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220 MHz Services

 

Releases


Key Documents

This section provides a list of Commission items that have molded the 220 MHz band into its current landscape.
1/26/1996
SECOND REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 96-27)
Amendment of Part 90 of the Commission's Rules To Provide for the Use of the 220-222 MHz Band by the Private Land Mobile Radio Service
Adopted a procedure to enable a one-time modification of phase I licenses.
2/19/1997
THIRD REPORT AND ORDER; FIFTH NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING (FCC 97-57)
Amendment of Part 90 of the Commission's Rules To Provide for the Use of the 220-222 MHz Band by the Private Land Mobile Radio Service
Adopt rules for phase II licensing and auctions, and propose rules for partitioning and disaggregation
6/23/1997
FOURTH REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 97-225)
Amendment of Part 90 of the Commission's Rules To Provide for the Use of the 220-222 MHz Band by the Private Land Mobile Radio Service
This item repeals the "40-mile rule" of Section 90.739(a).
5/21/1998
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION (FCC 98-93)
Amendment of Part 90 of the Commission's Rules to Provide for the Use of the 220-222 MHz Band by the Private Land Mobile Radio Service
This item addresses a wide range of reconsideration issues from the Second Report and Order and Third Report and Order. Issues from the 2nd R&O include maximum distance relocation limitations, Non-relocation modifications, special temporary authority, and alternative site proposals. Issues from the 3rd R&O include protection of phase I licensee operations, power limits, modification of phase I licenses, spectrum efficiency standards, construction requirements, and other issues.
8/6/1998
FIFTH REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 98-186)
Amendment of Part 90 of the Commission's Rules to Provide for the Use of the 220-222 MHz Band by the Private Land Mobile Radio Service
This item adopts geographic partitioning and spectrum disaggregation rules for the 220-222 MHz band.
8/3/1999
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 99-196)
ComTech Petition for Declaratory Ruling that Licensees of Nationwide 220 MHz Mobile Communications Systems Are Not Required to License Separately Each of the Systems' Base Stations
This item removes the requirement for 220-222 MHz Nationwide licensees to license specific sites.
5/30/2000
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (FCC 00-187)
Amendment of Part 90 of the Commission's Rules to Provide for the Use of the 220-222 MHz Band by the Private Land Mobile Radio Service
Clarifies construction requirements applicable to partitioned and disaggregated 220 MHz licenses.
Note: Key documents listed below are not available online.
  1. PR Docket No. 89-552, Report and Order adopted March 14, 1991, FCC 91-74: Established rules for operating Land Mobile stations in the 220-222 MHz band.
  2. DA 91-647, Order adopted May 24, 1991: Initiated a filing freeze for new applications in the 220-222 MHz band.
  3. DA 95-1559, Order adopted July 10, 1995: Disposition of Non-Nationwide 220-222 MHz applications.
 
 
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