FCC Rules Television

Main online rules TITLE 47—Telecommunication Part 70-79 http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title47/47cfrv4_02.tpl PUBLIC FILE http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=fa3de0acecdaf32a43fb477e66887aae&mc=true&node=se47.4.73_13526&rgn=div8 CHILDRENS TELEVISION 1. In this Order, we take action to strengthen our enforcement of the Children's Television Act of 1990 https://transition.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1996/fcc96335.htm §73.673 Public information initiatives regarding educational and informational programming for children. Each commercial television broadcast station licensee shall provide information identifying programming specifically … Continue reading FCC Rules Television

Online FCC TV Public File get started (1)

"The Commission adopted the public inspection file requirement to "make information to which the public already has a right more readily available, so that the public will be encouraged to play a more active part in dialogue with broadcast licensees." https://stations.fcc.gov/ The stations File is at https://stations.fcc.gov/station-profile/wtjr Getting Started:

Broadcasters permitted to cease tower light monitoring in certian cases

Broadcasters permitted to cease tower light monitoring The FCC adopted new rules, effective March 7, 1996, that shifted the responsibility for tower lighting from licensees to the owner of the structure. In the past, licensees were required to: [Observe] ... the tower lights at least once each 24 hours either visually or by observing an … Continue reading Broadcasters permitted to cease tower light monitoring in certian cases

DTV transistion

1. Congress has mandated that after February 17, 2009, full-power television broadcast stations must transmit only digital signals and may no longer transmit analog signals.1 With this Report and Order in our third periodic review, we resolve issues necessary to complete the conversion of the nation’s broadcast television system from analog to digital television (“DTV”). … Continue reading DTV transistion