Title 47

PART 73

Part 73 - Radio Broadcast Services

PART 73 - RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES Authority:47 U.S.C. 154, 155, 301, 303, 307, 309, 310, 334, 336, 339.

47:4.0.1.1.2.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - AM Broadcast Stations
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.1SECTION 73.1
   73.1 Scope.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.2SECTION 73.14
   73.14 AM broadcast definitions.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.3SECTION 73.21
   73.21 Classes of AM broadcast channels and stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.4SECTION 73.23
   73.23 AM broadcast station applications affected by international agreements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.5SECTION 73.24
   73.24 Broadcast facilities; showing required.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.6SECTION 73.25
   73.25 Clear channels; Class A, Class B and Class D stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.7SECTION 73.26
   73.26 Regional channels; Class B and Class D stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.8SECTION 73.27
   73.27 Local channels; Class C stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.9SECTION 73.28
   73.28 Assignment of stations to channels.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.10SECTION 73.29
   73.29 Class C stations on regional channels.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.11SECTION 73.30
   73.30 Petition for authorization of an allotment in the 1605-1705 kHz band.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.12SECTION 73.31
   73.31 Rounding of nominal power specified on applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.13SECTION 73.33
   73.33 Antenna systems; showing required.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.14SECTION 73.35
   73.35 Calculation of improvement factors.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.15SECTION 73.37
   73.37 Applications for broadcast facilities, showing required.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.16SECTION 73.44
   73.44 AM transmission system emission limitations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.17SECTION 73.45
   73.45 AM antenna systems.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.18SECTION 73.49
   73.49 AM transmission system fencing requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.19SECTION 73.51
   73.51 Determining operating power.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.20SECTION 73.53
   73.53 Requirements for authorization of antenna monitors.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.21SECTION 73.54
   73.54 Antenna resistance and reactance measurements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.22SECTION 73.57
   73.57 Remote reading antenna and common point ammeters.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.23SECTION 73.58
   73.58 Indicating instruments.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.24SECTION 73.61
   73.61 AM directional antenna field strength measurements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.25SECTION 73.62
   73.62 Directional antenna system operation and tolerances.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.26SECTION 73.68
   73.68 Sampling systems for antenna monitors.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.27SECTION 73.69
   73.69 Antenna monitors.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.28SECTION 73.72
   73.72 Operating during the experimental period.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.29SECTION 73.88
   73.88 Blanketing interference.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.30SECTION 73.99
   73.99 Presunrise service authorization (PSRA) and postsunset service authorization (PSSA).
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.31SECTION 73.127
   73.127 Use of multiplex transmission.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.32SECTION 73.128
   73.128 AM stereophonic broadcasting.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.33SECTION 73.132
   73.132 Territorial exclusivity.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.34SECTION 73.150
   73.150 Directional antenna systems.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.35SECTION 73.151
   73.151 Field strength measurements to establish performance of directional antennas.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.36SECTION 73.152
   73.152 Modification of directional antenna data.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.37SECTION 73.153
   73.153 Field strength measurements in support of applications or evidence at hearings.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.38SECTION 73.154
   73.154 AM directional antenna partial proof of performance measurements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.39SECTION 73.155
   73.155 Directional antenna performance recertification.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.40SECTION 73.157
