2020 FCC Compliance Deadlines

January  • January 1 – Post-filing renewal announcements should continue for radio stations in Georgia. Additional post-filing announcements should be made on January 16, February 1, and February 16.  • January 10 – All full power and Class A television stations that are being repacked must electronically file an FCC Form 2100-Schedule 387 Transition Progress…

Five Students Awarded GAB E. Lanier Finch Scholarship

Atlanta, GA– The Georgia Association of Broadcasters is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 E. Lanier Finch Scholarship. Yash Bhika Doria Lacey Carrington Lewis Skylar Nicholson Tylar Norman The E. Lanier Finch Scholarship was created by the Georgia Association of Broadcasters to recognize the late Lanny Finch, President Emeritus for his outstanding leadership, dedication, and numerous contributions to the continued success of…

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…

GAB Meeting with Governor Kemp

ATLANTA, Ga– On Wednesday, June 5 GAB President, Bob Houghton, GAB Chair, Holly Steuart, and Chairman-Elect, Velvet Perry met with Georgia Governor, Brian Kemp. GAB representatives were able to discuss the organization’s mission and goals with Governor Kemp as well as the GAB’s valuable relationship with state agencies through the Public Education Partnership Program (PEP.)…

GAB Statement on HB 734

ATLANTA, GA– Read GAB Chair, Holly Steuart’s Statement On April 2, 2019, during the final hours of the Georgia General Assembly Legislative Session, Andrew Welch, (R-McDonough) authored House Bill 734. Sponsored by five other Georgia Representatives, this bill would amend Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia to create a state Journalism Ethics Board.…

2019 FCC Calendar

January January 10 – All full power and Class A television stations that are being repacked must electronically file an FCC Form 2100-Schedule 387 Transition Progress Report. This form is used to provide an update on the station’s efforts to construct facilities for its new channel and the termination of operations on its current channel.…

Upcoming FCC Deadlines

Quarterly TV Transition Progress Report January 10:  TV stations that are being repacked must submit an FCC Form 2100, Schedule 387 transition progress report.  Quarterly reports are due the 10th of the month following the end of each calendar quarter, and additional reports are due closer to the station’s phase completion date and after completing the transition.…