The Society of Broadcast Engineers

The Association for Broadcast and Multimedia Technology Professionals

SBE Filings with the FCC

The Society of Broadcast Engineers files comments with the Federal Communications Commission on technical issues that affect broadcast engineers. The society’s positions are approved by the board of directors and comments are prepared by the SBE Government Relations Committee and/or regulatory counsel.  Comments and suggestions may be sent to

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2023 Filings

2022 Filings

2021 Filings

2020 Filings

2018 Filings

2016 Filings

2015 Filings

2014 Filings

2013 Filings

2012 Filings

  • Final Comments on RPU PRM 11648 – use by BAS licensees of digital voice and data emissions in BAS allocations at VHF and above by RPU Broadcast Stations  (1/19/12)
  • Update – December 8, 2011. The FCC has assigned a docket number to the SBE rulemaking proposal: WT-RM-11648. Comments are due by 1/21/2012.

2011 Filings

2010 Filings