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               § 17.53                                                                                  47 CFR Ch. I (10–1–98 Edition)

               exhibited continuously unless other-                                          trol or alarm systems shall be accom-
               wise specified.                                                               plished as soon as practicable.
               [40 FR 30267, July 18, 1975, as amended at 61
                                                                                               (b) The flash tubes in a high inten-
               FR 4364, Feb. 6, 1996]                                                        sity obstruction lighting system shall
                                                                                             be replaced whenever the peak effec-
               § 17.53 Lighting equipment and paint.                                         tive daytime intensity falls below
                  The lighting equipment, color or fil-                                      200,000 candelas.
               ters, and shade of paint referred to in                                       [40 FR 30267, July 18, 1975]
               the specifications are further defined
               in the following government and/or                                            § 17.57 Report of radio transmitting
               Army-Navy      aeronautical   specifica-                                           antenna construction, alteration,
                                                                                                  and/or removal.
               tions, bulletins, and drawings (lamps
               are referred to by standard numbers):                                            The owner of an antenna structure
                                                                                             for which an Antenna Structure Reg-
               Outside white .........................       TT–P–102 1 (Color No.           istration Number has been obtained
                                                               17875, FS–595).
               Aviation surface orange .........             TT–P–59 1 (Color No. 12197,     must notify the Commission within 24
                                                               FS–595).                      hours of completion of construction
               Aviation surface orange,                      TT–E–489 1 (Color No.           (FCC Form 854–R) and/or dismantle-
                 enamel.                                       12197, FS–595).
               Aviation red obstruction                      MIL–C–25050 2.
                                                                                             ment (FCC Form 854). The owner must
                 light—color.                                                                also immediately notify the Commis-
               Flashing beacons ...................          CAA–446 3 Code Beacons,         sion using FCC Form 854 upon any
                                                               300 mm.                       change in structure height or change in
                    Do ...................................   MIL–6273 2.
               Double and single obstruction                 L–810 3 (FAA AC No. 150/        ownership information.
                 light.                                        5345–2 4).
                    Do ...................................   MIL–L–7830 2.
                                                                                             [61 FR 4364, Feb. 6, 1996]
               High intensity white obstruc-                 FAA/DOD L–856 (FAA AC
                 tion light.                                   No. 150/5345–43B 4).          § 17.58 Facilities to be located on land
               116-Watt lamp .......................         No. 116 A21/TS (6,000 h).            under the jurisdiction of the U.S.
               125-Watt lamp .......................         No. 125 A21/TS (6,000 h).            Forest Service or the Bureau of
               620-Watt lamp .......................         No. 620 PS–40 (3,000 h).             Land Management.
               700-Watt lamp .......................         No. 700 PS–40 (6,000 h).
                  1 Copies of this specification can be obtained from the
                                                                                                Any application proposing new or
               Specification Activity, Building 197, Room 301, Naval Weap-                   modified transmitting facilities to be
               ons Plant, 1st and N Streets, SE., Washington, D.C. 20407.                    located on land under the jurisdiction
                  2 Copies of Military specifications can be obtained by con-
               tacting the Commanding Officer, Naval Publications and                        of the U.S. Forest Service or the Bu-
               Forms Center, 5801 Tabor Ave., Attention: NPPC–105, Phila-                    reau of Land Management shall include
               delphia, Pa. 19120.
                  3 Copies of Federal Aviation Administration specifications                 a statement that the facilities will be
               may be obtained from the Chief, Configuration Control                         so located, and the applicant shall
               Branch, AAF–110, Department of Transportation, Federal
               Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW.,                         comply with the requirements of § 1.70
               Washington, D.C. 20591.                                                       of this chapter.
                  4 Copies of Federal Aviation Administration advisory circu-
               lars may be obtained from the Department of Transportation,
               Publications Section, TAD–443.1, 400 7th St. SW., Washing-                    [32 FR 11274, Aug. 3, 1967]
               ton, D.C. 20590.

