47 CFR 17.1 - Basis and purpose.

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§ 17.1 Basis and purpose.
(a) The rules in this part are issued pursuant to the authority contained in Title III of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, which vest authority in the Federal Communications Commission to issue licenses to radio stations when it is found that the public interest, convenience, and necessity would be served thereby, and to require the painting, and/or illumination of antenna structures if and when in its judgment such structures constitute, or there is reasonable possibility that they may constitute, a menace to air navigation.
(b) The purpose of this part is to prescribe certain procedures for antenna structure registration and standards with respect to the Commission's consideration of proposed antenna structures which will serve as a guide to antenna structure owners. The standards are referenced from two Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Advisory Circulars.
[61 FR 4362, Feb. 6, 1996]

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Title 47 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 47 CFR 17 after this date.

  • 2013-12-05; vol. 78 # 234 - Thursday, December 5, 2013
    1. 78 FR 73144 - Acceleration of Broadband Deployment by Improving Wireless Facilities Siting Policies
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      Proposed rule.
      Submit comments on or before February 3, 2014. Submit reply comments on or before March 5, 2014.
      47 CFR Parts 1 and 17