   73.157 Antenna testing during daytime.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.41SECTION 73.158
   73.158 Directional antenna monitoring points.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.42SECTION 73.160
   73.160 Vertical plane radiation characteristics, f(θ).
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.43SECTION 73.182
   73.182 Engineering standards of allocation.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.44SECTION 73.183
   73.183 Groundwave signals.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.45SECTION 73.184
   73.184 Groundwave field strength graphs.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.46SECTION 73.185
   73.185 Computation of interfering signal.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.47SECTION 73.186
   73.186 Establishment of effective field at one kilometer.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.48SECTION 73.187
   73.187 Limitation on daytime radiation.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.49SECTION 73.189
   73.189 Minimum antenna heights or field strength requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.1.1.50SECTION 73.190
   73.190 Engineering charts and related formulas.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - FM Broadcast Stations
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.1SECTION 73.201
   73.201 Numerical designation of FM broadcast channels.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.2SECTION 73.202
   73.202 Table of Allotments.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.3SECTION 73.203
   73.203 Availability of channels.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.4SECTION 73.204
   73.204 International agreements and other restrictions on use of channels.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.5SECTION 73.205
   73.205 Zones.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.6SECTION 73.207
   73.207 Minimum distance separation between stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.7SECTION 73.208
   73.208 Reference points and distance computations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.8SECTION 73.209
   73.209 Protection from interference.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.9SECTION 73.210
   73.210 Station classes.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.10SECTION 73.211
   73.211 Power and antenna height requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.11SECTION 73.212
   73.212 Administrative changes in authorizations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.12SECTION 73.213
   73.213 Grandfathered short-spaced stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.13SECTION 73.215
   73.215 Contour protection for short-spaced assignments.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.14SECTION 73.220
   73.220 Restrictions on use of channels.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.15SECTION 73.232
   73.232 Territorial exclusivity.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.16SECTION 73.239
   73.239 Use of common antenna site.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.17SECTION 73.258
   73.258 Indicating instruments.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.18SECTION 73.267
   73.267 Determining operating power.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.19SECTION 73.277
   73.277 Permissible transmissions.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.20SECTION 73.293
   73.293 Use of FM multiplex subcarriers.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.21SECTION 73.295
   73.295 FM subsidiary communications services.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.22SECTION 73.297
   73.297 FM stereophonic sound broadcasting.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.23SECTION 73.310
   73.310 FM technical definitions.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.24SECTION 73.311
   73.311 Field strength contours.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.25SECTION 73.312
   73.312 Topographic data.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.26SECTION 73.313
   73.313 Prediction of coverage.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.27SECTION 73.314
   73.314 Field strength measurements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.28SECTION 73.315
   73.315 FM transmitter location.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.29SECTION 73.316
   73.316 FM antenna systems.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.30SECTION 73.317
   73.317 FM transmission system requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.31SECTION 73.318
   73.318 FM blanketing interference.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.32SECTION 73.319
   73.319 FM multiplex subcarrier technical standards.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.33SECTION 73.322
   73.322 FM stereophonic sound transmission standards.
47:4.0.1.1.2.2.1.34SECTION 73.333
   73.333 Engineering charts.
47:4.0.1.1.2.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Digital Audio Broadcasting
47:4.0.1.1.2.3.1.1SECTION 73.401
   73.401 Scope.
47:4.0.1.1.2.3.1.2SECTION 73.402
   73.402 Definitions.
47:4.0.1.1.2.3.1.3SECTION 73.403
   73.403 Digital audio broadcasting service requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.3.1.4SECTION 73.404
   73.404 Interim hybrid IBOC DAB operation.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Noncommercial Educational FM Broadcast Stations
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.1SECTION 73.501
   73.501 Channels available for assignment.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.2SECTION 73.503
   73.503 Licensing requirements and service.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.3SECTION 73.504
   73.504 Channel assignments in the Mexican border area.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.4SECTION 73.505
   73.505 Zones.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.5SECTION 73.506
   73.506 Classes of noncommercial educational FM stations and channels.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.6SECTION 73.507
   73.507 Minimum distance separations between stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.7SECTION 73.508
   73.508 Standards of good engineering practice.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.8SECTION 73.509
   73.509 Prohibited overlap.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.9SECTION 73.510
   73.510 Antenna systems.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.10SECTION 73.511
   73.511 Power and antenna height requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.11SECTION 73.512
   73.512 Special procedures applicable to Class D noncommercial educational stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.12SECTION 73.513
   73.513 Noncommercial educational FM stations operating on unreserved channels.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.13SECTION 73.514
