Does the FCC regulate internet radio?
In general, we also do not regulate information provided over the Internet, nor do we intervene in private disputes involving broadcast stations or their licensees.
Are radio broadcast public or private property?
Although radio broadcasting is a commercial enterprise, certain of its aspects lend it a public character. Congress therefore recognized the airways as public property, not to be owned, noting their “public interest necessity and convenience.”
What is prohibited by the FCC when using the radio?
Federal law prohibits obscene, indecent and profane content from being broadcast on the radio or TV.
What is private radio broadcasting?
Private broadcasting is subject to the control of the Broadcasting Licensing Committee, which issues temporary broadcasting licenses and oversees and regulates the private broadcasting sector. Private radio and television stations are allowed to draw their revenues from subscriptions, advertisements, and sponsoring.
Do I need a radio licence at home?
No, you do not need a TV Licence to listen to the radio (including on BBC Sounds).
What is non commercial radio?
Non-commercial radio stations don’t accept on-air advertisements, as defined in the United States by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and can be a variety of formats including public (like NPR stations), community, college, online, or freeform.
How do I broadcast my own radio station?
Get started with Airtime Pro
- Step 1: Set up your station, time zone and user roles.
- Step 2: Add other DJs or Program Managers.
- Step 3: Upload Audio.
- Step 4: Create your first radio show.
- Step 5: Make playlists and use smartblocks.
- Step 6: Add content to your show.
- Step 7: Customise your radio page.
- Step 8: Live broadcasting.
Is it illegal to swear on a two way radio?
Watch the language used over the radio. Users and license holders can get fined by the FCC for profanity and bad language. The fines are no joke. We have seen $8,000 and more in fined to abusive users.