Goto Section: 25.137 | 25.139 | Table of Contents

FCC 25.138
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 | 2022
  §  25.138   Earth Stations in the 3.7-4.2 GHz band.

   (a) Applications for new, modified, or renewed earth station licenses
   and registrations in the 3.7-4.0 GHz portion of the band in CONUS are
   no longer accepted.

   (b) Applications for new earth station licenses or registrations within
   CONUS in the 4.0-4.2 GHz portion of the band will not be accepted until
   the transition is completed and upon announcement by the International
   Bureau via Public Notice that applications may be filed.

   (c) Fixed and temporary fixed earth stations operating in the 3.7-4.0
   GHz portion of the band within CONUS will be protected from
   interference by licensees in the 3.7 GHz Service subject to the
   deadlines set forth in § 27.1412 of this chapter and are eligible for
   transition into the 4.0-4.2 GHz band so long as they:

   (1) Were operational as of April 19, 2018 and continue to be

   (2) Were licensed or registered (or had a pending application for
   license or registration) in the IBFS database on November 7, 2018; and

   (3) Timely certified the accuracy of the information on file with the
   Commission by May 28, 2019.

   (d) Fixed and temporary earth station licenses and registrations that
   meet the criteria in paragraph (c) of this section may be renewed or
   modified to maintain operations in the 4.0-4.2 GHz band.

   (e) Applications for new, modified, or renewed licenses and
   registrations for earth stations outside CONUS operating in the 3.7-4.2
   GHz band will continue to be accepted.

   [ 85 FR 22864 , Apr. 23, 2020]


Goto Section: 25.137 | 25.139

Goto Year: 2020 | 2022
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