Table of Parts
[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 47, Volume 2, Parts 20 to 39]
[Revised as of October 1, 1997]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
[CITE: 47CFR22]

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                       TITLE 47--TELECOMMUNICATION

                     Subpart A--Scope and Authority

22.1  Basis and purpose.
22.3  Authorization required.
22.5  Citizenship.
22.7  General eligibility.
22.99  Definitions.

            Subpart B--Licensing Requirements and Procedures

                     Applications and Notifications

22.101  Station files.
22.103  Representations.
22.105  Written applications, standard forms, microfiche, magnetic 
22.106  Filing fees; place.
22.107  General application requirements.
22.108  Parties to applications.
22.115  Content of applications.
22.117  Content of notifications.
22.119  Requests for rule waivers.
22.120  Application processing; initial procedures.
22.121  Repetitious, inconsistent or conflicting applications.
22.122  Amendment of applications.
22.123  Classification of filings as major or minor.
22.124  Notification processing.
22.125  Application for special temporary authorizations.
22.127  Public notices.
22.128  Dismissal of applications.
22.129  Agreements to dismiss applications, amendments or pleadings.
22.130  Petitions to deny, responsive pleadings.
22.131  Procedures for mutually exclusive applications.
22.132  Grant of applications.
22.135  Settlement conference.
22.137  Assignment of authorization; transfer of control.
22.139  Trafficking.
22.142  Commencement of service; notification requirement.
22.143  Construction prior to grant of application.
22.144  Termination of authorizations.
22.145  Renewal application procedures.
22.150  Standard pre-filing technical coordination procedure.
22.157  Distance computation.
22.159  Computation of average terrain elevation.
22.161  Application requirements for ASSB.
22.163  Minor modifications to existing stations.
22.165  Additional transmitters for existing systems.
22.169  Internal coordination of channel assignments.

                     Competitive Bidding Procedures

22.201  Scope of competitive bidding rules.
22.203  Competitive bidding design for paging licensing.
22.205  Competitive bidding mechanisms.
22.207  Withdrawal, default, and disqualification payments.
22.209  Bidding applications (FCC Form 175 and 175-S short-form).
22.211  Submission of upfront payments and down payments.
22.213  Long-form applications (FCC Form 600).
22.215  Authorization grant, denial, default, and disqualification.
22.217  Bidding credits for small businesses.
22.219  Installment payments for licenses won by small businesses.
22.221  Eligibility for partitioned licenses.
22.223  Definitions concerning competitive bidding process.
22.225  Certifications, disclosures, records maintenance and audits.
22.227  Petitions to deny and limitation on settlements.

            Subpart C--Operational and Technical Requirements

                        Operational Requirements

22.301  Station inspection.

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22.303  Retention of station authorizations; identifying transmitters.
22.305  Operator and maintenance requirements.
22.307  Operation during emergency.
22.313  Station identification.
22.315  Duty to respond to official communications.
22.317  Discontinuance of station operation.
22.321  Equal employment opportunities.
22.323  Incidental communication services.
22.325  Control points.

                         Technical Requirements

22.351  Channel assignment policy.
22.352  Protection from interference.
22.353  Blanketing interference.
22.355  Frequency tolerance.
22.357  Emission types.
22.359  Emission masks.
22.361  Standby facilities.
22.363  Directional antennas.
22.365  Antenna structures; air navigation safety.
22.367  Wave polarization.
22.369  Quiet zones.
22.371  Disturbance of AM broadcast station antenna patterns.
22.373  Access to transmitters.
22.377  Type-acceptance of transmitters.
22.379  Replacement of equipment.
22.381  Auxiliary test transmitters.
22.383  In-building radiation systems.

                 Subpart D--Developmental Authorizations

22.401  Description and purposes of developmental authorizations.
22.403  General limitations.
22.409  Developmental authorization for a new Public Mobile Service or 
22.411  Developmental authorization of 43 MHz paging transmitters.
22.413  Developmental authorization of 72-76 MHz fixed transmitters.
22.415  Developmental authorization of 928-960 MHz fixed transmitters.
22.417  Developmental authorization of meteor burst systems.

              Subpart E--Paging and Radiotelephone Service

22.501  Scope.
22.503  Paging geographic area authorizations.
22.507  Number of transmitters per station.
22.509  Procedures for mutually exclusive applications in the Paging and 
          Radiotelephone Service.
22.511  Construction period for the Paging and Radiotelephone Service.
22.515  Permissible communications paths.
22.527  Signal boosters.
22.529  Application requirements for the Paging and Radiotelephone 

                            Paging Operation

22.531  Channels for paging operation.
22.535  Effective radiated power limits.
22.537  Technical channel assignment criteria.
22.539  Additional channel policies.
22.551  Nationwide network paging service.
22.559  Paging application requirements.

                   One-way or Two-way Mobile Operation

22.561  Channels for one-way or two-way mobile operation.
22.563  Provision of rural radiotelephone service upon request.
22.565  Transmitting power limits.
22.567  Technical channel assignment criteria.
22.569  Additional channel policies.
22.571  Responsibility for mobile stations.
22.573  Use of base transmitters as repeaters.
22.575  Use of mobile channel for remote control of station functions.
22.577  Dispatch service.
22.579  Operation of mobile transmitters across U.S.-Canada border.
22.589  One-way or two-way application requirements.

                        Point-to-Point Operation

22.591  Channels for point-to-point operation.
22.593  Effective radiated power limits.
22.599  Assignment of 72-76 MHz channels.
22.601  Assignment of microwave channels.
22.602  Transition of the 2110-2130 and 2160-2180 MHz channels to 
          emerging technologies.
22.603  488-494 MHz fixed service in Hawaii.

