By Dan Kirkpatrick and Keenan Adamchak
Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On May 9, the FCC issued a Report and Order that set in stone new procedures used to resolve interference complaints against FM translator stations.
The new rules are designed to streamline and shorten the highly contentious and protracted FM translator interference complaint process and to consolidate the disparate procedures for actual and potential interference complaints. This article breaks down the changes to the FCC’s existing FM translator interference complaint procedures.