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FCC 74.604
Revised as of October 1, 2014
Goto Year:2013 | 2015
§ 74.604   Interference avoidance.

   (a) [Reserved]

   (b) Where two or more licensees are assigned a common channel for TV
   pickup, TV STL, or TV relay purposes in the same area and simultaneous
   operation is contemplated, they shall take such steps as may be
   necessary to avoid mutual interference, including consultation with the
   local coordination committee, if one exists. If a mutual agreement to
   this effect cannot be reached, the Commission must be notified and it
   will take such action as may be necessary, including time sharing
   arrangements, to assure an equitable distribution of available

   (c) For those interference disputes brought to the Commission for
   resolution, TV broadcast auxiliary channels will have the following
   priority for purposes of interference protection:

   (1) All fixed links for full service broadcast stations and cable

   (2) TV and CARS pickup stations.

   (3) Fixed or mobile stations serving translator or low power TV

   (4) Backup facilities; TV pickup stations used outside a licensee's
   local service area.

   (5) Any transmission, pursuant to § 74.631(f), that does not involve
   the delivery of program material to a licensee's associated TV
   broadcast station.

   (d) Interference between two stations having the same priority shall be
   resolved in favor of the station licensed first on a particular path.

   [ 48 FR 17091 , Apr. 21, 1983, as amended at  68 FR 12769 , Mar. 17, 2003]

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Goto Section: 74.603 | 74.605

Goto Year: 2013 | 2015
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