TV Channel-Sharing Ground Rules Start to Emerge


    Commission adopts skeletal preliminary rules for sharing, but leaves plenty of important details to be worked out in future proceedings

    And so it begins. The Commission has adopted the first minimal rules paving the way for the repacking of the TV broadcast spectrum. The new rules are, at most, preliminary guide markers. In that respect they’re much like the seemingly inconsequential surveyor’s stakes that quietly appear as an early harbinger of the heavy-duty construction teams that will eventually re-shape the idyllic pastureland into a ten-lane highway