Non-Government (NG) Footnotes

Non-Government (NG) Footnotes

NG2--Facsimile broadcasting stations may be authorized in the band 88-108 MHz.

NG3--Control stations in the domestic public radio services may be authorized frequencies in the band 72-73 and 75.4-76 MHz on the condi- tion that harmful interference will not be caused to operational fixed stations.

NG4--The use of the frequencies in the band 152.84-153.38 MHz may be authorized in any area to remote pickup broadcast base and mobile stations on the condition that harmful interference will not be caused to stations, operating in accor- dance with the Table of Frequency Allocations.

NG6--Stations in the public safety radio services authorized as of June 30, 1958, to use frequencies in the band 159.51-161.79 MHz in areas other than Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands may continue such operation, including expansion of existing systems, on the condition that harmful interference will not be caused to stations in the services to which these bands are allocated. In Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands this authority is limited to frequencies in the band 160.05-161.37 MHz. No new public radio service system will be authorized to operate on these frequencies.

NG12--Frequencies in the bands 454.50-455 MHz and 459.40-460 MHz may be assigned to domestic public land and mobile stations to provide a two-way air-ground public radio- telephone service.

NG17--Stations in the Land Transportation Radio Services authorized as of May 15, 1958 to operate on the frequency 161.61 MHz may, upon proper application, continue to be autho- rized for such operations, including expansion of existing systems, on the condition that harmful interference will not be caused to the operation of any authorized station in the maritime mobile ser- vice. No new Land Transportation Radio Service system will be authorized to operate on 161.61 MHz.

NG19--Fixed stations associated with the maritime mobile service may be authorized, for purposes of communication with coast stations, to use frequencies assignable to ship stations in this band, on the condition that harmful interference will not be caused to services operating in accordance with the Table of Frequency Allocations.

NG23--Frequencies in the band 2100-2200 MHz may also be assigned to stations in the international fixed public radio service located south of 25o30' north latitude in the State of Florida and in U.S. Possessions in the Caribbean area, provided, however, no new assignments in the band 2150-2162 MHz will be made to such stations after February 25, 1974.

NG28--The frequency band 160.86-161.40 MHz is available for assignment to remote pick-up base and remote pickup mobile stations in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands only on a shared basis with the land transportation radio service.

NG30--Stations in the international fixed public radiocommunication service in Florida, south of 25o30' north latitude, may be authorized to use frequencies in the band 716-890 MHz on the condition that harmful interference will not be caused to the broadcasting service of any country. This is an interim allocation the termination of which will later be specified by the Commission when it is determined that equipments are generally available for use in bands allocated internationally to the fixed services.

NG41--Frequencies in the bands 3700-4200 MHz, 5925-6425 MHz, and 10.7-11.7 GHz may also be assigned to stations in the international fixed public and international control services located in the U.S. Possessions in the Caribbean area.

NG42--Non-Government stations in the radiolocation service shall not cause harmful interference to the amateur service.

NG43--Fixed stations in the domestic public radio services in Alaska, south of 56o north latitude and east of 134o west longitude, may be authorized to use frequencies in the band 800-830 MHz, on the condition that harmful interference will not be caused to the broadcasting service of any country.

NG47--In the band 2500-2690 MHz, channels in 2500-2686 MHz and the corresponding response frequencies 2686.0625-2689.8125 MHz may be assigned to stations in the Instructional Television Fixed Service (Part 74 of this Chapter) CFR 47; channels in 2596-2644 MHz and response frequencies 2686.5625-2689.6875 MHz may be assigned to Multipoint Distribution Service stations (Part 21 of this Chapter); and channels 2650-2656 MHz, 2662-2668 MHz and 2674-2680 MHz and response frequencies 2686.9375 MHz, 2687.9375 MHz and 2688.9375 MHz may be assigned to stations in the Operational Fixed Service (Part 94 of this Chapter). In Alaska, however, frequencies within the band 2655-2690 MHz are not available for assignment to terrestrial stations.

