Goto Section: 73.505 | 73.507 | Table of Contents
Revised as of October 1, 2020
Goto Year:2019 |
§ 73.506 Classes of noncommercial educational FM stations and channels.
(a) Noncommercial educational stations operating on the channels
specified in § 73.501 are divided into the following classes:
(1) A Class D educational station is one operating with no more than 10
watts transmitter power output.
(2) A Class D educational (secondary) station is one operating with no
more than 10 watts transmitter power output in accordance with the
terms of § 73.512 or which has elected to follow these requirements
before they become applicable under the terms of § 73.512.
(3) Noncommercial educational FM (NCE-FM) stations with more than 10
watts transmitter power output are classified as Class A, B1, B, C3,
C2, C1, or C depending on the station's effective radiated power and
antenna height above average terrain, and on the zone in which the
station's transmitter is located, on the same basis as set forth in
§ § 73.210 and 73.211 for commercial stations.
(b) Any noncommercial educational station except Class D may be
assigned to any of the channels listed in § 73.501. Class D
noncommercial educational FM stations applied for or authorized prior
to June 1, 1980, may continue to operate on their authorized channels
subject to the provisions of § 73.512.
[ 43 FR 39715 , Sept. 6, 1978, as amended at 49 FR 10264 , Mar. 20, 1984;
52 FR 47569 , Dec. 15, 1987; 54 FR 16367 , Apr. 24, 1989; 54 FR 19374 ,
May 5, 1989]
Goto Section: 73.505 | 73.507
Goto Year: 2019 |
CiteFind - See documents on FCC website that
cite this rule
Want to support this service?
Report errors in
this rule. Since these rules are converted to HTML by machine, it's possible errors have been made. Please
help us improve these rules by clicking the Report FCC Rule Errors link to report an error.
Helping make public information public