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Title 47Chapter ISubchapter DPart 90


TITLE 47—Telecommunication

CHAPTER I—FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER D—SAFETY AND SPECIAL RADIO SERVICES

PART 90—PRIVATE LAND MOBILE RADIO SERVICES

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Subpart A—GENERAL INFORMATION

§90.1
Basis and purpose.
§90.5
Other applicable rule parts.
§90.7
Definitions.
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Subpart B—PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO POOL

§90.15
Scope.
§90.16
Public Safety National Plan.
§90.19
Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network.
§90.20
Public Safety Pool.
§90.22
Paging operations.
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Subpart C—INDUSTRIAL/BUSINESS RADIO POOL

§90.31
Scope.
§90.33
General eligibility.
§90.35
Industrial/Business Pool.
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Subparts D-E [Reserved]

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Subpart F—RADIOLOCATION SERVICE

§90.101
Scope.
§90.103
Radiolocation Service.
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Subpart G—APPLICATIONS AND AUTHORIZATIONS

§90.111
Scope.
§90.115
Foreign government and alien eligibility.
§90.119
Application requirements.
§90.121
Canadian registration.
§90.127
Submission and filing of applications.
§90.129
Supplemental information to be routinely submitted with applications.
§90.135
Modification of license.
§90.137
Applications for operation at temporary locations.
§90.138
Applications for itinerant frequencies.
§90.149
License term.
§90.155
Time in which station must be placed in operation.
§90.157
Discontinuance of station operation.
§90.159
Temporary and conditional permits.

Special Rules Governing Facilities Used To Provide Commercial Mobile Radio Services

§90.165
Procedures for mutually exclusive applications.
§90.168
Equal employment opportunities.
§90.169
Construction prior to grant of application.
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Subpart H—POLICIES GOVERNING THE ASSIGNMENT OF FREQUENCIES

§90.171
Scope.
§90.173
Policies governing the assignment of frequencies.
§90.175
Frequency coordinator requirements.
§90.176
Coordinator notification requirements on frequencies below 512 MHz, at 769-775/799-805 MHz, or at 1427-1432 MHz.
§90.179
Shared use of radio stations.
§90.185
Multiple licensing of radio transmitting equipment in the mobile radio service.
§90.187
Trunking in the bands between 150 and 512 MHz.
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Subpart I—GENERAL TECHNICAL STANDARDS

§90.201
Scope.
§90.203
Certification required.
§90.205
Power and antenna height limits.
§90.207
Types of emissions.
§90.209
Bandwidth limitations.
§90.210
Emission masks.
§90.212
Provisions relating to the use of scrambling devices and digital voice modulation.
§90.213
Frequency stability.
§90.214
Transient frequency behavior.
§90.215
Transmitter measurements.
§90.217
Exemption from technical standards.
§90.219
Use of signal boosters.
§90.221
Adjacent channel power limits.
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Subpart J—NON-VOICE AND OTHER SPECIALIZED OPERATIONS

§90.231
Scope.
§90.233
Base/mobile non-voice operations.
§90.235
Secondary fixed signaling operations.
§90.237
Interim provisions for operation of radioteleprinter and radiofacsimile devices.
§90.238
Telemetry operations.
§90.239
[Reserved]
§90.241
Radio call box operations.
§90.242
Travelers' information stations.
§90.243
Mobile relay stations.
§90.245
Fixed relay stations.
§90.247
Mobile repeater stations.
§90.248
Wildlife and ocean buoy tracking.
§90.249
Control stations.
§90.250
Meteor burst communications.
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Subpart K—STANDARDS FOR SPECIAL FREQUENCIES OR FREQUENCY BANDS

§90.251
Scope.
§90.253
Use of frequency 5167.5 kHz.
§90.255
[Reserved]
§90.257
Assignment and use of frequencies in the band 72-76 MHz.
§90.259
Assignment and use of frequencies in the bands 216-220 MHz and 1427-1432 MHz.
§90.261
Assignment and use of the frequencies in the band 450-470 MHz for fixed operations.
§90.263
Substitution of frequencies below 25 MHz.
§90.264
Disaster communications between 2 and 10 MHz.
§90.265
Assignment and use of frequencies in the bands allocated for Federal use.
§90.266
Long distance communications on frequencies below 25 MHz.
§90.267
Assignment and use of frequencies in the 450-470 MHz band for low power use.
§90.269
Use of frequencies for self-powered vehicle detectors.
§90.273
Availability and use of frequencies in the 421-430 MHz band.
§90.275
Selection and assignment of frequencies in the 421-430 MHz band.
§90.279
Power limitations applicable to the 421-430 MHz band.
§90.281
Restrictions on operational fixed stations in the 421-430 MHz band.
§90.283
[Reserved]
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Subpart L—AUTHORIZATION IN THE BAND 470-512 MHZ (UHF-TV SHARING)

