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.…

FREE November Sales and Management Training

  Your State Broadcast Association presents. . . Holding Your People Accountable Without Holding Them Hostage One-Hour, Live MANAGEMENT Webinar WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2018 (1:00 pm Eastern/12:00 pm Central/11:00 am Mountain/10:00 am Pacific) Presented by:  Jeff Schmidt Is your biggest accountability issue compliance or communication? Accountability is about delivering on a commitment. It’s being responsible…

C-Band Registration Funds Available

ATLANTA, Ga– The National Association of Broadcasters has announced that SES, a C-band satellite operator, is offering to reimburse broadcast stations for the cost associated with the FCC filing fee required for C-band dish registration. The NAB strongly urges stations to take advantage of this opportunity and register all C-band earth station dishes promptly while funding…