Radio Renewal Information

New York State radio licenses expire on June 1, 2014.  Renewal applications are due February 3, 2014, and pre-filing notifications must be made starting December 1, 2013.

Webcast – Renewal Legal Issues 

    • See webcast below.

  • To see webcast slides click HERE.

We have archived our radio renewal webcast featuring Peter Doyle, Chief of the FCC’s Audio Division; Dick Zaragoza, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP in Washington; and Jack Goodman (former NAB General Counsel).

Notice Requirements Guidelines

  • To see a copy of the Notice Guidelines click HERE.

Radio stations must broadcast pre-application notifications on December 1st, and 16th 2013, as well as January 1st and 16th 2014.  Renewal applications are due on February 3, 2014.  Post application notifications must be broadcast on February 1st and 16th, March 1st and 16th as well as April 1st and 16th.

EEO Guidelines

  • To see a copy of the EEO Guidelines click HERE.

EEO is an important part of the renewal process.  The law firm of  Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP in Washington has prepared an excellent primer to guide you through the FCC’s EEO rules.