The FCC accuses Rubash of broadcasting on the 88.3 FM radio frequency, KMAN reported. The agency said Rubash was rebroadcasting programming from the Republic Broadcasting Network talk radio station.
The FCC wrote that Rubash “apparently willfully and repeatedly violated” the federal Communications Act by operating the station without a license.Read more »
A 32-year-old Lauderdale Lakes deejay, accused of taking over the airwaves in central Broward weeks ago, decided to face the music on Wednesday.Read more »
"Does that make him a total sellout? Or just lucky? ... when Roberts began broadcasting in San Francisco, he didn't hide from the authorities. Instead, he argued that his station was operating legally, based on a little-known provision in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations that allows unlicensed broadcasting in times of war — and the War on Terror qualifies, does it not?"Read more »
Flava 105.5 lacks license
According the the FCC's website, operating an unlicensed radio station is punishable by steep fines, seizure of equipment and, in rare cases, criminal prosecution.
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