Public Files

Special Statement: FCC Spectrum Auction

Like many other public and commercial broadcast license holders, WPSU Penn State is evaluating the FCC spectrum auction to determine the best course of action for our viewers, the station, and public broadcasting in central Pennsylvania.

WPSU has been serving the area for more than 50 years with meaningful programming that educates, inspires, and entertains, and with free access to online educational resources for teachers, students, and lifelong learners. We are mindful of the trust that the public has placed in us and we intend to honor that trust in any decision made with regard to the FCC spectrum auction.

General Public Files

CPB Public Files

 Senior Management

Closed Captioning Quality Certification

All programming provided by WPSU complies with the closed captioning requirements established by the Federal Communications Commission as embodied in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1, including regulations concerning closed captioning quality. Programming provided by PBS 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 Programmer 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 newsroom” technique; interstitial material, promotional announcements, and public service announcements that are 10 minutes or less in duration; and/or programming that consists primarily of nonvocal music.

FCC VPD Number: V16-005037