Goto Section: 15.714 | 15.717 | Table of Contents
Revised as of October 1, 2009
Goto Year:2008 |
§ 15.715 TV bands database administrator.
The Commission will designate one or more entities to administer a TV
bands database. Each database administrator shall:
(a) Maintain a database that contains the information described in
(b) Establish a process for acquiring and storing in the database
necessary and appropriate information from the Commission's databases
and synchronizing the database with the current Commission databases at
least once a week to include newly licensed facilities or any changes
to licensed facilities.
(c) Establish a process for registering fixed TVBDs and registering and
including in the database facilities entitled to protection but not
contained in a Commission database, including cable headends and TV
translator receiver sites.
(d) Establish a process for registering facilities where part 74 low
power auxiliary devices are used on a regular basis.
(e) Provide lists of available channels to fixed and personal/portable
TVBDs that submit to it the information required under § 15.713(f) based
on their geographic location.
(f) Make its services available to all unlicensed TV band device users
on a non-discriminatory basis.
(g) Provide service for a five-year term. This term can be renewed at
the Commission's discretion.
(h) Respond in a timely manner to verify, correct and/or remove, as
appropriate, data in the event that the Commission or a party brings
claim of inaccuracies in the database to its attention.
(i) Transfer its database along with the IP addresses and URLs used to
access the database and list of registered Fixed TVBDs, to another
designated entity in the event it does not continue as the database
administrator at the end of its term. It may charge a reasonable price
for such conveyance.
(j) The database must have functionality such that upon request from
the Commission it can indicate that no channels are available when
queried by a specific TVBD or model of TVBDs.
(k) If more than one database is developed, the database administrators
shall cooperate to develop a standardized process for providing on a
daily basis or more often, as appropriate, the data collected for the
facilities listed in § 15.713(b)(2) to all other TV bands databases to
ensure consistency in the records of protected facilities.
Effective Date Note: At 74 FR 7326 , Feb. 17, 2009, § 15.715 was added.
This section contains information collection and recordkeeping
requirements and will not become effective until approval has been
given by the Office of Management and Budget.
Goto Section: 15.714 | 15.717
Goto Year: 2008 |
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