NG49--The following frequencies may be authorized on a secondary basis for low-power (1 watt input) mobile operations in the Manufacturers Radio Service subject to the condition that no interference is caused to the reception of television stations operating on channels 4 and 5 and that their use is limited to a manufacturing facility:

      MHz       MHz       MHz       MHz       MHz
     72.02     72.10     72.18     72.26     72.34
     72.04     72.12     72.20     72.28     72.36
     72.06     72.14     72.22     72.30     72.38
     72.08     72.16     72.24     72.32     72.40

Further, the following frequencies may be authorized on a primary basis for mobile operations in the Special Industrial Radio Service, Manufac- turers Radio Service, and Railroad Radio Service subject to the condition that no interference is caused to the reception of television stations oper- ating on channels 4 and 5; and that their use is limit- ed to a railroad yard, manufacturing plant, or similar industrial facility.

      MHz       MHz       MHz       MHz       MHz
     72.44     72.52     72.60     75.48     75.56
     72.48     72.56     75.44     75.52     75.60

NG51--In Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands only, the bands 150.8-150.98 MHz and 150.98-151.49 MHz are allocated exclusively to the business radio service.

NG53--In the band 12.7-13.15 GHz, television pickup stations and CARS pickup stations shall be assigned channels on a co-equal basis and shall operate on a secondary basis to fixed stations operating in accordance with the Table of Frequency Allocations. In the 13.15-13.20 GHz band television pickup stations and CARS pickup stations shall be assigned on an exclusive basis in the top one hun- dred markets, as set out in Section 76.51.

NG56--In the bands 72.0-73.0 and 75.4-76.0 MHz, the use of mobile radio remote control of models is on a secondary basis to all other fixed and mobile operations. Such operations are subject to the condition that interference will not be caused to common carrier domestic public stations, to remote control of industrial equipment operating in the 72-76 MHz band, or to the reception of television signal on channels 4 (66-72 MHz) or 5 (76-82 MHz). Television interference shall be considered to occur whenever reception of regularly used television signals is impaired or destroyed, regardless of the strength of the television signal or the distance to the television station.

NG59--The frequencies 37.60 and 37.85 MHz may be authorized only for use by base, mobile, and operational fixed stations participating in an interconnected or coordinated power service utility system.

NG63--Television Broadcast translator stations holding valid licenses on November 15, 1971, to operate in the frequency band 806-890 MHz (channels 70-83), may continue to operate in this band, pursuant to periodic license renewals, on a secondary basis to the land mobile radio service.

NG64--Broadcast auxiliary stations licensed as of July 10, 1970, to operate in the frequency band 942-947 MHz may continue to so operate pending a decision as to their disposition through a future rule making proceeding.

NG66--The frequency band 470-512 MHz is allocated for use in the Broadcasting and Land Mobile Radio Services. In the Land Mobile Services it is available for assignment in the Domestic Public, Public Safety, Industrial, and Land Transportation Radio Services at, or in the vicinity of 13 urbanized areas of the United States, as set forth in the table below, and subject to the standards and conditions set forth in Parts 22 and 90 of this chapter, CFR 47.

Urbanized area  					   TV channel
New York-Northeastern New Jersey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14, 15
Los Angeles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14, 20
Chicago-Northwestern Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14, 15
Philadelphia, Pa.-New Jersey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19, 20
Detroit, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15, 16
San Francisco-Oakland, Cal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16, 17
Boston, Mass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14, 16
Washington, D.C.-Maryland-Virginia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17, 18
Pittsburgh, Pa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14, 18
Cleveland, Ohio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14, 15
Miami, Fla . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14    
Houston, Tex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17    
Dallas, Tex. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 

NG70--In Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands only, the bands 159.240-159.435 and 160.410-160.620 MHz are also available for assign- ment to base stations and mobile stations in the Special Industrial Radio Service.

