Goto Section: 73.813 | 73.825 | Table of Contents
Revised as of September 17, 2020
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 73.816 Antennas.
Link to an amendment published at 85 FR 35573 , June 11, 2020.
(a) Permittees and licensees may employ nondirectional antennas with
horizontal only polarization, vertical only polarization, circular
polarization or elliptical polarization.
(b) Directional antennas generally will not be authorized and may not
be utilized in the LPFM service, except as provided in paragraph (c) of
(c)(1) Public safety and transportation permittees and licensees,
eligible pursuant to § 73.853(a)(2), may utilize directional antennas in
connection with the operation of a Travelers' Information Service (TIS)
provided each LPFM TIS station utilizes only a single antenna with
standard pattern characteristics that are predetermined by the
manufacturer. Public safety and transportation permittees and licensees
may not use composite antennas (i.e., antennas that consist of multiple
stacked and/or phased discrete transmitting antennas).
(2) LPFM permittees and licensees proposing a waiver of the
second-adjacent channel spacing requirements of § 73.807 may utilize
directional antennas for the sole purpose of justifying such a waiver.
(d) LPFM TIS stations will be authorized as nondirectional stations.
The use of a directional antenna as provided for in paragraph (c) of
this section will not be considered in the determination of compliance
with any requirements of this part.
[ 65 FR 67303 , Nov. 9, 2000, as amended at 78 FR 2106 , Jan. 9, 2013]
Goto Section: 73.813 | 73.825
Goto Year: 2020 |
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