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Released: September 29, 2011

Federal Communications Commission

Before the

Federal Communications Commission

Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of
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Amendment of Parts 1, 73 and 76 of the
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Commission's Rules Regarding
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Practice and Procedure: Broadcast Applications
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and Proceedings
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Radio Broadcast Services: Fairness Doctrine and
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Digital Broadcast Television Redistribution
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Control
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Multichannel Video and Cable Television Service: )
Fairness Doctrine, Personal Attacks, Political
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Editorials and Complaints Regarding Cable
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Programming Service Rates
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SECOND ERRATUM

Released: September 29, 2011

By the Chief, Media Bureau, and Deputy Managing Director, Office of Managing Director:
On August 24, 2011, the Media Bureau and Office of the Managing Director released an
Order, DA 11-1432, in the above-captioned proceeding. The Order was amended by an Erratum dated
August 25, 2011. This Second Erratum amends the Order as indicated below:
1.
Paragraph 5, the fourth sentence is revised to read as follows:
"Therefore, the Commission's broadcast flag rules, 47 C.F.R. 73.8000 (b) (3), part of (b) (4)
(the reference to 47 C.F.R. 73.9000), and (c) and 47 C.F.R. 73.9000 through 73.9009, are without
current legal effect and are deleted as obsolete."
2.
Instructional paragraph 3, Appendix (Revised Rules), Subpart L is revised to read as
follows:
" Revise Subpart L to read as follows:

Subpart L Incorporated Standards

73.8000 Incorporation by reference.
(a) The materials listed in this section are incorporated by reference in this part. These
incorporations by reference were approved by the Director of the Federal Register in accordance
with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. These materials are incorporated as they exist on the
date of the approval, and notice of any change in these materials will be published in the Federal
Register. The materials are available for inspection at the Federal Communications Commission

Federal Communications Commission

DA 11-1432

(FCC), 445 12th St., SW., Reference Information Center, Room CYA257, Washington, DC
20554 and at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the
availability of this material at NARA, call 2027416030, or go to:
http://www.archives.gov/federal_register/code_of_federal_regulations /ibr_locations.html.
(b) The following materials are available from Advanced Television Systems Committee
(ATSC), 1750 K Street, NW, Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20006, or at the ATSC Web site:
http://www.atsc.org/standards.html.
(1) ATSC A/52: "ATSC Standard Digital Audio Compression (AC3)," 1995, IBR
approved for 73.682.
(2) ATSC A/53 Parts 14 and 6: 2007 "ATSC Digital Television Standard," (January 3,
2007) and ATSC A/53 Part 5: 2010 "ATSC Digital Television Standard: Part 5--AC3 Audio
System Characteristic," (July 6, 2010), as listed below:
(i) A/53, Part 1:2007, "Digital Television System" (January 3, 2007), IBR approved for
73.682.
(ii) A/53, Part 2:2007, "RF/Transmission System Characteristics" (January 3, 2007), IBR
approved for 73.682.
(iii) A/53, Part 3:2007, "Service Multiplex and Transport Subsystem Characteristics"
(January 3, 2007), IBR approved for 73.682.
(iv) A/53, Part 4:2007, "MPEG2 Video System Characteristics" (January 3, 2007), IBR
approved for 73.682, except for 6.1.2 of A/53 Part 4: 2007, and the phrase "see Table 6.2" in
section 6.1.1 Table 6.1 and section 6.1.3 Table 6.3.
(v) A/53, Part 5: 2010, "AC3 Audio System Characteristics" (July 6, 2010), IBR
approved for 73.682.
(vi) A/53, Part 6:2007, "Enhanced AC3 Audio System Characteristics" (January 3,
2007), IBR approved for 73.682.
(3) [Reserved]
(4) ATSC A/65C: "ATSC Program and System Information Protocol for Terrestrial
Broadcast and Cable, Revision C With Amendment No. 1 dated May 9, 2006," (January 2, 2006),
IBR approved for 73.682.
(c) [Reserved]
(d) The following materials are available at the FCC, 445 12th St., SW., Reference
Information Center, Room CYA257, Washington, DC 20554, or at the FCC's Office of
Engineering and Technology (OET) Web site: http://www.fcc.gov/oet/info/documents/bulletins/.
(1) OET Bulletin No. 69: "LongleyRice Methodology for Evaluating TV Coverage and
Interference" (February 6, 2004), IBR approved for 73.616.
(2) [Reserved]"
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
William T. Lake
Chief, Media Bureau
Dana Shaffer
Deputy Managing Director
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