STATION ADVISORY

C-Band Certification Deadline Nearing

Last April, the broadcast industry was abuzz with the need to register previously unlicensed earth stations in order to reduce the chance of future displacement. On April 11, the FCC released a Public Notice outlining the procedures for submitting the required certifications and related information for operators of FSS earth stations in the 3.7-4.2 GHz band (either licensed or registered) by May 28.

STATION ADVISORY

FCC To Review Earth Station Licensing Rules

The FCC has initiated a rulemaking proceeding seeking comments on a comprehensive review of its satellite and earth station licensing and operating rules, the first broad reexamination of them in 15 years. Comment deadlines have not yet been set.