FCC To Remote Pickup Licensees: Go Digital

It looks like broadcasters’ remote pickup (RPU) operations may finally be getting pushed into the digital 21st century. In response to separate petitions filed by the Society of Broadcast Engineers and the Engineers for the Integrity of Broadcast Auxiliary Services Spectrum, the FCC has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Order resolving a couple of RPU-related questions and proposing a number of changes to the RPU rules.