Table of Parts
Subpart A—General Information
Sec. 27.1 Basis and purpose.
Sec. 27.2 Permissible communications.
Sec. 27.3 Other applicable rule parts.
Sec. 27.4 Terms and definitions.
Sec. 27.5 Frequencies.
Sec. 27.6 Service areas.
Subpart B—Applications and Licenses
Sec. 27.10 Regulatory status.
Sec. 27.11 Initial authorization.
Sec. 27.12 Eligibility.
Sec. 27.13 License period.
Sec. 27.14 Construction requirements; Criteria for renewal.
Sec. 27.15 Geographic partitioning and spectrum disaggregation.
Sec. 27.16 Network access requirements for Block C in the 746–757 and 776–787
Sec. 27.20 Digital television transition education reports.
Subpart C—Technical Standards
Sec. 27.50 Power and antenna height limits.
Sec. 27.51 Equipment authorization.
Sec. 27.52 RF safety.
Sec. 27.53 Emission limits.
Sec. 27.54 Frequency stability.
Sec. 27.55 Power strength limits.
Sec. 27.56 Antenna structures; air navigation safety.
Sec. 27.57 International coordination.
Sec. 27.58 Interference to BRS/EBS receivers.
Sec. 27.59 [Reserved]
Sec. 27.60 TV/DTV interference protection criteria.
Sec. Sec. 27.61-27.62 [Reserved]
Sec. 27.63 Disturbance of AM broadcast station antenna patterns.
Sec. 27.64 Protection from interference.
Sec. 27.66 Discontinuance, reduction, or impairment of service.
Sec. 27.70 Information exchange.
Subpart D—Competitive Bidding Procedures for the 2305–2320 MHz and 2345–2360
Sec. 27.201 WCS in the 2305–2320 MHz and 2345–2360 MHz bands subject to
Sec. Sec. 27.202-27.208 [Reserved]
Sec. 27.209 Designated entities; bidding credits; unjust enrichment.
Sec. 27.210 Definitions.
Subpart E—Application, Licensing, and Processing Rules for WCS
Sec. 27.301 [Reserved]
Sec. 27.302 Eligibility.
Sec. 27.303 Upper 700 MHz commercial and public safety coordination zone.
Sec. Sec. 27.304-27.307 [Reserved]
Sec. 27.308 Technical content of applications.
Sec. Sec. 27.310-27.320 [Reserved]
Sec. 27.321 Mutually exclusive applications.
Sec. Sec. 27.322-27.325 [Reserved]
Subpart F—Competitive Bidding Procedures for the 698–806 MHz Band
Sec. 27.501 746–763 MHz, 775–793 MHz, and 805–806 MHz bands subject to
Sec. 27.502 Designated entities.
Subpart G— Guard Band A and B Blocks (757–758/787–788 MHz and
775–776/805–806 MHz Bands)
Sec. 27.601 Authority and coordination requirements.
Sec. 27.602 Lease agreements.
Sec. 27.604 Limitation on licenses won at auction.
Sec. 27.607 Performance requirements and annual reporting requirement.
Subpart H—Competitive Bidding Procedures for the 698–746 MHz Band
Sec. 27.701 698–746 MHz bands subject to competitive bidding.
Sec. 27.702 Designated entities.
Subpart I—1.4 GHz Band
Sec. 27.801 Scope.
Sec. 27.802 Permissible communications.
Sec. 27.803 Coordination requirements.
Sec. 27.804 Field strength limits at WMTS facility.
Sec. 27.805 Geographic partitioning and spectrum disaggregation.
Sec. 27.806 1.4 GHz service licenses subject to competitive bidding.
Sec. 27.807 Designated entities.
Subpart J—1670–1675 MHz Band
Sec. 27.901 Scope.
Sec. 27.902 Permissible communications.
Sec. 27.903 Coordination requirements.
Sec. 27.904 Geographic partitioning and spectrum disaggregation.
Sec. 27.905 1670–1675 MHz service licenses subject to competitive bidding.
Sec. 27.906 Designated entities.
Subpart K [Reserved]
Subpart L—1710–1755 MHz, 2110–2155 MHz, 2160–2180 MHz Bands
Licensing and Competitive Bidding Provisions
Sec. 27.1101 1710–1755 MHz and 2110–2155 MHz bands subject to competitive
Sec. 27.1102 Designated Entities in the 1710–1755 MHz and 2110–2155 MHz
Relocation of Incumbents
Sec. 27.1111 Relocation of fixed microwave service licensees in the 2110–2150
Protection of Incumbent Operations
Sec. 27.1131 Protection of Part 101 operations.
Sec. 27.1132 Protection of incumbent operations in the 2150–2160/62 MHz band.
Sec. 27.1133 Protection of Part 74 and Part 78 operations.
Sec. 27.1134 Protection of Federal Government operations.
