FCC 25.133 Revised as of October 1, 2014
Goto Year:2013 |
§ 25.133 Period of construction; certification of commencement of
(a)(1) Each initial license for an earth station governed by this part,
except for blanket licenses, will specify as a condition therein the
period in which construction of facilities must be completed and
station operation commenced. Construction of the earth station must be
completed and the station must be brought into operation within 12
months from the date of the license grant except as may be determined
by the Commission for any particular application.
(2) Each initial blanket license for multiple earth stations at
unspecified locations will specify as a condition therein the period in
which station operation must be commenced. The networks in which the
mobile earth stations will be operated must be brought into operation
within 12 months from the date of the license grant except as may be
determined by the Commission for any particular application.
(b)(1) Each initial license for a transmitting earth station or
modified license authorizing operation of an additional transmitting
antenna, except for blanket licenses, will also specify as a condition
therein that upon completion of construction, the licensee must file
with the Commission a certification containing the following
(i) The name of the licensee;
(ii) File number of the application;
(iii) Call sign of the antenna;
(iv) Date of the license;
(v) A certification that the facility as authorized has been completed
and that each antenna has been tested and found to perform within 2 dB
of the applicable pattern specified in § 25.209 or other authorized
(vi) The date on which the earth station became operational; and
(vii) A statement that the station will remain operational during the
license period unless the license is submitted for cancellation.
(2) For earth stations authorized under any blanket licensing provision
in this chapter, a certification containing the information in
paragraph (b)(1) of this section must be filed when the network is put
(c) If the facility does not meet the technical parameters set forth in
§ 25.209, a request for a waiver must be submitted and approved by the
Commission before operations may commence.
(d) Each receiving earth station licensed or registered pursuant to
§ 25.131 must be constructed and placed into service within 6 months
after coordination has been completed. Each licensee or registrant must
file with the Commission a certification that the facility is completed
and operating as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, with the
exception of certification of antenna patterns.
[ 56 FR 24016 , May 28, 1991, as amended at 58 FR 68059 , Dec. 23, 1993;
59 FR 53327 , Oct. 21, 1994; 65 FR 59142 , Oct. 4, 2000; 70 FR 32254 ,
June 2, 2005; 78 FR 8421 , Feb. 6, 2013; 79 FR 8318 , Feb. 12, 2014]
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