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§ 90.1338 Grandfathered operation and transition to Citizens Broadband Radio
(a) Fixed and base station registrations filed in ULS on or before
April 17, 2015 that are constructed, in service, and fully compliant
with the rules in part 90, subpart Z as of April 17, 2016 will be
afforded protection from harmful interference caused by Citizens
Broadband Radio Service users until the end of their license term (with
one exception that fixed and base stations registered under licenses
issued after January 8, 2013 will only be afforded protection until
April 17, 2020), consistent with § 90.1307. Protection criteria for such
registered base stations are described in § 96.21of this chapter.
Registrations originally filed after April 17, 2015 will only be
afforded protection from harmful interference under this section within
the licensee's Grandfathered Wireless Protection Zone, as defined in
§ § 96.3 and 96.21 of this chapter.
(b) Existing licensees as of April 17, 2015 may add new mobile or
portable stations (as defined in § 90.1333) and/or add new subscriber
units that operate above the power limit defined in § 90.1333, only if
they can positively receive and decode an enabling signal from a base
station. Such units will be afforded protection within the licensee's
Grandfathered Wireless Protection Zone (as defined in § § 96.3 and 96.21
of this chapter) until April 17, 2020 or until the end of their license
term, whichever is later (with one exception that mobile and portable
stations associated with licenses issued after January 8, 2013 will
only be afforded protection until April 17, 2020).
[ 80 FR 36222 , June 23, 2015]
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