Goto Section: 73.220 | 73.239 | Table of Contents
Revised as of November 25, 2020
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 73.232 Territorial exclusivity.
No licensee of an FM broadcast station shall have any arrangement with
a network organization which prevents or hinders another station
serving substantially the same area from broadcasting the network's
programs not taken by the former station, or which prevents or hinders
another station serving a substantially different area from
broadcasting any program of the network organization: Provided,
however, That this section does not prohibit arrangements under which
the station is granted first call within its primary service area upon
the network's programs. The term “network organization” means any
organization originating program material, with or without commercial
messages, and furnishing the same to stations interconnected so as to
permit simultaneous broadcast by all or some of them. However,
arrangements involving only stations under common ownership, or only
the rebroadcast by one station of programming from another with no
compensation other than a lump-sum payment by the station
rebroadcasting, are not considered arrangements with a network
organization. The term “arrangement“ means any contract, arrangement or
understanding, express or implied.
[ 42 FR 16422 , Mar. 28, 1977, as amended at 57 FR 48333 , Oct. 23, 1992]
Goto Section: 73.220 | 73.239
Goto Year: 2020 |
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