The FCC Media Bureau Announced Deadlines for Filing Comments Regarding FM Asymmetric Sideband Operation.

On November 1, 2011, the Media Bureau released a Public Notice soliciting comment on the request by iBiquity Digital Corporation and National Public Radio that the Commission authorize voluntary asymmetric digital sideband power for FM stations. The Public Notice set deadlines for filing comments and reply comments at 21 and 35 days, respectively, after publication of a summary of the Public Notice in the Federal Register.

On November 28, 2011, a summary of the Public Notice was published in the Federal Register. Accordingly, comments must be filed on or before December 19, 2011, and reply comments must be filed on or before January 3, 2012. Comments should follow the filing instructions in the Public Notice. The Public Notice is available below.


Public Notice [99 KB PDF]
Original (Nov 1, 2011) Public Notice [128 KB PDF]