   73.514 Protection from interference.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.14SECTION 73.515
   73.515 NCE FM transmitter location.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.15SECTION 73.525
   73.525 TV Channel 6 protection.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.16SECTION 73.558
   73.558 Indicating instruments.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.17SECTION 73.561
   73.561 Operating schedule; time sharing.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.18SECTION 73.567
   73.567 Determining operating power.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.19SECTION 73.593
   73.593 Subsidiary communications services.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.20SECTION 73.597
   73.597 FM stereophonic sound broadcasting.
47:4.0.1.1.2.4.1.21SECTION 73.599
   73.599 NCE-FM engineering charts.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Television Broadcast Stations
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.1SECTION 73.601
   73.601 Scope of subpart.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.2SECTION 73.602
   73.602 Cross reference to rules in other parts.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.3SECTION 73.603
   73.603 Numerical designation of television channels.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.4SECTION 73.606
   73.606 Table of allotments.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.5SECTION 73.609
   73.609 Zones.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.6SECTION 73.612
   73.612 Protection from interference.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.7SECTION 73.613
   73.613 Protection of Class A TV stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.8SECTION 73.614
   73.614 Power and antenna height requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.9SECTION 73.615
   73.615 Administrative changes in authorizations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.10SECTION 73.616
   73.616 Post-transition DTV station interference protection.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.11SECTION 73.621
   73.621 Noncommercial educational TV stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.12SECTION 73.622
   73.622 Digital television table of allotments.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.13SECTION 73.623
   73.623 DTV applications and changes to DTV allotments.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.14SECTION 73.624
   73.624 Digital television broadcast stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.15SECTION 73.625
   73.625 DTV coverage of principal community and antenna system.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.16SECTION 73.626
   73.626 DTV distributed transmission systems.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.17SECTION 73.635
   73.635 Use of common antenna site.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.18SECTION 73.641
   73.641 Subscription TV definitions.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.19SECTION 73.642
   73.642 Subscription TV service.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.20SECTION 73.643
   73.643 Subscription TV operating requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.21SECTION 73.644
   73.644 Subscription TV transmission systems.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.22SECTION 73.646
   73.646 Telecommunications Service on the Vertical Blanking Interval and in the Visual Signal.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.23SECTION 73.653
   73.653 Operation of TV aural and visual transmitters.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.24SECTION 73.658
   73.658 Affiliation agreements and network program practices; territorial exclusivity in non-network program arrangements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.25SECTION 73.659-73.663
   73.659-73.663 [Reserved]
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.26SECTION 73.664
   73.664 Determining operating power.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.27SECTION 73.665
   73.665 Use of TV aural baseband subcarriers.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.28SECTION 73.667
   73.667 TV subsidiary communications services.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.29SECTION 73.669
   73.669 TV stereophonic aural and multiplex subcarrier operation.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.30SECTION 73.670
   73.670 Commercial limits in children's programs.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.31SECTION 73.671
   73.671 Educational and informational programming for children.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.32SECTION 73.672
   73.672 [Reserved]
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.33SECTION 73.673
   73.673 Public information initiatives regarding educational and informational programming for children.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.34SECTION 73.681
   73.681 Definitions.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.35SECTION 73.682
   73.682 TV transmission standards.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.36SECTION 73.683
   73.683 Field strength contours and presumptive determination of field strength at individual locations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.37SECTION 73.684
   73.684 Prediction of coverage.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.38SECTION 73.685
   73.685 Transmitter location and antenna system.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.39SECTION 73.686
   73.686 Field strength measurements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.40SECTION 73.687
   73.687 Transmission system requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.41SECTION 73.688
   73.688 Indicating instruments.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.42SECTION 73.691
   73.691 Visual modulation monitoring.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.43SECTION 73.698
   73.698 Tables.
47:4.0.1.1.2.5.1.44SECTION 73.699
   73.699 TV engineering charts.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - International Broadcast Stations
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.1SECTION 73.701
   73.701 Definitions.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.2SECTION 73.702
   73.702 Assignment and use of frequencies.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.3SECTION 73.703
   73.703 Geographical zones and areas of reception.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.4SECTION 73.712
   73.712 Equipment tests.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.5SECTION 73.713
   73.713 Program tests.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.6SECTION 73.731
   73.731 Licensing requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.7SECTION 73.732
   73.732 Authorizations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.8SECTION 73.733
   73.733 Normal license period.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.9SECTION 73.751
   73.751 Operating power.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.10SECTION 73.753
   73.753 Antenna systems.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.11SECTION 73.754
   73.754 Frequency monitors.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.12SECTION 73.755
   73.755 Modulation monitors.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.13SECTION 73.756
   73.756 System specifications for double-sideband (DBS) modulated emissions in the HF broadcasting service.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.14SECTION 73.757
   73.757 System specifications for single-sideband (SSB) modulated emissions in the HF broadcasting service.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.15SECTION 73.758
   73.758 System specifications for digitally modulated emissions in the HF broadcasting service.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.16SECTION 73.759
   73.759 Auxiliary transmitters.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.17SECTION 73.760
   73.760 Alternate main transmitters.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.18SECTION 73.761
   73.761 Modification of transmission systems.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.19SECTION 73.762
   73.762 Time of operation.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.20SECTION 73.765
   73.765 Determining operating power.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.21SECTION 73.766
   73.766 [Reserved]
