This excerpt taken from the DIS 8-K filed Mar 10, 2005.
Federal Funds Rate Notes. Federal Funds Rate Notes will bear interest at the interest rates (calculated with reference to the Federal Funds Rate and the Spread or Spread Multiplier, if any) specified in such Federal Funds Rate Notes and in an applicable Pricing Supplement.
Unless otherwise indicated in the applicable Pricing Supplement, Federal Funds Rate means, with respect to any Federal Funds Interest Determination Date, the rate on such date for Federal Funds as published in H.15(519) under the heading Federal Funds (Effective) and displayed on Moneyline Telerate (or any successor service) on page 120 (or any other page as may replace the specified page on that service) (Telerate Page 120) or, if the rate does not so appear on Telerate Page 120 or is not so published by 3:00 P.M., New York City time, on the Calculation Date pertaining to such Federal Funds Interest Determination Date, the Federal Funds Rate will be the rate on such Federal Funds Interest Determination Date for United States dollar federal funds as published in H.15 Daily Update, or such other recognized electronic source used for the purpose of displaying the applicable rate, under the caption Federal Funds (Effective). If, by 3:00 P.M., New York City time, on the Calculation Date pertaining to such Federal Funds Interest Determination Date such rate is not yet published in H.15(519), the Federal
Funds Rate for such Federal Funds Interest Determination Date will be calculated by the Calculation Agent and will be the arithmetic mean of the rates for the last transaction in overnight United States dollar Federal Funds arranged by three leading brokers of Federal Funds transactions in The City of New York (which may include one or more of the Agents or their affiliates), which brokers have been selected by the Calculation Agent (after consultation with the Company) as of 9:00 A.M., New York City time, on such Federal Funds Interest Determination Date; provided, however, that, if the brokers selected as aforesaid by the Calculation Agent are not quoting as set forth above, the rate of interest in effect for the applicable period will be the same as the interest rate in effect on such Federal Funds Interest Determination Date.