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e-CFR Data is current as of November 25, 2014

Title 47Chapter ISubchapter BPart 25


TITLE 47—Telecommunication

CHAPTER I—FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER B—COMMON CARRIER SERVICES

PART 25—SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS

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Subpart A—GENERAL

§25.101
Basis and scope.
§25.102
Station authorization required.
§25.103
Definitions.
§25.104
Preemption of local zoning of earth stations.
§25.105
Citizenship.
§§25.106-25.108
[Reserved]
§25.109
Cross-reference.
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Subpart B—APPLICATIONS AND LICENSES

General Application Filing Requirements

§25.110
Filing of applications, fees, and number of copies.
§25.111
Additional information and ITU cost recovery.
§25.112
Defective applications.
§25.113
Station construction, launch authority, and operation of spare satellites.
§25.114
Applications for space station authorizations.
§25.115
Application for earth station authorizations.
§25.116
Amendments to applications.
§25.117
Modification of station license.
§25.118
Modifications not requiring prior authorization.
§25.119
Assignment or transfer of control of station authorization.
§25.120
Application for special temporary authorization.
§25.121
License term and renewals.
§25.129
Equipment authorization for portable earth-station transceivers.

Earth Stations

§25.130
Filing requirements for transmitting earth stations.
§25.131
Filing requirements and registration for receive-only earth stations.
§25.132
Verification of earth station antenna performance standards.
§25.133
Period of construction; certification of commencement of operation.
§25.134
Licensing provisions for Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) and C-band Small Aperture Terminal (CSAT) networks.
§25.135
Licensing provisions for earth station networks in the non-voice, non-geostationary Mobile-Satellite Service.
§25.136
[Reserved]
§25.137
Application requirements for earth stations operating with non-U.S. licensed space stations.
§25.138
Licensing requirements for GSO FSS Earth Stations in the 18.3-18.8 GHz (space-to-Earth), 19.7-20.2 GHz (space-to-Earth), 28.35-28.6 GHz (Earth-to-space), and 29.25-30.0 GHz (Earth-to-space) bands.
§25.139
NGSO FSS coordination and information sharing between MVDDS licensees in the 12.2 GHz to 12.7 GHz band.

Space Stations

§25.140
Further requirements for license applications for geostationary space stations in the Fixed-Satellite Service and the 17/24 GHz Broadcasting-Satellite Service.
§25.142
Licensing provisions for the non-voice, non-geostationary Mobile-Satellite Service.
§25.143
Licensing provisions for the 1.6/2.4 GHz Mobile-Satellite Service and 2 GHz Mobile-Satellite Service.
§25.144
Licensing provisions for the 2.3 GHz satellite digital audio radio service.
§25.145
Licensing provisions for the Fixed-Satellite Service in the 20/30 GHz bands.
§25.146
Licensing and operating rules for the non-geostationary orbit Fixed-Satellite Service in the 10.7 GHz-14.5 GHz bands.
§25.147
Licensing provision for NGSO MSS feeder downlinks in the band 6700-6875 MHz.
§25.148
Licensing provisions for the Direct Broadcast Satellite Service.
§25.149
Application requirements for ancillary terrestrial components in Mobile-Satellite Service networks operating in the 1.5./1.6 GHz and 1.6/2.4 GHz Mobile-Satellite Service.

Processing of Applications

§25.150
Receipt of applications.
§25.151
Public notice period.
§25.152
Dismissal and return of applications.
§25.153
Repetitious applications.
§25.154
Opposition to applications and other pleadings.
§25.155
Mutually exclusive applications.
§25.156
Consideration of applications.
§25.157
Consideration of NGSO-like satellite applications.
§25.158
Consideration of GSO-like satellite applications.
§25.159
Limits on pending applications and unbuilt satellite systems.

Forfeiture, Termination, and Reinstatement of Station Authorization

§25.160
Administrative sanctions.
§25.161
Automatic termination of station authorization.
§25.162
Cause for termination of interference protection.
§25.163
Reinstatement.
§25.164
Milestones.
§25.165
Posting of bonds.

Reporting Requirements For Space Station Operators

§25.170
Annual reporting requirements.
§25.171
Contact information reporting requirements.
§25.172
Requirements for reporting space station control arrangements.
§25.173
Results of in-orbit testing.
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Subpart C—TECHNICAL STANDARDS

