73.825 Protection to reception of TV channel 6

Changes to this rule are under consideration in MB Docket 19-193

Click on the "Proposed Rule" link below to view the proposed change.

Summary

Gives the required distance spacing between LPFM stations on channels below 92 MHz and TV stations (both full power and low power) on Channel 6.

LPFM stations on frequencies 92.1 and above are not required to protect TV Channel 6 stations.

Text of Current Rule

(a) LPFM stations will be authorized on Channels 201 through 220 only if the pertinent minimum separation distances in the following table are met with respect to all full power TV Channel 6 stations.

FM channel number

LPFM
to TV channel 6 (km)

201

140

202

138

203

137

204

136

205

135

206

133

207

133

208

133

209

133

210

133

211

133

212

132

213

132

214

132

215

131

216

131

217

131

218

131

219

130

220

130

(b) LPFM stations will be authorized on Channels 201 through 220 only if the pertinent minimum separation distances in the following table are met with respect to all low power TV, TV translator, and Class A TV stations authorized on TV Channel 6.

FM channel number

LPFM
to TV channel 6 (km)

201

98

202

97

203

95

204

94

205

93

206

91

207

91

208

91

209

91

210

91

211

91

212

90

213

90

214

90

215

90

216

89

217

89

218

89

219

89

220

89

Rule History

§ 73.825 Protection to reception of TV channel 6

LPFM stations will be authorized on Channels 201 through 220 only if the pertinent minimum separation distances in the following table are met with respect to all TV Channel 6 stations.

FM channel number

LP100
to TV channel 6 (km)

LP10 to TV channel 6 (km)

201

219

171

202

204

162

203

188

156

204

179

153

205

167

149

206

156

143

207

151

151

208

151

141

209

151

141

210

151

141

211

151

141

212

149

140

213

147

139

214

145

138

215

133

137

216

142

136

217

142

136

218

139

134

219

137

134

220

136 133

65 FR 7640 (Feb 15, 2000).

§ 73.825 Protection to reception of TV channel 6

(a) LPFM stations will be authorized on Channels 201 through 220 only if the pertinent minimum separation distances in the following table are met with respect to all full power TV Channel 6 stations.

FM channel number

LP100
to TV channel 6 (km)

LP10 to TV channel 6 (km)

201

219 140

171 136

202

204 138

162 134

203

188 137

156 133

204

179 136

153 133

205

167 135

149 132

206

156 133

143 131

207

151 133

151 131

208

151 133

141 131

209

151 133

141 131

210

151 133

141 131

211

151 133

141 131

212

149 132

140 131

213

147 132

139 131

214

145 132

138 130

215

133 131

137 130

216

142 131

136 130

217

142 131

136 130

218

139 131

134 130

219

137 130

134 130

220

136 130 133 130

(b) LPFM stations will be authorized on Channels 201 through 220 only if the pertinent minimum separation distances in the following table are met with respect to all low power TV, TV translator, and Class A TV stations authorized on TV Channel 6.

FM channel number

LP100
to TV channel 6 (km)

LP10 to TV channel 6 (km)

201

98

93

202

97

92

203

95

91

204

94

91

205

93

90

206

91

90

207

91

89

208

91

89

209

91

89

210

91

89

211

91

89

212

90

89

213

90

89

214

90

89

215

90

89

216

89

89

217

89

89

218

89

89

219

89

89

220

89

88

65 FR 67302 (Nov 9, 2000).

§ 73.825 Protection to reception of TV channel 6

(a) LPFM stations will be authorized on Channels 201 through 220 only if the pertinent minimum separation distances in the following table are met with respect to all full power TV Channel 6 stations.

FM channel number

LP100 LPFM
to TV channel 6 (km)

LP10 to TV channel 6 (km)

201

140

136

202

138

134

203

137

133

204

136

133

205

135

132

206

133

131

207

133

131

208

133

131

209

133

131

210

133

131

211

133

131

212

132

131

213

132

131

214

132

130

215

131

130

216

131

130

217

131

130

218

131

130

219

130

130

220

130 130

(b) LPFM stations will be authorized on Channels 201 through 220 only if the pertinent minimum separation distances in the following table are met with respect to all low power TV, TV translator, and Class A TV stations authorized on TV Channel 6.

FM channel number

LP100 LPFM
to TV channel 6 (km)

LP10 to TV channel 6 (km)

201

98

93

202

97

92

203

95

91

204

94

91

205

93

90

206

91

90

207

91

89

208

91

89

209

91

89

210

91

89

211

91

89

212

90

89

213

90

89

214

90

89

215

90

89

216

89

89

217

89

89

218

89

89

219

89

89

220

89

88

78 FR 2102 (Jan 9, 2013)

Rule change proposed in Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for MB Docket 19-193 which proposes technical changes to the LPFM rules.

The requirements of this section will sunset on July 13, 2021.

(a) LPFM stations will be authorized on Channels 201 through 220 only if the pertinent minimum separation distances in the following table are met with respect to all full power TV Channel 6 stations.

FM channel number

LPFM
to TV channel 6 (km)

201

140

202

138

203

137

204

136

205

135

206

133

207

133

208

133

209

133

210

133

211

133

212

132

213

132

214

132

215

131

216

131

217

131

218

131

219

130

220

130

(b) LPFM stations will be authorized on Channels 201 through 220 only if the pertinent minimum separation distances in the following table are met with respect to all low power TV, TV translator, and Class A TV stations authorized on TV Channel 6.

FM channel number

LPFM
to TV channel 6 (km)

201

98

202

97

203

95

204

94

205

93

206

91

207

91

208

91

209

91

210

91

211

91

212

90

213

90

214

90

215

90

216

89

217

89

218

89

219

89

220

89