47 CFR 87.279 - Frequencies.

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§ 87.279 Frequencies.

(a)United States (except Alaska). The applicant must request specific frequencies in accordance with § 2.106 of this chapter. The Commission will determine the suitability of the applicant's selection based on the probability of interference to and from existing services assigned on the same or adjacent frequencies. All new assignments of frequencies will be subject to such conditions as may be required to minimize the possibility of harmful interference to existing services.


(1) Only stations which serve scheduled air carriers will be licensed. Applicants must show that the station will provide communications only along routes served by the scheduled operations of such carriers.

(2) The following frequencies are available in Alaska. These frequencies will only be licensed in conjunction with licenses for use of the aeronautical enroute frequencies specified in § 87.263(c).


2648.0 5310.0
4645.0 5887.5
4947.5 8015.0

(c)Gulf of Mexico. In addition to the provisions of paragraph (a) of this section, the frequencies 4550.0 and 5036.0 kHz are available in the Gulf of Mexico.

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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 87 after this date.

  • 2015-11-17; vol. 80 # 221 - Tuesday, November 17, 2015
    1. 80 FR 71702 - Promoting Spectrum Access for Wireless Microphone Operations
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      Final rule.
      Effective December 17, 2015, except for the amendments to §§ 15.37(k) and 74.851(l), which contain new or modified information collection requirements that require approval by the OMB under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The Commission will publish a document in the Federal Register announcing the effective date of the amendments when OMB approves. The incorporation by reference listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of December 17, 2015.
      47 CFR Parts 2, 15, 74, 87, and 90