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TV and Radio Broadcast Consulting Services

Assistance: Preparing and Filing

Mutual Broadcast  provides affordable assistance to  commercial and non-profit entities including churches, schools, civic groups, non-profit organizations, and  governmental entities, as prospective applicants, in obtaining needed  technical assistance for preparing and filing FM, AM radio as well as Television applications with the Federal Communications Commission.  We handle new station applications, upgrades, petitions, etc.

New!  Now you can apply online, please use our simple form to begin the application process.  Click here to fill out the form, we handle the rest!  The minimum charge will be for the frequency search, we will contact you directly for permission to file the complete application and make arrangements for final payment.  (Form is being updated)

Choosing Mutual Broadcast Radio Engineers


Mutual Broadcast is headed by Leo Ashcraft,  who has over 35 years experience in FCC regulatory and technical  matters. He has assisted many clients  in  application preparation and filing FCC  applications and in  compliance matters. These clients have included Commercial, Christian, African-American, and Hispanic-American groups. Many are  first-time broadcasters.

Stay Informed

Mutual Broadcast will keep you informed of the  FCC  requirements for FM stations, we will assist you in preparing and filing FM applications with the FCC.


Mutual Broadcast to providing affordable Broadcast technical  & consulting services.  You’ll find our fees to be the most competitive in the industry.


Many prospective clients and asked us why they would  need  a professional technical consultant to assist with filing an application with the FCC.  The FCC imposes very strict technical requirements on  applicants and imposes very strict requirements as to who is eligible to apply.  If your application is not in strict compliance with FCC rules and “letter perfect,” and if the required documentation is incomplete, it will be dismissed without a chance  to file again!


In addition to providing Broadcast Technical services to review or prepare an  application, we  also show you  how you can increase your chances of obtaining a license in the event of competing applications for the same frequency in your area.   We can also file petitions to deny against competing applicants if requested by you and the facts and law warrant such a petition.  If a programming time-share agreement with competing applicants is required by the FCC, we will negotiate and put together an agreement for you and obtain FCC approval.  Fees  for post-filing  services, will be at reasonable hourly rates and in addition to those quoted above.

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TV & Radio Station Mock FCC Inspections


  • Find out what’s wrong before the FCC comes to visit
  • Locate potential problems
  • Avoid a hefty FCC fine


Mutual will provide your station with a complete FCC mock inspection. Results will be delivered to you with a complete report detailing problem areas and recommended solutions. Multiple stations in a market can be performed  in a single day. Call us for a quote.

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Radio Broadcast Technical Services

Broadcast Engineering, Consulting & Technical Services

Mutual Broadcast can provide a wide range of applications, maintenance, construction and other technical services for your broadcast facilities. Whatever you may need, Mutual is here to help. 

  • New Applications – Our engineers are here to help at any stage of your new FCC broadcast application.  Whether that is just advice or full preparation and filing, Mutual is here to help.
  • Upgrade Applications – Ready to give that station the extra power it needs?  Mutual can perform technical studies to show you what your new coverage will be like.  We can follow up by preparing all necessary engineering and filing the application with the FCC for you.

  • Modification Application – Has your board of directors changed?  Selling your station and need help legally transferring it to the new owner?  Let Mutual help you through this government maze of paperwork, we make it easy!
  • Future Expansions – Our design and construction team is ready to build whenever you are ready to expand.  The people that design and build it will be working with your operations staff long after the last wire is installed.

  • Emergency Service – We remain “On-Call”, 24 Hours per day.  Someone will always be at the other end of the line to help when you really need it.

  • Telephone Support – Sometimes all you need is a quick answer.  Support provided at reasonable hourly rates.

  • Technical Advisory & Recommendations – We provide fair and impartial advice on a wide range of technical issues that allow your company to set reasonable goals and objectives. Our recommendations help you plan your strategies by giving you timely information in an ever changing technical environment.

  • Project Management – Putting together a new facility or updating an old one can be a formidable task. We specialize in working with your specifications to deliver turn-key projects on time and within budget.

  • Facility Value Assessment – Companies looking to buy or sell broadcast properties require technical appraisals of the facility. Don’t over-pay of undersell simply because you didn’t have the facts to back-up your negotiations!

  • Cost Estimates – We provide estimates for the purchase of broadcast systems and the construction of TV or radio facilities.

  • Systems Integration – Mutual and its affiliates provides full systems integration with complete documentation to meet all of you needs.  From edit rooms to full station plans and from analog to digital, we can deliver quality installations at reasonable prices.

  • Design Services – Mutual will assist you in choosing the appropriate equipment to meet your specific needs and provide a complete layout and design.  Systems documentation includes wire run lists and CAD drawing of our entire installation.
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