               [33 FR 11540, Aug. 14, 1968, as amended at 40
                                                                                                 PART 18—INDUSTRIAL, SCIENTIFIC,
               FR 30267, July 18, 1975]                                                             AND MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
               § 17.54 Rated lamp voltage.                                                          Subpart A—General Information
                  To insure the necessary lumen out-                                         Sec.
               put by obstruction lights, the rated                                          18.101 Basis and purpose.
               voltage of incandescent lamps used                                            18.103 Organization and applicability of the
               shall correspond to be within 3 percent                                           rules.
               higher than the voltage across the                                            18.105 Other applicable rules.
                                                                                             18.107 Definitions.
               lamp socket during the normal hours                                           18.109 General technical requirements.
               of operation.                                                                 18.111 General operating conditions.
               [42 FR 54826, Oct. 11, 1977]                                                  18.113 Inspection by Commission represent-
                                                                                                 atives.
               § 17.56 Maintenance of lighting equip-                                        18.115 Elimination and investigation of
                    ment.                                                                        harmful interference.
                                                                                             18.117 Report of interference investigation.
                  (a) Replacing or repairing of lights,                                      18.119 Importation.
               automatic indicators or automatic con-                                        18.121 Exemptions.

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Federal Communications Commission                                                     § 18.107

          Subpart B—Applications and                 § 18.105 Other applicable rules.
                 Authorizations                         Other Commission rule parts relating
18.201 Scope.                                        to the authorization and operation of
18.203 Equipment authorization.                      ISM equipment include the following:
18.205 Description of measurement facili-               (a) Part 0 describes the Commission’s
    ties.                                            organization and delegations of author-
18.207 Technical report.                             ity. This part also lists available Com-
18.209 Identification of authorized equip-           mission publications, standards and
    ment.                                            procedures for access to Commission
18.211 Multiple listing of equipment.                records, and location of Commission
18.212 Compliance information.
                                                     field offices.
18.213 Information to the user.
                                                        (b) Part 1 contains the rules of prac-
         Subpart C—Technical Standards               tice and procedure for adjudicatory
                                                     proceedings including hearing proceed-
18.301    Operating frequencies.                     ings; procedures for reconsideration
18.303    Prohibited frequency bands.                and review of the Commission’s ac-
18.305    Field strength limits.                     tions; provisions concerning violation
18.307    Conduction limits.                         notices and for forfeiture proceedings;
18.309    Frequency range of measurements.           and the requirements for evironmental
18.311    Methods of measurements.                   impact statements.
  AUTHORITY: 47 U.S.C. 4, 301, 302, 303, 304, 307.      (c) Part 2 contains special require-
  SOURCE: 50 FR 36067, Sept. 5, 1985, unless
                                                     ments in international regulations,
otherwise noted.                                     agreements, treaties, and the table of
                                                     frequency allocations. This part also
                                                     contains requirements and procedures
 Subpart A—General Information                       concerning the marketing, the equip-
§ 18.101 Basis and purpose.                          ment authorization, and the importa-
                                                     tion of radio frequency devices into the
  The rules in this part, in accordance              United States.
with the applicable treaties and agree-
ments to which the United States is a                § 18.107 Definitions.
party, are promulgated pursuant to                      (a) Radio frequency (RF) energy. Elec-
section 302 of the Communications Act                tromagnetic energy at any frequency
of 1934, as amended, vesting the Fed-                in the radio spectrum from 9 kHz to 3
eral Communications Commission with                  THz (3,000 GHz).
authority to regulate industrial, sci-                  (b) Harmful interference. Interference
entific, and medical equipment (ISM)                 which endangers the functioning of a
that emits electromagnetic energy on                 radionavigation service or of other
frequencies within the radio frequency               safety services or seriously degrades,
spectrum in order to prevent harmful                 obstructs or repeatedly interrupts a
interference to authorized radio com-                radiocommunication service operating
munication services. This part sets                  in accordance with this chapter.
forth the conditions under which the                    (c) Industrial, scientific, and medical
equipment in question may be oper-                   (ISM) equipment. Equipment or appli-
ated.                                                ances designed to generate and use lo-
                                                     cally RF energy for industrial, sci-
§ 18.103 Organization and applicability              entific, medical, domestic or similar
     of the rules.
                                                     purposes, excluding applications in the
  The rules in this part are divided into            field of telecommunication. Typical
the following subparts:                              ISM applications are the production of
  (a) Subpart A contains general infor-              physical, biological, or chemical effects
mation and definitions for use in this               such as heating, ionization of gases,
part.                                                mechanical vibrations, hair removal
  (b) Subpart B describes the proce-                 and acceleration of charged particles.
dures and requirements for authoriza-                   (d) Industrial heating equipment. A
tion to market or operate ISM equip-                 category of ISM equipment used for or
ment under this part.                                in connection with industrial heating
  (c) Subpart C contains the technical               operations utilized in a manufacturing
standards for ISM equipment.                         or production process.

