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National EAS Test Sept. 28

All radio and TV stations that participate in the EAS system are expected to take part in a national EAS test that is scheduled for Wednesday, September 28 at 2:20 p.m. Stations are expected to use the FCC’s new EAS…

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VAB Hall of Fame Banquet Set for December 3

The 2016 VAB Hall of Fame Awards Banquet will be held Saturday, December 3 at the Hilton Burlington.  Registration will open soon!  Tickets will again be $30 each. Keep checking our website for updates.  We’ll be announcing this year’s award…

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Second Translator Window Open

The effort to revitalize the AM band continues. Last Thursday, the FCC’s first filing window for Class C and D stations to apply for FM translators closed. On Friday, a second filing window opened for Class A and B stations…

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Radio World: Are FCC IT Systems Up to the Test?

Source: Radio World: Are FCC IT Systems Up to the Test?

Latest Job Postings | Vermont Association of Broadcasters

Have a job opening?  Email the details to Jim Condon at vab@vab.org. Listings stay posted for 90 days unless otherwise specified.   Director: Local 44 WFFF-TV and Local 22 WVNY-TV in Burlingto… Source: Latest Job Postings | Vermont Association of…

Reminder: Lowest Unit Rates for the November Election Start Today | Broadcast Law Blog

It’s election season, and for the 60 days before any general election, broadcast stations are required to charge political candidates the “lowest unit rate Source: Reminder: Lowest Unit Rates for the November Election Start Tomorrow | Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcaster guide to new Dept. of Labor overtime rules

Our friends at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP have put together an important guide to understanding and preparing for new Department of Labor overtime and salary rules.  You can download it by clicking the link below: AdvisoryMay2016CommunicationsABroadcastersGuidetotheU.S.DeptofLabor

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New VAB Scholarship Opportunity!

Thanks to the generosity of our member stations and their support of our NCSA program, the VAB has been able to provide nearly a million dollars in college scholarships to students who pursue broadcasting and communications majors.  We’re proud of…

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