FCC 73.5000 Revised as of December 4, 2012
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§ 73.5000 Services subject to competitive bidding.
(a) Mutually exclusive applications for new facilities and for major
changes to existing facilities in the following broadcast services are
subject to competitive bidding: AM; FM; FM translator; analog
television; low-power television; television translator; and Class A
television. Mutually exclusive applications for minor modifications of
Class A television and television broadcast are also subject to
competitive bidding. The general competitive bidding procedures set
forth in part 1, subpart Q of this chapter will apply unless otherwise
provided in part 73 or part 74 of this chapter.
(b) Mutually exclusive applications for broadcast channels in the
reserved portion of the FM band (Channels 200-220) and for television
broadcast channels reserved for noncommercial educational use are not
subject to competitive bidding procedures. Applications for
noncommercial educational broadcast stations, as described in 47 U.S.C.
397(6), on non-reserved channels also are not subject to competitive
[ 63 FR 48629 , Sept. 11, 1998, as amended at 67 FR 45374 , July 9, 2002;
68 FR 26228 , May 15, 2003; 69 FR 72043 , Dec. 10, 2004]
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