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§ 18.109                                                     47 CFR Ch. I (10–1–98 Edition)

   (e) Medical diathermy equipment. A             § 18.111   General operating conditions.
category of ISM equipment used for
                                                    (a) Persons operating ISM equipment
therapeutic purposes, not including
                                                  shall not be deemed to have any vested
surgical diathermy apparatus designed
                                                  or recognizable right to the continued
for intermittent operation with low
                                                  use of any given frequency, by virtue of
power.
                                                  any prior equipment authorization and/
   (f) Ultrasonic equipment. A category of
                                                  or compliance with the applicable
ISM equipment in which the RF energy
                                                  rules.
is used to excite or drive an
electromechanical transducer for the                (b) Subject to the exceptions in para-
production of sonic or ultrasonic me-             graphs (c) and (d) of this section and ir-
chanical energy for industrial, sci-              respective of whether the equipment
entific, medical or other noncommu-               otherwise complies with the rules in
nication purposes.                                this part, the operator of ISM equip-
   (g) Consumer ISM equipment. A cat-             ment that causes harmful interference
egory of ISM equipment used or in-                to any authorized radio service shall
tended to be used by the general public           promptly take whatever steps may be
in a residential environment, notwith-            necessary to eliminate the inter-
standing use in other areas. Examples             ference.
are domestic microwave ovens, jewelry               (c) The provisions of paragraph (b) of
cleaners for home use, ultrasonic hu-             this section shall not apply in the case
midifiers.                                        of interference to an authorized radio
   (h) ISM frequency. A frequency as-             station or a radiocommunication de-
signed by this part for the use of ISM            vice operating in an ISM frequency
equipment. A specified tolerance is as-           band.
sociated with each ISM frequency. See               (d) The provisions of paragraph (b) of
§ 18.301.                                         this section shall not apply in the case
   (i) Marketing. As used in this part,           of interference to a receiver arising
marketing shall include sale or lease,            from direct intermediate frequency
offer for sale or lease, advertising for          pickup by the receiver of the fun-
sale or lease, the import or shipment or          damental frequency emissions of ISM
other distribution for the purpose of             equipment operating in an ISM fre-
sale or lease or offer for sale or lease.         quency band and otherwise complying
See subpart I of part 2 of this chapter.          with the requirements of this part.
   (j) Magnetic resonance equipment. A
category of ISM equipment in which                § 18.113 Inspection     by   Commission
                                                       representatives.
RF energy is used to create images and
data representing spatially resolved                Upon request by a representative of
density of transient atomic resources             the Commission the manufacturer,
within an object.                                 owner, or operator of any ISM equip-
                                                  ment shall make the equipment avail-
  NOTE: In the foregoing, sale (or lease) shall
                                                  able for inspection and promptly fur-
mean sale (or lease) to the user or a vendor
who in turn sells (or leases) to the user. Sale
                                                  nish the Commission with such infor-
shall not be construed to apply to devices        mation as may be required to indicate
sold to a second party for manufacture or         that the equipment complies with this
fabrication into a device which is subse-         part.
quently sold (or leased) to the user.
                                                  § 18.115 Elimination and investigation
[50 FR 36067, Sept. 5, 1985, as amended at 59
                                                       of harmful interference.
FR 39472, Aug. 3, 1994]
                                                    (a) The operator of ISM equipment
§ 18.109 General       technical require-         that causes harmful interference to
     ments.                                       radio services shall promptly take ap-
   ISM equipment shall be designed and            propriate measures to correct the prob-
constructed in accordance with good               lem.
engineering practice with sufficient                (b) If the operator of ISM equipment
shielding and filtering to provide ade-           is notified by the Commission’s Engi-
quate suppression of emissions on fre-            neer in Charge (EIC) that operation of
quencies outside the frequency bands              such equipment is endangering the
specified in § 18.301.                            functioning of a radionavigation or

