47 CFR 73.5000 - Services subject to competitive bidding.

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§ 73.5000 Services subject to competitive bidding.
(a) Mutually exclusive applications for new facilities and for major changes to existing facilities in the following broadcast services are subject to competitive bidding: AM; FM; FM translator; analog television; low-power television; television translator; and Class A television. Mutually exclusive applications for minor modifications of Class A television and television broadcast are also subject to competitive bidding. The general competitive bidding procedures set forth in part 1, subpart Q of this chapter will apply unless otherwise provided in part 73 or part 74 of this chapter.
(b) Mutually exclusive applications for broadcast channels in the reserved portion of the FM band (Channels 200-220) and for television broadcast channels reserved for noncommercial educational use are not subject to competitive bidding procedures. Applications for noncommercial educational broadcast stations, as described in 47 U.S.C. 397(6), on non-reserved channels also are not subject to competitive bidding procedures.
[63 FR 48629, Sept. 11, 1998, as amended at 67 FR 45374, July 9, 2002; 68 FR 26228, May 15, 2003; 69 FR 72043, Dec. 10, 2004]

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  • 2015-05-20; vol. 80 # 97 - Wednesday, May 20, 2015
    1. 80 FR 28848 - Television Broadcasting Services; Bend, Oregon
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Title 47 published on 2014-10-01

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  • 2015-05-26; vol. 80 # 100 - Tuesday, May 26, 2015
    1. 80 FR 30021 - Incentive Auction Task Force Releases Initial Clearing Target Optimization Simulations
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      Proposed rule.
      Submit comments on or before June 3, 2015.
      47 CFR Parts 1, 27, and 73