Closed Captioning Certification - South Dakota Public Broadcasting

All programming provided by South Dakota Public Broadcasting , KUSD-TV complies with the closed captioning requirements published by the Federal Communications Commission as embodied in 47 C.F.R.§ 79.1, including regulations concerning closed captioning quality. Programming provided by KUSD-TV complies with these regulations by either: (i) satisfying the caption quality standards set forth in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1 (j) (2); (ii) adopting and following the “Video Programming Best Practices” set forth in 47 C.F.R.. § 79.1 (k) (1); or (iii) being subject to one or more of the captioning exemptions set forth in 47 C.F. R. § 79.1 (d), including programming for which the audio is in a language other than English or Spanish and that is not scripted programming that can be captioned using the “electronic news room” technique; interstitial material, promotional announcements, and public service announcements that are 10 minutes or less in duration; and/or programming that consists primarily of non-vocal music.

FCC - Self Implementing Exemptions From Closed Captioning Rules

Please direct question concerning Closed Captioning Certification to:
SeVern Ashes
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Director of Engineering and Operations
1-800-456-0766
SeVern.Ashes@state.sd.us