Avoid fines and loss of business suits

Discussion in 'Design, Development and Standards Discussions' started by Wireless Estimator, Feb 1, 2008.

  1. Wireless Estimator

    Wireless Estimator Administrator Staff Member

    Constructing a communications tower without proper protection of nearby AM broadcast stations will provide construction delays, FCC violations and costly fines. You may also encounter a lawsuit from the AM broadcaster who might institute action to recover lost advertising revenues. The complaint: Your structure severely restricted the coverage pattern of the station and sponsors stopped advertising due to a limited response to their message. It's a tough case to prove and oftentimes the broadcaster will not win, but you'll incur considerable legal expenses in defending your company. Frequently, insurance companies will settle a claim rather than go through protracted discovery procedures and other legal expenses.

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