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Federal Communications Commission                                                   § 18.203

safety service, the operator shall im-        §§ 18.105, 18.109 through 18.119, 18.301 and
mediately cease operating the equip-          18.303 of this part.
ment. Operation may be resumed on a           [59 FR 39472, Aug. 3, 1994; 60 FR 47302, Sept.
temporary basis only for the purpose of       12, 1995]
eliminating the harmful interference.
Operation may be resumed on a regular
basis only after the harmful inter-
                                                  Subpart B—Applications and
ference has been eliminated and ap-                      Authorizations
proval from the EIC obtained.                 § 18.201   Scope.
  (c) When notified by the EIC that a
particular installation is causing              This subpart contains the procedures
harmful interference, the operator or         and requirements for authorization to
manufacturer shall arrange for an engi-       market or operate ISM equipment
neer skilled in techniques of inter-          under this part.
ference measurement and control to            § 18.203   Equipment authorization.
make an investigation to ensure that
the harmful interference has been                (a) Consumer ISM equipment, unless
eliminated. The EIC may require the           otherwise specified, must be authorized
engineer making the investigation to          under either the Declaration of Con-
furnish proof of his or her qualifica-        formity or certification procedure
tions.                                        prior to use or marketing. An applica-
                                              tion for certification shall be filed with
§ 18.117 Report of interference inves-        the Commission on an FCC Form 731,
     tigation.                                pursuant to the relevant sections in
                                              part 2, subpart J of this chapter and
   (a) An interim report on investiga-
                                              shall also be accompanied by:
tions and corrective measures taken
                                                 (1) A description of measurement fa-
pursuant to § 18.115 of this part shall be
                                              cilities pursuant to § 2.948, or reference
filed with the EIC of the local FCC of-       to such information already on file
fice within 30 days of notification of        with the Commission.
harmful interference. The final report
                                                 (2) A technical report pursuant to
shall be filed with the EIC within 60         §§ 18.207 and 18.311.
days of notification.
                                                 (b) Consumer ultrasonic equipment
   (b) The date for filing the final report   generating less than 500 watts and op-
may be extended by the Engineer in            erating below 90 kHz, and non-con-
Charge when additional time is re-            sumer ISM equipment shall be subject
quired to put into effect the corrective      to verification, in accordance with the
measures or to complete the investiga-        relevant sections of part 2, subpart J of
tion. The request for extension of time       this chapter.
shall be accompanied by a progress re-           (c) Grants of equipment authoriza-
port showing what has been accom-             tion issued, as well as on-site certifi-
plished to date.                              cations performed, before March 1, 1986,
                                              remain in effect and no further action
§ 18.119 Importation.                         is required.
  ISM equipment shall be refused entry
                                              [50 FR 36067, Sept. 5, 1985, as amended at 63
or withdrawal for consumption into the        FR 36603 July 7, 1998]
Customs territory of the United States,
unless accompanied by a copy of FCC             EFFECTIVE DATE NOTE: At 63 FR 36603, July
                                              7, 1998, in § 18.203, paragraph (a) was revised,
Form 740, in accordance with the provi-       effective Oct. 5, 1998. For the convenience of
sions of subpart K, part 2 of this chap-      the user, the superseded text is set forth as
ter.                                          follows:

§ 18.121 Exemptions.                          § 18.203 Equipment authorization.
  Non-consumer ultrasonic equipment,             (a) Consumer ISM equipment, unless other-
                                              wise specified, shall be subject to certifi-
and non-consumer magnetic resonance           cation prior to use or marketing. An applica-
equipment, that is used for medical di-       tion for certification shall be filed with the
agnostic and monitoring applications          Commission on an FCC Form 731, pursuant
is subject only to the provisions of          to the relevant sections in part 2, subpart J