§90.301
Scope.
§90.303
Availability of frequencies.
§90.305
Location of stations.
§90.307
Protection criteria.
§90.309
Tables and figures.
§90.311
Frequencies.
§90.313
Frequency loading criteria.
§90.315
Special provisions governing use of frequencies in the 476-494 MHz band (TV Channels 15, 16, 17) in the Southern Louisiana-Texas Offshore Zone.
§90.317
Fixed ancillary signaling and data transmissions.
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Subpart M—INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS RADIO SERVICE

§90.350
Scope.
§90.351
Location and Monitoring Service.
§90.353
LMS operations in the 902-928 MHz band.
§90.355
LMS operations below 512 MHz.
§90.357
Frequencies for LMS systems in the 902-928 MHz band.
§90.359
Field strength limits for EA-licensed LMS systems.
§90.361
Interference from part 15 and Amateur operations.
§90.363
Grandfathering provisions for existing AVM licensees.
§90.365
Partitioned licenses and disaggregated spectrum.

Regulations Governing the Licensing and Use of Frequencies in the 5850-5925 MHz Band for Dedicated Short-Range Communications Service (DSRCS)

§90.371
Dedicated short range communications service.
§90.373
Eligibility in the DSRCS.
§90.375
RSU license areas, communication zones and registrations
§90.377
Frequencies available; maximum EIRP and antenna height, and priority communications.
§90.379
ASTM E2213-03 DSRC Standard (ASTM-DSRC Standard).
§90.383
RSU sites near the U.S./Canada or U.S./Mexico border.
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Subpart N—OPERATING REQUIREMENTS

§90.401
Scope.
§90.403
General operating requirements.
§90.405
Permissible communications.
§90.407
Emergency communications.
§90.411
Civil defense communications.
§90.415
Prohibited uses.
§90.417
Interstation communication.
§90.419
Points of communication.
§90.421
Operation of mobile station units not under the control of the licensee.
§90.423
Operation on board aircraft.
§90.425
Station identification.
§90.427
Precautions against unauthorized operation.
§90.429
Control point and dispatch point requirements.
§90.431
Unattended operation.
§90.433
Operator requirements.
§90.437
Posting station licenses.
§90.439
Inspection of stations.
§90.441
Inspection and maintenance of antenna structure marking and associated control equipment.
§90.443
Content of station records.
§90.445
Form of station records.
§90.447
Retention of station records.
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Subpart O—TRANSMITTER CONTROL

§90.460
Scope.
§90.461
Direct and remote control of transmitters.
§90.463
Transmitter control points.
§90.465
Control of systems of communication.
§90.467
Dispatch points.
§90.469
Unattended operation.

Internal Transmitter Control Systems

§90.471
Points of operation in internal transmitter control systems.
§90.473
Operation of internal transmitter control systems through licensed fixed control points.
§90.475
Operation of internal transmitter control systems in specially equipped systems.

Interconnected Systems

§90.476
Interconnection of fixed stations and certain mobile stations.
§90.477
Interconnected systems.
§90.483
Permissible methods and requirements of interconnecting private and public systems of communications.
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Subpart P—PAGING OPERATIONS

§90.490
One-way paging operations in the private services.
§90.492
One way paging operations in the 806-824/851-869 MHz and 896-901/935-940 MHz bands.
§90.493
Paging operations on exclusive channels in the 929-930 MHz band.
§90.494
Paging operations on shared channels in the 929-930 MHz band.
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Subpart Q—[RESERVED]

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Subpart R—REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE LICENSING AND USE OF FREQUENCIES IN THE 763-775 AND 793-805 MHZ BANDS

§90.521
Scope.
§90.523
Eligibility.
§90.525
Administration of interoperability channels.
§90.527
Regional plan requirements.
§90.529
State License.
§90.531
Band plan.
§90.532
Licensing of the 758-769 MHz and 788-799 MHz Bands.
§90.533
Transmitting sites near the U.S./Canada or U.S./Mexico border.
§90.535
Modulation and spectrum usage efficiency requirements.
§90.537
Trunking requirement.
§90.539
Frequency stability.
§90.541
Transmitting power limits.
§90.542
Broadband transmitting power limits.
§90.543
Emission limitations.
§90.545
TV/DTV interference protection criteria.
§90.547
Narrowband Interoperability channel capability requirement.
§90.548
Interoperability Technical Standards.
§90.549
Transmitter certification.
§90.551
Construction requirements.
§90.553
Encryption.
§90.555
Information exchange.
§90.557
Secondary fixed signaling operations.
§90.559
Station Identification.
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Subpart S—REGULATIONS GOVERNING LICENSING AND USE OF FREQUENCIES IN THE 806-824, 851-869, 896-901, AND 935-940 MHZ BANDS

§90.601
Scope.

