Goto Section: 74.603 | 74.605 | Table of Contents
Revised as of February 18, 2020
Goto Year:2019 |
§ 74.604 Interference avoidance.
(b) Where two or more licensees are assigned a common channel for TV
pickup, TV STL, or TV relay purposes in the same area and simultaneous
operation is contemplated, they shall take such steps as may be
necessary to avoid mutual interference, including consultation with the
local coordination committee, if one exists. If a mutual agreement to
this effect cannot be reached, the Commission must be notified and it
will take such action as may be necessary, including time sharing
arrangements, to assure an equitable distribution of available
(c) For those interference disputes brought to the Commission for
resolution, TV broadcast auxiliary channels will have the following
priority for purposes of interference protection:
(1) All fixed links for full service broadcast stations and cable
(2) TV and CARS pickup stations.
(3) Fixed or mobile stations serving translator or low power TV
(4) Backup facilities; TV pickup stations used outside a licensee's
local service area.
(5) Any transmission, pursuant to § 74.631(f), that does not involve the
delivery of program material to a licensee's associated TV broadcast
(d) Interference between two stations having the same priority shall be
resolved in favor of the station licensed first on a particular path.
[ 48 FR 17091 , Apr. 21, 1983, as amended at 68 FR 12769 , Mar. 17, 2003]
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Goto Section: 74.603 | 74.605
Goto Year: 2019 |
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