Upcoming FCC Broadcast and Telecom Deadlines for June – August

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Radio License Renewal Applications Due – Applications for renewal of license for radio stations located in Michigan and Ohio must be filed in the Licensing and Management System (“LMS”). These applications must be accompanied by Schedule 396, the Broadcast Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) Program Report, also filed in LMS, regardless of the number of full-time employees.

Radio Post-Filing Announcements – Radio stations licensed in Michigan and Ohio must begin broadcasts of their post-filing announcements concerning their license renewal applications on June 1. These announcements must continue on June 16, July 1, July 16, August 1, and August 16. Once complete, a certification of broadcast, with a copy of the announcement’s text, must be posted to the Online Public Inspection File (“OPIF”) within seven days.

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