TITLE

Class-A Squabble

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;2/11/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on proposals by U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin Martin for low-power local television stations. The process would begin with adoption of a notice of proposed rulemaking at the FCC's public meeting on February 26. The proposal was made in response to concerns raised by Class A station owners that only three out of nearly three dozen federally certified digital-to-analog converter boxes can pass through analog television signals.
ACCESSION #
30015579

 

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