The FCC held an Open Meeting in Washington, DC on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, on the subject below:

  • The Commission considered a Report and Order that protects consumers by implementing the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act to prevent digital television commercial advertisements from being transmitted at louder volumes than the program material they accompany.

Meeting Documents

Mitigating Loud Commercials Report and Order:


Statements on the Retirement of Commissioner Copps


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