47 CFR 90.311 - Frequencies.

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§ 90.311 Frequencies.
(a) Except as provided for in § 90.315 and except for those frequencies allocated to services in part 22 of this chapter (see §§ 22.591, 22.621, 22.651, and 22.1007 of this chapter) the following frequencies in the band 470-512 MHz may be assigned as indicated in the table below. The first and last assignable frequencies are shown. Assignable frequencies occur in increments of 6.25 kHz. The separation between base and mobile transmit frequencies is 3 MHz for two frequency operation.
Channel Assignment Urbanized Area General access pool
Base and mobile Mobile
14 Boston, MAChicago, IL Cleveland, OH Miami, FL New York/N.E. NJ Pittsburgh, PA 470.30625 to 472.99375 473.30625 to 475.99375
Los Angeles, CA 470.05625 to 472.99375 473.05625 to 475.99375
15 Chicago, ILCleveland, OH Detroit, MI New York/N.E. NJ 476.30625 to 478.99375 479.30625 to 481.99375
16 Boston, MADallas/Fort Worth, TX Detroit, MI San Francisco/Oakland, CA 482.30625 to 484.99375 485.30625 to 487.99375
Los Angeles, CA (Use is restricted to Public Safety Pool eligibles) 482.00625 to 484.99375 485.00625 to 487.99375
17 Houston, TXSan Francisco/Oakland, CA Washington, DC/MD/VA 488.30625 to 490.99375 491.30625 to 493.99375
18 Pittsburgh, PAWashington, DC/MD/VA 494.30625 to 496.99375 497.30625 to 499.99375
19 Philadelphia, PA 500.30625 to 502.99375 503.30625 to 505.99375
20 Los Angeles, CA 506.13125 to 508.99375 509.13125 to 511.99375
Philadelphia, PA 506.30625 to 508.99375 509.30625 to 511.99375
(1) Channel availability in the General Access Pool in any of the urbanized areas referred to in the table depends on whether that channel is presently assigned to one of the following categories of users:
(i) Public safety (as defined in § 90.20(a));
(ii) Power and telephone maintenance licensees (as defined in § 90.7);
(iii) Special industrial licensees (as defined in § 90.7);
(iv) Business licensees (as defined in § 90.35(a));
(v) Petroleum, forest products, and manufacturers licensees (as defined in § 90.7);
(vi) Railroad, motor carrier, and automobile emergency licensees (as defined in § 90.7); and
(vii) Taxicab licensees (as defined in § 90.7).
(2) If assigned, subsequent authorizations will only be granted to users from the same category. If unassigned, or should a channel subsequently become unassigned, it will be treated as available in the General Access Pool.
(3) Normally, each channel should be substantially loaded in accordance with the standards set out in § 90.313.
(4) The following frequencies will be authorized a maximum bandwidth of 6 kHz.
Channel Frequency
14 470.30625
475.99375
15 476.30625
481.99375
16 482.30625
487.99375
17 488.30625
493.99375
18 494.30625
499.99375
19 500.30625
505.99375
20 506.30625
511.99375
(b) [Reserved]
[43 FR 54791, Nov. 22, 1978, as amended at 44 FR 49692, Aug. 24, 1979; 51 FR 4362, Feb. 4, 1986; 60 FR 37272, July 19, 1995; 62 FR 2041, Jan. 15, 1997; 62 FR 18932, Apr. 17, 1997; 64 FR 36270, July 6, 1999]

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  • 2014-12-02; vol. 79 # 231 - Tuesday, December 2, 2014
    1. 79 FR 71321 - Service Rules Governing Narrowband Operations in the 769-775/799-805 MHz Bands
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      Effective January 2, 2015, except for the amendments to 47 CFR 2.1033(c)(20), 90.531(b)(2), and 90.531(b)(7), containing new or modified information collection requirements that require approval by the Office of Management and Budget under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, which will be effective after such approval on the effective date specified in a notification the Commission will publish in the Federal Register .
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  • 2014-12-09; vol. 79 # 236 - Tuesday, December 9, 2014
    1. 79 FR 73009 - FCC Seeks Comment on Alternative “Roadmap” for E911 Indoor Location Accuracy Requirements
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      Request for comments.
      Comments are due on or before December 10, 2014 and reply comments are due on or before December 17, 2014.
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