Title 47

PART 74

Part 74 - Experimental Radio, Auxiliary, Special Broadcast And Other Program Distributional Services

PART 74 - EXPERIMENTAL RADIO, AUXILIARY, SPECIAL BROADCAST AND OTHER PROGRAM DISTRIBUTIONAL SERVICES Authority:47 U.S.C. 154, 302a, 303, 307, 309, 310, 336 and 554. Editorial Note:Nomenclature changes to part 74 appear at 64 FR 4055, Jan. 27, 1999.

47:4.0.1.1.3.1SUBPART
Subpart - General; Rules Applicable to All Services in Part 74
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.1SECTION 74.1
   74.1 Scope.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.2SECTION 74.2
   74.2 General definitions.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.3SECTION 74.3
   74.3 FCC inspections of stations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.4SECTION 74.5
   74.5 Cross reference to rules in other parts.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.5SECTION 74.6
   74.6 Licensing of broadcast auxiliary and low power auxiliary stations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.6SECTION 74.12
   74.12 Notification of filing of applications.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.7SECTION 74.13
   74.13 Equipment tests.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.8SECTION 74.14
   74.14 Service or program tests.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.9SECTION 74.15
   74.15 Station license period.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.10SECTION 74.16
   74.16 Temporary extension of station licenses.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.11SECTION 74.18
   74.18 Transmitter control and operation.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.12SECTION 74.19
   74.19 Special technical records.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.13SECTION 74.21
   74.21 Broadcasting emergency information.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.14SECTION 74.22
   74.22 Use of common antenna structure.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.15SECTION 74.23
   74.23 Interference jeopardizing safety of life or protection of property.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.16SECTION 74.24
   74.24 Short-term operation.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.17SECTION 74.25
   74.25 Temporary conditional operating authority.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.18SECTION 74.28
   74.28 Additional orders.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.19SECTION 74.30
   74.30 Antenna structure, marking and lighting.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.20SECTION 74.32
   74.32 Operation in the 17.7-17.8 GHz and 17.8-19.7 GHz bands.
47:4.0.1.1.3.1.1.21SECTION 74.34
   74.34 Period of construction; certification of completion of construction.
47:4.0.1.1.3.2SUBPART A
Subparts A-C [Reserved]
47:4.0.1.1.3.3SUBPART D
Subpart D - Remote Pickup Broadcast Stations
47:4.0.1.1.3.3.1.1SECTION 74.401
   74.401 Definitions.
47:4.0.1.1.3.3.1.2SECTION 74.402
   74.402 Frequency assignment.
47:4.0.1.1.3.3.1.3SECTION 74.403
   74.403 Frequency selection to avoid interference.
47:4.0.1.1.3.3.1.4SECTION 74.431
   74.431 Special rules applicable to remote pickup stations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.3.1.5SECTION 74.432
   74.432 Licensing requirements and procedures.
47:4.0.1.1.3.3.1.6SECTION 74.433
   74.433 Temporary authorizations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.3.1.7SECTION 74.434
   74.434 Remote control operation.
47:4.0.1.1.3.3.1.8SECTION 74.436
   74.436 Special requirements for automatic relay stations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.3.1.9SECTION 74.451
   74.451 Certification of equipment.
47:4.0.1.1.3.3.1.10SECTION 74.452
   74.452 Equipment changes.
47:4.0.1.1.3.3.1.11SECTION 74.461
   74.461 Transmitter power.
47:4.0.1.1.3.3.1.12SECTION 74.462
   74.462 Authorized bandwidth and emissions.
47:4.0.1.1.3.3.1.13SECTION 74.463
   74.463 Modulation requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.3.3.1.14SECTION 74.464
   74.464 Frequency tolerance.
47:4.0.1.1.3.3.1.15SECTION 74.465
   74.465 Frequency monitors and measurements.
47:4.0.1.1.3.3.1.16SECTION 74.482
   74.482 Station identification.
47:4.0.1.1.3.4SUBPART E
Subpart E - Aural Broadcast Auxiliary Stations
47:4.0.1.1.3.4.1.1SECTION 74.501
   74.501 Classes of aural broadcast auxiliary stations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.4.1.2SECTION 74.502
