Television's Impact on American Culture

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Glossary
AERT: Association for Education by Radio-Television.
Closed circuit television: Television signals which are not broadcast but are transmitted over a closed circuit and received only by interconnected receivers; such as for educational or industrial purposes.
ETRC: Educational Television and Radio Center ( Ann Arbor, Michigan).
FCC: The United States Federal Communications Commission.
In-school television: Educational television programs designed for children to view in their elementary, junior high or senior high school classes.
JCET: Joint Committee (later Joint Council) on Educational Television.
KINESCOPE: A film recording of a television program as it appears on a kinescope picture tube. Used for record purposes or for subsequent rebroadcasting.
NAEB: National Association of Educational Broadcasters.
NCCET. National Citizens Committee for Educational Television.
Ultra high frequency, (Abbr. UHF): Referring to frequencies of 300 to 3,000 megacycles per second. Television channels 14-83, inclusive, are in this band.
Very high frequency, (Abbr. VHF): Referring to radio frequencies of 30 to 300 megacycles per second. Television channels 2-13, inclusive, are in this band.

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