Aug 29, 2003

The FCC has released its notice of proposed rule making for the digital conversion of low-power TV stations, translators and booster stations. The commission announced the proposal at its Aug. 6 meeting (PDF). The agency also extended the filing deadline by a month for comments on an interference study of low-power FM. NPR and IAAIS had asked for 90 days. [Coverage in Current.]
The performing rights organization SESAC will use a new "digital fingerprinting technology" to keep tabs on which of its artists are being played on college and other noncommercial radio stations, reports Radio World.