47 CFR 73.6001 - Eligibility and service requirements.

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§ 73.6001 Eligibility and service requirements.
(a) Qualified low power television licensees which, during the 90-day period ending November 28, 1999, operated their stations in a manner consistent with the programming and operational standards set forth in the Community Broadcasters Protection Act of 1999, may be accorded primary status as Class A television licensees.
(b) Class A television broadcast stations are required to:
(1) Broadcast a minimum of 18 hours per day; and
(2) Broadcast an average of at least three hours per week of locally produced programming each quarter.
(c) Licensed Class A television broadcast stations shall be accorded primary status as a television broadcaster as long as the station continues to meet the minimum operating requirements for Class A status.
(d) Licensees unable to continue to meet the minimum operating requirements for Class A television stations, or which elect to revert to low power television status, shall promptly notify the Commission, in writing, and request a change in status.

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  • 2014-03-06; vol. 79 # 44 - Thursday, March 6, 2014
    1. 79 FR 12679 - Establish Rules for Digital Low Power Television, Television Translator, and Television Booster Stations and To Amend Rules for Digital Class A Television Stations
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      47 CFR Parts 73 and 74

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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 73 after this date.

  • 2014-03-18; vol. 79 # 52 - Tuesday, March 18, 2014
    1. 79 FR 15094 - Radio Broadcasting Services; Haynesville, Louisiana
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      Proposed rule.
      Comments must be filed on or before April 21, 2014, and reply comments on or before May 6, 2014.
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