Helpful Resources For Broadcasters During Hurricane Hermine

Helpful Resources There is a 24 hour Operation Watch activated in Washington D.C. Call 202-418-1122 with any questions Popular Questions Can a daytime AM station stay at full power after sunset – YES If a primary tower is off the air can a station go to an auxiliary tower again – YES Click here for…


Georgia Broadcasters & GEMASA “Ready Georgia” Citizens For Hermine

National Preparedness Month (September) greets Georgia citizens with a threatening Tropical Storm and a State of Emergency by Governor’s Executive Order.  The extensive preparedness work being done before Tropical Storm Hermine is a true testament to the vital significance of Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency’s Ready Georgia initiative. A current GAB PEP campaign promotes the initiative…


Historic Event: 12th Annual Congressman Scott Health Fair

Congressman David Scott held his 12th Annual Health Fair at Mundy Mill High School over the weekend, thousands of people attended and received valuable health care information and services. The event was the highest attended yet!

New Rural Tower Registration Requirements

Under new FAA guidelines, towers that are less than 200 feet located in rural areas may need to comply with new tower marking and lighting requirements. The FAA Extension, Safety and Security Act of 2016, passed by Congress earlier this summer and signed into law on July 15 requires marking and lighting of freestanding structures…


FCC Incentive Auction Update

Stage 1 of the reverse auction ended on June 29 after 52 rounds, with the FCC announcing that the sum of all “provisionally winning” reverse auction bids in this stage totaled $86,422,558,704 (the “Stage 1 Clearing Cost”).  Attention will now move to the initial stage of the forward auction process, for which upfront payments by…


Congressman David Scott Hosting 12th Annual Health Fair

The GAB is proud to support Congressman David Scott’s 12th Annual Health Fair. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, August 6th at Mundy Mill High School. The event will feature free health screenings and information provided by many of the region’s leading healthcare providers and organizations. HomeSafe Georgia will also be in attendance…