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11/14/2001
ORDER (DA 01-2650)
Revision of Part 22 and Part 90 of the Commission's Rules to Facilitate Future Development of Paging Systems and Implementation of Section 309(j) of the Communications Act -- Competitive Bidding
Removed the Commission's interim licensing rules with respect to filing applications for licenses at new sites on the shared paging channels.
2/27/2001
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION (FCC 01-66)
Memorandum Opinion and Order on Reconsideration and Third Report and Order
This Memorandum Opinion and Order on Reconsideration considers petitions for reconsideration and/or clarification of various aspects of the Memorandum Opinion and Order on Reconsideration and Third Report and Order previously issued in this proceeding.
5/24/1999
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION AND THIRD REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 99-98)
Revision of Part 22 and Part 90 of the Commission's Rules to Facilitate Future Development of Paging Systems and Implementation of Section 309(j) of the Communications Act -- Competitive Bidding
Changed the geographic area licensing of 929 and 931 MHz paging from MTAs to MEAs. Clarified that spectrum will automatically revert to the geographic area licensee in all instances where a non-geographic area incumbent licensee permanently discontinues service.
2/24/1997
SECOND REPORT AND ORDER AND FURTHER NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING (FCC 97-59)
In the Matter of Revision of Part 22 and Part 90 of the Commission's Rules to Facilitate Future Development of Paging Systems Implementation of Section 309(j) of the Communications Act - Competitive Bidding
This Order adopts rules and competitive bidding procedures for the Common Carrier Paging and 929 MHz Private Carrier Paging licensing process.
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6/11/1996
ORDER ON RECONSIDERATION OF FIRST REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 96-260)
Revision of Part 22 and Part 90 of the Commission's Rules to Facilitate Future Development of Paging Systems and Implementation of Section 309(j) of the Communications Act -- Competitive Bidding
Allows incumbents to expand 65 kilometers (40 miles) from sites for which applications were filed as of September 30, 1995, whether or not such applications were granted prior to February 8, 1996.
4/23/1996
FIRST REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 96-183)
Revision of Part 22 and Part 90 of the Commission's Rules to Facilitate Future Development of Paging Systems and Implementation of Section 309(j) of the Communications Act --Competitive Bidding
First Report and Order was adopted to allow 40-mile expansion applications to be filed. This Order allowed incumbent paging licensees on non-nationwide channels to file initial applications to add new sites to their systems. Each new site had to be located with 65 kilometers (40 miles) of an authorized and operating transmission site operated by the licensee on the same channel prior to the Notice date, February 8, 1996.
2/9/1996
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE MAKING (FCC 96-52)
Revision of Part 22 and Part 90 of the Commission's Rules to Facilitate Future Development of Paging Systems and Implementation of Section 309(j) of the Communications Act --Competitive Bidding
"Freeze on new applications." Suspended acceptance of new applications for paging channels (except for nationwide exclusive channels) as of the adoption date, but allowed incumbent licensees to add sites to existing systems or modify existing sites, provided that such additions or modifications do not expand the interference contour of the incumbent's existing systems. Proposed transition to geographic area licensing for Common Carrier and Private Carrier Paging channels, and competitive bidding procedures for resolving mutually exclusive applications for these licenses.
 
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