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§ 18.205                                                    47 CFR Ch. I (10–1–98 Edition)
of this chapter and shall also be accompanied    the data shall advise that the data on
by:                                              file are current.
  (1) A description of measurement facilities
pursuant to § 18.205 or reference to such in-      NOTE: OET Bulletin 55, ‘‘Characteristics of
formation already on file with the Commis-       Open Field Test Sites’’, provides further
sion.                                            guidance on open field test sites.
  (2) A technical report pursuant to §§ 18.207   [50 FR 36069, Sept. 5, 1985, as amended at 51
and 18.311.                                      FR 12616, Apr. 14, 1986; 58 FR 44894, Aug. 25,
  NOTE: The Commission will accept applica-      1993; 63 FR 36603, July 7, 1998]
tions for either type approval or certifi-         EFFECTIVE DATE NOTE: At 63 FR 36603, July
cation until September 1, 1986, for consumer     7, 1998, § 18.205 was removed, effective Oct. 5,
microwave ovens. After that date, only ap-       1998.
plications for certification will be accepted
for filing.                                      § 18.207   Technical report.
                                                   When required by the Commission a
     *        *       *        *       *         technical report shall include at least
                                                 the following information:
§ 18.205 Description      of   measurement         (a) A description of the measurement
     facilities.
                                                 facilities in accordance with § 2.948. If
  (a) Any party filing a report of meas-         such a description is already on file
urements with the Commission shall               with the Commission, it may be in-
include in that report a description of          cluded by reference.
the measurement facilities. If such a              (b) A copy of the installation and op-
description is already on file with the          erating instructions furnished to the
Commission, it may be included by ref-           user. A draft copy of such instructions
erence.                                          may be submitted with the application,
  (b) The description shall include the          provided a copy of the actual document
following information:                           to be furnished to the user is submitted
  (1) Location of test site.                     as soon as it is available, but no later
  (2) Physical description of the test           than 60 days after the grant of the ap-
site accompanied by photographs A4 (21           plication.
cm × 29.7 cm) or 8×10 inches (20.3 cm ×            (c) The full name and mailing address
25.4 cm) in size. Photographs smaller            of the manufacturer of the device and/
than A4 (21 cm × 29.7 cm) or 8×10 inches         or applicant filing for the equipment
(20.3 cm × 25.4 cm) will be acceptable if        authorization.
they are of sufficient clarity and                 (d) The FCC Identifier, trade name(s),
mounted on A4 (21 cm × 29.7 cm) paper            and/or model number(s) under which
or paper 8×10 inches (20.3 cm × 25.4 cm).        the equipment is or will be marketed.
  (3) Scaled drawing showing the di-               (e) A statement of the rated tech-
mensions of the site, the physical lay-          nical parameters that includes:
out of supporting structures and all               (1) A block and schematic diagram of
structures within 5 times the distance           the circuitry.
between the measuring set and the de-              (2) Nominal operating frequency.
vice under test.                                   (3) Maximum RF energy generated.
  (4) Description of structures used to            (4) Electrical power requirements of
support the device being measured and            equipment.
the test instrumentation.                          (5) Any other pertinent operating
  (5) List of measuring equipment used           characteristics.
and information concerning the cali-               (f) A report of measurements, includ-
bration of the measuring equipment,              ing a list of the measuring equipment
i.e., when the equipment was last cali-          used, and a statement of the date when
brated and frequency of calibration.             the measuring equipment was last cali-
  (6) A statement indicating whether             brated and when the measurements
this facility is available to do measure-        were made. The frequency range that
ment work for others on a contract               was investigated in obtaining the re-
basis.                                           port of measurements shall be indi-
  (c) This information shall be kept             cated. See also §§ 18.309 and 18.311.
current at all times. At least every             [50 FR 36067, Sept. 5, 1985, as amended at 63
three (3) years, the organization filing         FR 36603, July 7, 1998]

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Federal Communications Commission                                                         § 18.212
  EFFECTIVE DATE NOTE: At 63 FR 36603, July           part 2 of this chapter. FCC Identifiers as de-
7, 1998, in § 18.207, paragraph (a) was amended       scribed in §§ 2.925 and 2.926 of this chapter
by correcting ‘‘§ 18.205’’ to read ‘‘§ 2.948’’, ef-   shall not be used on equipment subject to
fective Oct. 5, 1998.                                 verification.

