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On Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. ET, APTS held a member station webinar with Bob Winteringham who reviewed the requirements and the newest developments on critical compliance issues for public broadcasters.
Compliance with CPB requirements has never been more important for public broadcasters. APTS is offering its members the opportunity to get a compliance review by a uniquely qualified expert at an extremely affordable rate.
APTS held a webinar on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 on the new political landscape and critical public television interests in 2015.
APTS held a station webinar on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. ET which discussed the newly reauthorized Workforce Investment Act - WIA (now the Workforce Investment Opportunities Act - WIOA).
APTS hosted two webinars for its membership that were designed to inform stations of (1) the legal and regulatory issues involved in channel sharing, and (2) the technical factors of channel sharing, including future technologies and services for stations to consider.
APTS and PBS held a webinar for member stations on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. ET which discussed the FCC Spectrum Auction and Repacking Plan.
On Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 3 p.m. EDT, APTS presented a webinar on the current and future issues that will be the focus of the three APTS coalitions: Spectrum, Public Safety and Education Services.
On Monday, February 10, 2014, APTS held a webinar for member stations on the work of the APTS Future of Media Task Force.
APTS invited our members to join us for a webinar on Thursday, December 5 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
On Monday, September 23, 2013, APTS held a webinar on the FCC Spectrum Auction and Repacking Handbook prepared by the APTS Spectrum Task Force.

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APTS Commends The Senate Appropriations Committee For Providing Significant Funding For Public Broadcasting

APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for providing significant funding for public broadcasting.
APTS Urges More Funds For Spectrum Repack

APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler today urged Congress to approve an additional $400 million to help broadcasters repack their channels following the recently concluded spectrum auction.

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THE SIGNAL - August 2017

Senate Provides Significant Public Broadcasting Funding This Week; APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler Testifies on Repack Funds; Amendment to Cut Federal Funding to CPB Filed and Withdrawn; Grassroots Engagement Critical; Send August Recess Meetings Reports; Upcoming Deadline for Satellite Carriage Election Requests
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THE SIGNAL - July 2017

Appropriations Update; House Budget Bill Slightly Softens Public Broadcasting Reference; Leadership Council Webinar Recording Now Available; August Recess Engagement Critical; House Subcommittee On Communications And Technology Holds FCC Oversight Hearing: APTS Files Ex Parte Opposing Microsoft's White Spaces Proposal; and more.
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