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FCC 74.732
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 | 2022
  §  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
   primary station.

   (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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