Blasted Audio!

We occasionally receive a complaint accusing us of purposely blasting the audio on commercials and other programs. I have never understand why any station or advertiser would want to manipulate audio levels just to make consumers mad, but that has been a perception for a long time by some people. Certainly, the human ear can detect differences in audio modes, and Digital TV programs come in a wide variety of sound. Most shows are in stereo or surround sound and some are still in mono, so you definitely can hear a difference between modes, but there should not be a…