The application window for AM stations to propose FM translator moves has opened, and with plenty of activity. On Day 1 alone, the FCC received more than 400 applications. An Upstate South Carolina AM station filed the first application to move an FM translator.

Womble Carlyle Telecom attorney John Garziglia examines these developments—and takes a look at what’s next for AM revitalization—in a detailed new article for Radio Ink.

John Garziglia represents radio and television broadcasters, offering personalized assistance in all areas of communications and telecommunications law including transactional and contract negotiations for broadcast station mergers and acquisitions, the securing of financing, governmental auctions of new frequencies, license renewals, new stations applications, facility changes, facility upgrades, licensing, and compliance with FCC rules, regulations and policies.

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