Application for Authorizations

§90.603
Eligibility.
§90.605
Forms to be used.
§90.607
Supplemental information to be furnished by applicants for facilities under this subpart.
§90.609
Special limitations on amendment of applications for assignment or transfer of authorizations for radio systems above 800 MHz.

Policies Governing the Processing of Applications and the Selection and Assignment of Frequencies for Use in the 806-824 MHz, 851-869 MHz, 896-901 MHz, and 935-940 MHz Bands

§90.613
Frequencies available.
§90.614
Segments of the 806-824/851-869 MHz band for non-border areas.
§90.615
Individual channels available in the General Category in 806-824/851-869 MHz band.
§90.617
Frequencies in the 809.750-824/854.750-869 MHz, and 896-901/935-940 MHz bands available for trunked, conventional or cellular system use in non-border areas.
§90.619
Operations within the U.S./Mexico and U.S./Canada border areas.
§90.621
Selection and assignment of frequencies.
§90.623
Limitations on the number of frequencies assignable for conventional systems.
§90.625
Other criteria to be applied in assigning channels for use in conventional systems of communication.
§90.627
Limitation on the number of frequency pairs that may be assignable for trunked systems and on the number of trunked systems.
§90.629
Extended implementation period.
§90.631
Trunked systems loading, construction and authorization requirements.
§90.633
Conventional systems loading requirements.

Technical Regulations Regarding the Use of Frequencies in the 806-824 MHz, 851-869 MHz, 896-901 MHz, and 935-940 MHz Bands

§90.635
Limitations on power and antenna height.
§90.637
Restrictions on operational fixed stations.
§90.645
Permissible operations.
§90.647
Station identification.
§90.651
Supplemental reports required of licensees authorized under this subpart.
§90.655
Special licensing requirements for Specialized Mobile Radio systems.
§90.656
Responsibilities of base station licensees of Specialized Mobile Radio systems.

Policies Governing the Licensing and Use of MTA-Based SMR Systems in the 896-901/935-940 MHz Band

§90.661
MTA-based SMR service areas.
§90.663
MTA-based SMR system operations.
§90.665
Authorization, construction and implementation of MTA licenses.
§90.667
Grandfathering provisions for incumbent licensees.
§90.669
Emission limits.
§90.671
Field strength limits.

Procedures and Process—Unacceptable Interference

§90.672
Unacceptable interference to non-cellular 800 MHz licensees from 800 MHz cellular systems or part 22 Cellular Radiotelephone systems, and within the 900 MHz Business/Industrial Land Transportation Pool.
§90.673
Obligation to abate unacceptable interference.
§90.674
Interference resolution procedures before, during and after band reconfiguration.
§90.675
Information exchange.
§90.676
Transition administrator for reconfiguration of the 806-824/851-869 MHz band in order to separate cellular systems from non-cellular systems.
§90.677
Reconfiguration of the 806-824/851-869 MHz band in order to separate cellular systems from non-cellular systems.

Policies Governing the Licensing and Use of EA-Based SMR Systems in the 809-824/851-869 MHz Band

§90.681
EA-based SMR service areas.
§90.683
EA-based SMR system operations.
§90.685
Authorization, construction and implementation of EA licenses.
§90.687
Special provisions regarding assignments and transfers of authorizations for incumbent SMR licensees in the 809-824/854-869 MHz band.
§90.689
Field strength limits.
§90.691
Emission mask requirements for EA-based systems.
§90.693
Grandfathering provisions for incumbent licensees.
§90.699
Transition of the upper 200 channels in the 800 MHz band to EA licensing.
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Subpart T—REGULATIONS GOVERNING LICENSING AND USE OF FREQUENCIES IN THE 220-222 MHZ BAND

