47 CFR 5.1 - Basis and purpose.

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§ 5.1 Basis and purpose.

(a)Basis. The rules following in this part are promulgated pursuant to the provisions of Title III of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, which vests authority in the Federal Communications Commission to regulate radio transmissions and to issue licenses for radio stations.

(b)Purpose. The rules in this part provide the conditions by which portions of the radio frequency spectrum may be used for the purposes of experimentation, product development, and market trials.

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United States Code
Statutes at Large

Title 47 published on 02-May-2017 03:40

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 47 CFR Part 5 after this date.

  • 2016-07-25; vol. 81 # 142 - Monday, July 25, 2016
    1. 81 FR 48362 - Radio Experimentation and Market Trials—Streamlining Rules
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      FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
      Final rule.
      Effective August 24, 2016.
      47 CFR Part 5