In accordance with section 511(g) of the PIRATE Act, the following databases are provided to identify (i) each entity against whom an enforcement action for pirate radio broadcasting has been issued, and (ii) licensed radio stations.
About the Pirate Broadcaster Database
The initial version of the Pirate Radio Database was published on January 23, 2023. The database covers released enforcement actions from the period of January 24, 2020 to December 31, 2023.
The FCC publishes data on issued pirate radio enforcement actions. All actions are stored in the FCC’s document system, EDOCS.
Complaint Data Fields:
|The person or entity that received the notification.
|Case ID Number
|The identification number assigned to the case by the EB system of record.
|State or Territory
|The state or territory where the recipient of the enforcement notification is located.
|Type of Enforcement Action
The enforcement document that EB issued to the enforcement target.
Possible actions* that include the following:
|The date the Office of the Secretary released the document.
|The monetary amount assessed to the enforcement target for violating the FCC rules. Some actions do not involve a monetary penalty.
|Transmissions between 535 and 1705 kilohertz, inclusive, or 87.7 and 108 megahertz, inclusive.
|Link to Document
|The hyperlink will send the user to the electronic file in EDOCS.
|Location (Download only)
|The longitude and latitude of the state.