EThree

E Three is an organization dedicated to the advancement of media through the broadcast industry.

National Broad Band Plan

A copy of the National Broad Bamd Plan can be found here. Also available are -

"Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum Through Incentive Auctions" - Docket No. 12-268

"Innovation in the Broadcast Television Bands: Allocations, Channel Sharing and Improvements to VHF" - ET Docket No. 10-235

Wireless Microphones

The FCC is seeking comment via Public Notice on a Notice of Proposed Rule Making concerning frequecy spectrum for wireless microphones.

"Manufacture, Importation, Sale, and Lease of 700 MHz Wireless Microphones Is Prohibited; Consumer Alert Required for All Other Wireless Microphones At the Point of Sale or Lease" - DA 10-969

"Wireless Microphones Are Not Permitted to Operate on Certain Frequencies after June 12, 2010; Users are Urged to Check Their Equipment and Take Necessary Steps to Ensure Compliance" DA 10-1053

"FCC REMINDS CONSUMERS OF JUNE 12, 2010, TRANSITION FOR 700 MHZ WIRELESS MICROPHONES" - DOC-298506A1

Low Power FM (LPFM)

Congress Clears Way for LPFM Filing Window - On December 18, 2010 both the Senate and House passed a comprehensive bill referred to as the Local Community Radio Act of 2010. This bill will ultimately clear the way for a new LPFM filing window. The Federal Communications Commission released the Third Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making on July 12, 2011. Comments on this proposed rule making from the public and the broadcast industry is expected to leed to new rules and regulations that will greatly ease the interference standards for LPFM stations with respects to other broadcasters..

Digital Television (DTV)

DTV Miami, Florida Scan Converter Information.

Television Translator filing information can be found here and here.

Digital Radio (IBOC)

"REGARDING JOINT PARTIES’ REQUEST FOR FM DIGITAL POWER INCREASE AND ASSOCIATED TECHNICAL STUDIES" - On May 22, 2009 the Federal Communications Commission announced that it is seeking comments on a proposal to allow an increase to the IBOC subcarrirer levels from there current levels of -20 db relative to carrier to -10 db relative to carrier. You can find the Public Notice here.

Illegal Operations

Unlicensed Operators - Florida Statue 877.27

Copper Thief - Florida Statue 538.19 and 812.145.

Emergency Alert System (EAS)

National EAS Test - conducted a nationwide EAS test on November 9, 2011 at 2:00 PM EST.

Comments to the FCC "Third Futher Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Review of the Emergency Alert System" were filed concerning the implementation of CAP to the EAS system - (04-296) "In the Matter of Review of the Emergency Alert System". 08/04/2011.

Televsion History

This early promotional video was produced for the 1939 World's Fair by RCA. Pay close attention to the production techniques of that time.

 

 
 
   
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