Goto Section: 74.733 | 74.735 | Table of Contents
Revised as of May 23, 2019
Goto Year:2018 |
§ 74.734 Attended and unattended operation.
(a) Low power TV, TV translator, and TV booster stations may be
operated without a designated person in attendance if the following
requirements are met:
(1) If the transmitter site cannot be promptly reached at all hours and
in all seasons, means shall be provided so that the transmitting
apparatus can be turned on and off at will from a point that readily is
accessible at all hours and in all seasons.
(2) The transmitter also shall be equipped with suitable automatic
circuits that will place it in a nonradiating condition in the absence
of a signal on the input channel or circuit.
(3) The transmitting and the ON/OFF control, if at a location other
than the transmitter site, shall be adequately protected against
tampering by unauthorized persons.
(4) A letter notification must be filed with the FCC in Washington, DC,
Attention: Video Division, Media Bureau, providing the name, address,
and telephone number of a person or persons who may be called to secure
suspension of operation of the transmitter promptly should such action
be deemed necessary by the FCC. Such information shall be kept current
by the licensee.
(5) In cases where the antenna and supporting structure are considered
to be a hazard to air navigation and are required to be painted and
lighted under the provisions of part 17 of the Rules, the licensee
shall make suitable arrangements for the daily observations, when
required, and lighting equipment inspections required by § § 17.37 and
17.38 of the FCC rules.
(b) An application for authority to construct a new low power TV
station (when rebroadcasting the programs of another station) or TV
translator station or to make changes in the facilities of an
authorized station, and that proposes unattended operation, shall
include an adequate showing as to the manner of compliance with this
[ 47 FR 21500 , May 18, 1982, as amended at 48 FR 21487 , May 12, 1983; 60 FR 55483 , Nov. 1, 1995; 63 FR 33878 , June 22, 1998; 67 FR 13233 , Mar.
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Goto Section: 74.733 | 74.735
Goto Year: 2018 |
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