47 CFR 73.3538 - Application to make changes in an existing station.

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§ 73.3538 Application to make changes in an existing station.
Where prior authority is required from the FCC to make changes in an existing station, the following procedures shall be used to request that authority:
(a) An application for construction permit using the forms listed in § 73.3533 must be filed for authority to:
(1) Make any of the changes listed in § 73.1690(b).
(2) Change the hours of operation of an AM station, where the hours of operation are specified on the license or permit.
(3) Install a transmitter which has not been approved (type accepted) by the FCC for use by licensed broadcast stations.
(4) Any change in the location, height, or directional radiating characteristics of the antenna or antenna system.
(b) An informal application filed in accordance with § 73.3511 is to be used to obtain authority to make the following changes in the station authorization:
(1) To modify or discontinue the obstruction marking or lighting of the antenna supporting structure where that specified on the station authorization either differs from that specified in 47 CFR 17, or is not appropriate for other reasons.
(2) Relocation of a main studio outside the principal community contour may require the filing and approval of a letter request for authority to make this change prior to implementation. See § 73.1125.
[44 FR 38495, July 2, 1979, as amended at 44 FR 69935, Dec. 5, 1979; 49 FR 4000, Feb. 1, 1984; 52 FR 21685, June 9, 1987; 62 FR 51063, Sept. 30, 1997; 66 FR 20758, Apr. 25, 2001]

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  • 2014-05-20; vol. 79 # 97 - Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    1. 79 FR 28996 - 2014 Quadrennial Regulatory Review
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Title 47 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-05-20; vol. 79 # 97 - Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    1. 79 FR 28996 - 2014 Quadrennial Regulatory Review
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      FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
      Final rule.
      Effective June 19, 2014, except for the amendment to § 73.3613, which contains information collection requirements that are not effective until approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The Commission will publish a document in the Federal Register announcing the effective date of these changes. A separate notice will be published in the Federal Register soliciting public and agency comments on the information collections and establishing a deadline for accepting such comments.
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