                      Point-to-Multipoint Operation

22.621  Channels for point-to-multipoint operation.
22.623  System configuration.
22.625  Transmitter locations.
22.627  Effective radiated power limits.

                  470-512 MHz Trunked Mobile Operation

22.651  470-512 MHz channels for trunked mobile operation.
22.653  Eligibility.
22.655  Channel usage.
22.657  Transmitter locations.
22.659  Effective radiated power limits.

                 Subpart F--Rural Radiotelephone Service

22.701  Scope.
22.702  Eligibility.
22.703  Separate rural subscriber station authorization not required.
22.705  Rural radiotelephone system configuration.
22.709  Rural radiotelephone service application requirements.
22.711  Provision of information to applicants.

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22.713  Construction period for rural radiotelephone stations.
22.715  Technical channel assignment criteria for rural radiotelephone 
22.717  Procedure for mutually exclusive applications in the Rural 
          Radiotelephone Service.
22.719  Additional channel policy for rural radiotelephone stations.

               Conventional Rural Radiotelephone Stations

22.721  Geographic area authorizations.
22.723  Secondary site-by-site authorizations.
22.725  Channels for conventional rural radiotelephone stations.
22.727  Power limits for conventional rural radiotelephone transmitters.
22.729  Meteor burst propagation modes.
22.731  Emission limitations.
22.733  Priority of service.
22.737  Temporary fixed stations.

                 Basic Exchange Telephone Radio Systems

22.757  Channels for basic exchange telephone radio systems.
22.759  Power limit for BETRS.

              Subpart G--Air-Ground Radiotelephone Service

22.801  Scope.
22.803  Air-ground application requirements.

                  General Aviation Air-Ground Stations

22.805  Channels for general aviation air-ground service.
22.809  Transmitting power limits.
22.811  Idle tone.
22.813  Technical channel pair assignment criteria.
22.815  Construction period for general aviation ground stations.
22.817  Additional channel policies.
22.819  AGRAS compatibility requirement.
22.821  Authorization for airborne mobile stations.

                 Commercial Aviation Air-Ground Systems

22.857  Channel plan for commercial aviation air-ground systems.
22.859  Geographical channel block layout.
22.861  Emission limitations.
22.863  Transmitter frequency tolerance.
22.865  Automatic channel selection procedures.
22.867  Effective radiated power limits.
22.869  Assignment of control channels.
22.871  Control channel transition period.
22.873  Construction period for commercial aviation air-ground systems.
22.875  Commercial aviation air-ground system application requirements.

               Subpart H--Cellular Radiotelephone Service

22.900  Scope.
22.901  Cellular service requirements and limitations.
22.903  Conditions applicable to former Bell Operating Companies.
22.905  Channels for cellular service.
22.907  Coordination of channel usage.
22.909  Cellular markets.
22.911  Cellular geographic service area.
22.912  Service area boundary extensions.
22.913  Effective radiated power limits.
22.915  Modulation requirements.
22.917  Emission limitations for cellular.
22.919  Electronic serial numbers.
22.923  Cellular system configuration.
22.925  Prohibition on airborne operation of cellular telephones.
22.927  Responsibility for mobile stations.
22.929  Application requirements for the Cellular Radiotelephone 
22.933  Cellular system compatibility specification.
22.935  Procedures for comparative renewal proceedings.
22.936  Dismissal of applications in cellular renewal proceedings.
22.937  Demonstration of financial qualifications.
22.939  Site availability requirements for applications competing with 
          cellular renewal applications.
22.940  Criteria for comparative cellular renewal proceedings.
22.941  System identification numbers.
22.942  Limitations on interests in licensees for both channel blocks in 
          an area.
22.943  Limitations on assignments and transfers of cellular 
22.944  Transfers of interests in applications.
22.945  Interests in multiple applications.
22.946  Service commencement and construction periods for cellular 
22.947  Five year build-out period.
22.949  Unserved area licensing process.
22.951  Minimum coverage requirement.
22.953  Content and form of applications.
22.955  Canadian condition.
22.957  Mexican condition.
22.959  Rules governing processing of applications for initial systems.
22.960  Cellular unserved area radiotelephone licenses subject to 
          competitive bidding.
22.961  Competitive bidding design for cellular unserved area 
          radiotelephone licensing.
22.962  Competitive bidding mechanisms.
22.963  Withdrawal, default and disqualification payments.
22.964  Bidding application (FCC Form 175).
22.965  Submission of upfront payments and down payments.
22.966  Long-form applications.
22.967  License grant, denial, default, and disqualification.

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               Subpart I--Offshore Radiotelephone Service

22.1001  Scope.
22.1003  Eligibility.
22.1005  Priority of service.
22.1007  Channels for offshore radiotelephone systems.
22.1009  Transmitter locations.
22.1011  Antenna height limitations.
22.1013  Effective radiated power limitations.
22.1015  Repeater operation.
22.1025  Permissible communications.
22.1031  Temporary fixed stations.
22.1035  Construction period.
22.1037  Application requirements for offshore stations.

    Authority:  Sections 4, 303, 309 and 332, 48 Stat. 1066, 1082, as 
amended; 47 U.S.C. 154, 303, 309 and 332, unless otherwise noted.

    Source:  59 FR 59507, Nov. 17, 1994, unless otherwise noted.

                     Subpart A--Scope and Authority