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Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 101.63 Period of construction; certification of completion of
(a) Each Station, except in Multichannel Video Distribution and Data
Service, Local Multipoint Distribution Service, and the 24 GHz Service,
authorized under this part must be in operation within 18 months from
the initial date of grant.
(b) For the 70 GHz, 80 GHz, and 90 GHz bands, the 12-month construction
period will commence on the date of each registration of each
individual link; adding links will not change the overall renewal
period of the license.
(c) Failure to timely begin operation means the authorization cancels
(d) The frequencies associated with all point-to-multipoint
authorizations which have cancelled automatically or otherwise been
recovered by the Commission will again be made available for
reassignment on a date and under terms set forth by Public Notice. See
§ 101.1331(d) for treatment of MAS incumbent site-by-site licenses
recovered in EAs.
(e) Requests for extension of time may be granted upon a showing of
good cause pursuant to § 1.946(e) of this chapter.
(f) Construction of any authorized facility or frequency must be
completed by the date specified in the license as pursuant to § 1.946 of
(g) MVPD licensees which have both analog and digital emissions
designators specified on the license and which already have, or may
transition from analog to digital operations, or a combination of both,
meet their completion of construction requirements and do not
automatically surrender their license provided they are using either
set of emissions. If the licensee has completed the transition to
digital, the license can remove the unused analog emission designators
the next time a modification or renewal application is filed.
[ 61 FR 26677 , May 28, 1996, as amended at 62 FR 23165 , Apr. 29, 1997;
63 FR 6104 , Feb. 6, 1998; 63 FR 68982 , Dec. 14, 1998; 64 FR 45893 , Aug.
23, 1999; 65 FR 17448 , Apr. 3, 2000; 65 FR 38327 , June 20, 2000; 65 FR 59357 , Oct. 5, 2000; 69 FR 3266 , Jan. 23, 2004; 69 FR 16832 , Mar. 31,
2004; 71 FR 69048 , Nov. 29, 2006; 81 FR 79944 , Nov. 14, 2016]
Goto Section: 101.61 | 101.64
Goto Year: 2020 |
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