Goto Section: 73.402 | 73.404 | Table of Contents

FCC 73.403
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 | 2022
  §  73.403   Digital audio broadcasting service requirements.

   (a) Broadcast radio stations using IBOC must transmit at least one
   over-the-air digital audio programming stream at no direct charge to
   listeners. In addition, a hybrid broadcast radio station must simulcast
   its analog audio programming on one of its digital audio programming
   streams. The DAB audio programming stream that is provided pursuant to
   this paragraph (a) must be at least comparable in sound quality with a
   standard analog broadcast.

   (b) Emergency information. The emergency information requirements found
   in § 73.1250 shall apply to all free DAB programming streams.

   [ 72 FR 45692 , Aug. 15, 2007, as amended at  85 FR 78027 , Dec. 3, 2020]


Goto Section: 73.402 | 73.404

Goto Year: 2020 | 2022
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