Goto Section: 25.132 | 25.134 | Table of Contents
Revised as of January 15, 2020
Goto Year:2019 |
§ 25.133 Period of construction; certification of commencement of operation.
(a)(1) Each initial license for an earth station governed by this part,
except for blanket licenses, will specify as a condition therein the
period in which construction of facilities must be completed and
station operation commenced. Construction of the earth station must be
completed and the station must be brought into operation within 12
months from the date of the license grant except as may be determined
by the Commission for any particular application.
(2) Operation of a network of earth stations at unspecified locations
under an initial blanket license must commence within 12 months from
the date of the license grant unless the Commission orders otherwise.
(b)(1) Each initial license for a transmitting earth station or
modified license authorizing operation of an additional transmitting
antenna, except for blanket licenses, will also specify as a condition
therein that upon completion of construction, the licensee must file
with the Commission a certification containing the following
(i) The name of the licensee;
(ii) File number of the application;
(iii) Call sign of the antenna;
(iv) Date of the license;
(v) A certification that the facility as authorized has been completed
and that each antenna has been tested and found to perform within
authorized gain patterns or off-axis EIRP density levels; and
(vi) The date when the earth station became operational.
(vii) A statement that the station will remain operational during the
license period unless the license is submitted for cancellation.
(2) For FSS earth stations authorized under a blanket license, the
licensee must notify the Commission when the earth station network
commences operation. The notification should include the information
described in paragraphs (b)(1)(i) through (iv) of this section and a
certification that each hub antenna, and a type of antenna used in
remote stations in the network, has been tested and found to perform
within authorized gain patterns or off-axis EIRP density levels. For
any type of antenna whose performance was not certified when the
network commenced operation, the licensee must submit the information
and certification stated above for the antenna type when it is first
(d) Each receiving earth station licensed or registered pursuant to
§ 25.115(b) must be constructed and placed into service within 6 months
after coordination has been completed. Each licensee or registrant must
file with the Commission a certification that the facility is completed
and operating as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, with the
exception of certification of antenna patterns.
[ 56 FR 24016 , May 28, 1991, as amended at 58 FR 68059 , Dec. 23, 1993;
59 FR 53327 , Oct. 21, 1994; 65 FR 59142 , Oct. 4, 2000; 70 FR 32254 ,
June 2, 2005; 78 FR 8421 , Feb. 6, 2013; 79 FR 8318 , Feb. 12, 2014; 81 FR 55330 , Aug. 18, 2016; 84 FR 53654 , Oct. 8, 2019]
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Goto Section: 25.132 | 25.134
Goto Year: 2019 |
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