KDAY To Pay For EAS Tone Atonement

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LOS ANGELES — Nearly two years ago, twin FMs in a simulcast aired a weather teaser for its morning show that included a simulation of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) attention signal.


That’s a no-no, and the FCC has now acted against the properties, owned by Meruelo Media.

But, Meruelo was far from alone in its misuse of EAS or Wireless Emergency Alert tones: Episodes of ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” and Discovery’s “Lone Star Law” are also settling their transgressions with the Commission.

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