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Revised as of January 16, 2020
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§ 27.1209 Conversion of incumbent EBS and BRS stations to geographic area
Link to an amendment published at 84 FR 57366 , Oct. 25, 2019.
(a) Any EBS or BRS station licensed by the Commission, other than BTA
authorizations and facilities authorized pursuant to BTA
authorizations, shall be considered an incumbent station.
(b) As of January 10, 2005, all incumbent EBS and BRS licenses shall be
converted to a geographic area license. Pursuant to that geographic
area license, such incumbent licensees may modify their systems
provided the modified system complies with the applicable rules. The
blanket license covers all fixed stations anywhere within the
authorized service area, except as follows:
(1) A station would be required to be individually licensed if
(i) International agreements require coordination;
(ii) Submission of an Environmental Assessment is required under
§ 1.1307 of this chapter;
(iii) The station would affect the radio quiet zones under § 1.924 of
(2) Any antenna structure that requires notification to the Federal
Aviation Administration (FAA) must be registered with the Commission
prior to construction under § 17.4 of this chapter.
(c) The frequencies associated with incumbent authorizations that have
been cancelled automatically or otherwise been recovered by the
Commission will automatically revert to the applicable BTA licensee.
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