FCC Finds 3 More Pirates in New York

The FCC continues to use the new PIRATE Act when combating illegal pirate radio operations. In recent months, the FCC has focused its attention on property owners that continue to allow illegal pirate operations on their property. Under the PIRATE Act, property owners allowing such illegal operations may be subject to up to $2 million in fines. Recently, the FCC took action against three more illegal pirate stations in the New York City metro area.

Brooklyn: Notice of Illegal Pirate Radio Broadcasting issued following investigation of a complaint about an unlicensed FM broadcast station operating on frequency 98.9 MHz at 1720-1732 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. You can see the FCC’s notice here.

Brentwood: Notice of Illegal Pirate Radio Broadcasting issued following investigation of a complaint about an unlicensed FM station operating on frequency 105.7 MHz at 888 Broadway, Brentwood, New York. You can see the FCC’s Notice here.

Great Neck/Flushing: Notice of Illegal Pirate Radio Broadcasting issued following investigation of a complaint about an unlicensed FM broadcast station operating on frequency 105.5 MHz at 144-47 71st Avenue, Flushing, New York. You can see the FCC’s Notice here.

 

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