http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5iOz1FYWduExBs1ZzZ6SfJvkPX1DAD925FUR00 "The final merger agreement did not require the combined company to include a chip in its radios that will allow customers to receive digital signals from land-based radio stations, which would have helped the land-based radio industry. "Tate, who was lobbied intensely by the industry in the final weeks, said she "could not in good conscience support a government-mandated requirement on the backs of American consumers at this time."" ----- Original Message ----- From: Adam Goldberg There was a proposal to mandate HD Radio in satellite receivers. On behalf of my employer, I lobbyied against that requirement. I have not seen any press reports that indicates what conditions were attached to the approval (other than the $20M fines). I have seen reports that the documents would be available this coming week, and when that happens, I'm sure someone will post the details here.