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§ 74.732 Eligibility and licensing requirements.
(a) A license for a low power TV or TV translator station may be issued
to any qualified individual, organized group of individuals, broadcast
station licensee, or local civil governmental body.
(b) More than one low power TV or TV translator station may be licensed
to the same applicant whether or not such stations serve substantially
the same area. Low power TV and TV translator stations are not counted
for purposes of § 73.3555, concerning multiple ownership.
(c) Only one channel will be assigned to each low power TV or TV
translator station. Additional low power or translator stations may be
authorized to provide additional reception. A separate application is
required for each station and each application must be complete in all
(d) The FCC will not act on applications for new low power TV or TV
translator stations, for changes in facilities of existing stations, or
for changes in output channel tendered by displaced stations pursuant
to § 73.3572(a)(1), when such changes will result in a major change
until the applicable time for filing a petition to deny has passed
pursuant to § 73.3584(c).
(e) A proposal to change the primary TV station being retransmitted or
an application of a licensed translator station to include low power TV
station operation, i.e., program origination or subscription service
will be subject only to a notification requirement.
(f) Applications for transfer of ownership or control of a low power TV
or TV translator station will be subject to petitions to deny.
(g) A television broadcast booster station will be authorized only to
the licensee or permittee of the television station whose signals the
booster will rebroadcast, to areas within the Grade B contour of the
(h) No numerical limit is placed on the number of booster stations that
may be licensed to a single licensee. A separate license is required
for each television broadcast booster station.
[ 47 FR 21499 , May 18, 1982, as amended at 48 FR 21487 , May 12, 1983; 49 FR 20504 , May 15, 1984; 52 FR 7423 , Mar. 11, 1987; 52 FR 10571 , Apr. 2,
1987; 52 FR 31404 , Aug. 20, 1987]
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