47 CFR 73.31 - Rounding of nominal power specified on applications.

§ 73.31 Rounding of nominal power specified on applications.

(a) An application filed with the FCC for a new station or for an increase in power of an existing station shall specify nominal power rounded to two significant figures as follows:

Nominal power (kW) Rounded down to nearest figure (kW)
Below 0.25 0.001
0.25 to 0.99 0.01
1 to 9.9 0.1
10 to 50 1

(b) In rounding the nominal power in accordance with paragraph (a) of this section the RMS shall be adjusted accordingly. If rounding upward to the nearest figure would result in objectionable interference, the nominal power specified on the application is to be rounded downward to the next nearest figure and the RMS adjusted accordingly.

[ 50 FR 18821, May 2, 1985, as amended at 53 FR 1031, Jan. 15, 1988]

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  • 2017-05-16; vol. 82 # 93 - Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    1. 82 FR 22428 - 2014 Quadrennial Regulatory Review
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      Final rule; announcement of effective date.
      Changes to FCC Form 301, FCC Form 314, and FCC Form 315, published at 81 FR 76220-01, Nov. 1, 2016, are effective on May 16, 2017.
      47 CFR Part 73

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