47 CFR 27.1 - Basis and purpose.

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§ 27.1 Basis and purpose.
This section contains the statutory basis for this part of the rules and provides the purpose for which this part is issued.
(a) Basis. The rules for miscellaneous wireless communications services (WCS) in this part are promulgated under the provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, that vest authority in the Federal Communications Commission to regulate radio transmission and to issue licenses for radio stations.
(b) Purpose. This part states the conditions under which spectrum is made available and licensed for the provision of wireless communications services in the following bands.
(1) 2305-2320 MHz and 2345-2360 MHz.
(2) 746-763 MHz, 775-793 MHz, and 805-806 MHz.
(3) 698-746 MHz.
(4) 1390-1392 MHz.
(5) 1392-1395 MHz and 1432-1435 MHz.
(6) 1670-1675 MHz.
(7) [Reserved]
(8) 1710-1755 MHz and 2110-2155 MHz.
(9) 2495-2690 MHz.
(c) Scope. The rules in this part apply only to stations authorized under this part.
[62 FR 9658, Mar. 3, 1997, as amended at 65 FR 3144, Jan. 20, 2000; 65 FR 17601, Apr. 4, 2000; 67 FR 5510, Feb. 6, 2002; 67 FR 41854, June 20, 2002; 69 FR 5714, Feb. 6, 2004; 69 FR 72031, Dec. 10, 2004; 69 FR 77949, Dec. 29, 2004; 72 FR 48843, Aug. 24, 2007]

Title 47 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-11-06; vol. 79 # 215 - Thursday, November 6, 2014
    1. 79 FR 65906 - Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum Through Incentive Auctions
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      Clarification.
      Effective November 6, 2014.
      47 CFR Parts 0, 1, 2, 15, 27, 73, and 74

Title 47 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-11-14; vol. 79 # 220 - Friday, November 14, 2014
    1. 79 FR 68172 - Updating Competitive Bidding Rules; Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum Through Incentive Auctions; Implementation of the Commercial Spectrum Enhancement Act
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      Proposed rule.
      Comments are due on or before December 29, 2014 and reply comments are due on or before January 20, 2015.
      47 CFR Parts 1 and 27