47 CFR 27.1209 - Conversion of incumbent EBS and BRS stations to geographic area licensing.

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§ 27.1209 Conversion of incumbent EBS and BRS stations to geographic area licensing.
(a) Any EBS or BRS station licensed by the Commission, other than BTA authorizations and facilities authorized pursuant to BTA authorizations, shall be considered an incumbent station.
(b) As of January 10, 2005, all incumbent EBS and BRS licenses shall be converted to a geographic area license. Pursuant to that geographic area license, such incumbent licensees may modify their systems provided the modified system complies with the applicable rules. The blanket license covers all fixed stations anywhere within the authorized service area, except as follows:
(1) A station would be required to be individually licensed if
(i) International agreements require coordination;
(ii) Submission of an Environmental Assessment is required under § 1.1307 of this chapter;
(iii) The station would affect the radio quiet zones under § 1.924 of this chapter.
(2) Any antenna structure that requires notification to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) must be registered with the Commission prior to construction under § 17.4 of this chapter.
(c) The frequencies associated with incumbent authorizations that have been cancelled automatically or otherwise been recovered by the Commission will automatically revert to the applicable BTA licensee.

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

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 47 CFR 27 after this date.

  • 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