NG101--The use of the band 2500-2690 MHz by the broadcasting-satellite service is limited to domestic and regional systems for com- munity reception of educational television pro- gramming and public service information. Such use is subject to agreement among administrations concerned and those having services operating in accordance with the table, which may be affected. Unless such agreement includes the use of higher values, the power flux-density at the earth's surface produced by emissions from a space station in this service shall not exceed those values set forth in Part 73 of the rules for this frequency band.

NG102--The frequency bands 2500-2655 MHz (space-to-Earth) and 2655-2690 MHz (Earth-to-space) are allocated for use in the fixed-satellite service as follows: (a) For common carrier use in Alaska, for intra-Alaska service only, and, in the mid and western Pacific area including American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, Guam and Hawaii; (b) For educational use in the contiguous United States, Alaska, and the mid and western Pacific area including American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, Guam and Ha- waii. Such use is subject to agreement with administrations having services operating in accordance with the table, which may be affected. In the band 2500-2655 MHz unless such agreement includes the use of higher values, the power flux density at the earth's surface produced by emissions from a space station in this service shall not exceed the values set forth in Part 25 of the rules for this frequency band.

NG104--The use of the band 10.7-11.7 GHz and 12.75-13.25 GHz in the fixed-satellite service is limited to international systems, i.e., other than domestic systems.

NG111--The band 157.4375-157.4625 MHz may be used for one-way paging operations in the Special Emergency Radio Service.

NG112--The frequencies 25.04, 25.08, 150.980, 154.585, 158.445, 159.480, 454.000 and 459.000 MHz may be authorized to stations in the Petroleum Radio Service for use primarily in oil spill containment and cleanup operations and secondarily in regular land mobile communication.

NG114--In the offshore Louisiana gulf coast area, the band 488-494 MHz (TV Channel 17) is allocated to the domestic public and industrial radio services in accordance with the regulation set forth in Parts 22 and 90, respectively.

NG115--In the 174 to 216 MHz band wireless microphones may be authorized to operate on a secondary, non-interfering basis, subject to terms and conditions set forth in Part 74 of these Rules and Regulations.

NG117--The frequency 156.050 and 156.175 MHz may be assigned to stations in the maritime mobile service for commercial and port operations in the New Orleans Vessel Traffic Ser- vice (VTS) area and the frequency 156.250 MHz may be assigned to stations in the maritime mobile service for port operations in the New Orleans and Houston VTS areas.

NG118--Television translator relay stations may be authorized to use frequencies in this band on a secondary basis to stations operating in accordance with the Table of Frequency Alloca- tions.

NG120--Frequencies in the 928-960 MHz band may be assigned for multiple address systems and mobile operations on a primary basis as specified in Part 94.

NG122--Television Pickup stations may be authorized under Part 74 in the 6425-6525 MHz band on a secondary basis to stations operating in accordance with the Table of Frequency Alloca- tions.

NG124--In the Public Safety Radio Service allocation within the bands 30-50 MHz, 150-174 MHz and 450-470 MHz, Police Radio Service licensees are authorized to operate low powered radio transmitters on a secondary non-interference basis in accordance with the provisions of Section 2.803 and 90.19 (f) (5) of the Rules.

NG127--In Hawaii the frequency band 488-494 MHz is allocated exclusively to the fixed service for use by common carrier control and repeater stations for point-to-point inter-island communications only.

NG128--In the band 535-1605 kHz, AM broadcast licensees or permittees may use their AM carrier on a secondary basis to transmit signals intended for both broadcast and non-broadcast purposes. In the band 88-108 MHz, FM broadcast licensees or permittees are permitted to use subcarriers on a secondary basis to transmit signals intended for both broadcast and non-broadcast pur- poses. In the bands 54-72, 76-88, 174-216 and 740-890 MHz, TV broadcast licensees or permittees are permitted to use subcarriers on a secondary basis for both broadcast and non-broadcast purposes.

NG129--In Alaska, the bands 76-88 MHz and 88-100 MHz are also allocated to the Fixed service on a secondary basis. Broadcast sta- tions operating in these bands shall not cause interference to non-Government fixed operations authorized prior to January 1, 1982.

