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Full Steam Ahead for Sinclair’s Repack

Full Steam Ahead for Sinclair’s Repack

By Harvey Arnold, Vice President of Engineering, Sinclair Broadcast Group There have been a lot of misleading claims made lately on the impact that Sinclair’s acquisition of Tribune will have on the FCC’s repack process. Opponents to our merger are fabricating tales...

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75th Anniversary Scholarship Awarded

75th Anniversary Scholarship Awarded

By: Kim Savage In honor of our 75th Anniversary, we have awarded a $1500 scholarship to a very impressive student, Emillie Urban, who plans to use the money to pursue an Associate’s Degree in the Precision Machining Program at Central Maine Community College (CMCC)....

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Making Interim Antennas Pay

By: Keith Pelletier To reimburse TV broadcasters for the cost of the spectrum repack, the U.S. Congress has set aside a $1.75 billion fund to cover the cost of replacing transmission equipment. Transmitters, antennas, transmission line and professional services are...

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Don’t Be Fazed by Repack Phases

By: Keith Pelletier   To prevent signal interference during the Spectrum Repack, the FCC has crafted a transition plan that consists of 10 phases. Stations in each major market have been assigned to different phases so that they move to their new channels according to...

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