Goto Section: 73.850 | 73.854 | Table of Contents
Revised as of December 4, 2012
Goto Year:2011 |
§ 73.853 Licensing requirements and service.
(a) An LPFM station may be licensed only to:
(1) Nonprofit educational organizations and upon a showing that the
proposed station will be used for the advancement of an educational
(2) State and local governments and non-government entities that will
provide non-commercial public safety radio services.
(b) Only local applicants will be permitted to submit applications. For
the purposes of this paragraph, an applicant will be deemed local if it
can certify that:
(1) The applicant, its local chapter or branch is physically
headquartered or has a campus within 16.1 km (10 miles) of the proposed
site for the transmitting antenna for applicants in the top 50 urban
markets, and 32.1 km (20 miles) for applicants outside of the top 50
(2) It has 75% of its board members residing within 16.1 km (10 miles)
of the proposed site for the transmitting antenna for applicants in the
top 50 urban markets, and 32.1 km (20 miles) for applicants outside of
the top 50 urban markets; or
(3) In the case of any applicant proposing a public safety radio
service, the applicant has jurisdiction within the service area of the
proposed LPFM station.
[ 65 FR 7640 , Feb. 15, 2000, as amended at 73 FR 3216 , Jan. 17, 2008]
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Goto Section: 73.850 | 73.854
Goto Year: 2011 |
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