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FCC 25.151
Revised as of October 1, 2020
Goto Year:2019 | 2021
  §  25.151   Public notice.

   (a) At regular intervals, the Commission will issue public notices

   (1) The receipt of applications for new station authorizations, except
   applications for space station licenses filed pursuant to
   § 25.110(b)(3)(i) or (ii) of this part;

   (2) The receipt of applications for license or registration of
   receive-only earth stations;

   (3) The receipt of applications for major modifications to station

   (4) The receipt of major amendments to pending applications;

   (5) The receipt of applications to assign or transfer control of space
   station facilities, transmitting earth station facilities, or
   international receive-only earth station facilities;

   (6) Significant Commission actions regarding applications;

   (7) Information that the Commission in its discretion believes to be of
   public significance;

   (8) Special environmental considerations as required by part 1 of this

   (9) Submission of Coordination Requests and Appendix 30B filings to the
   ITU in response to requests filed pursuant to § 25.110(b)(3)(i) and

   (10) The receipt of space station application information filed
   pursuant to § 25.110(b)(3)(iii); and

   (11) The receipt of notifications of non-routine transmission filed
   pursuant to § 25.140(d).

   (12) The receipt of EPFD input data files from an NGSO FSS licensee or
   market access recipient, submitted pursuant to § 25.111(b) or
   § 25.146(c)(2).

   (b) Special public notices may also be issued at other times under
   special circumstances involving non-routine matters where speed is of
   the essence and efficiency of Commission process will be served

   (c) A public notice will not normally be issued for receipt of any of
   the following applications:

   (1) For authorization of a minor technical change in the facilities of
   an authorized station;

   (2) For temporary authorization pursuant to § 25.120.

   (3) For an authorization under any of the proviso clauses of section
   308(a) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended [47 U.S.C.

   (4) For consent to an involuntary assignment or transfer of control of
   a transmitting earth station authorization; or

   (5) For consent to an assignment or transfer of control of a space
   station authorization or a transmitting earth station authorization,
   where the assignment or transfer does not involve a substantial change
   in ownership or control; or

   (6) For change in location of an earth station operating in the 4/6 GHz
   and 10.95-11.7 GHz bands by no more than 1'' in latitude and/or
   longitude and for change in location of an earth station operating in
   the 12/14 GHz bands by no more than 10'' in latitude and/or longitude.

   (d) Except as specified in paragraph (e) of this section, no
   application that has appeared on public notice will be granted until
   the expiration of a period of thirty days following the issuance of the
   public notice listing the application, or any major amendment thereto.
   Any comments or petitions must be delivered to the Commission by that
   date in accordance with § 25.154.

   (e)(1) Applicants seeking authority to operate a temporary fixed earth
   station pursuant to § 25.277 may consider their applications
   "provisionally granted," and may initiate operations upon the placement
   of the complete FCC Form 312 application on public notice, provided

   (i) The temporary fixed earth station will operate only in the
   conventional Ku-band (14.0-14.5 GHz and 11.7-12.2 GHz bands);

   (ii) The temporary fixed earth station's operations will be consistent
   with all routine-licensing requirements for the conventional Ku-band;

   (iii) The temporary fixed earth station's operations will be limited to
   satellites on the Permitted Space Station List.

   (2) Applications for authority granted pursuant to paragraph (e)(1) of
   this section shall be placed on public notice pursuant to paragraph
   (a)(1) of this section. If no comments or petitions are filed within 30
   days of the public notice date, the authority granted will be
   considered a regular temporary fixed earth station authorization as of
   30 days after the public notice date. If a comment or petition is filed
   within 30 days of the public notice date, the applicant must suspend
   operations immediately pending resolution of the issues raised in that
   comment or petition.

   [ 56 FR 24016 , May 28, 1991, as amended at  58 FR 68061 , Dec. 23, 1993;
    70 FR 32254 , June 2, 2005;  81 FR 55333 , Aug. 18, 2016;  82 FR 59985 ,
   Dec. 18, 2017]

   Editorial Note: At  82 FR 59985 , Dec. 18, 2017, § 25.151 was amended by
   removing "and" from the end of paragraph (b)(10) and by removing the
   period at the end of paragraph (b)(11) and adding "; and" in its place;
   however, these amendments could not be incorporated because paragraphs
   (b)(10) and (b)(11) did not exist.


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