Table of Parts
   Subpart A—General
   § 25.101   Basis and scope.
   § 25.102   Station authorization required.
   § 25.103   Definitions.
   § 25.104   Preemption of local zoning of earth stations.
   § 25.105   Citizenship.
   § § 25.106-25.107   [Reserved]
   § 25.108   Incorporation by reference.
   § 25.109   Cross-reference.

   Subpart B—Applications and Licenses

   General Application Filing Requirements
   § 25.110   Filing of applications, fees, and number of copies.
   § 25.111   Additional information, ITU filings, and ITU cost recovery.
   § 25.112   Dismissal and return of applications.
   § 25.113   Station construction, deployment approval, and operation of
   spare satellites.
   § 25.114   Applications for space station authorizations.
   § 25.115   Applications for earth station authorizations.
   § 25.116   Amendments to applications.
   § 25.117   Modification of station license.
   § 25.118   Modifications not requiring prior authorization.
   § 25.119   Assignment or transfer of control of station authorization.
   § 25.120   Application for special temporary authorization.
   § 25.121   License term and renewals.
   § 25.129   Equipment authorization for portable earth-station
   transceivers.

   Earth Stations
   § § 25.130-25.131   [Reserved]
   § 25.132   Verification of earth station antenna performance.
   § 25.133   Period of construction; certification of commencement of
   operation.
   § 25.134   [Reserved]
   § 25.135   Licensing provisions for earth station networks in the
   non-voice, non-geostationary Mobile-Satellite Service.
   § 25.136   Earth Stations in the 24.75-25.25 GHz, 27.5-28.35 GHz,
   37.5-40 GHz, 47.2-48.2, GHz and 50.4-51.4 GHz bands.
   § 25.137   Requests for U.S. market access through non-U.S.-licensed
   space stations.
   § 25.138   [Reserved]
   § 25.139   NGSO FSS coordination and information sharing between MVDDS
   licensees in the 12.2 GHz to 12.7 GHz band.

   Space Stations
   § 25.140   Further requirements for license applications for GSO space
   station operation in the FSS and the 17/24 GHz BSS.
   § 25.142   Licensing provisions for the non-voice, non-geostationary
   Mobile-Satellite Service.
   § 25.143   Licensing provisions for the 1.6/2.4 GHz Mobile-Satellite
   Service and 2 GHz Mobile-Satellite Service.
   § 25.144   Licensing provisions for the 2.3 GHz satellite digital audio
   radio service.
   § 25.146   Licensing and operating provisions for NGSO FSS space
   stations.
   § 25.147   [Reserved]
   § 25.148   Licensing provisions for the Direct Broadcast Satellite
   Service.
   § 25.149   Application requirements for ancillary terrestrial components
   in Mobile-Satellite Service networks operating in the 1.5./1.6 GHz and
   1.6/2.4 GHz Mobile-Satellite Service.

   Processing of Applications
   § 25.150   Receipt of applications.
   § 25.151   Public notice.
   § 25.152   [Reserved]
   § 25.153   Repetitious applications.
   § 25.154   Opposition to applications and other pleadings.
   § 25.155   Mutually exclusive applications.
   § 25.156   Consideration of applications.
   § 25.157   Consideration of applications for NGSO-like satellite
   operation.
   § 25.158   Consideration of applications for GSO-like satellite
   operation.
   § 25.159   Limits on pending applications and unbuilt satellite systems.

   Forfeiture, Termination, and Reinstatement of Station Authorization
   § 25.160   Administrative sanctions.
   § 25.161   Automatic termination of station authorization.
   § 25.162   Cause for termination of interference protection.
   § 25.163   Reinstatement.
   § 25.164   Milestones.
   § 25.165   Surety bonds.

   Reporting Requirements For Space Station Operators
   § 25.170   Annual reporting requirements.
   § 25.171   Contact information reporting requirements.
   § 25.172   Requirements for reporting space station control
   arrangements.
   § 25.173   Results of in-orbit testing.

