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73.877 Station logs for LPFM stations

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Summary

LPFMs are required to maintain minimal logs around antenna lighting, equipment malfunction, noncompliant operation as well as EAS weekly logs.

Text of Current Rule

The licensee of each LPFM station must maintain a station log. Each log entry must include the time and date of observation and the name of the person making the entry. The following information must be entered in the station log:

(a) Any extinguishment or malfunction of the antenna structure obstruction lighting, adjustments, repairs, or replacement to the lighting system, or related notification to the FAA. See Sec. Sec. 17.48 and 73.49 of this chapter.

(b) Brief explanation of station outages due to equipment malfunction, servicing, or replacement;

(c) Operations not in accordance with the station license; and

(d) EAS weekly log requirements set forth in Sec. 11.61(a)(1)(v) of this chapter.

Rule History

Adopted in Original Order.
Amended in Sep 2000 Order.

(a) The licensee of each LPFM station must maintain a station log. Each log entry must include the time and date of observation and the name of the person making the entry. The following information must be entered in the station log:

(1) (a) Any extinguishment or malfunction of the antenna structure obstruction lighting, adjustments, repairs, or replacement to the lighting system, or related notification to the FAA. See Sections 17.48 and 73.49 of this Part.

(2) (b) Brief explanation of station outages due to equipment malfunction, servicing, or replacement;

(3) (c) Operations not in accordance with the station license; and

(4) (d) EAS weekly log requirements set fort in Section 11.61(a)(1)(v) of this Chapter.