Dates to Remember 

Posted on December 29th, 2023 by

January 10, 2024

TV, Class A, AM & FM Stations (commercial & noncommercial): deadline to complete and upload to online public file the 4th Quarter 2023 issues/program lists and any foreign sponsorship identification reports.

Class A TV Stations Only: deadline to complete and post to your online public file the 4th Quarter 2023 certification of ongoing Class A eligibility.

Noncommercial Broadcast Stations:  deadline to complete and post to your online public file the 4th   Quarter 2023 report for any 3rd Party Fundraising conducted during the quarter.

January 30, 2024

All Commercial Full Power and Class A Television Stations – deadline to complete and submit the 2023 children’s television report in LMS and separately upload children’s television commercial limits certifications for all of 2023 in the station online public file.

January 31, 2024

Web Streaming Stations: deadline to remit annual license fee and related statement of account with SoundExchange for the statutory license allowing streaming of sound recordings on the web. Payment can be made on SoundExchange’s online filing portal “Licensee Direct.”

February 1, 2024

Radio and TV Stations located in New Jersey, New York, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi:  if five (5) full time employee threshold is met, prepare EEO public file report covering the period from February 1, 2023 – January 31, 2024, upload it to the station online public inspection file and post it on the station website.

Mid-Term EEO Review for Radio stations located in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi:  if station employment unit has eleven (11) or more full-time employees, an independent mid-term EEO review of your last two EEO public file reports by the FCC will occur in connection with the 2023-24 EEO public file report due August 1, and when uploading the report, indicate that the SEU has 11 or more full-timers using the “Mid-Term Review” tab is the OPIF settings section.  If the SEU has between five and ten full-time employees, when uploading the 2023-24 report, indicate that the SEU has fewer than 11 full-time employees using the “Mid-Term Review” tab in the OPIF settings section (by doing so, no mid-term review of the SEU will take place).

February 5, 2024

Deadline for C-band transition-affected earth station operators (that did not receive lump-sum reimbursements) to submit reimbursement requests for all costs incurred and paid as of the end of 2023.