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.22SECTION 73.781
   73.781 Logs.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.23SECTION 73.782
   73.782 Retention of logs.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.24SECTION 73.787
   73.787 Station identification.
47:4.0.1.1.2.6.1.25SECTION 73.788
   73.788 Service; commercial or sponsored programs.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Low Power FM Broadcast Stations (LPFM)
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.1SECTION 73.801
   73.801 Broadcast regulations applicable to LPFM stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.2SECTION 73.805
   73.805 Availability of channels.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.3SECTION 73.807
   73.807 Minimum distance separation between stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.4SECTION 73.808
   73.808 Distance computations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.5SECTION 73.809
   73.809 Interference protection to full service FM stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.6SECTION 73.810
   73.810 Third adjacent channel interference.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.7SECTION 73.811
   73.811 LPFM power and antenna height requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.8SECTION 73.812
   73.812 Rounding of power and antenna heights.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.9SECTION 73.813
   73.813 Determination of antenna height above average terrain (HAAT).
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.10SECTION 73.816
   73.816 Antennas.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.11SECTION 73.825
   73.825 Protection to reception of TV channel 6.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.12SECTION 73.827
   73.827 Interference to the input signals of FM translator or FM booster stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.13SECTION 73.840
   73.840 Operating power and mode tolerances.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.14SECTION 73.845
   73.845 Transmission system operation.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.15SECTION 73.850
   73.850 Operating schedule.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.16SECTION 73.853
   73.853 Licensing requirements and service.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.17SECTION 73.854
   73.854 Unlicensed radio operations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.18SECTION 73.855
   73.855 Ownership limits.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.19SECTION 73.858
   73.858 Attribution of LPFM station interests.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.20SECTION 73.860
   73.860 Cross-ownership.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.21SECTION 73.865
   73.865 Assignment and transfer of LPFM licenses.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.22SECTION 73.870
   73.870 Processing of LPFM broadcast station applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.23SECTION 73.871
   73.871 Amendment of LPFM broadcast station applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.24SECTION 73.872
   73.872 Selection procedure for mutually exclusive LPFM applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.25SECTION 73.873
   73.873 LPFM license period.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.26SECTION 73.875
   73.875 Modification of transmission systems.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.27SECTION 73.877
   73.877 Station logs for LPFM stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.28SECTION 73.878
   73.878 Station inspections by FCC; availability to FCC of station logs and records.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.29SECTION 73.879
   73.879 Signal retransmission.
47:4.0.1.1.2.7.1.30SECTION 73.881
   73.881 Equal employment opportunities.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8SUBPART H
Subpart H - Rules Applicable to All Broadcast Stations
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.1SECTION 73.1001
   73.1001 Scope.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.2SECTION 73.1010
   73.1010 Cross reference to rules in other parts.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.3SECTION 73.1015
   73.1015 Truthful written statements and responses to Commission inquiries and correspondence.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.4SECTION 73.1020
   73.1020 Station license period.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.5SECTION 73.1030
   73.1030 Notifications concerning interference to radio astronomy, research and receiving installations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.6SECTION 73.1120
   73.1120 Station location.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.7SECTION 73.1125
   73.1125 Station telephone number.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.8SECTION 73.1150
   73.1150 Transferring a station.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.9SECTION 73.1201
   73.1201 Station identification.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.10SECTION 73.1202
   73.1202 [Reserved]
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.11SECTION 73.1206
   73.1206 Broadcast of telephone conversations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.12SECTION 73.1207
   73.1207 Rebroadcasts.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.13SECTION 73.1208
   73.1208 Broadcast of taped, filmed, or recorded material.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.14SECTION 73.1209
   73.1209 References to time.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.15SECTION 73.1210
   73.1210 TV/FM dual-language broadcasting in Puerto Rico.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.16SECTION 73.1211
   73.1211 Broadcast of lottery information.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.17SECTION 73.1212
   73.1212 Sponsorship identification; list retention; related requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.18SECTION 73.1213
   73.1213 Antenna structure, marking and lighting.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.19SECTION 73.1215
   73.1215 Specifications for indicating instruments.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.20SECTION 73.1216
   73.1216 Licensee-conducted contests.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.21SECTION 73.1217
   73.1217 Broadcast hoaxes.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.22SECTION 73.1225
   73.1225 Station inspections by FCC.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.23SECTION 73.1226
   73.1226 Availability to FCC of station logs and records.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.24SECTION 73.1250
   73.1250 Broadcasting emergency information.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.25SECTION 73.1300
   73.1300 Unattended station operation.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.26SECTION 73.1350
   73.1350 Transmission system operation.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.27SECTION 73.1400
   73.1400 Transmission system monitoring and control.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.28SECTION 73.1515
