Viva La Multa? EAS Violations Lead To Likely Fines


In mid-April, Tejas Broadcasting agreed to sell a Class C1 100kw FM serving Amarillo, Tex., to Viva Media LLC.

Nine months later, the station’s new owner has been handed a Notice of Violation from the FCC for not having a functioning Emergency Alert System (EAS) system at this station.

It also appears a second Viva station lacked an operable EAS system.

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