NAB files ex parte letter after spectrum meeting


NAB / National Association of BroadcastersHere’s an ex parte filing from the NAB regarding the 4/22 meeting between NAB officials and broadcast representatives and FCC staff to discuss issues of concern for broadcasters in the draft order regarding rules for the broadcast spectrum incentive auction. It covers many items in the meeting, including the challenges of the auction to public and commercial broadcasters and their viewers across the country; potential out-of-pocket costs for broadcasters that are forced to repack; the fate of fill-in (and other) translators; post-auction transition issues; and a proposal for defining “flexible use” for broadcasters:

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