47 CFR 17.1 - Basis and purpose.

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§ 17.1 Basis and purpose.

(a) The rules in this part are issued pursuant to the authority contained in Title III of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, which vest authority in the Federal Communications Commission to issue licenses to radio stations when it is found that the public interest, convenience, and necessity would be served thereby, and to require the painting, and/or illumination of antenna structures if and when in its judgment such structures constitute, or there is reasonable possibility that they may constitute, a menace to air navigation.

(b) The purpose of this part is to prescribe certain procedures for antenna structure registration and standards with respect to the Commission's consideration of proposed antenna structures which will serve as a guide to antenna structure owners.

[ 61 FR 4362, Feb. 6, 1996, as amended at 79 FR 56984, Sept. 24, 2014]

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Title 47 published on 09-May-2017 04:29

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 47 CFR Part 17 after this date.

  • 2017-05-10; vol. 82 # 89 - Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    1. 82 FR 21761 - Accelerating Wireless Broadband Deployment by Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment
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      Proposed rule.
      Interested parties may file comments on or before June 9, 2017, and reply comments on or before July 10, 2017.
      47 CFR Parts 1 and 17