Pre-filing License Renewal Announcements for Radio and Television Stations

Date(s): Apr/01/2020

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April 1, 2020 is the date by which full-power AM and FM radio stations, as well as LPFM stations, licensed to communities in Michigan or Ohio, and full-power and Class A television stations, as well as LPTV stations capable of local origination, licensed to communities in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, or West Virginia, or West Virginia, would normally begin airing their pre-filing license renewal announcements.  However, the FCC has waived the pre-filing announcement requirement for all license renewal applications due June 1, 2020 or later.  See Item of Note I of the 2020 Broadcasters’ Calendar for additional information.


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