A Record-Setting Fine Is Proposed For Boston Radio Pirate


In a historic move that cements the Pai Commission as one that will not tolerate unlicensed radio broadcasters, the FCC on Thursday proposed a $453,015 fine against an individual determined to be the operator of a Boston-area pirate radio operation.

Branded as “Radio TeleBoston,” the illegal FM used no less than three signals without a license as a service to Boston’s underserved Haitian community.

Now comes enforcement, which could be difficult.

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