[opendtv] Re: Let them eat cake (and ATSC while they're at it)

  • From: Mark Schubin <tvmark@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 16 May 2005 15:29:18 -0400

>The purpose of OTA digital TV in the USA is HDTV
Then why did the FCC specifically exclude any requirement for HDTV when 
it issued its rules in 1997?

FCC report MM 97-8, April 3, 1997, page 2, third paragraph:
"The Commission will not require broadcasters to air 'high definition' 


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