NG134--In the band 10.45-10.5 GHz non-Government stations in the radiolocation service shall not cause harmful interference to the amateur and amateur-satellite services.

NG135--In the 420-430 MHz band the Amateur service is not allocated north of line A. (def. 2.1).

NG139--Pending adopting of further specific rules concerning usage of the band 12.2-12.7 GHz by the fixed and broadcasting-satellite services, systems in these services may be autho- rized subject to the condition that adjustments in certain system design or technical parameters may become necessary during the system lifetime. The necessity for such adjustments, and their extent, will be dependent upon the Final Acts of the 1983 Regional Administrative Radio Conference and subsequent Commission decisions.

NG140--Pending adopting of further specific rules concerning usage of the band 17.3-17.8 GHz by the fixed-satellite service for the purpose of providing feeder links to the broadc- asting-satellite service, systems may be authorized for this purpose subject to the condition that adjust- ments in certain system design or technical parameters may become necessary during the system life-time. The necessity for such adjustments, and their extent, will be dependent upon the Final Acts of the 1983 Regional Administrative Radio Conference and subsequent Commission decisions.

NG141--The frequencies 42.40 MHz and 44.10 MHz are authorized on a primary basis in the State of Alaska for meteor burst communications by fixed stations in the Rural Radio Service operating under the provisions of Part 22 of this Chapter. The frequencies 44.20 MHz and 45.90 MHz are authorized on a primary basis in Alaska for meteor burst communications by fixed private radio stations operating under the provisions of Part 90 of this Chapter. The private radio station frequencies may be used by Common Carrier stations on a secondary, noninterference basis and the Common Carrier frequencies may be used by private radio stations for meteor-burst commu- nications on a secondary, non-interference basis. Users shall cooperate to the extent practical to mini- mize potential interference. Stations utilizing meteor-burst communications shall not cause harmful interference to stations of other radio ser- vices operating in accordance with the allocation table.

NG143--In the band 11.7-12.2 GHz protection from harmful interference shall be afforded to transmissions from space stations not in conformance with international footnote 839 only if the operations of such space stations impose no unacceptable constraints on operations or orbit locations of space stations in conformance with 839.

NG144--Stations authorized as of September 9, 1983, to use frequencies in the band 17.7-19.7 GHz may, upon proper application, continue to be authorized for such operation.

NG145--In the band 11.7-12.2 GHz, transponders on space stations in the fixed-satellite service may be used additionally for trans-missions in the broadcasting-satellite service, provided that such transmissions do not have a maximum e.i.r.p. greater than 53 dBw per television channel and do not cause greater interference or require more protection from interference than the coordinated fixed-satellite service frequency assignments. With respect to the space services, this band shall be used principally for the fixed-satellite service.

NG147--Stations in the broadcast auxiliary service and private radio services licensed as of July 25, 1985, or on a subsequent date following as a result of submitting an application for license on or before July 25, 1985, may continue to operate on a primary basis with the mobile-satellite service and the radio- determination satellite service.

NG148--The frequencies 154.585 MHz, 159.480 MHz, 160.725 MHz, 160.785 MHz, 454.000 MHz and 459.000 MHz may be authorized to maritime mobile stations for offshore radio- location and associated telecommand operations. NG149--The frequency bands 54-72 MHz, 76-88MHz, 174-216 MHz, 470-512 MHz, 512-608 MHz, and 614-806 MHz are also allocated to the fixed service to permit subscription television opera- tions in accordance with Part 73 of the rules.

NG151--In the frequency bands 824-849 MHz and 869-894 MHz, cellular land mobile licensees are permitted to offer auxiliary service on a secondary basis subject to the provisions of Part 22.

NG152--The band 219-220 MHz is also allocated to the amateur service on a secondary basis for stations participating, as forwarding stations, in point-to-point fixed digital message forwarding systems, including intercity packet backbone networks.

NG153--The 2110-2150 MHz and 2160-2200 MHz bands are reserved for future emerging technologies on a co-primary basis with the fixed and mobile services. Allocations to specific services will be made in future proceedings.



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