Upcoming FCC Deadlines

Pre-filing License Renewal Announcements for Radio October 1: Radio stations in Georgia must begin airing pre-filing license renewal announcements on their stations. Announcements also should air on October 16, November 1, and November 16. Quarterly Issues/Programs Lists October 10: All full power AM, FM, Class A TV and full power TV stations must place their quarterly…

2019 GAB Golden Mic Award Recipient

ATLANTA, GA– The Georgia Association of Broadcasters is pleased to announce Dan Vallie as the 2019 Golden Mic Award recipient. This annual award is given to a broadcaster who has shown exceptional dedication to the industry. Lifelong radio industry veteran, Dan Vallie, is the innovator and President of the National Radio Talent System, the only…

The GAB Reaches 500 Georgia Broadcasters With 85th Anniversary Tour

ATLANTA, GA– This summer, the Georgia Association of Broadcasters embarked on a statewide tour to celebrate the association’s 85th anniversary. The tour included stops in Cartersville, Albany, Athens, Macon, Columbus, Augusta, and Atlanta. The final stop on the tour was in Savannah at the DeSoto Hotel, the same location where the association was founded 85…

2019 Ditty-McLemore Award Recipients

ATLANTA, Ga– The Georgia Association of Broadcasters is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Angelo Ditty – Frank McLemore Engineering Award. James Gay Tom Giglio Bob Helbush These three individuals met and exceeded the GAB’s nomination criteria for this award. They have each spent 20+ years as a broadcast engineer with the majority of…

2019 National EAS Test

The FCC has extended the deadline for ETRS Form One. FEMA has announced that the 2019 National Periodic Test (NPT) will issued Wednesday, August 7 at 2:20 PM EDT (18:20 GMT). The alternate date is Wednesday, August 21, 2019.   The Bureau also announced that the EAS Test Reporting System (ETRS) is open and accepting 2019…

On June 11th #BroadcastGood

ATLANTA, GA–  On June 11th 2019, the GAB in partnership with the NAB is asking all TV and radio stations across the nation to once again #BroadcastGood and tell our stories over the airways as well as every other distribution platform. Ideas as simple as a Public Service Announcement, to as complex as a major fundraising program,…