FCC Compliance

WTVQ-TV Public Inspection File

The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) requires TV stations to maintain a public inspection file that contains documents relevant to the station's operation and dealings with the community and the FCC. The contents of the public inspection file is listed below. Hyperlinks are provided for the reports the FCC require stations to post on their web sites.

Viewing the Public Inspection File : In addition to viewing some of our files online, you may view our complete file during normal business hours at the WTVQ-TV studio: 6940 Man O War Blvd., Lexington, KY 40511. Although you do not need to make an appointment, making one may be helpful to the station and to you. You may request, either in person or telephonically, copies of materials in the file which we will provide to you at a reasonable charge.

Contact Information : Email: Public File Coordinator ; Phone: 859.294.6100.

Public File Contents


FCC License : Click here to access station broadcast licenses on the FCC web site .


The Public and Broadcasting : This FCC-published manual describes the FCC and its regulations and provides information about what broadcast stations must do to comply with those regulations. Click here to download a copy .


Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC Form 398) : TV stations must prepare and retain in their files quarterly reports identifying the educational and informational programming for children aired by the station. Click here to view station reports on the FCC web site .


Children's Programming Commercial Limits : The FCC rules limit the type and amount of advertising that may be aired during TV programming directed to children 12 and under. Our public file contains compliance records.


EEO : The FCC requires TV stations to afford equal opportunity in employment. To this end, stations with five or more full-time employees must maintain records of its recruitment efforts and prepare an annual public file report listing specified information about its recruitment efforts. Click here to view our EEO Report .


DTV Transition Consumer Education Activity Reports :

2011 Reports:
2010 Reports:

Political File : This file contains information related to broadcast time purchased by or on behalf of a legally qualified candidate for public office; or (B) communicates a message relating to any political matter of national importance.


Applications and Related Materials : Stations are required to maintain, for public inspection, copies of all applications filed with the FCC. Click here to access our applications on the FCC web site .


Quarterly Programming Reports


Letters from the Public :


Ownership Reports : Click here to access our ownership reports on the FCC web site .

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