47 CFR 5.71 - License period.

§ 5.71 License period.

(a)Conventional experimental radio licenses.

(1) The regular license term is 2 years. An applicant may request a license term up to 5 years, but must provide justification for a license of that duration.

(2) A license may be renewed for an additional term not exceeding 5 years, upon an adequate showing of need to complete the experiment.

(b)Program, medical testing, and compliance testing experimental radio licenses. Licenses are issued for a term of 5 years and may be renewed for up to 5 years upon an adequate showing of need.

(c)Broadcast experimental radio license. Licenses are issued for a one-year period and may be renewed for an additional term not exceeding 5 years, upon an adequate showing of need.

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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 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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      Final rule.
      Effective August 24, 2016.
      47 CFR Part 5