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WEBINARSCONFERENCE CALLS

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, APTS held a webinar to provide stations with an update on FirstNet.
On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, APTS hosted a webinar to discuss how stations can best prepare for their congressional meetings during the 2017 Public Media Summit.
On Monday, January 30, 2017, APTS held a webinar reviewing requirements and new developments on critical compliance issues for public broadcasters.
On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, APTS held a webinar discussing the 2016 election, the new Congress and Administration and what to expect in public media.
On Tuesday, September 27, 2016, APTS, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), and PBS hosted a webinar to help stations prepare for the publication of spectrum auction results and subsequent communications.
On Monday, August 8, 2016, APTS and NPR hosted a webinar with the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau on the upcoming nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) test.
On Thursday July 28, 2016, APTS held a webinar on maximizing their engagement opportunities with Members of Congress during the congressional recesses
On Thursday, January 7, 2016, APTS held a webinar on the APTS What Works toolbox and the APTS State Funding Resource.
On August 31, 2015 and September 9, 2015, APTS, CPB and PBS hosted a webinar focusing on communications tools for talking about the Spectrum Auction.
On Monday, July 27, 2015, the Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) held a member station webinar which highlighted the local and state initiatives of the Public Safety Coalition over the past year.

Latest News

APTS Commends The Senate Appropriations Committee For Providing Significant Funding For Public Broadcasting

APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for providing significant funding for public broadcasting.
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APTS Urges More Funds For Spectrum Repack

APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler today urged Congress to approve an additional $400 million to help broadcasters repack their channels following the recently concluded spectrum auction.
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The Signal

THE SIGNAL - August 2017

Senate Provides Significant Public Broadcasting Funding This Week; APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler Testifies on Repack Funds; Amendment to Cut Federal Funding to CPB Filed and Withdrawn; Grassroots Engagement Critical; Send August Recess Meetings Reports; Upcoming Deadline for Satellite Carriage Election Requests
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THE SIGNAL - July 2017

Appropriations Update; House Budget Bill Slightly Softens Public Broadcasting Reference; Leadership Council Webinar Recording Now Available; August Recess Engagement Critical; House Subcommittee On Communications And Technology Holds FCC Oversight Hearing: APTS Files Ex Parte Opposing Microsoft's White Spaces Proposal; and more.
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