FCC 73.669 Revised as of December 4, 2012
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§ 73.669 TV stereophonic aural and multiplex subcarrier operation.
(a) A TV broadcast station may without specific authority from the FCC,
transmit multichannel aural programs upon installation of multichannel
sound equipment. Prior to commencement of multichannel broadcasting,
the equipment shall be measured in accordance with § 73.1690(e).
(b) Multiplex subcarriers may be used by a TV station pursuant to the
provisions of § 73.665 and may be transmitted on a secondary,
non-interference basis to broadcast programming without specific
authority from the FCC. Transmissions must be conducted in accordance
with the technical standards given in § 73.682(c).
(c) In all arrangements entered into with outside parties affecting
non-common carrier subcarrier operation, the licensee or permittee must
retain control over all material transmitted over the station's
facilities, with the right to reject any material which is deemed
inappropriate or undesirable. Subchannel leasing arrangements must be
kept in writing at the station and made available to the FCC upon
[ 49 FR 18106 , Apr. 27, 1984]
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