Public Warning Language in Shipping Act Sees Major Revision 

HR 4954, the SAFE Port Act, included elements of HR 5785, the Warning, Alert and Response Network Act (WARN). The SAFE Port Act has been modified so that it does not create a national alert system, but rather, it discusses the role that cell phones play in distributing public warnings.

FCC Launches Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau 

The FCC launched the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau in an order released on Sept. 25. The commission cites the events of Sept. 11, 2001, and the hurricanes of 2005 as reasons for the action.

FCC Preps for Media Ownership Hearings in L.A. 

The FCC has released further details of its previously announced Los Angeles field hearing regarding media ownership. The hearings will be divided into two sessions held in two locations on Oct. 3, 2006.

CES Announces Session Topics for 2007 Show 

The 2007 International Consumer Electronics Show will hold more than 175 conference sessions designed to help educate attendees on the latest consumer electronics industry trends.

FCC Slate FM Auction for March 2007 

The FCC issued a Public Notice announcing a new FM Auction to be held on March 7, 2007. Designated Auction No. 70, this auction will offer 124 construction permits for new FM allotments.

121ST AES Convention Announces Historical Events 

Honoring and learning from the past is a long-standing AES tradition. The 121st Convention, scheduled for Oct. 5 to Oct. 8 in the San Francisco Moscone Center, will provide many opportunities of these pursuits.

Senate Approves Wireless Emergency Alert System 

The Senate adopted a wireless emergency alert system as part of a larger comprehensive port security bill it is debating. The Senate included language from a Commerce Committee approved bill to establish the Warning, Alert and Response Network (WARN).

121st AES Convention Announces Broadcast Events Program 

Events planned for the Audio Engineering Society 121st Convention, will cover a broad spectrum of emerging and long-standing issues that continue to challenge broadcast professionals.

FCC to Hold Public Hearing On Media Ownership 

The FCC will hold the first public hearing on media ownership issues in Los Angeles on Oct. 3, 2006.

36 Organizations Oppose New Property Rights for Broadcasters 

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is considering a new treaty that would grant broadcasters a new 50-year property right over the content of broadcasts, regardless of whether the broadcasters own the content they are transmitting.

FCC's McDowell Hires Permanent Staff 

FCC Commissioner Robert M. McDowell has named his permanent staff to support him during his term.

Jenkins Joins Tascam as Sales Manager 

Tascam has appointed Paul Jenkins to the position of national sales manager.

DRM Shows New Receivers at IBC 

The latest DRM-capable, multi-standard consumer products will arrive at the DRM booth at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam.

Resistor Color Codes 

A convenient color-code chart to determine a resistor's value.

FCC Radio Frequency Interference Manual 

The FCC has prepared a guide to help troubleshoot consumer interference problems.

FCC Radio Frequency Interference Manual 

The FCC has prepared a guide to help troubleshoot consumer interference problems.

Arbitron, Edison Media Research Release Survey Results 

Arbitron, Edison Media Research Release Survey Results New York - Feb 25, 2003 - Arbitron and Edison Media Research have revealed the findings of their

Tower Light Alarm Circuit 

This pseudo-binary circuit allows a single remote-control telemetry channel to indicate several variations on circuit status.

Tower Light Flasher Failure Alarm 

A simple interface and flash-failure circuit to interface to a station's remote control.

Librarian of Congress Rejects CARP Webcasting Rates and Terms 

The Librarian's final determination on rates and terms will be due on June 20, 2002

Steely Joins Ibiquity's Broadcaster Advisory Board 

The board, made up of various members of the radio broadcast community

FCC Seeks AM IBOC Comments 

In the NPRM, the Commission stated its policy goals for a new terrestrial digital audio broadcasting service, and sought comment on terrestrial in-band, on-channel AM and FM systems.

Unattended Operation - FAQ 

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Unattended Operation - FAQ 

The FCC's guide to unattended station operations.

New Location for EAS Meeting at NAB2002 

The April 9 SBE-EAS Meeting at NAB2002 has been moved from the Las Vegas Hilton to the Las Vegas Convention Center Room N232.

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