FCC To Decide If Pa. Station Owner's Crimes Cost His License

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By J. Edward Moreno (October 20, 2021, 4:03 PM EDT) — The Federal Communications Commission has announced that will hold a hearing examining whether a Pennsylvania convicted felon will be able to hold on to his radio station license.

Roger Wahl, the licensee of WQZS-FM in Meyersdale, Pa., was convicted of a felony and several misdemeanors for using a concealed bathroom camera to take nude photographs of a woman in her home without her consent and then posing as her on dating sites in July 2020. An FCC in-house judge will decide if those convictions disqualify Wahl from holding an FCC license, the commission announced Tuesday.

The 71-year-old owner of the classic…

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