FCC 73.1540 Revised as of December 4, 2012
Goto Year:2011 |
§ 73.1540 Carrier frequency measurements.
(a) The carrier frequency of each AM and FM station and the visual
carrier frequency and the difference between the visual carrier and the
aural carrier or center frequency of each TV and Class A TV station
shall be measured or determined as often as necessary to ensure that
they are maintained within the prescribed tolerances.
(b) In measuring the carrier frequency, the licensee may use any method
or procedure that has sufficient precision to establish that the
carrier frequency is within the prescribed departure limits.
(c) The primary standard of frequency for radio frequency measurements
is the standard frequency maintained by the National Bureau of
Standards or the standard signals of Stations WWV, WWVB, and WWVH of
the National Bureau of Standards.
[ 43 FR 32783 , July 28, 1978, as amended at 48 FR 44805 , Sept. 30, 1983;
65 FR 30004 , May 10, 2000]
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