EAS requirements for LPFM stations

Low Power FM (LPFM) stations are exempt from the requirement to purchase an Emergency Alert System (EAS) encoder but all the other rules apply. Analog and digital class D non-commercial educational FM stations, and analog and digital LPTV stations are also exempt from the requirement to install an encoder [§11.11(b) and §11.51(e)].

These are the FCC requirements for decoder-only stations:

The numbers in square brackets above refer to the section of the FCC rules. Links open in a new window.
John Neuhaus, john@jneuhaus.com