FCC 17.1 Revised as of December 4, 2012
Goto Year:2011 |
§ 17.1 Basis and purpose.
(a) The rules in this part are issued pursuant to the authority
contained in Title III of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
which vest authority in the Federal Communications Commission to issue
licenses to radio stations when it is found that the public interest,
convenience, and necessity would be served thereby, and to require the
painting, and/or illumination of antenna structures if and when in its
judgment such structures constitute, or there is reasonable possibility
that they may constitute, a menace to air navigation.
(b) The purpose of this part is to prescribe certain procedures for
antenna structure registration and standards with respect to the
Commission's consideration of proposed antenna structures which will
serve as a guide to antenna structure owners. The standards are
referenced from two Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Advisory
[ 61 FR 4362 , Feb. 6, 1996]
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