   Subpart C—Technical Standards
   § 25.201   [Reserved]
   § 25.202   Frequencies, frequency tolerance, and emission limits.
   § 25.203   Choice of sites and frequencies.
   § 25.204   Power limits for earth stations.
   § 25.205   Minimum antenna elevation angle.
   § 25.206   Station identification.
   § 25.207   Cessation of emissions.
   § 25.208   Power flux-density limits.
   § 25.209   Earth station antenna performance standards.
   § 25.210   Technical requirements for space stations.
   § 25.211   Analog video transmissions in the FSS.
   § 25.212   Narrowband analog transmissions and digital transmissions in
   the GSO FSS.
   § 25.213   Inter-Service coordination requirements for the 1.6/2.4 GHz
   Mobile-Satellite Service.
   § 25.214   Technical requirements for space stations in the Satellite
   Digital Audio Radio Service and associated terrestrial repeaters.
   § 25.215   [Reserved]
   § 25.216   Limits on emissions from mobile earth stations for protection
   of aeronautical radionavigation-satellite service.
   § 25.217   Default service rules.
   § 25.218   Off-axis EIRP density envelopes for FSS earth stations
   transmitting in certain frequency bands.
   § 25.219   [Reserved]
   § 25.220   Non-routine transmit/receive earth station operations.
   § § 25.221-25.223   [Reserved]
   § 25.224   Protection of receive-only earth stations in the 17/24 GHz
   BSS.
   § 25.225   Geographic Service Requirements for 17/24 GHz Broadcasting
   Satellite Service.
   § § 25.226-25.227   [Reserved]
   § 25.228   Operating and coordination requirements for earth stations in
   motion (ESIMs).
   § § 25.229-25.249   [Reserved]
   § 25.250   Sharing between NGSO MSS Feeder links Earth Stations in the
   19.3-19.7 GHz and 29.1-29.5 GHz Bands.
   § 25.251   Special requirements for coordination.
   § 25.252   [Reserved]
   § 25.253   Special requirements for ancillary terrestrial components
   operating in the 1626.5-1660.5 MHz/1525-1559 MHz bands.
   § 25.254   Special requirements for ancillary terrestrial components
   operating in the 1610-1626.5 MHz/2483.5-2500 MHz bands.
   § 25.255   Procedures for resolving harmful interference related to
   operation of ancillary terrestrial components operating in the 1.5/1.6
   GHz and 1.6/2.4 GHz bands.
   § 25.256   Special Requirements for operations in the 3.65-3.7 GHz band.
   § 25.257   Special requirements for NGSO MSS operations in the
   29.1-29.25 GHz band regarding LMDS.
   § 25.258   Sharing between NGSO MSS feeder-link stations and GSO FSS
   services in the 29.25-29.5 GHz band.
   § 25.259   Time sharing between NOAA meteorological satellite systems
   and non-voice, non-geostationary satellite systems in the 137-138 MHz
   band.
   § 25.260   Time sharing between DoD meteorological satellite systems and
   non-voice, non-geostationary satellite systems in the 400.15-401 MHz
   band.
   § 25.261   Sharing among NGSO FSS space stations.
   § 25.262   Licensing and domestic coordination requirements for 17/24
   GHz BSS space stations.
   § 25.263   Information sharing requirements for SDARS terrestrial
   repeater operators.
   § 25.264   Requirements to facilitate reverse-band operation in the
   17.3-17.8 GHz band of 17/24 GHz BSS and DBS Service space stations.
   § 25.265   Acceptance of interference in 2000-2020 MHz.

   Subpart D—Technical Operations
   § 25.271   Control of transmitting stations.
   § 25.272   General inter-system coordination procedures.
   § 25.273   Duties regarding space communications transmissions.
   § 25.274   Procedures to be followed in the event of harmful
   interference.
   § 25.275   Particulars of operation.
   § 25.276   Points of communication.
   § 25.277   Temporary fixed earth station operations.
   § 25.278   Additional coordination obligation for non-geostationary and
   geostationary satellite systems in frequencies allocated to the
   fixed-satellite service.
   § 25.279   Inter-satellite service.
   § 25.280   Inclined orbit operations.
   § 25.281   Transmitter identification requirements for video uplink
   transmissions.
   § 25.282   Orbit raising maneuvers.
   § 25.283   End-of-life disposal.
   § 25.284   [Reserved]
   § 25.285   Operation of MSS and ATC transmitters or transceivers on
   board civil aircraft.
   § 25.286   Antenna painting and lighting.
   § 25.287   Requirements pertaining to operation of mobile stations in
   the NVNG, 1.5/1.6 GHz, 1.6/2.4 GHz, and 2 GHz Mobile-Satellite Service
   bands.
   § 25.288   Obligation to remedy interference caused by NGSO MSS feeder
   downlinks in the 6700-6875 MHz band.
   § 25.289   Protection of GSO networks by NGSO systems.
   § 25.290   Responsibility of licensee for blanket-licensed earth station
   operation.

   Subpart E—Miscellaneous
   § 25.301   Satellite Emergency Notification Devices (SENDs).

   Subpart F—Competitive Bidding Procedures for DARS
   § 25.401   Satellite DARS applications subject to competitive bidding.
   § 25.402   [Reserved]
   § 25.403   Bidding application and certification procedures.
   § 25.404   Submission of down payment and filing of long-form
   applications.
   § § 25.405-25.406   [Reserved]

   Subparts G-H [Reserved]

   Subpart I—Equal Employment Opportunities
   § 25.601   Equal employment opportunities.

   Subpart J—Public Interest Obligations
   § 25.701   Other DBS Public interest obligations.
   § 25.702   Other SDARS Public interest obligations.
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   Authority: 47 U.S.C. 154, 301, 302, 303, 307, 309, 310, 319, 332, 605,
   and 721, unless otherwise noted.

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