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- n. US wireless regulatory authority. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating Interstate and International communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable.
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It grew in popularity so fast in the late 1970s and early 1980s that the FCC Federal Communications Commission added more channels to the system at the expense of HAM radio operators by taking part of their radio frequency spectrum away for CB use.