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New EAS Reporting System

All radio and TV stations that participate in the EAS system must complete “Form One” on the FCC’s new EAS Test Reporting System (ETRS) by August 26. They’ll then have until Sept. 26 to correct any errors, in advance of…

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Nominations are now open for the VAB Awards

Do you know someone who deserves special recognition from the VAB?  Nominations are now being accepted for these awards: HALL OF FAME: The ultimate honor for Vermont broadcasters, the VAB Hall of Fame honors those men and women who have…

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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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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.   Vice President for Development:   Are you an enthusiastic ga… Source: Latest Job Postings | Vermont Association of Broadcasters

Round Six: FCC’s Spectrum Auction Bids Top $11 Billion | Broadcasting & Cable

If the early rounds are any indication, it will be a long road to the $88 billion-plus the FCC needs to generate in bids on 126 MHz of reclaimed broadcast spectrum to pay those broadcasters and cover other expenses.The auction…

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.   Master Control: The Master Control Operator is responsible f… Source: Latest Job Postings | Vermont Association of Broadcasters

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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