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FCC 74.1202
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 | 2022
  §  74.1202   Frequency assignment.

   (a) An applicant for a new FM broadcast translator station or for
   changes in the facilities of an authorized translator station shall
   endeavor to select a channel on which its operation is not likely to
   cause interference to the reception of other stations. The application
   must be specific with regard to the frequency requested. Only one
   output channel will be assigned to each translator station.

   (b) Subject to compliance with all the requirements of this subpart, FM
   broadcast translators may be authorized to operate on the following FM
   channels, regardless of whether they are assigned for local use in the
   FM Table of Allotments (§ 73.202(b) of this chapter):

   (1) Commercial FM translators: Channels 221-300 as identified in
   § 73.201 of this chapter.

   (2) Noncommercial FM translators: Channels 201-300 as identified in
   § 73.201 of this chapter. Use of reserved channels 201-220 is subject to
   the restrictions specified in § 73.501 of this chapter.

   (3) In Alaska, FM translators operating on Channels 201-260 (88.1-99.9
   MHz) shall not cause harmful interference to and must accept
   interference from non-Government fixed operations authorized prior to
   January 1, 1982.

   (c) An FM broadcast booster station will be assigned the channel
   assigned to its primary station.

   [ 35 FR 15388 , Oct. 2, 1970, as amended at  39 FR 12990 , Apr. 10, 1974;
    47 FR 30068 , July 12, 1982;  52 FR 8260 , Mar. 17, 1987;  55 FR 50693 ,
   Dec. 10, 1990]


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