Yes, it is possible to sell or transfer control of an LPFM (Low Power FM) station to a different organization. However, there are certain regulatory processes and requirements that need to be followed when making such a transfer. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has guidelines and procedures in place for the sale or transfer of broadcast licenses, including LPFM licenses. These processes involve obtaining FCC approval, ensuring compliance with ownership limits and other regulations, and notifying the FCC of the intended transfer.
LPFM stations are required to maintain a station log that includes specific information as outlined in FCC regulations. This log serves as an essential record of station activities and compliance. The information that LPFM stations must keep in their station log includes:
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) does not have specific regulations that mandate fencing for LPFM (Low-Power FM) or other FM broadcast towers in the same way it does for AM towers. However, there are still considerations and best practices that station operators should be aware of regarding tower safety and security: