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									                                              Louisiana
                                                 2007

           Next TV license expiration 6/1/2013; renewal application due 2/1/2013
           Next radio license expiration 6/1/2012; renewal application due 2/1/2012
                              Renewal Filing Anniversary: Feb. 1
Radio: includes commercial and non-commercial AM and FM stations unless noted
TV: includes commercial and non-commercial full-service television stations unless noted
Class A TV: Class A television stations
LPTV: Commercial low power television stations that originate

Date            Service                        Requirement                   Where
Jan. 10         Radio, TV, Class A TV          Issues/programs list          Public inspection file
Jan. 10         TV (commercial only),          Commercial limit report (re   Public inspection file
                Class A TV                     children’s programming)
Jan. 10         TV (commercial only),          Children’s Television         FCC, public inspection file
                Class A TV                     Programming Report (Form
                                               398)
Feb. 1          TV (Sole proprietorships       Biennial Ownership Report     FCC
                and partnerships composed      (Form 323 for commercial;
                only of natural persons are    Form 323-E for non-
                exempt.)                       commercial)
Feb. 1          Radio, TV, Class A TV          Inspect transmitting system   Note: The FCC requires this
                                                                             inspection to be made
                                                                             periodically. We suggest
                                                                             annually on the station’s
                                                                             anniversary date.
Feb. 1          Radio, TV, Class A TV,         Annual EEO Public File        For radio, TV, and Class A
                LPTV. (Stations with fewer     Report                        TV public inspection file
                than 5 full time employees                                   and on the station’s website.
                are exempt.)                                                 (LPTV must prepare report
                                                                             and keep with station
                                                                             records, as not required to
                                                                             maintain public inspection
                                                                             file.)
Feb. 1          Radio (AM only)                Equipment performance         AM stations must make
                                               measurements                  annual equipment
                                                                             performance measurements
                                                                             and keep results with station
                                                                             files. We suggest this be
                                                                             done on the anniversary
                                                                             date.
April 10        Radio, TV, Class A TV          Issues/programs list          Public inspection file

April 10        Commercial, Class A TV         Commercial limit report (re   Public inspection file
                                               children’s programming)
April 10        TV (commercial only),          Children’s Television         FCC, public inspection file
                Class A TV                     Programming Report (Form
                                               398)
July 10         Radio, TV, Class A TV       Issues/programs list          Public inspection file
July 10         TV (commercial only),       Commercial limit report (re   Public inspection file
                Class A TV                  children’s programming)
July 10         TV (commercial only),       Children’s Television         FCC, public inspection file
                Class A TV                  Programming Report (Form
                                            398)
Oct. 10         Radio, TV, Class A TV       Issues/programs list          Public inspection file

Oct. 10         TV (commercial only),       Commercial limit report (re   Public inspection file
                Class A TV                  children’s programming)
Oct. 10         TV (commercial only),       Children’s Television         FCC, public inspection file
                Class A TV                  Programming Report (Form
                                            398)
As broadcast    Radio (non-commercial       Donor lists                   For noncommercial
                only), TV (non-commercial                                 educational stations, list of
                only), Class A TV (non-                                   donors supporting a specific
                commercial only)                                          program should be placed in
                                                                          the public file and retained
                                                                          for two years from the date
                                                                          of the broadcast.
As broadcast,   Radio, TV, Class A TV,      Political disclosure          Political file which is part of
based on        LPTV                        statement, requests for       the public inspection file.
election                                    political time and a record   Material must be placed in
cycles                                      of the rates charged, the     the file immediately and be
                                            classes of time purchased,    retained for two years.
                                            the schedule of time          LPTV stations which do not
                                            provided, dates and times     have a public inspection file
                                            the spots actually aired,     must still maintain the
                                            record of free time           records.
                                            provided, and
                                            documentation of any
                                            rebates.

								
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