   73.1515 Special field test authorizations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.29SECTION 73.1520
   73.1520 Operation for tests and maintenance.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.30SECTION 73.1530
   73.1530 Portable test stations [Definition].
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.31SECTION 73.1540
   73.1540 Carrier frequency measurements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.32SECTION 73.1545
   73.1545 Carrier frequency departure tolerances.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.33SECTION 73.1560
   73.1560 Operating power and mode tolerances.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.34SECTION 73.1570
   73.1570 Modulation levels: AM, FM, TV and Class A TV aural.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.35SECTION 73.1580
   73.1580 Transmission system inspections.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.36SECTION 73.1590
   73.1590 Equipment performance measurements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.37SECTION 73.1610
   73.1610 Equipment tests.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.38SECTION 73.1615
   73.1615 Operation during modification of facilities.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.39SECTION 73.1620
   73.1620 Program tests.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.40SECTION 73.1635
   73.1635 Special temporary authorizations (STA).
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.41SECTION 73.1650
   73.1650 International agreements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.42SECTION 73.1660
   73.1660 Acceptability of broadcast transmitters.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.43SECTION 73.1665
   73.1665 Main transmitters.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.44SECTION 73.1670
   73.1670 Auxiliary transmitters.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.45SECTION 73.1675
   73.1675 Auxiliary antennas.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.46SECTION 73.1680
   73.1680 Emergency antennas.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.47SECTION 73.1690
   73.1690 Modification of transmission systems.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.48SECTION 73.1692
   73.1692 [Reserved]
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.49SECTION 73.1695
   73.1695 Changes in transmission standards.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.50SECTION 73.1700
   73.1700 Broadcast day.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.51SECTION 73.1705
   73.1705 Time of operation.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.52SECTION 73.1710
   73.1710 Unlimited time.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.53SECTION 73.1715
   73.1715 Share time.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.54SECTION 73.1720
   73.1720 Daytime.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.55SECTION 73.1725
   73.1725 Limited time.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.56SECTION 73.1730
   73.1730 Specified hours.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.57SECTION 73.1735
   73.1735 AM station operation pre-sunrise and post-sunset.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.58SECTION 73.1740
   73.1740 Minimum operating schedule.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.59SECTION 73.1745
   73.1745 Unauthorized operation.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.60SECTION 73.1750
   73.1750 Discontinuance of operation.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.61SECTION 73.1800
   73.1800 General requirements related to the station log.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.62SECTION 73.1820
   73.1820 Station log.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.63SECTION 73.1835
   73.1835 Special technical records.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.64SECTION 73.1840
   73.1840 Retention of logs.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.65SECTION 73.1870
   73.1870 Chief operators.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.66SECTION 73.1940
   73.1940 Legally qualified candidates for public office.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.67SECTION 73.1941
