FCC Will Open April Window For Auction-Displaced LPTVs

The FCC has set the schedule for low-power TVs and translators displaced in the incentive auction to try and find new channels, inclduing advising stations to identify new channels as close to existing broadcasters as possible, echoing advice from Microsoft, which wants as much of the remaining spectrum used for unlicensed wireless as possible.

In a public notice issued Friday (Feb. 9), the FCC’s Media Bureau and Incentive Auction Task Force said the “special displacement window” for filing applications for new channels opens April 10 and closes May 15.

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from broadcastingcable.com

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