NRSC Standards and Guidelines

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NRSC-1-B: NRSC AM Preemphasis/deemphasis and Broadcast Audio Transmission Bandwidth Specifications (September 2012)

NRSC-2-B: Emission Limitation for AM Broadcast Transmission (September 2012)

NRSC-4-B: United States RBDS Standard (April 2011)

NRSC-5-B: IBOC Digital Radio Broadcasting Standard (April 2008)

NRSC-5-C: IBOC Digital Radio Broadcasting Standard (September 2011)


NRSC-G100-A: Bandwidth Options for Analog AM Broadcasters (September 2012)

NRSC-G101: AM Modulation-dependent Carrier Level (MDCL) Usage Guideline (April 2013)

NRSC-G200-A: Bandwidth Harmonization of RDS and IBOC Program Service Data (PSD) Guideline (March 2010)

NRSC-G201-A: NRSC-5 RF Mask Compliance: Measurement Methods and Practice (April 2010)
   - Annex 2 - Equipment self-certification list (UPDATED November 13, 2009)
   - iBiquity Reference Document 2646s (Transmission Signal Quality Metrics for FM IBOC Signals)

NRSC-G202: FM IBOC Total Digital Sideband Power for Various Configurations (September 2010)

NRSC-G300-A: RDS Usage Guideline (April 2014)

NRSC-G301: Creation and Distribution Practices for Audio Program Metadata Guideline (April 2013)