   73.1941 Equal opportunities.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.68SECTION 73.1942
   73.1942 Candidate rates.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.69SECTION 73.1943
   73.1943 Political file.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.70SECTION 73.1944
   73.1944 Reasonable access.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.71SECTION 73.2080
   73.2080 Equal employment opportunities (EEO).
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.72SECTION 73.2090
   73.2090 Ban on discrimination in broadcast transactions.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.73SECTION 73.3500
   73.3500 Application and report forms.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.74SECTION 73.3511
   73.3511 Applications required.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.75SECTION 73.3512
   73.3512 Where to file; number of copies.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.76SECTION 73.3513
   73.3513 Signing of applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.77SECTION 73.3514
   73.3514 Content of applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.78SECTION 73.3516
   73.3516 Specification of facilities.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.79SECTION 73.3517
   73.3517 Contingent applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.80SECTION 73.3518
   73.3518 Inconsistent or conflicting applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.81SECTION 73.3519
   73.3519 Repetitious applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.82SECTION 73.3520
   73.3520 Multiple applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.83SECTION 73.3521
   73.3521 Mutually exclusive applications for low power television, television translators and television booster stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.84SECTION 73.3522
   73.3522 Amendment of applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.85SECTION 73.3523
   73.3523 Dismissal of applications in renewal proceedings.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.86SECTION 73.3525
   73.3525 Agreements for removing application conflicts.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.87SECTION 73.3526
   73.3526 Online public inspection file of commercial stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.88SECTION 73.3527
   73.3527 Online public inspection file of noncommercial educational stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.89SECTION 73.3533
   73.3533 Application for construction permit or modification of construction permit.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.90SECTION 73.3534
   73.3534 [Reserved]
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.91SECTION 73.3536
   73.3536 Application for license to cover construction permit.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.92SECTION 73.3537
   73.3537 Application for license to use former main antenna as an auxiliary.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.93SECTION 73.3538
   73.3538 Application to make changes in an existing station.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.94SECTION 73.3539
   73.3539 Application for renewal of license.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.95SECTION 73.3540
   73.3540 Application for voluntary assignment or transfer of control.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.96SECTION 73.3541
   73.3541 Application for involuntary assignment of license or transfer of control.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.97SECTION 73.3542
   73.3542 Application for emergency authorization.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.98SECTION 73.3543
   73.3543 Application for renewal or modification of special service authorization.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.99SECTION 73.3544
   73.3544 Application to obtain a modified station license.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.100SECTION 73.3545
   73.3545 Application for permit to deliver programs to foreign stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.101SECTION 73.3549
   73.3549 Requests for extension of time to operate without required monitors, indicating instruments, and EAS encoders and decoders.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.102SECTION 73.3550
   73.3550 Requests for new or modified call sign assignments.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.103SECTION 73.3555
   73.3555 Multiple ownership.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.104SECTION 73.3556
   73.3556 Duplication of programming on commonly owned or time brokered stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.105SECTION 73.3561
   73.3561 Staff consideration of applications requiring Commission action.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.106SECTION 73.3562
   73.3562 Staff consideration of applications not requiring action by the Commission.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.107SECTION 73.3564
   73.3564 Acceptance of applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.108SECTION 73.3566
   73.3566 Defective applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.109SECTION 73.3568
   73.3568 Dismissal of applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.110SECTION 73.3571
   73.3571 Processing of AM broadcast station applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.111SECTION 73.3572
   73.3572 Processing of TV broadcast, Class A TV broadcast, low power TV, TV translators, and TV booster applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.112SECTION 73.3573
   73.3573 Processing FM broadcast station applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.113SECTION 73.3574
   73.3574 Processing of international broadcast station applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.114SECTION 73.3578
   73.3578 Amendments to applications for renewal, assignment or transfer of control.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.115SECTION 73.3580
   73.3580 Local public notice of filing of broadcast applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.116SECTION 73.3584
   73.3584 Procedure for filing petitions to deny.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.117SECTION 73.3587
   73.3587 Procedure for filing informal objections.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.118SECTION 73.3588
   73.3588 Dismissal of petitions to deny or withdrawal of informal objections.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.119SECTION 73.3589
   73.3589 Threats to file petitions to deny or informal objections.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.120SECTION 73.3591
   73.3591 Grants without hearing.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.121SECTION 73.3592
   73.3592 Conditional grant.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.122SECTION 73.3593
   73.3593 Designation for hearing.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.123SECTION 73.3594
   73.3594 Local public notice of designation for hearing.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.124SECTION 73.3597
   73.3597 Procedures on transfer and assignment applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.125SECTION 73.3598
   73.3598 Period of construction.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.126SECTION 73.3601
   73.3601 Simultaneous modification and renewal of license.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.127SECTION 73.3603
   73.3603 Special waiver procedure relative to applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.128SECTION 73.3605
   73.3605 Retention of applications in hearing status after designation for hearing.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.129SECTION 73.3612
   73.3612 Annual employment report.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.130SECTION 73.3613
   73.3613 Availability to FCC of station contracts.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.131SECTION 73.3615
   73.3615 Ownership reports.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.132SECTION 73.3617
   73.3617 Information available on the Internet.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.133SECTION 73.3700
   73.3700 Post-incentive auction licensing and operation.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.134SECTION 73.3701
   73.3701 Reimbursement under the Reimbursement Expansion Act.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.135SECTION 73.3800
   73.3800 Full power television channel sharing outside the incentive auction.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.136SECTION 73.3801
   73.3801 Full power television simulcasting during the ATSC 3.0 (Next Gen TV) transition.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.137SECTION 73.3999
