Pre-filing License Renewal Announcements for Radio and Television Stations

Date(s): Oct/01/2020

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October 1, 2020 is the date by which full-power AM and FM radio stations, as well as LPFM stations, licensed to communities in Colorado, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, or South Dakota, and full-power and Class A television stations, as well as LPTV stations capable of local origination, licensed to communities in Alabama or Georgia, 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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