative services. (ET Docket No. 22-137)
  • Wireless Emergency Alerts
    The Commission considered a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on proposals to strengthen the effectiveness of Wireless Emergency Alerts, including through public reporting on the reliability, speed, and accuracy of these alerts. (PS Docket Nos. 15-91, 15-94)
  • Positive Hope Application for Review*
    The Commission considered a Memorandum Opinion and Order that dismisses and denies Positive Hope's Application for Review and grants Family Stations' application for a new FM translator station at El Cajon, California.
  • Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association Applications*
    The Commission considered a Memorandum Opinion and Order naming the Southern California Tribal Chairmen's Association the tentative selectee in noncommercial educational (NCE) FM Group 29 of the November 2021 NCE filing window.
  • Truphone Proposed Fine
    The Commission considered a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture against Truphone, Inc. for apparently exceeding statutory limits for ownership by foreign individuals or entities holding equity or voting interests in FCC-issued licenses without Commission approval.

*NOTE: These items were released by the Commission and thus deleted from the agenda of the meeting itself.

Meeting Documents

FCC Launches Proceeding on Promoting Receiver Performance

FCC Proposes Public Wireless Emergency Alerts Performance Reporting

FCC Proposes Fine for Failing to Accurately Disclose Foreign Ownership

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