These Haitian Stations Get Fined For Faux Licenses


HOLLYWOOD, FLA. — Here in Broward County, the geographical center of South Florida, the amount of unlicensed radio broadcasts can vary. On some days, two or three will scan up. On one Saturday evening, more than a dozen littered the airwaves.

It is FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly‘s quest to do what hasn’t been done in nearly 20 years — quash them once and for all.

RBR + TVBR OBSERVATION (Full Text Below, for Members Only): We are pleased that the FCC and Commissioner Michael O’Rielly wishes to rid the airwaves in South Florida, the New York Tri-State Area, and in metropolitan Boston of pesky pirate broadcasters. But, as Commissioner O’Rielly has said, more firepower is needed.

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