FCC 90.667 Revised as of September 29, 2014
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§ 90.667 Grandfathering provisions for incumbent licensees.
(a) These provisions apply to all 900 MHz SMR licensees who obtained
licenses or filed applications for secondary sites on or before August
9, 1994 ("incumbent licensees"), as well as to all 900 MHz SMR
licensees who obtained authorizations pursuant to § 90.173(k). An
incumbent licensee's service area shall be defined by its
originally-licensed 40 dBu field strength contour. Incumbent licensees
are permitted to add new or modify transmit sites in this existing
service area without prior notification to the Commission so long as
their original 40 dBu field strength contour is not expanded.
(b) Incumbent licensees operating at multiple sites may, after grant of
MTA licenses has been completed, exchange multiple site licenses for a
single license, authorizing operations throughout the contiguous and
overlapping 40 dBu field strength contours of the multiple sites.
Incumbents exercising this license exchange option must submit specific
information for each of their external base sites after the close of
the 900 MHz SMR auction.
(c) Applications in the 900 MHz SMR service for secondary sites filed
after August 9, 1994 shall be authorized on a secondary,
non-interference basis to MTA licensee operations. No secondary sites
shall be granted on this basis in an MTA once the MTA licensee has been
[ 60 FR 48918 , Sept. 21, 1995]
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