47 CFR 90.266 - Long distance communications on frequencies below 25 MHz.

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§ 90.266 Long distance communications on frequencies below 25 MHz.
(a) The use of any particular frequency between 2 and 25 MHz is limited to those frequencies falling within the bands allocated to the fixed and land mobile services as indicated in § 2.106 of the Commission's Rules and Regulations.
(b) Only in the following circumstances will authority be extended to stations to operate on the frequencies below 25 MHz:
(1) To provide communications circuits to support operations which are highly important to the national interest and where other means of telecommunication are unavailable;
(2) To provide standby and/or backup communications circuits to regular domestic communications circuits which have been disrupted by disasters and/or emergencies.
(c) No protection is afforded to users of these frequencies from harmful interference caused by foreign operations.
(d) In the event that a complaint of harmful interference resulting from operation of these circuits is received from a foreign source, the offending circuit(s) must cease operation on the particular frequency concerned immediately upon notification by the Commission.
(e) In order to accommodate the situations described in paragraphs (c) and (d) of this section, the equipment shall be capable of transmitting and receiving on any frequency within the bands between 2 and 25 MHz and capable of immediate change among the frequencies, provided, however, that this requirement does not apply to equipment manufactured prior to August 15, 1983.
(f) Only 2K80J3E, 100HA1A, 100HA1B and those emission types listed in § 90.237(g) are permitted.
(g) Applicants must fulfill eligibility requirements set out in § 90.35(c)(1) and submit communications plans pursuant to § 90.129(o).
(h) Exercises or circuits tests which require use of these frequencies for more than seven hours per week cumulative are prohibited unless prior written approval is obtained from the Commission.
[48 FR 32996, July 20, 1983, as amended at 49 FR 48712, Dec. 14, 1984; 52 FR 29856, Aug. 12, 1987; 62 FR 18929, Apr. 17, 1997]

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  • 2014-12-02; vol. 79 # 231 - Tuesday, December 2, 2014
    1. 79 FR 71321 - Service Rules Governing Narrowband Operations in the 769-775/799-805 MHz Bands
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      Final rule.
      Effective January 2, 2015, except for the amendments to 47 CFR 2.1033(c)(20), 90.531(b)(2), and 90.531(b)(7), containing new or modified information collection requirements that require approval by the Office of Management and Budget under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, which will be effective after such approval on the effective date specified in a notification the Commission will publish in the Federal Register .
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Title 47 published on 2014-10-01

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  • 2015-01-27; vol. 80 # 17 - Tuesday, January 27, 2015
    1. 80 FR 4239 - Petition for Reconsideration of Action in Rulemaking Proceeding
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      Petition for reconsideration.
      Oppositions to the Petition must be filed on or before February 11, 2015. Replies to an opposition must be filed on or before February 23, 2015.
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