FCC 73.157 Revised as of December 4, 2012
Goto Year:2011 |
§ 73.157 Antenna testing during daytime.
(a) The licensee of a station using a directional antenna during
daytime or nighttime hours may, without further authority, operate
during daytime hours with the licensed nighttime directional facilities
or with a nondirectional antenna when conducting monitoring point field
strength measurements or antenna proof of performance measurements.
(b) Operation pursuant to this section is subject to the following
(1) No harmful interference will be caused to any other station.
(2) The FCC may notify the licensee to modify or cease such operation
to resolve interference complaints or when such action may appear to be
in the public interest, convenience and necessity.
(3) Such operation shall be undertaken only for the purpose of taking
monitoring point field strength measurements or antenna proof of
performance measurements, and shall be restricted to the minimum time
required to accomplish the measurements.
(4) Operating power in the nondirectional mode shall be adjusted to the
same power as was utilized for the most recent nondirectional proof of
performance covering the licensed facilities.
[ 50 FR 30947 , July 31, 1985]
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