§ 18.209 Identification of authorized                 § 18.211 Multiple listing of equipment.
     equipment.                                          (a) When the same or essentially the
   (a) Each device for which a grant of               same equipment will be marketed
equipment authorization is issued                     under more than one FCC Identifier,
under this part shall be identified pur-              equipment authorization must be re-
suant to the applicable provisions of                 quested on an FCC Form 731 for each
subpart J of part 2 of this chapter.                  FCC Identifier.
Changes in the identification of au-                     (b) If equipment authorization for ad-
thorized equipment may be made pur-                   ditional FCC Identifiers is requested in
suant to § 2.933 of part 2 of this chapter.           the initial application, a statement
FCC Identifiers as described in §§ 2.925              shall be included describing how these
and 2.926 of this chapter shall not be                additional devices differ from the basic
used on equipment subject to verifica-                device which was measured and stating
tion or Declaration of Conformity.                    that the report of measurements sub-
   (b) Devices authorized under the Dec-              mitted for the basic device applies also
laration of Conformity procedure shall                to the additional devices.
be labelled with the logo shown below.                   (c) If equipment authorization for ad-
The label shall not be a stick-on, paper              ditional FCC Identifiers is requested
label. It shall be permanently affixed                after a grant has been issued by the
to the product and shall be readily visi-             FCC for the basic device, the applica-
ble to the purchaser at the time of pur-              tion may, in lieu of the report of meas-
chase, as described in § 2.925(d) of this             urements, be accompanied by a state-
chapter. Permanently affixed means                    ment including:
that the label is etched, engraved,                      (1) FCC Identifier of device for which
stamped, silkscreened, indelibly print-               measurements are on file with the
ed, or otherwise permanently marked                   FCC.
on a permanently attached part of the                    (2) Date when equipment authoriza-
equipment or on a nameplate of metal,                 tion was granted for the device(s) listed
plastic, or other material fastened to                under paragraph (c)(1) of this section
the equipment by welding, riveting, or                and the file number of such grant.
a permanent adhesive. The label must                     (3) Description of the difference be-
be designed to last the expected life-                tween the device listed under para-
time of the equipment in the environ-                 graph (c)(1) of this section and the ad-
ment in which the equipment may be                    ditional device(s).
operated and must not be readily de-                     (4) A statement that the report of
tachable. The logo follows:                           measurements filed for the device list-
                                                      ed under paragraph (c)(1) of this sec-
                                                      tion applies also to the additional de-
                                                      vice(s).
                                                         (5)     Photographs    pursuant     to
                                                      § 2.1033(c).
[63 FR 36603, July 7, 1998]                           § 18.212 Compliance information.
  EFFECTIVE DATE NOTE: At 63 FR 36603, July              (a) Equipment authorized under the
7, 1998, § 18.209 was revised, effective Oct. 5,      Declaration of Conformity procedure
1998. For the convenience of the user, the su-
                                                      shall include the following compliance
perseded text is set forth as follows:
                                                      information in lieu of the information
§ 18.209 Identification of authorized equip-          required by § 2.1077.
     ment.                                               (1) Identification of the product, e.g.,
   Each device for which a grant of equipment         name and model number.
authorization is issued under this part shall            (2) A statement similar to the
be identified pursuant to the applicable pro-         following:
visions of subpart J of part 2 of this chapter.
Changes in the identification of authorized           This device complies with Part 18 of the FCC
equipment may be made pursuant to § 2.933 of          Rules.

