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Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
"The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions."
Associations are helpful because they serve as a resource for businesses or persons who participate in an industry. Information they might provide includes regulations, trends, and publications. Some associations do require full membership to take advantage of all the information provided.
National Association of Broadcasters
"As the voice of broadcasters in the nation's capital, NAB advocates on behalf of America's free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the courts."
Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association
"... the national trade organization representing all segments of the satellite industry. It is committed to expanding the utilization of satellite technology for the broadcast delivery of video, audio, data, music, voice, interactive and broadband services."
The sources below can help you identify associations for different industries. So can a search engine like www.google.com
A listing of trade associations and shows provided by Marketing Mentor.