Any applicant may apply for any frequency in the pool in which he/she establishes eligibility. Briefly, eligibility is open to persons primarily engaged in any of the following activities:
- The operation of a commercial activity;
- The operation of educational, philanthropic, or ecclesiastical institutions;
- Clergy activities; or
- The operation of hospitals, clinics, or medical associations.
There are specific frequency coordinator requirements for particular frequencies.
47 CFR 90.35(b)
lists each frequency in the Industrial/Business
Pool and any required frequency coordinator(s) using the following letter codes:
An applicant may use the services of any frequency coordinator certified in the pool in which he/she establishes eligibility.
If the applied-for frequencies can only be recommended by another coordinator, the coordinator that you selected will seek the concurrence of the required coordinator. An example:
An eligible applicant may use the services of any coordinator certified for the Industrial/Business Pool. If the applied-for frequencies were
allocated solely to the former Power Radio Service (IW), the application must receive concurrence from UTC, The Telecommunications
Association, the coordinator of the former Power Radio Service (IW).
Eligibility is also provided for any corporation proposing to furnish nonprofit radiocommunication service to its parent corporation, to another
subsidiary of the same parent, or to its own subsidiary. This corporate eligibility is not subject to the cooperative use provision of
47 CFR 90.179
Eligibility is also provided for a nonprofit corporation or association that is organized for the purpose of furnishing a radiocommunications service to
persons who meet the eligibility requirements of the Industrial/Business Pool. Such use is subject to the cooperative use provisions of
47 CFR 90.179