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September 2003 Contents Online

September 2003 Contents Online

Sep 1, 2003 12:00 PM

Highlights of news items from the September 2003 issue.

IbiquityAdopts new Audio Coder for IBOC
The new codec, called HDC, was developed jointly with strategic partnerCoding Technologies.

FCCAnnounces Settlement Period Pending LPFM Apps
The FCC’s Media Bureau has announced a settlement period for themutually exclusive Low Power FM (LPFM) new station applicants named ina six-page list.

PatentAwarded for Internet Radio Ad Insertion
David Minter and Albert Baldocchi have been awarded US patent 6,577,716covering insertion of advertising and other content into radiobroadcasts streamed over the Internet.

FCCto Study Effect of Towers to Migratory Bird Paths
This Notice of Inquiry is part of the Commission�s environmentaland historic preservation action plan announced by Chairman Powell inMay 2003.

PowellAnnounces Plans to Enhance Localism
A Localism Task Force will gather information on broadcast localism andadvise the Commission on concrete steps that can be taken to promotelocalism.

FCCFiling Freeze Ends, New Forms Made Available
The FCC has revised and approved forms 301, 314 and 315.