Strategic Technical Planning for Broadcasters


The FCC has finally released the initial details for the 2016 modification windows that will allow AM stations to buy and relocate FM translators in2016.
AM owners, translator owners, engineers, attorneys and brokers must read this!
The next two years will be pivotal, starting right now!

Skywaves provides unique analysis tools to help AM station owners and FM translator owners connect.

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LED tower lights can save money on power, but many are invisible to the Night Vision Goggles used by the Coast Guard, civilian operators like Medevac helicopters, and the military.
Save some birds, save a little money - but only if your tower is at least 450' tall.
In its Rural Radio proceeding (MB Docket 09-52), the FCC placed new limitations on community changes. A recent release clarifies some of this.
Want to change your station's community in order to do an upgrade? You must read this.
The FCC makes it official:  Except in limited cases, parties cannot propose changes to unbuilt / unapplied-for allotments.
Many FM broadcasters may benefit from the ongoing downgrades of under-height Class C stations.
With the digital conversion of broadcast television, many stations in the NCE reserved band below 92 MHz may upgrade their facilities.
New power to visualize FM upgrade potential.
The FCC now allows two-step minor-change upgrades and relocations.

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Bulletin: AM Translator Window Announced!

Skywaves provides technical services and strategic consulting for radio station owners, investors, and brokers.

Here are a few samples of recent projects:

KMOJ's new signal covers the metro WBPR's new signal covers Worcester

KMOJ's new signal covers the
Minneapolis - Saint Paul market
from Arden Hills

WBPR's new signal covers the Worcester area from the historic Armstrong tower

KDDK Allocation Map KDDK Addis / Baton Rouge, LA

Advanced allocation software reveals upgrade opportunities

KDDK moved from Franklin to Addis, and now covers Baton Rouge

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