FAA Report Recommends Update to Drone Rules

The recommendations outline new regulations, certifications for “beyond visual line of sight” operation Drone pilots, take notice: The Federal Aviation Administration committee is recommending new operational rules and certification criteria for uncrewed aircraft systems operating beyond visual line of sight. The FAA Beyond Visual Line of Sight Aviation Rulemaking Committee released its final report earlier this month. The committee […]

Run the airwaves with Amp, the live radio app from Amazon

Amp is launching in limited-access U.S. beta for iOS. Learn how it will enable creators to DJ their own shows for free, with tens of millions of licensed songs. Amazon just released the limited-access beta version of Amp, a new app that will give you a way to DJ your own live radio shows. Creators can […]

NAB, Others Urge Hill to Fund Tower Crew Training

Say it is key to 5G and ATSC 3.0 buildouts and closing digital divide Facing 5G wireless buildouts, broadcast next gen (ATSC 3.0) buildouts and the C-band transition, communications associations are pushing Congress to pass legislation to help train the workforce that is needed for those infrastructure deployments. That came in a letter to congressional […]

Nadler: Journalism industry ‘gravely threatened’ by Google, Facebook

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday said that the American journalism industry was “gravely threatened” by the growing dominance of Facebook and Google, claiming that the tech giants’ power was presenting a “dangerous situation” for the future of news. “Reporters have been fired, local newspapers have been shut down and now we hear that Google and […]

FCC General Counsel Warns 5G Conspiracy Theories Threaten U.S. Economy

In an editorial, Thomas M. Johnson Jr. writes worries about 5G are “long on panic and short on science” WASHINGTON—Conspiracy theories regarding the safety of 5G threaten the U.S. economy and run contrary to the findings of the Food and Drug Administration, Thomas M. Johnson Jr., FCC general counsel, wrote yesterday in a Washington Post opinion piece. […]

Is AM All-Digital Right for Your Station?

It could be if you are ready for the needed investment in time and effort BY RICK GREENHUT ⋅ RADIO WORLD PUBLISHED: MARCH 6, 2020 The author is director of broadcast business development for HD Radio intellectual property holder Xperi.There is an important AM digital comments filing approaching on Monday. That means it is time to […]

The Next Generation of Broadcast Television is on the Horizon

The next generation of broadcast television technology will deliver life-saving advanced emergency alerting, stunning pictures, immersive, customizable audio and improved reception – all for free – to enhance and expand your broadcast viewing experience. Because the new technology combines the best of broadcast television and broadband, Next Gen TV allows local stations to better personalize […]