   73.3999 Enforcement of 18 U.S.C. 1464 (restrictions on the transmission of obscene and indecent material).
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.138SECTION 73.4000
   73.4000 Listing of FCC policies.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.139SECTION 73.4005
   73.4005 Advertising - refusal to sell.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.140SECTION 73.4015
   73.4015 Applications for AM and FM construction permits, incomplete or defective.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.141SECTION 73.4017
   73.4017 Application processing: Commercial FM stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.142SECTION 73.4045
   73.4045 Barter agreements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.143SECTION 73.4050
   73.4050 Children's TV programs.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.144SECTION 73.4055
   73.4055 Cigarette advertising.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.145SECTION 73.4060
   73.4060 Citizens agreements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.146SECTION 73.4075
   73.4075 Commercials, loud.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.147SECTION 73.4082
   73.4082 Comparative broadcast hearings - specialized programming formats.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.148SECTION 73.4091
   73.4091 Direct broadcast satellites.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.149SECTION 73.4094
   73.4094 Dolby encoder.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.150SECTION 73.4095
   73.4095 Drug lyrics.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.151SECTION 73.4097
   73.4097 EBS (now EAS) attention signals on automated programing systems.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.152SECTION 73.4099
   73.4099 Financial qualifications, certification of.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.153SECTION 73.4100
   73.4100 Financial qualifications; new AM and FM stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.154SECTION 73.4101
   73.4101 Financial qualifications, TV stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.155SECTION 73.4102
   73.4102 FAA communications, broadcast of.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.156SECTION 73.4104
   73.4104 FM assignment policies and procedures.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.157SECTION 73.4107
   73.4107 FM broadcast assignments, increasing availability of.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.158SECTION 73.4108
   73.4108 FM transmitter site map submissions.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.159SECTION 73.4110
   73.4110 Format changes of stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.160SECTION 73.4135
   73.4135 Interference to TV reception by FM stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.161SECTION 73.4140
   73.4140 Minority ownership; tax certificates and distress sales.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.162SECTION 73.4154
   73.4154 Network/AM, FM station affiliation agreements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.163SECTION 73.4157
   73.4157 Network signals which adversely affect affiliate broadcast service.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.164SECTION 73.4163
   73.4163 Noncommercial nature of educational broadcast stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.165SECTION 73.4165
   73.4165 Obscene language.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.166SECTION 73.4170
   73.4170 Obscene broadcasts.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.167SECTION 73.4180
   73.4180 Payment disclosure: Payola, plugola, kickbacks.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.168SECTION 73.4185
   73.4185 Political broadcasting and telecasting, the law of.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.169SECTION 73.4190
   73.4190 Political candidate authorization notice and sponsorship identification.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.170SECTION 73.4195
   73.4195 Political advertising by UHF translators.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.171SECTION 73.4210
   73.4210 Procedure Manual: “The Public and Broadcasting”.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.172SECTION 73.4215
   73.4215 Program matter: Supplier identification.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.173SECTION 73.4242
   73.4242 Sponsorship identification rules, applicability of.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.174SECTION 73.4246
   73.4246 Stereophonic pilot subcarrier use during monophonic programming.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.175SECTION 73.4247
   73.4247 STV: Competing applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.176SECTION 73.4250
   73.4250 Subliminal perception.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.177SECTION 73.4255
   73.4255 Tax certificates: Issuance of.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.178SECTION 73.4260
   73.4260 Teaser announcements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.179SECTION 73.4265
   73.4265 Telephone conversation broadcasts (network and like sources).
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.180SECTION 73.4266
   73.4266 Tender offer and proxy statements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.181SECTION 73.4267
   73.4267 Time brokerage.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.182SECTION 73.4275
   73.4275 Tone clusters; audio attention-getting devices.
47:4.0.1.1.2.8.1.183SECTION 73.4280
   73.4280 Character evaluation of broadcast applicants.
47:4.0.1.1.2.9SUBPART I
Subpart I - Procedures for Competitive Bidding and for Applications for Noncommercial Educational Broadcast Stations on Non-Reserved Channels
47:4.0.1.1.2.9.1.1SECTION 73.5000
   73.5000 Services subject to competitive bidding.
47:4.0.1.1.2.9.1.2SECTION 73.5001
   73.5001 [Reserved]
47:4.0.1.1.2.9.1.3SECTION 73.5002
   73.5002 Application and certification procedures; return of mutually exclusive applications not subject to competitive bidding procedures; prohibition of collusion.
