47 CFR 73.402 - Definitions.

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§ 73.402 Definitions.
(a) DAB. Digital audio broadcast stations are those radio stations licensed by the Commission and use the In-band On-channel (“IBOC”) system for broadcasting purposes.
(b) In Band On Channel DAB System. A technical system in which a station's digital signal is broadcast in the same spectrum and on the same channel as its analog signal.
(c) Hybrid DAB System. A system which transmits both the digital and analog signals within the spectral emission mask of a single AM or FM channel.
(d) Extended hybrid operation. An enhanced mode of FM IBOC DAB operation which includes additional DAB subcarriers transmitted between the analog FM signal and the inner edges of the primary DAB sidebands.
(e) Primary AM DAB Sidebands. The two groups of hybrid AM IBOC DAB subcarriers which are transmitted 10 to 15 kHz above carrier frequency (the upper primary DAB sideband), and 10 to 15 kHz below carrier frequency (the lower primary DAB sideband).
(f) Multicasting. Subdividing the digital bitstream into multiple channels for additional audio programming uses.
(g) Datacasting. Subdividing the digital bitstream into multiple channels for additional data or information services uses.

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  • 2015-08-06; vol. 80 # 151 - Thursday, August 6, 2015
    1. 80 FR 46824 - Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum through Incentive Auctions
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      Effective September 8, 2015, except for the amendment to § 73.3700(c)(6) which contains new or modified information collection requirements that have not been approved by Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The Federal Communications Commission will publish a document in the Federal Register announcing the effective date.
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Title 47 published on 2014-10-01

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  • 2015-09-01; vol. 80 # 169 - Tuesday, September 1, 2015
    1. 80 FR 52715 - Amendment of the Commission's Rules To Provide for the Preservation of One Vacant Channel in the UHF Television Band for Use by White Space Devices and Wireless Microphones
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      Comments may be filed on or before September 30, 2015, and reply comments may be filed on or before October 30, 2015. Written comments on the proposed information collection requirements, subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Public Law 104-13, should be submitted on or before October 30, 2015.
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