FCC 73.504 Revised as of October 1, 2014
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§ 73.504 Channel assignments in the Mexican border area.
(a) NCE-FM stations within 199 miles (320 km) of the United
States-Mexican border shall comply with the separation requirements and
other provisions of the "Agreement between the United States of America
and the United Mexican States Concerning Frequency Modulation
Broadcasting in the 88 to 108 MHz Band" as amended.
(b) Applicants for noncommercial educational FM stations within 199
miles (320 km) of the United States-Mexican border shall propose at
least Class A minimum facilities (see § 73.211(a)). However, existing
Class D noncommercial educational stations may apply to change
frequency within the educational portion of the FM band in accordance
with the requirements set forth in § 73.512.
(c) Section 73.208 of this chapter shall be complied with as to the
determination of reference points and distance computations used in
applications for new or changed facilities. However, if it is necessary
to consider a Mexican channel assignment or authorization, the
computation of distance will be determined as follows: if a transmitter
site has been established, on the basis of the coordinates of the site;
if a transmitter site has not been established, on the basis of the
reference coordinates of the community, town, or city.
[ 52 FR 43765 , Nov. 16, 1987]
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