Contact your legislator and tell them NO TAX ON ADVERTISING!

A tax on advertising will be devastating to the business community large and small in Oklahoma. Make sure your lawmakers in Oklahoma know the impact of their decisions.

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Bob Barry Jr. Elected into OAB Hall of Fame

By PXMAdmin | 12/22/2015 | 0 Comments

The Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters is proud to announce that Bob Barry Jr. has been elected into the prestigious OAB Hall of Fame. Starting in 1980 while at OU as a Journalism major calling high school football games, Bob’s infectious enthusiasm was the hallmark of his prolific career. He joined his legendary father Bob Barry Sr. at Channel…

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Remembering Oklahoma Hall of Fame Broadcaster Bill Payne

By PXMAdmin | 12/22/2015 | 0 Comments

Oklahoma lost a Hall of Famer, a pioneer and a passionate radio man last night. Bill Payne was the Complete Broadcaster and was inducted into the OAB Hall in 2014. Bill was 76 years old. The inscription on his plaque is below: KWHP AM, Cushing, is where William Haydon Payne started his career at age…

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Call for Entries! 2015 OAB Outstanding Achievement Awards

By PXMAdmin | 12/22/2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 OAB Awards entry packets will be mailed to all member stations on Friday, November 13. You may also download copies here.

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Lowest Unit Rate for 2016 Political Advertising

By PXMAdmin | 12/22/2015 | 0 Comments

In Oklahoma, the 2016 races will include President, Senator Lankford’s seat, all HOR seats, and some state HOR seats. The lowest unit rate windows for 2016 political advertising are: Presidential Primary Window Opens: January 16, 2016 Presidential Primary Date: March 1, 2016 Statewide Congressional Primary Window Opens: May 14, 2016 Statewide Congressional Primary Date: June 28,…

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OSSAA Playoff Passes

By PXMAdmin | 12/22/2015 | 0 Comments

OSSAA has released the form to request passes for the 2015-2016 playoffs season. Click here for a copy of the request form.

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“Like” us on Facebook!

By PXMAdmin | 12/22/2015 | 0 Comments

OAB has a Facebook page, where we will feature updates about OAB events as well as promote our member stations. Feel free to share some of your comments on what’s happening around the industry, and your success stories that prove this is still the best business going!

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24/7 On-Line Training Available to All OAB Members

By PXMAdmin | 12/22/2015 | 0 Comments

The OAB is pleased to supply all OAB members with a Comprehensive On-Line training system delivered by Local Broadcast Sales Inc. This 24/7 on-line training system is state of the art and is provided at no charge to OAB member stations. We believe you will find this training system to be very effective and available…

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Alternative Broadcast Inspections

By PXMAdmin | 12/22/2015 | 0 Comments

Check your ABI certificate! Is it time to renew? Protect your station from random FCC inspections by scheduling or renewing an alternative broadcast inspection. Click here for request forms.

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Touring Group Tears Down the House

By PXMAdmin | 07/12/2013 | 0 Comments

This is an example of a WordPress post, you could edit this to put information about yourself or your site so readers know where you are coming from. You can create as many posts as you like in order to share with your readers what is on your mind. This is an example of a…

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Upcoming Deadlines

February 8: OAB Education Foundation Scholarship and Fellowship Applications due. Click here for information.

January 14: 11:59pm is the deadline to enter the 2018 OAB Outstanding Achievement Awards. Click here for information.

News You Can Use

by Vance Harrison

C Band Satellite Dishes

05/24/2018

The following advisory from our FCC attorney David Oxenford relates to the FCC’s use of the C Band earth stations.…

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Vance Harrison, OAB President

Vance Harrison has been President of the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters since 2007. He has been in the broadcasting business since 1978.

David Oxenford - Broadcast LawDavid Oxenford has been the OAB’s “man in Washington,” answering the association’s FCC hotline for over 20 years, and regularly speaking at OAB events on DC legal issues

Alternative Broadcast Inspections

Check your ABI certificate! Is it time to renew? Protect your station from random FCC inspections by scheduling or renewing an alternative broadcast inspection.

RSS National Association of Broadcasters

  • KFOR-AM to Receive NAB Crystal Heritage Award at NAB Show 01/17/2019
    The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) will honor KFOR-AM, Lincoln, NE with the esteemed NAB Crystal Heritage Award. The award will be presented during the We Are Broadcasters Celebration, held Tuesday, April 9 during the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas.
  • NAB Statement on House Introduction of PIRATE Act 01/16/2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the introduction of the PIRATE Act in the House of Representatives, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:
  • Cathy Hughes to be Inducted Into NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 01/16/2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Founder and Chairperson of Urban One, Inc. Cathy Hughes will be inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the 2019 NAB Show. The induction will occur during the Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner on Monday, April 8 at the Encore in Las Vegas.

RSS Radio Advertising Bureau

  • Radio on Main Street Podcast Featuring John Ellis of Ellis & Associates 01/16/2019
    One year ago, at CES in Las Vegas, RAB President & CEO Erica Farber sat down with John Ellis of Ellis & Associates, to discuss one of Radio’s most important business categories – automotive.  John is an author and futurist and is an expert in big data and how it will change business models. Reconnecting at […]
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  • Radio on Main Street Podcast Featuring Richard Oatman, President of First Person Advertising in Kansas City 01/09/2019
    In this edition, Erica Farber, President and CEO of the RAB speaks with Richard Oatman, President of First Person Advertising based in Kansas City. With a strong background in radio sales, Richard has taken that experience and put it to work on behalf of small business owners. His clients must monetize their ad investments and they hold […]
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