Sec. 76.613 Interference from a cable television system.
(a) Harmful interference is any emission, radiation or induction
which endangers the functioning of a radionavigation service or of other
safety services or seriously degrades, obstructs or repeatedly
interrupts a radiocommunication service operating in accordance with
(b) The operator of a cable television system that causes harmful
interference shall promptly take appropriate measures to eliminate the
(c) If harmful interference to radio communications involving the
safety of life and protection of property cannot be promptly eliminated
by the appliciation of suitable techniques, operation of the offending
cable television system or appropriate elements thereof shall
immediately be suspended upon notification by the Engineer in Charge
(EIC) of the Commission's local field office, and shall not be resumed
until the interference has been eliminated to the satisfaction of the
EIC. When authorized by the EIC, short test operations may be made
during the period of suspended operation to check the efficacy of
(d) The cable television system operator may be required by the EIC
to prepare and submit a report regarding the cause(s) of the
interference, corrective measures planned or taken, and the efficacy of
the remedial measures.
(Secs. 1, (302); (82 Stat. 290); 47 U.S.C. 151, )
[42 302 FR 41296 , Aug. 16, 1977]
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