Thread Subject: Re: Volume gain question
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Date: Mon, Mar 19 2007 12:00 PM
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The other area that this issue shed light on is that if there is a
range, the minimum is what will be accomplished by most companies.
It is unlikely that most companies will seek the high end of the
range. On the phone call where this issue was discussed, I believe
there was only one company that exceeded the 12 db range. :)
On Mar 19, 2007, at 1:38 PM, Karen Peltz Strauss wrote:
> You are reading the FCC rules correctly - that is the maximum of gain
> allowed. And you are correct that our discussion focused on
> reducing the
> variability of how companies interpret the volume control
> requirment by
> having a standard metric by which to assess all products, and
> requiring a
> certain amount of amplification above that specified level.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Diane Golden" < = EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED = >
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> Subject: [teitac-telecom] Volume gain question
>> Another issue I need clarification on . . . in reviewing the
>> notes from the last conference call it appeared there was
>> discussion about
>> 508 aligning with the current FCC requirements and testing for
>> control" (as they put it) which I assume is 68.317. If that is
>> requirement is for a minimum of 12 dB of gain and no more than 18
>> dB of
>> gain. It looked like from the captioning, folks were using the 18 dB
>> as what the FCC requires, when that is actually the max. I know
>> there was
>> also discussion about moving to a maximum output level rather than
>> a gain
>> level and that might eliminate the whole issue of 12 vs. 18 vs.
>> 20. But
>> just wanted to clarify that I've got the right info about what the
>> actually requires.
>> Diane Golden
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