FCC 74.702 Revised as of October 1, 2014
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§ 74.702 Channel assignments.
(a) An applicant for a new low power TV or TV translator station or for
changes in the facilities of an authorized station shall endeavor to
select a channel on which its operation is not likely to cause
interference. The applications must be specific with regard to the
channel requested. Only one channel will be assigned to each station.
(1) Any one of the 12 standard VHF Channels (2 to 13 inclusive) may be
assigned to a VHF low power TV or TV translator station. Channels 5 and
6 assigned in Alaska shall not cause harmful interference to and must
accept interference from non-Government fixed operation authorized
prior to January 1, 1982.
(2) Any one of the UHF Channels from 14 to 69, inclusive, may be
assigned to a UHF low power TV or TV translator station. In accordance
with § 73.603(c) of part 73, Channel 37 will not be assigned to such
(3) Application for new low power TV or TV translator stations or for
changes in existing stations, specifying operation above 806 MHz will
not be accepted for filing. License renewals for existing TV translator
stations operating on channels 70 (806-812 MHz) through 83 (884-890
MHz) will be granted only on a secondary basis to land mobile radio
(b) Changes in the TV Table of Allotments or Digital Television Table
of Allotments (§ § 73.606(b) and 73.622(a), respectively, of part 73 of
this chapter), authorizations to construct new TV broadcast analog or
DTV stations or to authorizations to change facilities of existing such
stations, may be made without regard to existing or proposed low power
TV or TV translator stations. Where such a change results in a low
power TV or TV translator station causing actual interference to
reception of the TV broadcast analog or DTV station, the licensee or
permittee of the low power TV or TV translator station shall eliminate
the interference or file an application for a change in channel
assignment pursuant to § 73.3572 of this chapter.
(c) A television broadcast booster station will be authorized on the
channel assigned to its primary station.
[ 47 FR 21497 , May 18, 1982, as amended at 47 FR 30068 , July 12, 1982;
47 FR 35590 , Aug. 18, 1982; 52 FR 7423 , Mar. 11, 1987; 52 FR 31403 ,
Aug. 20, 1987; 62 FR 26721 , May 14, 1997]
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