   74.502 Frequency assignment.
47:4.0.1.1.3.4.1.3SECTION 74.503
   74.503 Frequency selection.
47:4.0.1.1.3.4.1.4SECTION 74.531
   74.531 Permissible service.
47:4.0.1.1.3.4.1.5SECTION 74.532
   74.532 Licensing requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.3.4.1.6SECTION 74.533
   74.533 Remote control and unattended operation.
47:4.0.1.1.3.4.1.7SECTION 74.534
   74.534 Power limitations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.4.1.8SECTION 74.535
   74.535 Emission and bandwidth.
47:4.0.1.1.3.4.1.9SECTION 74.536
   74.536 Directional antenna required.
47:4.0.1.1.3.4.1.10SECTION 74.537
   74.537 Temporary authorizations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.4.1.11SECTION 74.550
   74.550 Equipment authorization.
47:4.0.1.1.3.4.1.12SECTION 74.551
   74.551 Equipment changes.
47:4.0.1.1.3.4.1.13SECTION 74.561
   74.561 Frequency tolerance.
47:4.0.1.1.3.4.1.14SECTION 74.562
   74.562 Frequency monitors and measurements.
47:4.0.1.1.3.4.1.15SECTION 74.582
   74.582 Station identification.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5SUBPART F
Subpart F - Television Broadcast Auxiliary Stations
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.1SECTION 74.600
   74.600 Eligibility for license.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.2SECTION 74.601
   74.601 Classes of TV broadcast auxiliary stations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.3SECTION 74.602
   74.602 Frequency assignment.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.4SECTION 74.603
   74.603 Sound channels.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.5SECTION 74.604
   74.604 Interference avoidance.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.6SECTION 74.605
   74.605 Registration of stationary television pickup receive sites.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.7SECTION 74.631
   74.631 Permissible service.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.8SECTION 74.632
   74.632 Licensing requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.9SECTION 74.633
   74.633 Temporary authorizations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.10SECTION 74.634
   74.634 Remote control operation.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.11SECTION 74.635
   74.635 Unattended operation.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.12SECTION 74.636
   74.636 Power limitations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.13SECTION 74.637
   74.637 Emissions and emission limitations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.14SECTION 74.638
   74.638 Frequency coordination.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.15SECTION 74.641
   74.641 Antenna systems.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.16SECTION 74.643
   74.643 Interference to geostationary-satellites.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.17SECTION 74.644
   74.644 Minimum path lengths for fixed links.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.18SECTION 74.651
   74.651 Equipment changes.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.19SECTION 74.655
   74.655 Authorization of equipment.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.20SECTION 74.661
   74.661 Frequency tolerance.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.21SECTION 74.662
   74.662 Frequency monitors and measurements.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.22SECTION 74.663
   74.663 Modulation limits.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.23SECTION 74.682
   74.682 Station identification.
47:4.0.1.1.3.5.1.24SECTION 74.690
   74.690 Transition of the 1990-2025 MHz band from the Broadcast Auxiliary Service to emerging technologies.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6SUBPART G
Subpart G - Low Power TV, TV Translator, and TV Booster Stations
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.1SECTION 74.701
   74.701 Definitions.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.2SECTION 74.702
   74.702 Channel assignments.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.3SECTION 74.703
   74.703 Interference.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.4SECTION 74.706
   74.706 Digital TV (DTV) station protection.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.5SECTION 74.707
   74.707 Low power TV and TV translator station protection.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.6SECTION 74.708
   74.708 Class A TV and digital Class A TV station protection.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.7SECTION 74.709
   74.709 Land mobile station protection.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.8SECTION 74.710
   74.710 Digital low power TV and TV translator station protection.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.9SECTION 74.731
   74.731 Purpose and permissible service.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.10SECTION 74.732
   74.732 Eligibility and licensing requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.11SECTION 74.733
   74.733 UHF translator signal boosters.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.12SECTION 74.734
   74.734 Attended and unattended operation.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.13SECTION 74.735
   74.735 Power limitations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.14SECTION 74.736
   74.736 Emissions and bandwidth.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.15SECTION 74.737
   74.737 Antenna location.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.16SECTION 74.750
   74.750 Transmission system facilities.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.17SECTION 74.751
   74.751 Modification of transmission systems.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.18SECTION 74.761
   74.761 Frequency tolerance.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.19SECTION 74.762
   74.762 Frequency measurements.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.20SECTION 74.763
   74.763 Time of operation.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.21SECTION 74.769
   74.769 Familiarity with FCC rules.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.22SECTION 74.779
   74.779 Electronic delivery of notices to LPTV stations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.23SECTION 74.780
   74.780 Broadcast regulations applicable to translators, low power, and booster stations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.24SECTION 74.781
   74.781 Station records.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.25SECTION 74.782
   74.782 Low power television and TV translator simulcasting during the ATSC 3.0 (Next Gen TV) transition.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.26SECTION 74.783
   74.783 Station identification.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.27SECTION 74.784
   74.784 Rebroadcasts.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.28SECTION 74.785
   74.785 Low power TV digital data service pilot project.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.29SECTION 74.786
   74.786 Digital channel assignments.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.30SECTION 74.787
   74.787 Digital licensing.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.31SECTION 74.788
   74.788 Digital construction period.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.32SECTION 74.789
   74.789 Broadcast regulations applicable to digital low power television and television translator stations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.33SECTION 74.790
   74.790 Permissible service of digital TV translator and LPTV stations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.34SECTION 74.791
   74.791 Digital call signs.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.35SECTION 74.792
   74.792 Digital low power TV and TV translator station protected contour.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.36SECTION 74.793
   74.793 Digital low power TV and TV translator station protection of broadcast stations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.37SECTION 74.794
   74.794 Digital emissions.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.38SECTION 74.795
   74.795 Digital low power TV and TV translator transmission system facilities.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.39SECTION 74.796
   74.796 Modification of digital transmission systems and analog transmission systems for digital operation.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.40SECTION 74.797
