NAB Supports FCC's Letter On 'Pirate Radio'
March 2, 2016 at 9:39 AM (PT)
In response to the FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION's ENFORCEMENT ADVISORY and letter distributed to various organizational bodies regardingunahtorized broadcast operations -- 'PRATE RADIO" -- the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS VP Communications DENNS WHARTON has issued the following statement:
"NAB salutes FCC outreach to public safety, law enforcement, landlord and advertiser groups in the effort to eliminate illegal pirate radio operations. Pirate radio is a blight on the public airwaves, and needs to be eradicated immediately. NAB is pleased that this action signals an increased FCC focus on this important issue, and also looks forward to working with CONGRESS to enhance the tools at the FCC’s disposal to crack down on this illegal activity."
Click here to see the contents of the entire ENFORCEMENT ADVISORY and letter.