47 CFR 11.47 - Optional use of other communications methods and systems.

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§ 11.47 Optional use of other communications methods and systems.
(a) Analog and digital broadcast stations may additionally transmit EAS messages through other communications means. For example, on a voluntary basis, FM stations may use subcarriers to transmit the EAS codes including 57 kHz using the RBDS standard produced by the National Radio Systems Committee (NRSC) and television stations may use subsidiary communications services.
(b) Other technologies and public service providers, such as low earth orbiting satellites, that wish to participate in the EAS may contact the FCC's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau or their State Emergency Communications Committee for information and guidance.
[70 FR 71034, Nov. 25, 2005, as amended at 71 FR 76220, Dec. 20, 2006; 72 FR 62135, Nov. 2, 2007]

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Title 47 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-07-15; vol. 79 # 135 - Tuesday, July 15, 2014
    1. 79 FR 41159 - Review of the Emergency Alert System
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      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Comments are due on or before August 14, 2014 and reply comments are due on or before August 29, 2014.
      47 CFR Part 11