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Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 78.107 Equipment and installation.
(a) Applications for new cable television relay stations, other than
fixed stations, will not be accepted unless the equipment specified
therein has been certified in accordance with subpart J of part 2 of
this chapter. In the case of fixed stations, the equipment must be
authorized under Supplier's Declaration of Conformity for use pursuant
to the provisions of this subpart. Transmitters designed for use in the
31.0 to 31.3 GHz band shall be authorized under Supplier's Declaration
Note 1 to the introductory text to paragraph (a): The verification
procedure has been replaced by Supplier's Declaration of Conformity.
Equipment previously authorized under subpart J of part 2 of this
chapter may remain in use. See § 2.950 of this chapter.
(1) All transmitters first licensed or marketed shall comply with
technical standards of this subpart. This paragraph (b)(1) of this
section is effective October 1, 1981.
(2) Neither certification nor Supplier's Declaration of Conformity is
required for the following transmitters:
(i) Those which have an output power not greater than 250 mW and which
are used in a CARS pickup station operating in the 12.7-13.2 GHz band;
(ii) Those used under a developmental authorization.
(b) Cable television relay station transmitting equipment authorized to
be used pursuant to an application accepted for filing prior to October
1, 1981, may continue to be used, provided, that if operation of such
equipment causes harmful interference due to its failure to comply with
the technical standards set forth in this subpart the Commission may,
at its discretion, require the licensee to take such corrective action
as is necessary to eliminate the interference.
(c) The installation of a CARS station shall be made by or under the
immediate supervision of a qualified engineer. Any tests or adjustments
requiring the radiation of signals and which could result in improper
operation shall be conducted by or under the immediate supervision of a
person with required knowledge and skill to perform such tasks.
(d) Simple repairs such as the replacement of tubes, fuses, or other
plug-in components which require no particular skill may be made by an
unskilled person. Repairs requiring replacement of attached components
or the adjustment of critical circuits or corroborative measurements
shall be made only by a person with required knowledge and skill to
perform such tasks.
[ 37 FR 3292 , Feb. 12, 1972, as amended at 45 FR 78695 , Nov. 26, 1980;
49 FR 4001 , Feb. 1, 1984; 49 FR 20672 , May 16, 1984; 50 FR 7343 , Feb.
22, 1985; 63 FR 36606 , July 7, 1998; 63 FR 49870 , Sept. 18, 1998; 82 FR 50837 , Nov. 2, 2017]
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Goto Year: 2020 |
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