Dates to Remember 

Posted on June 29th, 2022 by

July 1, 2022

TV Stations with locally produced programming carried as distant signals in 2021 on a cable or satellite system:  Start of one-month period ending August 1 to file copyright royalty claims with the Copyright Royalty Board through the eCRB system.  Filers without an eCRB account should set one up early.

July 5, 2022

Comment Deadline:  2022 Annual Regulatory Fees NPRM

July 8, 2022

TV Auction 112 Winning Bidders:  down payment deadline at 6 p.m. ET.

July 10, 2022

TV, Class A, AM & FM Stations (commercial & noncommercial): deadline to complete 2nd Quarter 2022 issues/program lists and upload to online public file.

Class A TV Stations Only: deadline to complete and post to your online public file the 2nd Quarter 2022 certification of ongoing Class A eligibility.

July 15, 2022

 Legacy CORES decommissioned at 6p ET. and replaced with CORES2 for FCC FRN administration and access.

July 22, 2022

Deadline to file comments on whether the FCC should initiate a rulemaking requiring video providers to file a report on vendor viewpoint diversity; and

TV Auction 112 Winning Bidders:  final payment deadline at 6 p.m. ET.

July 25, 2022

TV Auction 112 Winning Bidders:  deadline to file long form construction permit application with all required exhibits.

August 1, 2022

Television Stations located in California – deadline to file license renewal application and EEO program report; on-air/online announcements and public file certifications are required under the new local public notice rule.

Radio and TV Stations located in California, Illinois, Wisconsin, North Carolina and South Carolina:  if five (5) full time employee threshold is met, prepare EEO public file report covering the period from August 1, 2021 – July 31, 2022, upload it to the station online public inspection file and post it on the station website.


All commercial broadcast stations – the 7-10 payment window to remit annual regulatory fees typically falls in mid-September. Amounts due should become available just prior to the payment window.