Goto Section: 24.3 | 24.9 | Table of Contents
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 24.5 Terms and definitions.
Assigned Frequency. The center of the frequency band assigned to a
Authorized Bandwidth. The maximum width of the band of frequencies
permitted to be used by a station. This is normally considered to be
the necessary or occupied bandwidth, whichever is greater.
Average Terrain. The average elevation of terrain between 3 and 16
kilometers from the antenna site.
Base Station. A land station in the land mobile service.
Broadband PCS. PCS services operating in the 1850-1890 MHz, 1930-1970
MHz, 2130-2150 MHz, and 2180-2200 MHz bands.
Effective Radiated Power (e.r.p.) (in a given direction). The product
of the power supplied to the antenna and its gain relative to a
half-wave dipole in a given direction.
Equivalent Isotropically Radiated Power (e.i.r.p.). The product of the
power supplied to the antenna and the antenna gain in a given direction
relative to an isotropic antenna.
Fixed Service. A radiocommunication service between specified fixed
Fixed Station. A station in the fixed service.
Land Mobile Service. A mobile service between base stations and land
mobile stations, or between land mobile stations.
Land Mobile Station. A mobile station in the land mobile service
capable of surface movement within the geographic limits of a country
Land Station. A station in the mobile service not intended to be used
while in motion.
Mobile Service. A radiocommunication service between mobile and land
stations, or between mobile stations.
Mobile Station. A station in the mobile service intended to be used
while in motion or during halts at unspecified points.
Narrowband PCS. PCS services operating in the 901-902 MHz, 930-931 MHz,
and 940-941 MHz bands.
National Geodetic Reference System (NGRS): The name given to all
geodetic control data contained in the National Geodetic Survey (NGS)
data base. (Source: National Geodetic Survey, U.S. Department of
PCS Relocator. A PCS entity that pays to relocate a fixed microwave
link from its existing 2 GHz facility to other media or other fixed
Personal Communications Services (PCS). Radio communications that
encompass mobile and ancillary fixed communication that provide
services to individuals and businesses and can be integrated with a
variety of competing networks.
Universal Licensing System. The Universal Licensing System (ULS) is the
consolidated database, application filing system, and processing system
for all Wireless Radio Services. ULS supports electronic filing of all
applications and related documents by applicants and licensees in the
Wireless Radio Services, and provides public access to licensing
UTAM. The Unlicensed PCS Ad Hoc Committee for 2 GHz Microwave
Transition and Management, which coordinates relocation in the
1910-1930 MHz band.
Voluntarily Relocating Microwave Incumbent A microwave incumbent that
voluntarily relocates its licensed facilities to other media or fixed
[ 58 FR 59183 , Nov. 8, 1993. Redesignated at 59 FR 18499 , Apr. 19, 1994,
and amended at 61 FR 29691 , June 12, 1996; 62 FR 12757 , Mar. 18, 1997;
63 FR 68952 , Dec. 14, 1998]
Goto Section: 24.3 | 24.9
Goto Year: 2020 |
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