AH Press Releases
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AH Press Releases

Local Channels Help to Inform Voters

Posted October 13th, 2010 by seanm

Eureka, CA - Access Humboldt’s community media channels provide a free platform for political speech in the community.

While the broadcast TV rules for “equal time” and the “Fairness Doctrine” do not apply to community access channels, there is a clear standard: “Equal opportunity” is afforded for all views to be expressed. On the community channels of Access Humboldt, you will see programs presented by local residents, including programs that promote a candidate or a particular cause.  read more »

Access Humboldt Surveys Community About Suddenlink Transition

Posted December 1st, 2018 by seanm

Access Humboldt is asking community members to participate in an informal online survey about Suddenlink's recent digital-only transition.

The survey is online at https://tinyurl.com/ah-cable-survey

"We are helping the County and Cities to assess the impacts and identify outstanding issues that arose during Suddenlink's recent transition to digital-only cable TV service," said Sean Taketa McLaughlin, executive director of Access Humboldt. "We really want to hear from the community directly with your experience and ideas for how we can focus local efforts going forward."  read more »

Opposing FCC Proposal to Cut Local Funding

Posted November 17th, 2018 by seanm

Access Humboldt Files Comments Opposing FCC Proposal to Cut Local Funding  read more »

Public Spectrum for Public Benefit: 3.7-4.2 GHz

Posted October 29th, 2018 by seanm

Broadband Connects America Coalition filed Comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in GN Docket 18-122 "Expanding Flexible Use of the 3.7 to 4.2 GHz Band"

Access Humboldt joined with other members of the Broadband Connects America Coalition (BCA) http://www.broadbandconnectsamerica.com/ in filing comments today urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to authorize shared use of public spectrum in the 3.7-4.2 GHz band to enable high capacity fixed wireless broadband service in rural areas.  read more »

National Spectrum Strategy advances

Posted October 29th, 2018 by seanm

Access Humboldt applauds Presidential Memorandum for "Developing a Sustainable Spectrum Strategy for America’s Future" https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/presidential-memorandum-...  read more »

"3-Point Lighting For Video" with Landy Hardy

Posted October 25th, 2018 by matt

Nov 17 2018 - 1:00pm

On Saturday, November 17th at 1pm, Access Humboldt will present a 3-Point Lighting for Video workshop with Landy Hardy. Landy has worked as Cinematographer and Director of Photography for over 39 years. He has 2 Emmys and 6 Tellys to his credit.

The workshop will cover the finer points of 3-point lighting for video using portable lighting kits. Landy will also show you how to build your own light kit, using inexpensive items found at your local hardware store.  read more »

Humboldt voter information - local voices are online!

Posted October 24th, 2018 by seanm

Access Humboldt provides an electronic soapbox for candidates and everyone who has a view to share regarding local elections!

A collection of locally produced video programs covering candidates and issues on the ballot is available online at Access Humboldt's website - click on "Election Coverage" http://www.accesshumboldt.net/site/humboldt-county-2018-election-coverag...  read more »

Governor signs California Net Neutrality Act of 2018

Posted September 30th, 2018 by seanm

Governor Brown signed the California Net Neutrality Act of 2018 (SB 822)
Approval comes close to deadline September 30, 2018

With a midnight deadline approaching on Sunday September 30, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 822, the California Internet Neutrality Act of 2018 - immediately triggering a reaction from the Trump Administration with threats of a legal challenge.  read more »

KZZH FM 96.7 announces local radio programs

Posted September 21st, 2018 by seanm

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KZZH announces a new "Locally Produced Program (LPP) Block," which can be heard weekdays at 9:00am, 11:00am, 5:00pm and 10:00pm for listeners in and around Eureka California on 96.7 FM.

As the name implies, the LPP Block brings together programs produced by members of the community to ensure that listeners can find them on local radio, free over the air - 96.7 FM Eureka! In addition to a more amorphous General Programs Block the locally produced programs will have their own piece of the KZZH clock, along with Student Voices, Public Meetings, Classical Music and Old Time Radio shows.  read more »

Closing the Rural Digital Divide

Posted September 10th, 2018 by seanm

Access Humboldt joined in three separate filings today, two responding to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) invitation regarding implementation of an "E-Connectivity Pilot Program" funded by Congress to help close the digital divide by providing access to fast internet ("broadband") service, and another to the FCC regarding a proposed "Connected Care" pilot program for rural telemedicine.  read more »

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