Now, he's introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that is all about ATSC 3.0, and LPTV station
operators as well as PBS stations may be a little irked by what Scalise is proposing.
Other Commission business on the agenda includes a review of an application to modify an LPTV station
in Arizona, and a host of personnel actions.
* A projection of the number of viewers that will lose over-the-air access to at least one such local LPTV station
that provide local news and information, especially to underserved communities of interest.
Claro has a cross-ownership with LPTV station
KBFW-LP Arlington, TX.
For LPFM, TV stations and LPTV stations
were considered at their maximum facilities, which impacted the availability of channels in the "reserved band" due to distance separation requirements.
The company currently owns and operates 52 LPTV stations
in more than 40 US cities.
While this plan is likely to present myriad technical and economic challenges for broadcasters generally, (9) LPTV stations
are in a position of unique vulnerability arising from their secondary status to full-power counterparts.
WLNY concludes that granting its proposal 'will enhance the interference protection for the channel 16 land mobile service and therefore has no downside and is risk-free for all parties.' WLNY argues that 'if interference ever occurs, WLIG-LP, as a secondary service, will be required to eliminate the interference or cease operations' and that 'FCC can condition the WLIG-LP construction permit.' According to WLNY, ' t here are no countervailing downsides associated with a grant of its application.' As the LPTV stations
are required to convert to digital broadcasting by September 1, 2015, grant of this application will give an opportunity for this station to start digital broadcasting which in turn will provide a good quality signal to the public compared to analog broadcasting.
California City, CA, March 21, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The TVS Television Network, the fourth oldest commercial network in the USA, will package it's classic television library to LPTV stations
and Broadcast TV carriers on a full time basis beginning June 1.
The FCC on Tuesday (10/30) released a Public Notice announcing a settlement window for mutually exclusive applicants in the Special Displacement Window where LPTV stations
and TV translators are displaced by the incentive auction.
The FCC has released a "catalog of potential expenses and estimated costs" for LPTV stations
and TV translator facilities, and for FM radio stations, most likely to be incurred as a result of broadcaster repacking.
However, the Act includes spectrum legislation passed by the Senate in a 2017 unanimous vote, and -- importantly --authorizes further reimbursement funds for broadcasters (including radio and LPTV stations
) who were displaced in the post-Spectrum Auction "repack" process.