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  • Michigan State of the State Address February 5

    Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has announced that her first State of the State Address will be Tuesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. from the House Chamber of the Michigan Capitol. The MAB has traditionally provided members with a raw, unanchored feed of the address. Details coming soon.

  • FCC Shutdown: How Does This Affect Your Public File?

    The MAB has been closely watching the partial government shutdown and its impact on broadcasters, especially with the FCC.  Despite the shutdown happening on December 22, the FCC continued with operations until January 3 at 12 noon Eastern Time, at which point the Commission announced it would begin shutdown of its operations. On January 4,… read more

  • 51 Michigan Stations Air Gubernatorial Broadcast

    The MAB and MAPB is proud to announce that 27 Michigan Television Stations and 24 Michigan Radio Stations aired our broadcast of the 2019 Gubernatorial Broadcast on New Year’s Day as Governor Gretchen Whitmer took the oath of office. The MAB would like to thank AT&T/Michigan for partially underwriting the broadcast.  Without their participation, the… read more

  • 2019 Regional EAS RMT Schedules Posted

    The MAB has posted the monthly RMT schedules for 2019 it has received so far.  The schedules indicate the date and time of the RMT in each region and who the originator of the test will be (usually a local primary station, though in some instances the test may be originated at the local emergency… read more

  • MAB & MAPB to Provide Anchored Coverage of Gubernatorial Inauguration

    The MAB and MAPB are happy to provide its members with coverage of the Gubernatorial Inauguration on January 1, 2019 with a live broadcast from 11 a.m. to Noon. It is vital that in the first few days of the new administration we demonstrate the power and popularity of broadcast media. Airing the Inauguration program… read more



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