47 CFR 24.1 - Basis and purpose.

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§ 24.1 Basis and purpose.

This section contains the statutory basis for this part of the rules and provides the purpose for which this part is issued.

(a)Basis. The rules for the personal communications services (PCS) in this part are promulgated under the provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, that vests authority in the Federal Communications Commission to regulate radio transmission and to issue licenses for radio stations.

(b)Purpose. This part states the conditions under which portions of the radio spectrum are made available and licensed for PCS.

(c)Scope. The rules in this part apply only to stations authorized under this part. Rules in subparts D and E apply only to stations authorized under those subparts.

[ 58 FR 59183, Nov. 8, 1993. Redesignated at 59 FR 18499, Apr. 19, 1994, and amended at 59 FR 32854, June 24, 1994]

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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 24 after this date.

  • 2016-04-20; vol. 81 # 76 - Wednesday, April 20, 2016
    1. 81 FR 23267 - Incorporating the American National Standard for Compliance Testing of Transmitters Used in Licensed Radio Services (ANSI C63.26-2015) Into the Commission's Rules
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      Proposed rule.
      Submit comments on or before May 5, 2016. Reply Comment Date: May 16, 2016.
      47 CFR Parts 2, 22, 24, 25, 27, 90, 95 and 101