Churches scramble to meet new FCC rules on wireless mics

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WASHINGTON (RNS) American churches have less than two weeks to change their wireless microphone equipment or face more than $100,000 in fines. In January, the Federal Communications Commission mandated that anyone using wireless microphones on the 700 MHz band must stop by June 12 in order to make room for use by police, fire and […]

  • The Most Rev. Timothy D MacLam

    It is unfortunate that a church or other organization for whom this is a true need cannot get some aid from regulators.
    One of the casualties of mega-churches is that they need these expensive sound systems. The design of older churches allow our voices to be projected well without amplification.

    H.G. Bishop Timothy MacLam