The True Face of the Dark Side

It was to be a busy annual convention for the National Association of Broadcasters: with consolidation at a fever pitch and various new technologies being unveiled, corporate broadcasters all over the nation converged on Las Vegas last week to talk shop and pitch wares.
As is the typical form, FCC Chairman William Kennard addressed the assembled executives and managers at a breakfast meeting.
These annual addresses typically are a “state of broadcasting” kind of speech, where the FCC Chairman at the time lays out his goals for the coming year. One of those goals will be the creation of a low power radio service. In fact, Kennard made special mention of it in his speech.
The entire event was broadcast over the Internet – all but Kennard’s low power broadcasting comments. Continue reading “The True Face of the Dark Side”