47 CFR 90.1 - Basis and purpose.

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§ 90.1 Basis and purpose.

(a)Basis. The rules in this part are promulgated under Title III of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended which vests authority in the Federal Communications Commission to regulate radio transmission and to issue licenses for radio stations. All rules in this part are in accordance with applicable treaties and agreements to which the United States is a party.

(b)Purpose. This part states the conditions under which radio communications systems may be licensed and used in the Public Safety, Industrial/Business Radio Pool, and Radiolocation Radio Services. These rules do not govern the licensing of radio systems belonging to and operated by the United States.

[ 43 FR 54791, Nov. 22, 1978, as amended at 65 FR 66650, Nov. 7, 2000]

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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 90 after this date.

  • 2016-12-13; vol. 81 # 239 - Tuesday, December 13, 2016
    1. 81 FR 89890 - Petition for Partial Reconsideration of Action in Rulemaking Proceeding
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      FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
      Petition for reconsideration.
      Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before December 28, 2016. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before January 9, 2017.
      47 CFR Parts 2 and 90

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