Sec. 27.1135 Protection of non-Federal Government Meteorological-Satellite
Cost-Sharing Policies Governing Microwave Relocation From the 2110–2150 MHz
and 2160–2200 MHz Bands
Sec. 27.1160 Cost-sharing requirements for AWS.
Sec. 27.1162 Administration of the Cost-Sharing Plan.
Sec. 27.1164 The cost-sharing formula.
Sec. 27.1166 Reimbursement under the Cost-Sharing Plan.
Sec. 27.1168 Triggering a Reimbursement Obligation.
Sec. 27.1170 Payment Issues.
Sec. 27.1172 Dispute Resolution Under the Cost-Sharing Plan.
Sec. 27.1174 Termination of Cost-Sharing Obligations.
Cost-Sharing Policies Governing Broadband Radio Service Relocation From the
2150–2160/62 MHz Band
Sec. 27.1176 Cost-sharing requirements for AWS in the 2150–2160/62 MHz band.
Sec. 27.1178 Administration of the Cost-Sharing Plan.
Sec. 27.1180 The cost-sharing formula.
Sec. 27.1182 Reimbursement under the Cost-Sharing Plan.
Sec. 27.1184 Triggering a reimbursement obligation.
Sec. 27.1186 Payment issues.
Sec. 27.1188 Dispute resolution under the Cost-Sharing Plan.
Sec. 27.1190 Termination of cost-sharing obligations.
Subpart M—Broadband Radio Service and Educational Broadband Service
Sec. 27.1200 Change to BRS and EBS.
Sec. 27.1201 EBS eligibility.
Sec. 27.1202 Cable/BRS cross-ownership.
Sec. 27.1203 EBS programming requirements.
Sec. 27.1206 Geographic Service Area.
Sec. 27.1207 BTA license authorization.
Sec. 27.1208 BTA service areas.
Sec. 27.1209 Conversion of incumbent EBS and BRS stations to geographic area
Sec. 27.1210 Remote control operation.
Sec. 27.1211 Unattended operation.
Sec. 27.1212 License term.
Sec. 27.1213 Designated entity provisions for BRS in Commission auctions
commencing prior to January 1, 2004.
Sec. 27.1214 EBS spectrum leasing arrangements and grandfathered leases.
Sec. 27.1215 BRS grandfathered leases.
Sec. 27.1216 Grandfathered E and F group EBS licenses.
Sec. 27.1217 Competitive bidding procedures for the Broadband Radio Service.
Sec. 27.1218 Designated entities.
Sec. 27.1220 Transmission standards.
Sec. 27.1221 Interference protection.
Sec. 27.1222 Operations in the 2568–2572 and 2614–2618 bands.
Policies Governing the Transition of the 2500–2690 MHz Band for BRS and EBS
Sec. 27.1230 Conversion of the 2500–2690 MHz band.
Sec. 27.1231 Initiating the transition.
Sec. 27.1232 Planning the transition.
Sec. 27.1233 Reimbursement costs of transitioning.
Sec. 27.1234 Terminating existing operations in transitioned markets.
Sec. 27.1235 Post-transition notification.
Sec. 27.1236 Self-transitions.
Sec. 27.1237 Pro rata allocation of transition costs.
Sec. 27.1238 Eligible costs.
Sec. 27.1239 Reimbursement obligation.
Relocation Procedures for the 2150–2160/62 MHz Band
Sec. 27.1250 Transition of the 2150–2160/62 MHz band from the Broadband Radio
Service to the Advanced Wireless Service.
Sec. 27.1251 Mandatory Negotiations.
Sec. 27.1252 Involuntary Relocation Procedures.
Sec. 27.1253 Sunset Provisions.
Sec. 27.1254 Eligibility.
Sec. 27.1255 Relocation Criteria for Broadband Radio Service Licensees in the
2150–2160/62 MHz band.
Subpart N—700 MHz Public/Private Partnership
Sec. 27.1301 Purpose and scope.
Sec. 27.1303 Upper 700 MHz D Block license conditions.
Sec. 27.1305 Shared wireless broadband network.
Sec. 27.1307 Spectrum use in the network.
Sec. 27.1308 Organization and structure of the 700 MHz public/private
Sec. 27.1310 Network sharing agreement.
Sec. 27.1315 Establishment, execution, and application of the network sharing
Sec. 27.1320 Failure to comply with the NSA or the Commission's rules.
Sec. 27.1325 Resolution of disputes after grant of the upper 700 MHz D block
Sec. 27.1327 Construction requirements; criteria for renewal.
Sec. 27.1330 Local public safety build-out and operation.
Sec. 27.1333 Geographic partitioning, spectrum disaggregation, license
assignment, and transfer.
Sec. 27.1335 Prohibition on discontinuance of public safety operations.
Sec. 27.1340 Reporting obligations.
Authority: 47 U.S.C. 154, 301, 302, 303, 307, 309, 332, 336, and 337
unless otherwise noted.
Source: 62 FR 9658, Mar. 3, 1997, unless otherwise noted.
Subpart A—General Information