Goto Section: 74.402 | 74.431 | Table of Contents

FCC 74.403
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 | 2022
  §  74.403   Frequency selection to avoid interference.

   (a) Where two or more remote pickup broadcast station licensees are
   authorized to operate on the same frequency or group of frequencies in
   the same area and when simultaneous operation is contemplated, the
   licensees shall endeavor to select frequencies or schedule operation in
   such manner as to avoid mutual interference. If mutual agreement to
   this effect cannot be reached the Commission shall be notified and it
   will specify the frequency or frequencies on which each station is to
   be operated.

   (b) The following order of priority of transmissions shall be observed
   on all frequencies except frequencies 26.07 MHz, 26.11 MHz, and 26.45
   MHz, and frequencies listed in § 74.402(a)(4) and (c)(1):

   (1) Communications during an emergency or pending emergency directly
   related to the safety of life and property.

   (2) Program material to be broadcast.

   (3) Cues, orders, and other related communications immediately
   necessary to the accomplishment of a broadcast.

   (4) Operational communications.

   (5) Tests or drills to check the performance of stand-by or emergency

   [ 41 FR 29686 , July 19, 1976, as amended at  68 FR 12764 , Mar. 17, 2003]


Goto Section: 74.402 | 74.431

Goto Year: 2020 | 2022
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