Everything you wanted to know about your favorite
Federal branch can be found on the FCC's comprehensive web site. Reams
of information on daily actions and petitions, proposed rules changes and
much more. The Audio Services Division has FM
and AM search engines
which are lightning fast. The Video Services Division has the TV
A pretty cool site. They feature the FCC's
applications and actions of the past five days, and they're even updated
weekday! The page also features a nice search engine for FM and AM
stations, and it's the only search engine I know of which allows you to
search by keywords (handy for looking up all stations owned by a single
company.) Finally, the best part is that the web page has picked up Kodis'
Broadcast Station Location search engine, which is very awesome.
It allows you to search for AM, FM and TV stations within a radius,
handy for finding all the local stations within a certain range from your
city. To top it all off, the Kodis page also shows you the antenna patterns
of directional antennae.
The name could use a little work and the search
engine is finicky, but this can be a great resource for people who wonder
if they qualify for a network television waiver under the Satellite
Home Viewer Act.
The government run public domain map server.
It's usually quite fast and has lots of features you can customize. This
is the service many pages (including ABMP) use to show locations of various