47:4.0.1.1.2.9.1.4SECTION 73.5003
   73.5003 Submission of full payments.
47:4.0.1.1.2.9.1.5SECTION 73.5004
   73.5004 [Reserved]
47:4.0.1.1.2.9.1.6SECTION 73.5005
   73.5005 Filing of long-form applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.9.1.7SECTION 73.5006
   73.5006 Filing of petitions to deny against long-form applications.
47:4.0.1.1.2.9.1.8SECTION 73.5007
   73.5007 Designated entity provisions.
47:4.0.1.1.2.9.1.9SECTION 73.5008
   73.5008 Definitions applicable for designated entity provisions.
47:4.0.1.1.2.9.1.10SECTION 73.5009
   73.5009 Assignment or transfer of control.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10SUBPART J
Subpart J - Class A Television Broadcast Stations
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.1SECTION 73.6000
   73.6000 Definitions.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.2SECTION 73.6001
   73.6001 Eligibility and service requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.3SECTION 73.6002
   73.6002 Licensing requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.4SECTION 73.6003-73.6005
   73.6003-73.6005 [Reserved]
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.5SECTION 73.6006
   73.6006 Channel assignments.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.6SECTION 73.6007
   73.6007 Power limitations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.7SECTION 73.6008
   73.6008 Distance computations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.8SECTION 73.6010
   73.6010 Class A TV station protected contour.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.9SECTION 73.6012
   73.6012 Protection of Class A TV, low power TV and TV translator stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.10SECTION 73.6013
   73.6013 Protection of DTV stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.11SECTION 73.6014
   73.6014 Protection of digital Class A TV stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.12SECTION 73.6017
   73.6017 Digital Class A TV station protection of Class A TV and digital Class A TV stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.13SECTION 73.6018
   73.6018 Digital Class A TV station protection of DTV stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.14SECTION 73.6019
   73.6019 Digital Class A TV station protection of low power TV, TV translator, digital low power TV and digital TV translator stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.15SECTION 73.6020
   73.6020 Protection of stations in the land mobile radio service.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.16SECTION 73.6022
   73.6022 Negotiated interference and relocation agreements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.17SECTION 73.6023
   73.6023 Distributed transmission systems.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.18SECTION 73.6024
   73.6024 Transmission standards and system requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.19SECTION 73.6025
   73.6025 Antenna system and station location.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.20SECTION 73.6026
   73.6026 Broadcast regulations applicable to Class A television stations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.21SECTION 73.6027
   73.6027 Class A TV notifications concerning interference to radio astronomy, research and receiving installations.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.22SECTION 73.6028
   73.6028 Class A television channel sharing outside the incentive auction.
47:4.0.1.1.2.10.1.23SECTION 73.6029
   73.6029 Class A television simulcasting during the ATSC 3.0 (Next Gen TV) transition.
47:4.0.1.1.2.11SUBPART K
Subpart K - Application and Selection Procedures for Reserved Noncommercial Educational Channels, and for Certain Applications for Noncommercial Educational Stations on Non-Reserved Channels
47:4.0.1.1.2.11.1.1SECTION 73.7000
   73.7000 Definition of terms (as used in subpart K only).
47:4.0.1.1.2.11.1.2SECTION 73.7001
   73.7001 Services subject to evaluation by point system.
47:4.0.1.1.2.11.1.3SECTION 73.7002
   73.7002 Fair distribution of service on reserved band FM channels.
47:4.0.1.1.2.11.1.4SECTION 73.7003
   73.7003 Point system selection procedures.
47:4.0.1.1.2.11.1.5SECTION 73.7004
   73.7004 Petitions to deny tentative selectee(s).
47:4.0.1.1.2.11.1.6SECTION 73.7005
   73.7005 Holding period.
47:4.0.1.1.2.12SUBPART L
Subpart L - Incorporated Standards
47:4.0.1.1.2.12.1.1SECTION 73.8000
   73.8000 Incorporation by reference.
47:4.0.1.1.2.12.1.2.1APPENDIX
   Alphabetical Index - Part 73