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APRIL 10TH - MAY 15TH 2018

FCC WEBINAR ON FEB 28TH

THE OFFICIAL FCC PUBLIC NOTICE

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"PHASE ZERO" FIELD REPORT

November 06, 2017

WINTER IS COMING TO THE MOUNTAIN & HIGH PLATEAU WEST AND T-MO'S PLANS FOR AN EARLY AND AGGRESSIVE  600 MHZ ROLLOUT MAY BE SLOWED DOWN BY THE UNKNOWN KNOWNS OF UNEXPECTED INTERFERENCE

REPACKING PROCESS MOVES FORWARD INTO THE UNKNOWN

September 22, 2017

AUCTION AND REPACK ELIGIBLE STATIONS HAVE UNTIL NOV. 2ND TO MODIFY A 2ND TIME​

$188 MILLION OF INCENTIVE AUCTION PROCEEDS GOING TO NONCOM STATIONS AIRING RUSSIAN GOVT BACKED RT NETWORK

September 11, 2017

WYBE IN PHILLY, AND WNVT IN VIRGINIA LEASE OTA AND MUST CARRY MVPD CHANNELS FOR RUSSIAN PROPAGANDA MACHINE​

NEW PHASE ZERO IMPACT IDENTIFIED

August 03, 2017

DOES NOT SEEM LIKE CONSUMER EDUCATION FUNDING FROM THE FCC IS AVAILABLE TO DISPLACED LPTVs WHICH ARE THE ONLY TV BROADCASTER IN THEIR MARKET AREA - AND THEY HAVE AN EAS OBLIGATO!​

FCC MEDIA BUREAU ADJUSTS TO THE REALITY OF THE "PHASE ZERO" IMPACTS

June 15, 2017

PUBLIC SERVICE OBLIGATIONS LOST IN THE AUCTION NOT ACCOUNTED FOR NOR STUDIED

May 31, 2017

COALITION "BIG DATA MACHINE" IDENTIFIES MORE THAN 68,000+ HRS. OF CHILDREN'S PROGRAMMING PER YEAR TO BE ELIMINATED DUE TO STATIONS BEING SOLD IN THE AUCTION​

"PHASE ZERO" IS REAL AND HERE ALREADY

May 23, 2017

COALITION TELLS THE INCENTIVE AUCTION TASK FORCE THAT LPTV & TRANSLATOR LICENSEES IN PHASE ZERO WILL BE DENIED THEIR "DUE PROCESS" UNDER CURRENT RULES​

LPTV COALITION UNCOVERS A NEW REPACK PHASE AND WE CALL IT, "ZERO"!

May 02, 2017

WHAT IS PHASE ZERO?  DON'T SEE IT IN YOUR TRANSITION PLAN?  IF YOU ARE IN IT YOU JUST MAY BE DISPLACED FROM YOUR CHANNEL AND FORCED TO GO DARK IN LATE 2017 OR EARLY IN 2018. ​

RESIST THE REPACK!

April 14, 2017

NEW LEGAL FUND BEING TALKED ABOUT TO TO FIGHT THE REPACKING AND CLEARING OF LPTV AND TRANSLATORS FROM THE $16 BILLION OF SPECTRUM THE GOVERNMENT SOLD​

THE GRAND DECEPTION OF THE REPACK

March 21, 2017

MOST DISPLACED LPTV & TV TRANSLATORS WILLNOT GET THE FULL 39 MONTHS TO REPACK!​

INCENTIVE AUCTION NEGATIVE IMPACTS TO RURAL AMERICA

February 22, 2017

WILL RURAL COMMUNITIES BE ON THE 

HOOK  TO NOW PAY $MILLIONS TO FIRST CHANGE THEIR OTA FREE TV CHANNELS, AND THEN PAY LOTS MORE JUST TO UPGRADE TO 3.0?  

HOW TIGHT A REPACK IS TOO TIGHT?

February 14, 2017

BY NOT PUBLICLY RELEASING THE CHANNEL ASSIGNMENTS NOW, THE FCC IS CREATING A POTENTIALLY TOO SHORT A PERIOD TO UNDERSTAND THE IMPLICATIONS OF ADJACENT CHANNEL INTERFERENCE PROBLEMS, AND TIME TO ENGINEER THE WORKAROUNDS ​

WILL FREE MARKET ECONOMICS DISRUPT THE RIGGED PRIMARY TV BIZ

February 08, 2017

YES, IF COMBINED WITH CHAIRMAN PAI'S 

RAPID ADOPTION OF SUNSHINE AND PROCESS REFORM, THE POTENTIAL OF A NEW MODEL INCLUDING LPTV AS AN EQUAL PLAYER 

MIGHT BE POSSIBLE...BUT  

FCC RELEASES POST INCENTIVE AUCTION PLANS INCLUDING THOSE FOR LPTV

January 27, 2017

FCC RELEASES POST INCENTIVE AUCTION

PLANS INCLUDING THOSE FOR LPTV

INCENTIVE AUCTION MEETS NEXT TO LAST GOAL

January 18, 2017

FORWARD AUCTION TO CLOSE IN STAGE 4 ONCE THE BIDDING HAS STOPPED

THE BOARD HAS TURNED ALL GREEN

ROUND 1 GETS CLOSE!

January 18, 2017

BUT $17.7 BILLION IN BIDS ONLY 

MEANS $1.2239 PER MHZ POP WHICH IS  LESS THAN THE $1.25 FIRST COMPONENT RULE

NICE COVERAGE FROM THE SF CHRONICLE

January 15, 2017

STAGE 4 INCENTIVE AUCTION REALITIES & IMPACTS

January 14, 2017

OVER $1 BILLION IN DIRECT IMPACTS 

FROM FORCED UHF 38-50 CHANNEL RELOCATION COSTS PROJECTED TO BE INCURRED BY SMALL BIZ, NONCOM, AND CIVIC LPTV BROADCASTERS

CURSED REVERSE AUCTION A FIRESALE!

January 13, 2017

UHF 38-50 OFFERED FOR A MEASLY 

$10 BILLION - SINCE 83% OF THE SPECTRUM TO BE SOLD COMES FROM LPTV & TRANSLATORS - THE CURSE OF FRIDAY THE 13TH IS PLACED ON IT!

WILL IT BE BAD LUCK TO END THE REVERSE AUCTION TODAY?

January 13, 2017

NOT A VERY AUSPICIOUS DAY BUT HECK, THIS AUCTION HAS BEEN BAD FOR BUSINESS FOR FIVE YEARS NOW ANYWAY ​

STAGE-4 REVERSE AUCTION TO RESTART TUESDAY

January 02, 2017

There is a new Administration, a new Congress, and soon to be a new FCC.  And the winds of change from "internet-age-industrial-policy"

to "free-market economics" are blowing strong in our industry. 

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