FCC adopts new AM Translator rules
The expanded use of FM translators for AM stations had been talked about for some time. The Commission decided on two filing windows for translators…one would allow AM stations to move … Continue reading
July 4, 2015
Sometime station engineers, because of “workload” or “not being in the loop”, miss important updates from the FCC that affect the technical department.
Here is a brief outline of some of the more recent changes…
Audible Crawl Rule:
The FCC adopted an Audible Crawl Rule back in … Continue reading
June 12, 2015
Update to EAS Equipment
Most engineers have read or heard about the FCC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking concerning changes to the EAS operation involving national level test.
In its 6th Report and Order the Commission has proposed the following changes….
1. Adopt “six zeroes” (000000) as the … Continue reading
Television Engineers take note!!!
As the FCC continues to align items for the upcoming television auction, it was announce that the Commission has developed – and obtained OMB approval of – Form 2100, Schedule 381. That’s the form that will have to be completed and filed, at some point in the … Continue reading
Due to the interest in the Academy’s “Art of Live Audio Mixing” seminar, we have decided to take it on the road!
Our next seminar will in the Montgomery area Saturday May 9th. Centerpoint Fellowship Church will be hosting the event at … Continue reading
February 20, 2015
ABA Engineering Academy offers Advanced Radio Broadcast Engineering Seminar
Broadcast engineers have only one responsibility at their station….(pause till laughter fades).
That responsibility is to take the product that is presented to them by the programming department and deliver it to the station’s customers (listeners) with the … Continue reading
October 30, 2014
If you have a DasDec EAS unit please note the following release from Digital Alert:
This Field Service Bulletin provides important guidance on how to remove an unauthorized national EAN alert from the DASDEC alert queue. If this bogus EAN message was received by a DASDEC, it … Continue reading
October 21, 2014
Learn about live audio mixing technology
The Alabama Broadcasters Engineering Academy announces a special one-day seminar covering audio mixing for broadcast engineers, church sound crews and anyone interested in sound mixing.