FCC 1.907 Revised as of October 1, 2014
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§ 1.907 Definitions.
Antenna structure. The term antenna structure includes the radiating
and receiving elements, its supporting structures, towers, and all
appurtenances mounted thereon.
Application. A request on a standard form for a station license as
defined in § 3(b) of the Communications Act, signed in accordance with
§ 1.917 of this part, or a similar request to amend a pending
application or to modify or renew an authorization. The term also
encompasses requests to assign rights granted by the authorization or
to transfer control of entities holding authorizations.
Auctionable license. A Wireless Radio Service license identified in
§ 1.2102 of this part for which competitive bidding is used to select
from among mutually exclusive applications.
Auctionable license application. A Wireless Radio Service license
application identified in § 1.2102 of this part for which competitive
bidding is used if the application is subject to mutually exclusive
Authorization. A written instrument or oral statement issued by the FCC
conveying authority to operate, for a specified term, to a station in
the Wireless Telecommunications Services.
Authorized bandwidth. The maximum bandwidth permitted to be used by a
station as specified in the station license. See § 2.202 of this
Authorized power. The maximum power a station is permitted to use. This
power is specified by the Commission in the station's authorization or
Control station. A fixed station, the transmissions of which are used
to control automatically the emissions or operations of a radio
station, or a remote base station transmitter.
Effective radiated power (ERP). The product of the power supplied to
the antenna multiplied by the gain of the antenna referenced to a
Equivalent Isotopically Radiated Power (EIRP). The product of the power
supplied to the antenna multiplied by the antenna gain referenced to an
Fixed station. A station operating at a fixed location.
Harmful interference. Interference that endangers the functioning of a
radionavigation service or of other safety services or seriously
degrades, obstructs, or repeatedly interrupts a radio communications
service operating in accordance with the Radio Regulations.
Mobile relay station. A fixed transmitter used to facilitate the
transmission of communications between mobile units.
Mobile station. A radio communication station capable of being moved
and which ordinarily does move.
Non-auctionable license. A Wireless Radio Service license identified in
§ 1.2102 of this part for which competitive bidding is not used to
select from among mutually exclusive applications.
Non-auctionable license application. A Wireless Radio Service license
application for which § 1.2102 of this part precludes the use of
competitive bidding if the application is subject to mutually exclusive
Private Wireless Services. Wireless Radio Services authorized by parts
80, 87, 90, 95, 97, and 101 that are not Wireless Telecommunications
Services, as defined in this part.
Radio station. A separate transmitter or a group of transmitters under
simultaneous common control, including the accessory equipment required
for carrying on a radio communications service.
Receipt date. The date an electronic or paper application is received
at the appropriate location at the Commission or U.S. Bank. Amendments
to pending applications may result in the assignment of a new receipt
date in accordance with § 1.927 of this part.
Spectrum leasing arrangement. An arrangement between a licensed entity
and a third-party entity in which the licensee leases certain of its
spectrum usage rights to a spectrum lessee, as set forth in subpart X
of this part (47 CFR 1.9001 et seq.). Spectrum leasing arrangement is
defined in § 1.9003.
Spectrum lessee. Any third party entity that leases, pursuant to the
spectrum leasing rules set forth in subpart X of this part (47 CFR
1.9001 et seq.), certain spectrum usage rights held by a licensee.
Spectrum lessee is defined in § 1.9003.
Universal Licensing System. The Universal Licensing System (ULS) is the
consolidated database, application filing system, and processing system
for all Wireless Radio Services. ULS supports electronic filing of all
applications and related documents by applicants and licensees in the
Wireless Radio Services, and provides public access to licensing
Wireless Radio Services. All radio services authorized in parts 13, 20,
22, 24, 26, 27, 74, 80, 87, 90, 95, 97 and 101 of this chapter, whether
commercial or private in nature.
Wireless Telecommunications Services. Wireless Radio Services, whether
fixed or mobile, that meet the definition of "telecommunications
service" as defined by 47 U.S.C. 153, as amended, and are therefore
subject to regulation on a common carrier basis. Wireless
Telecommunications Services include all radio services authorized by
parts 20, 22, 24, 26, and 27 of this chapter. In addition, Wireless
Telecommunications Services include Public Coast Stations authorized by
part 80 of this chapter, Commercial Mobile Radio Services authorized by
part 90 of this chapter, and common carrier fixed microwave services,
Local Television Transmission Service (LTTS), Local Multipoint
Distribution Service (LMDS), and Digital Electronic Message Service
(DEMS), authorized by part 101 of this chapter.
[ 63 FR 68921 , Dec. 14, 1998, as amended at 73 FR 9018 , Feb. 19, 2008;
78 FR 41321 , July 10, 2013]
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