§25.201
[Reserved]
§25.202
Frequencies, frequency tolerance, and emission limits.
§25.203
Choice of sites and frequencies.
§25.204
Power limits for earth stations.
§25.205
Minimum angle of antenna elevation.
§25.206
Station identification.
§25.207
Cessation of emissions.
§25.208
Power flux density limits.
§25.209
Earth station antenna performance standards.
§25.210
Technical requirements for space stations.
§25.211
Analog video transmissions in the Fixed-Satellite Services.
§25.212
Narrowband analog transmissions and digital transmissions in the GSO Fixed Satellite Service.
§25.213
Inter-Service coordination requirements for the 1.6/2.4 GHz Mobile-Satellite Service.
§25.214
Technical requirements for space stations in the Satellite Digital Audio Radio Service and associated terrestrial repeaters.
§25.215
[Reserved]
§25.216
Limits on emissions from mobile earth stations for protection of aeronautical radionavigation-satellite service.
§25.217
Default service rules.
§25.218
Off-axis EIRP density envelopes for FSS earth stations transmitting in certain frequency bands.
§25.219
[Reserved]
§25.220
Non-conforming transmit/receive earth station operations.
§25.221
Blanket Licensing provisions for Earth Stations on Vessels (ESVs) receiving in the 3700-4200 MHz (space-to-Earth) band and transmitting in the 5925-6425 MHz (Earth-to-space) band, operating with GSO Satellites in the Fixed-Satellite Service.
§25.222
Blanket Licensing provisions for Earth Stations on Vessels (ESVs) receiving in the 10.95-11.2 GHz (space-to-Earth), 11.45-11.7 GHz (space-to-Earth), 11.7-12.2 GHz (space-to-Earth) bands and transmitting in the 14.0-14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space) band, operating with Geostationary Orbit (GSO) Satellites in the Fixed-Satellite Service.
§25.223
Alternative licensing rules for feeder-link earth stations in the 17/24 GHz BSS.
§25.224
Protection of receive-only earth stations in the 17/24 GHz BSS.
§25.225
Geographic Service Requirements for 17/24 GHz Broadcasting Satellite Service.
§25.226
Blanket Licensing provisions for domestic, U.S. Vehicle-Mounted Earth Stations (VMESs) receiving in the 10.95-11.2 GHz (space-to-Earth), 11.45-11.7 GHz (space-to-Earth), and 11.7-12.2 GHz (space-to-Earth) bands and transmitting in the 14.0-14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space) band, operating with Geostationary Satellites in the Fixed-Satellite Service.
§25.227
Blanket licensing provisions for Earth Stations Aboard Aircraft (ESAAs) receiving in the 10.95-11.2 GHz (space-to-Earth), 11.45-11.7 GHz (space-to-Earth), and 11.7-12.2 GHz (space-to-Earth) frequency bands and transmitting in the 14.0-14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency band, operating with Geostationary Satellites in the Fixed-Satellite Service.
§§25.228-25.249
[Reserved]
§25.250
Sharing between NGSO MSS Feeder links Earth Stations in the 19.3-19.7 GHz and 29.1-29.5 GHz Bands.
§25.251
Special requirements for coordination.
§25.252
[Reserved]
§25.253
Special requirements for ancillary terrestrial components operating in the 1626.5-1660.5 MHz/1525-1559 MHz bands.
§25.254
Special requirements for ancillary terrestrial components operating in the 1610-1626.5 MHz/2483.5-2500 MHz bands.
§25.255
Procedures for resolving harmful interference related to operation of ancillary terrestrial components operating in the 1.5/1.6 GHz and 1.6/2.4 GHz bands.
§25.256
Special Requirements for operations in the 3.65-3.7 GHz band.
§25.257
Special requirements for operations in the band 29.1-29.25 GHz between NGSO MSS and LMDS.
§25.258
Sharing between NGSO MSS Feeder links Stations and GSO FSS services in the 29.25-29.5 GHz Bands.
§25.259
Time sharing between NOAA meteorological satellite systems and non-voice, non-geostationary satellite systems in the 137-138 MHz band.
§25.260
Time sharing between DoD meteorological satellite systems and non-voice, non-geostationary satellite systems in the 400.15-401 MHz band.
§25.261
Procedures for avoidance of in-line interference events for Non Geostationary Satellite Orbit (NGSO) Satellite Network Operations in the Fixed-Satellite Service (FSS) Bands.
§25.262
Licensing and domestic coordination requirements for 17/24 GHz BSS space stations.
§25.263
Information sharing requirements for SDARS terrestrial repeater operators.
§25.264
Requirements to facilitate reverse-band operation in the 17.3-17.8 GHz band of 17/24 GHz Broadcasting-satellite Service and Direct Broadcast Satellite Service space stations.
§25.265
Acceptance of interference in 2000-2020 MHz.
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Subpart D—TECHNICAL OPERATIONS

§25.271
Control of transmitting stations.
§25.272
General inter-system coordination procedures.
§25.273
Duties regarding space communications transmissions.
§25.274
Procedures to be followed in the event of harmful interference.
§25.275
Particulars of operation.
§25.276
Points of communication.
§25.277
Temporary fixed earth station operations.
§25.278
Additional coordination obligation for non-geostationary and geostationary satellite systems in frequencies allocated to the fixed-satellite service.
§25.279
Inter-satellite service.
§25.280
Inclined orbit operations.
§25.281
Transmitter identification requirements for video uplink transmissions.
§25.282
Orbit raising maneuvers.
§25.283
End-of-life disposal.
§25.284
Emergency Call Center Service.
§25.285
Operation of MSS and ATC transmitters or transceivers on board civil aircraft.
§25.286
Antenna painting and lighting.
§25.287
Requirements pertaining to operation of mobile stations in the NVNG, 1.5/1.6 GHz, 1.6/2.4 GHz, and 2 GHz Mobile-Satellite Service bands.
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Subpart E—[RESERVED]

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Subpart F—COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR DARS

§25.401
Satellite DARS applications subject to competitive bidding.
§25.402
[Reserved]
§25.403
Bidding application and certification procedures.
§25.404
Submission of down payment and filing of long-form applications.
§§25.405-25.406
[Reserved]
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Subparts G-H [Reserved]

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Subpart I—EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

§25.601
Equal employment opportunities.
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Subpart J—PUBLIC INTEREST OBLIGATIONS

§25.701
Public interest obligations.


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