§90.701
Scope.
§90.703
Eligibility.
§90.705
Forms to be used.
§90.709
Special limitations on amendment of applications and on assignment or transfer of authorizations licensed under this subpart.
§90.711
Processing of Phase II applications.
§90.713
Entry criteria.
§90.715
Frequencies available.
§90.717
Channels available for nationwide systems in the 220-222 MHz band.
§90.719
Individual channels available for assignment in the 220-222 MHz band.
§90.720
Channels available for public safety/mutual aid.
§90.721
Other channels available for non-nationwide systems in the 220-222 MHz band.
§90.723
Selection and assignment of frequencies.
§90.725
Construction requirements for Phase I licensees.
§90.727
Extended implementation schedules for Phase I licensees.
§90.729
Limitations on power and antenna height.
§90.733
Permissible operations.
§90.735
Station identification.
§90.739
Number of systems authorized in a geographical area.
§90.741
Urban areas for Phase I nationwide systems.
§90.743
Renewal expectancy.
§90.745
Phase I licensee service areas.
§90.751
Minor modifications of Phase I, non-nationwide licenses.
§90.753
Conditions of license modification.
§90.757
Construction requirements.

Policies Governing the Licensing and Use of Phase II EA, Regional and Nationwide Systems

§90.761
EA and Regional licenses.
§90.763
EA, Regional and nationwide system operations.
§90.765
Licenses term for Phase II licenses.
§90.767
Construction and implementation of EA and Regional licenses.
§90.769
Construction and implementation of Phase II nationwide licenses.
§90.771
Field strength limits.
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Subpart U—COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR 900 MHZ SPECIALIZED MOBILE RADIO SERVICE

§90.801
900 MHz SMR spectrum subject to competitive bidding.
§§90.802-90.803
[Reserved]
§90.804
Aggregation of 900 MHz SMR licenses.
§§90.805-90.806
[Reserved]
§90.807
Submission of upfront payments.
§90.808
[Reserved]
§90.809
License grants.
§90.810
Bidding credits for small businesses.
§90.811
Reduced down payment for licenses won by small businesses.
§90.812
[Reserved]
§90.813
Partitioned licenses and disaggregated spectrum.
§90.814
Definitions.
§90.815
Records maintenance and definitions.
§90.816
Criteria for comparative 900 MHz SMR renewal proceedings.
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Subpart V—COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR 800 MHZ SPECIALIZED MOBILE RADIO SERVICE

§90.901
800 MHz SMR spectrum subject to competitive bidding.
§90.902
[Reserved]
§90.903
Competitive bidding mechanisms.
§90.904
Aggregation of EA licenses.
§90.905
[Reserved]
§90.909
License grants.
§90.910
Bidding credits.
§90.911
Partitioned licenses and disaggregated spectrum.
§90.912
Definitions.
§90.913
Record maintenance and definitions.
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Subpart W—COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR THE 220 MHZ SERVICE

§90.1001
220 MHz service subject to competitive bidding.
§§90.1003-90.1015
[Reserved]
§90.1017
Bidding credits for small businesses and very small businesses.
§90.1019
Eligibility for partitioned licenses.
§90.1021
Definitions concerning competitive bidding process.
§90.1023
Records maintenance and definitions.
§90.1025
Limitations on settlements.
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Subpart X—COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR LOCATION AND MONITORING SERVICE

§90.1101
Location and Monitoring Service subject to competitive bidding.
§90.1103
Designated entities.
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Subpart Y—REGULATIONS GOVERNING LICENSING AND USE OF FREQUENCIES IN THE 4940-4990 MHZ BAND

§90.1201
Scope.
§90.1203
Eligibility.
§90.1205
Permissible operations.
§90.1207
Licensing.
§90.1209
Policies governing the use of the 4940-4990 MHz band.
§90.1211
Regional plan.
§90.1213
Band plan.
§90.1215
Power limits.
§90.1217
RF Hazards.
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Subpart Z—WIRELESS BROADBAND SERVICES IN THE 3650-3700 MHZ BAND

§90.1301
Scope.
§90.1303
Eligibility.
§90.1305
Permissible operations.
§90.1307
Licensing.
§90.1309
Regulatory status.
§90.1311
License term.
§90.1312
Assignment and transfer.
§90.1319
Policies governing the use of the 3650-3700 MHz band.
§90.1321
Power and antenna limits.
§90.1323
Emission limits.
§90.1331
Restrictions on the operation of base and fixed stations.
§90.1333
Restrictions on the operation of mobile and portable stations.
§90.1335
RF safety.
§90.1337
Operation near Canadian and Mexican borders.


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