   74.797 Biennial Ownership Reports.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.41SECTION 74.798
   74.798 Digital television transition notices by broadcasters.
47:4.0.1.1.3.6.1.42SECTION 74.799
   74.799 Low power television and TV translator channel sharing.
47:4.0.1.1.3.7SUBPART H
Subpart H - Low Power Auxiliary Stations
47:4.0.1.1.3.7.1.1SECTION 74.801
   74.801 Definitions.
47:4.0.1.1.3.7.1.2SECTION 74.802
   74.802 Frequency assignment.
47:4.0.1.1.3.7.1.3SECTION 74.803
   74.803 Frequency selection to avoid interference.
47:4.0.1.1.3.7.1.4SECTION 74.831
   74.831 Scope of service and permissible transmissions.
47:4.0.1.1.3.7.1.5SECTION 74.832
   74.832 Licensing requirements and procedures.
47:4.0.1.1.3.7.1.6SECTION 74.833
   74.833 Temporary authorizations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.7.1.7SECTION 74.851
   74.851 Certification of equipment; prohibition on manufacture, import, sale, lease, offer for sale or lease, or shipment of devices that operate in the 700 MHz Band or the 600 MHz Band; labeling for 700 MHz or 600 MHz band equipment destined for non-U.S. m
47:4.0.1.1.3.7.1.8SECTION 74.852
   74.852 Equipment changes.
47:4.0.1.1.3.7.1.9SECTION 74.861
   74.861 Technical requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.3.7.1.10SECTION 74.870
   74.870 Wireless video assist devices.
47:4.0.1.1.3.7.1.11SECTION 74.882
   74.882 Station identification.
47:4.0.1.1.3.8SUBPART I
Subparts I-K [Reserved]
47:4.0.1.1.3.9SUBPART L
Subpart L - FM Broadcast Translator Stations and FM Broadcast Booster Stations
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.1SECTION 74.1201
   74.1201 Definitions.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.2SECTION 74.1202
   74.1202 Frequency assignment.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.3SECTION 74.1203
   74.1203 Interference.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.4SECTION 74.1204
   74.1204 Protection of FM broadcast, FM Translator and LP100 stations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.5SECTION 74.1205
   74.1205 Protection of channel 6 TV broadcast stations.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.6SECTION 74.1231
   74.1231 Purpose and permissible service.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.7SECTION 74.1232
   74.1232 Eligibility and licensing requirements.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.8SECTION 74.1233
   74.1233 Processing FM translator and booster station applications.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.9SECTION 74.1234
   74.1234 Unattended operation.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.10SECTION 74.1235
   74.1235 Power limitations and antenna systems.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.11SECTION 74.1236
   74.1236 Emission and bandwidth.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.12SECTION 74.1237
   74.1237 Antenna location.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.13SECTION 74.1250
   74.1250 Transmitters and associated equipment.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.14SECTION 74.1251
   74.1251 Technical and equipment modifications.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.15SECTION 74.1261
   74.1261 Frequency tolerance.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.16SECTION 74.1262
   74.1262 Frequency monitors and measurements.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.17SECTION 74.1263
   74.1263 Time of operation.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.18SECTION 74.1269
   74.1269 Familiarity with FCC rules.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.19SECTION 74.1281
   74.1281 Station records.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.20SECTION 74.1283
   74.1283 Station identification.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.21SECTION 74.1284
   74.1284 Rebroadcasts.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.22SECTION 74.1290
   74.1290 FM translator and booster station information available on the Internet.
47:4.0.1.1.3.9.1.23.2APPENDIX
   Alphabetical Index - Part 74