So wait... The FCC actually cares about legal IDs?!

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So wait... The FCC actually cares about legal IDs?!

Post by rockmanac » Sat Mar 09, 2013 11:50 am

Saw this on Northpine...

FCC issued a Notice of Violation (link goes to FCC) to Clear Channel's KBIG-FM because they didn't air a legal ID.

I really didn't think the FCC actually gave a hoot anymore with how many improper station IDs I hear on-the-air these days. (And FYI: I always made sure the legals ran at the top-of-the-hour when I MCO'd at WREX.)
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Re: So wait... The FCC actually cares about legal IDs?!

Post by Deep Thought » Sat Mar 09, 2013 12:00 pm

Someone in the Portals figured out there is money in them thar hills... 8)
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Re: So wait... The FCC actually cares about legal IDs?!

Post by countrykev » Sat Mar 09, 2013 6:00 pm

So far they haven't issued a fine, this is more just a formality to ask what is going on.

It will be interesting to see what comes of this. There are an awful lot of stations that don't do it right.
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Re: So wait... The FCC actually cares about legal IDs?!

Post by kylefree » Sun Mar 10, 2013 1:48 am

Maybe the feds realize there are more important things than Nipplegate... lol. :roll:

I remember going through Fargo, ND a few years ago and hearing Q98 incorrectly ID as KQWB-FM Fargo Moorhead. The city of license is Moorhead, MN across the Red River, therefore they could have ID'ed as KQWB-FM Moorhead Fargo.
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