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2019 Annual Convention Recap (and some personal news)

2019 OAB Annual Convention Overview Thursday-Friday, April 4-5 at the Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City.

1. Attendance was 711 different persons registered for one or more events.
  • 240 for Thursday Student Day luncheon with Keynote speaker Governor Kevin Stitt. (Set a record)
  • 100 for Thursday buffet dinner with musical artist James Slater.
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Local Broadcasting is Still the Most Dominant Medium

Why Local Broadcasting Is Still the Most Dominant Medium

Will Payne


By Will Payne, OAB Chairman, Payne Radio Group

As Broadcasters near the century mark of “Public Service” to our communities, we should reflect on why we are so critical to society and why we will continue to thrive in a very fluid media landscape.… Read More

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C Band Satellite Dishes

The following advisory from our FCC attorney David Oxenford relates to the FCC’s use of the C Band earth stations. Many of you currently have C Band satellite dishes that you use to download programming. While to date you have not been required to license these dishes, the FCC is doing a survey to find out how many dishes there are in use and what the implications will be if they grant additional use of this spectrum.… Read More

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