47 CFR 24.16 - Criteria for comparative renewal proceedings.

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§ 24.16 Criteria for comparative renewal proceedings.

A renewal applicant involved in a comparative renewal proceeding shall receive a preference, commonly referred to as a renewal expectancy, which is the most important comparative factor to be considered in the proceeding, if its past record for the relevant license period demonstrates that the renewal applicant:

(a) Has provided “substantial” service during its past license term. “Substantial” service is defined as service which is sound, favorable, and substantially above a level of mediocre service which might just minimally warrant renewal; and

(b) Has substantially complied with applicable Commission rules, policies and the Communications Act.

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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
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