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Revised as of October 1, 2016
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§ 301.115 Spectrum Pipeline Plans.
(a) Submission of Spectrum Pipeline Plan. A Federal Entity that
requests payment from OMB as provided in section 118(g) of the NTIA
Organization Act (47 U.S.C. 928(g)) must submit a plan to the Technical
Panel for approval.
(b) Contents of Spectrum Pipeline Plan. A Spectrum Pipeline Plan
submitted in accordance with this section must describe activities for
research and development, engineering studies, economic analyses,
activities with respect to systems, or other planning activities
intended to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the spectrum
use of Federal Entities in order to make available frequencies for
reallocation for non-Federal use or shared Federal and non-Federal use,
or a combination thereof, for auction in accordance with such
reallocation. Activities with respect to systems that improve the
efficiency or effectiveness of the spectrum use of Federal Entities
(1) Systems that have increased functionality or that increase the
ability of a Federal Entity to accommodate spectrum sharing with
(2) Systems that consolidate functions or services that have been
provided using separate systems; or
(3) Non-spectrum technology or systems.
(c) Review by Technical Panel—(1) Deadline for approval. Not later than
120 days after a Spectrum Pipeline Plan has been submitted to the
Technical Panel in accordance with this section, the Technical Panel
shall approve or disapprove such plan.
(2) Criteria for Review. As part of its review, the Technical Panel
shall consider whether:
(i) The activities that the Federal Entity will conduct with the
(A) Increase the probability of relocation from or sharing of Federal
(B) Facilitate an auction intended to occur not later than 8 years
after the payment; and
(C) Increase the net expected auction proceeds in an amount not less
than the time value of the amount of the payment.
(ii) The transfer will leave sufficient amounts in the Spectrum
Relocation Fund for the other purposes of such fund.
[ 81 FR 3338 , Jan. 21, 2016]
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Goto Section: 301.110 | 301.120
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