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ERIC Number: ED012842
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Aug-1
Pages: 113
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COMMENTS, AND LEGAL BRIEF AND COMMENTS, BEFORE THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION, IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DOMESTIC NON-COMMON CARRIER COMMUNICATIONS-SATELLITE FACILITIES BY NON-GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES, DOCKET 16495.
Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
VOLUME I OF THE FORD FOUNDATION SUBMISSION TO THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION STATES THE FOUNDATION'S COMMITMENT TO EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, DESCRIBES THE SCOPE, SERVICES, COMPONENTS, AND COST OF A PROPOSED NATIONAL BROADCASTERS' NON-PROFIT SATELLITE SERVICE (BNS), ASSERTS THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND OPERATIONAL BENEFITS OF SUCH A SYSTEM, AND DISCUSSES THE FEASIBILITY OF ACCOMMODATING BNS TRANSMISSION UNDER EXISTING RESTRICTIONS ON POWER DENSITY OR EVEN OF MODERATING THESE RESTRICTIONS. VOLUME II CONTAINS A LEGAL BRIEF AND ARGUMENTS IN SUPPORT OF THE FOLLOWING CONTENTIONS--(1) THAT THE COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1934, THE COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE ACT OF 1962, AND THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE AGREEMENTS MADE IN 1965 DO NOT PRECLUDE CREATION OF SUCH FACILITIES BY DOMESTIC NONCOMMON CARRIERS, AND (2) THAT THE NATIONAL AND PUBLIC INTEREST WOULD BE SERVED BY AUTHORIZING A NONPROFIT CORPORATION TO ESTABLISH AND OPERATE SUCH FACILITIES FOR NATIONAL COMMERCIAL AND NONCOMMERCIAL TELEVISION. DOCUMENT INCLUDES A GLOSSARY, 10 TECHNICAL CHARTS AND FIGURES, AND FIVE TABLES. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Identifiers: FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION; FORD FOUNDATION; UNITED STATES