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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 12, 2007
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Dennis Wharton
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Rehr Urges Congress to Protect Radio Listeners from Interference

WASHINGTON, DC – NAB President and CEO David K. Rehr sent a letter to members of Congress this week urging lawmakers to oppose legislation that would remove interference protection rules on the FM dial.

"Local broadcasters do not oppose the licensing of LPFM stations," Rehr wrote. "We do oppose the introduction of thousands of micro-radio stations that would cause significant harmful interference to full power FM radio stations."

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