FCC Chair Ajit Pai Talks Translators with the ABA

August 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Newly-appointed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai visited Arizona this week, and his trip included a meeting with the Arizona Broadcasters Association.

What You Need to Know Before Considering Marijuana Ads on Your Station

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

What You Need to Know Before Considering Marijuana Ads on Your Station by Dawn Sciarrino, Sciarrino & Shubert PLLC More than half the states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws permitting marijuana use to [...]

FCC Schedules Nationwide EAS Test for September 27, 2017

July 31st, 2017|0 Comments

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued a public notice outlining the upcoming nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS), as well as mandatory registration and reporting deadlines for each EAS Participant.

ABA’s Letter to the Governor on Microsoft’s Use of White Spaces

July 17th, 2017|0 Comments

ABA's Letter to the Governor on Microsoft's Use of White Spaces The following is a letter from Arizona Broadcasters Association President and CEO Art Brooks to Gov. Doug Ducey regarding Microsoft's request to use "white [...]

EEO Public File Deadline is June 1

May 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

EEO Public File Deadline is June 1 June 1, 2017 is the deadline for broadcast stations licensed to communities in Arizona, the District of Columbia, Idaho, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Utah, Virginia, West [...]

Phoenix TV Stations Aired PSA on Sex Trafficking during Final Four Week

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey addressed the Arizona Human Trafficking Council last week, co-chaired by Cindy McCain and Gil Orrantia, acknowledging their leadership and tireless work within Arizona communities. “It is my privilege to recognize [...]

The ABA Holds Productive Meetings in Washington DC

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

As part of the National Association of Broadcasters State Leadership Conference, the Arizona Broadcasters Assocition sent a team to Washington DC to discuss important broadcasting issues with Arizona's Congressional Delegation.

It’s Time for the Annual Arizona Broadcasters DC Trip

February 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

The ABA is once again heading to Washington DC February 25-March 3.

FCC Enforcement Bureau Notice on Security

February 6th, 2017|0 Comments

The Arizona Broadcasters Association has been asked by the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau to notify you of the following information relating to unauthorized persons illegally gaining access to certain audio streaming devices used by broadcasters.

The FCC has Eliminated the Paper Copy Correspondence File Rule

January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

The FCC Voted Unanimously on Tuesday to do away with a rule that required stations to keep a physical copy of correspondence with members of the public in their public file.

ABA Files Comments on Proposed EEO Rule Change

January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

ABA Files Comments on Proposed EEO Rule Change The Arizona Broadcasters Association, along with other State Broadcasters Associations representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, recently filed Joint Comments in support [...]

ABA Serves as Example for the Launch of Nationwide Opioid Abuse Awareness Campaign

September 13th, 2016|0 Comments

The National Associations of Broadcasters (NAB) in conjunction with Partnership for Drug Free Kids launched a nationwide campaign against the abuse of opioids Tuesday and Arizona was presented as a leader on the front.