Open Commission Meeting, February 20, 2014

The FCC held an Open Meeting on Thursday, February 20, 2014, on the subjects listed below.

  • Promoting Quality Closed Captioning to Make Television Programming Accessible to All: The Commission considered a Report and Order, Declaratory Ruling, and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that addresses the quality and technical compliance of closed captioning on television programming to ensure that video programming is fully accessible to individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.
  • Improving Wireless E911 Location Accuracy: The Commission considered a Third Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to ensure that accurate caller location information is automatically provided to public safety officials for all wireless calls to 911, including indoor calls, to meet consumer and public safety needs and expectations, and to take advantage of new technological developments.

CONSENT AGENDA

The Commission considered the following subjects listed below as a consent agenda and these items were not presented individually:

  • Golden Gulf Coast Broadcasting, Inc., Assignor and Capstar TX Limited Partnership, Assignee, Applications for Assignment and Renewal of License of WQYZ(FM), Ocean Springs, Mississippi: The Commission will consider a Memorandum Opinion and Order concerning an Application for Review filed by WJZD, Inc. seeking review of a decision by the Media Bureau.
  • Jet Fuel Broadcasting Application for a New AM Broadcast Station at Orchard Homes, MT and Bott Communications, Inc. Application for a New AM Broadcast Station at Black Hawk, South Dakota: The Commission will consider a Memorandum Opinion and Order concerning an Application for Review filed by Jet Fuel Broadcasting seeking review of a decision by the Media Bureau.
  • Jet Fuel Broadcasting Application for a New AM Broadcast Station at Lolo, MT and RAMS III Application for a New AM Broadcast Station at Springville, Utah: The Commission will consider a Memorandum Opinion and Order concerning an Application for Review filed by Jet Fuel Broadcasting seeking review of a decision by the Media Bureau.

Meeting Documents

FCC Acts to Help Emergency Responders Locate Wireless 911 Callers
FCC Moves to Upgrade TV Closed Captioning Quality

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