Jeremiah's International Trading Co. Inc.
DBA America's Auction Network
289 34th Street North
Saint Petersburg, FL 33713
America's Auction Network FCC requirement exemptions
Jeremiah's International Trading Co., Inc., doing business as America's Auction Network (AAN) is exempt from both the FCC Closed Captioning requirements and the Children's Television Act of 1990.
AAN is exempt from the Closed Captioning requirements based on Section 79.1(d) of the FCC Commission's rules, paragraphs (4) and (8):
(4) Primarily textual programming. Video programming or portions of video programming for which the content of the soundtrack is displayed visually through text or graphics (e.g., program schedule channels or community bulletin boards).
(8) Locally produced and distributed non-news programming with no repeat value. Programming that is locally produced by the video programming distributor, has no repeat value, is of local public interest, is not news programming, and for which the "electronic news room" technique of captioning is unavailable.
AAN is exempt from the Children's Television Act of 1990 because AAN is not a broadcast television station, furthermore AAN is not a commercial television broadcast licensee of the FCC.
With regards to the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010, we are only required to comply with the provisions regarding closed captioning as far as we are required to comply with Section 79.1(d) of the FCC Commission's rules. As stated above we are exempt according to paragraphs (4) and (8).
With regards to the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM Act, we certify that we are in compliance. As you know we are classified as long form television advertisers and we do not insert third party advertisements into our signal. As it is we have installed and use suitable equipment to regulate the sound levels of our single continuous signal.
revised June 1st, 2015