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SBE – Technical Professional Training Program

The MBA wants to help our members prepare young tech employees for a successful career in broadcasting. The Society of Broadcast Engineers has put together the Technical Professional Training Program (TPTP) designed to groom young talent and rapidly build their technical skills. The program includes:
  • A one-year SBE membership with SBE MemberPlus
  • A copy of SBE CBT CertPreview
  • A copy of the SBE Broadcast Engineering Handbook
  • Enrollment in the SBE Mentor Program
  • SBE CBT certification exam application fee
Membership includes access to Webinars by SBE, Read More

Charles Earls

Charles Earls was born in Wyatt, Missouri, the youngest of 7 children. He attended elementary school in St. Louis, and graduated in Steele, Missouri in 1956.  He was an Air Force control tower operator in Chitose, Japan, where he developed his love for radio.  He was also a local disc jockey on the Air Force radio station. His first paid job in radio was for Harold Sudbury, Read More

INDUSTRY NEWS

FCC Releases June Open Meeting Agenda

Courtesy TLP Law

On Thursday, June 10, 2021, the FCC announced the Agenda for the June Open Meeting, which is scheduled for 10:30AM on Thursday,

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FCC Announces Date and WEA Procedures for Nationwide Test

Courtesy TLP Law

On Friday, June 11, 2021, the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (“Bureau”) released a Public Notice (DA 21-680) announcing the date of the next nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (“EAS”) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (“WEA”). 

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FCC Seeks to Refresh 2018 Quadrennial Regulatory Review Record

Courtesy TLP Law

On Friday, June 4, 2021, the Media Bureau (“the Bureau”) released a Public Notice (21-657) seeking to update the record in the 2018 Quadrennial Regulatory Review docket,

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FCC Reinstates Media Ownership Rule Changes

Courtesy TLP Law

On Friday, June 4, 2021, the Media Bureau (“the Bureau”) released an Order (DA 21-656) reinstating changes to the FCC’s media ownership rules consistent with the Supreme Court’s recent decision in FCC v.

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FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for June Open Meeting

Courtesy TLP Law

On Thursday, May 27, 2021, the FCC announced the tentative agenda for the June Open Meeting, scheduled for Thursday,

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LOCAL PUBLIC FILES: THEIR CONTENTS, AND RETENTION

Refocus Refresh and Clean House!
By Gregg P. Skall
Telecommunications Law Professionals PLLC
We’re now deep into the radio and television renewal cycles and learning a few things about the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the public inspection file of many broadcasters.

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