Membership Newsletter
May 21, 2020
LATEST CORONAVIRUS RELIEF LEGISLATION INCLUDES EXPANDED ELIGIBILITY FOR BROADCASTERS
The NAB Pulse - May 18, 2020 | National Association of...

NAB's advocacy team has been working around the clock to obtain relief for broadcasters struggling to stay afloat during the pandemic. We are pleased that newly introduced legislation expands eligibility for broadcasters to participate in the...

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INDUSTRY NEWS: AUTOMOTIVE
'Winning' Means Surviving in Today's Auto World

As COVID-19 wreaks havoc across the globe, it is also fundamentally disrupting nearly every industry. The automotive sector, along with others such as aviation and hospitality, is near the top of the list of the hardest hit.

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www.wardsauto.com
TODAY: RESTART KENTUCKY WEBINAR
CONTACT TRACING PLAN
TODAY @ 3:30 PM EDT
Join the Kentucky Chamber, Governor Andy Beshear and Mark Carter to discuss the new plan for contact tracing and the role businesses and citizens will play in the process.
KENTUCKY STATIONS HOST "GIVE BACK DAY"
Last week, Ham Broadcasting Co., injected some cash into the local business community, with Give Back Day. The one day event was part of “The Greatest Comeback Of All Time” campaign.

“All of those years I’ve made friends of people who run local businesses and you know those guys have given and given to our communities. Every single time there has been an ask for, you know to sponsor a ball team, buy T-shirts, give something toward graduation or make a sign for a parade; they are constantly giving,” said Beth Mann, President/CEO. “It had nothing to do with their cash register except things going out. So that is why we are calling it ‘Give Back Day’. It’s a chance for us to say thank you to those local businesses.”

The group has filled its  Loyal Listener Big Deals online store with gift certificates from local businesses. The stations are inviting listeners to go to the site and pay it forward.

“There are no sales, no deals, it’s all about buying full price gift certificates and paying it forward. It’s a chance for people to go on there and say you know this business has given a lot to our community and our family over time, so now it’s time to support them,” said Mann. “It’s a cash flow generator for the businesses. You know, It’s not just money it’s a way to show the businesses they are doing good work and we appreciate you.”

About 110 local businesses participated in Give Back Day.
AFFINITY BETA GROUP TRAINING TODAY
TODAY @ 11:00 AM OR 2:00 PM EDT
ENGINEERING UPDATE:
CHURCHES USING LOW-POWER FM'S
Low-Power Transmitter Guidance From Larry Wilkins -...

A reminder of what you can expect Legal, unlicensed broadcasts under Part 15 are a buzz topic right now about radio engineers. Here's what Larry Wilkins, director of engineering services for the Alabama Broadcasters Association, writes in his...

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CHANGES TO FCC'S PUBLIC NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR BROADCAST APPLICATIONS


BY DAVID OXENFORD
Looking at Changes to the FCC's Public Notice...

When a broadcaster files certain types of applications with the FCC, the public must be informed. Last week, the FCC issued an Order which will change the rules regarding the public notice that must be given - consolidating what was a confusing...

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THIS ECAST SPONSORED BY PEM
DATES TO REMEMBER
JULY 15, 2020
9:00 am - KBA Board of Directors Meeting

OCTOBER 11-13, 2020
KBA Annual Conference (Owensboro, KY)

*All times shown are Eastern
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EAS
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