Except as provided in the Communication Act, including the use of channels by candidates for public office, licensees are not required to allow a particular person or group to participate in a dispatch or to make representations from that person or his group. The licensee`s discretion. Since the Commission is not in a position to impose on licensees the programmes they broadcast, each radio and television licence provider is generally free to choose what its channel broadcasts and to determine by other means whether it best serves its licensing community. Licensees are responsible for the selection of their entertainment programs as well as programs on local themes, news, public affairs, religion, sporting events and other topics. In addition to filing (or instead) filing an appeal, you can file an application to dismiss or an informal opposition to an application filed by a station licensor, for example. B an application for licence renewal. This procedure is explained above in this manual. You may also want to consider reviewing our rules or contacting a lawyer. Links to our rules are available on the Commission`s website in www.fcc.gov/wireless/bureau-divisions/technologies-systems-and-i.
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