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FCC 2.1201
Revised as of February 18, 2020
Goto Year:2019 | 2021
  § 2.1201   Purpose.

   (a) In order to carry out its responsibilities under the Communications
   Act and the various treaties and international regulations, and in
   order to promote efficient use of the radio spectrum, the Commission
   has developed technical standards for radio frequency equipment. The
   technical standards applicable to individual types of equipment are
   found in that part of the rules governing the service wherein the
   equipment is to be operated. In addition to the technical standards,
   the rules governing the service may require that such equipment receive
   an equipment authorization from the Commission as a prerequisite for
   marketing and importing this equipment into the U.S.A. The marketing
   rules, § 2.801 et seq., were adopted pursuant to the authority in
   section 302 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (47 U.S.C.
   302).

   (b) The rules in this subpart set out the conditions under which radio
   frequency devices as defined in § 2.801 that are capable of causing
   harmful interference to radio communications may be imported into the
   U.S.A.

   (c) Nothing in this section prevents importers from shipping goods into
   foreign trade zones or Customs bonded warehouses, such as is the
   prescribed procedure under § 2.1204(a)(5). Radio frequency devices
   capable of causing harmful interference, however, cannot be withdrawn
   from these areas except in accordance with the provisions of this
   section.

   [ 41 FR 25904 , June 23, 1976, as amended at  54 FR 17714 , Apr. 25, 1989;
    56 FR 26619 , June 10, 1991;  57 FR 38286 , Aug. 24, 1992;  82 FR 50829 ,
   Nov. 2, 2017]

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