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§ 18.213                                                                                                      47 CFR Ch. I (10–1–98 Edition)

  (3) The name and address of the re-                                                     quency bands, in accordance with
sponsible party as defined in § 2.909 of                                                  § 2.106 of the rules, are allocated for use
the rules. This party must be located                                                     by ISM equipment:
within the United States.
                                                                                                     ISM frequency                                        Tolerance
  (b) The compliance information may
be placed in the instruction manual, on                                                   6.78 MHz ...............................        ±15.0 kHz
a separate sheet, or on the packaging.                                                    13.56 MHz .............................         ±7.0 kHz
                                                                                          27.12 MHz .............................         ±163.0 kHz
There is no specific format for this in-                                                  40.68 MHz .............................         ±20.0 kHz
formation.                                                                                915 MHz ................................        ±13.0 MHz
                                                                                          2,450 MHz .............................         ±50.0 MHz
[63 FR 36603, July 7, 1998]                                                               5,800 MHz .............................         ±75.0 MHz
                                                                                          24,125 MHz ...........................          ±125.0 MHz
  EFFECTIVE DATE NOTE: At 63 FR 36603, July
                                                                                          61.25 GHz ..............................        ±250.0 MHz
7, 1998, § 18.212 was added, effective Oct. 5,                                            122.50 GHz ............................         ±500.0 MHz
1998.                                                                                     245.00 GHz ............................         ±1.0 GHz

§ 18.213 Information to the user.                                                            NOTE: The use of the 6.78 MHz ±15 kHz fre-
  Information on the following matters                                                    quency band is subject to the conditions of
shall be provided to the user in the in-                                                  footnote 524 of the Table of Allocations. See
                                                                                          § 2.106.
struction manual or on the packaging
if an instruction manual is not pro-                                                      § 18.303 Prohibited frequency bands.
vided for any type of ISM equipment:
  (a) The interference potential of the                                                      Operation of ISM equipment within
device or system                                                                          the following safety, search and rescue
  (b) Maintenance of the system                                                           frequency bands is prohibited: 490–510
  (c) Simple measures that can be                                                         kHz, 2170–2194 kHz, 8354–8374 kHz, 121.4–
taken by the user to correct inter-                                                       121.6 MHz, 156.7–156.9 MHz, and 242.8–
ference.                                                                                  243.2 MHz.

[50 FR 36069, Sept. 5, 1985, as amended at 51                                             § 18.305 Field strength limits.
FR 17970, May 16, 1986]                                                                      (a) ISM equipment operating on a fre-
                                                                                          quency specified in § 18.301 is permitted
  Subpart C—Technical Standards                                                           unlimited radiated energy in the band
                                                                                          specified for that frequency.
§ 18.301 Operating frequencies.                                                              (b) The field strength levels of emis-
  ISM equipment may be operated on                                                        sions which lie outside the bands speci-
any frequency above 9 kHz except as                                                       fied in § 18.301, unless otherwise indi-
indicated in § 18.303. The following fre-                                                 cated, shall not exceed the following:
                                                                                               RF Power gen-                                                               Distance
                     Equipment                                  Operating frequency            erated by equip-              Field strength limit (uV/m)                   (meters)
                                                                                                 ment (watts)

Any type unless otherwise specified                          Any ISM frequency .........       Below 500 .........          25 ........................................        300
  (miscellaneous).                                                                             500 or more ......           25×SQRT(power/500) ........                       1300

                                                             Any non-ISM frequency ..          Below 500 .........          15 ........................................        300
                                                                                               500 or more ......           15×SQRT(power/500) ........                       1300

Industrial heaters and RF stabilized arc                     On or below 5,725 MHz             Any ....................     10 ........................................      1,600
  welders.                                                   Above 5,725 MHz ...........       Any ....................     (2) ........................................        (2)
Medical diathermy .................................          Any ISM frequency .........       Any ....................     25 ........................................        300
                                                             Any non-ISM frequency ..          Any ....................     15 ........................................        300
Ultrasonic ...............................................   Below 490 kHz ................    Below 500 .........          2,400/F(kHz) .......................               300
                                                                                               500 or more ......           2,400/F(kHz)×                                     3300

                                                                                                                               SQRT(power/500).
                                                             490 to 1,600 kHz ............     Any   ....................   24,000/F(kHz) .....................                 30
                                                             Above 1,600 kHz ............      Any   ....................   15 ........................................         30
Induction cooking ranges ......................              Below 90 kHz ..................   Any   ....................   1,500 ...................................          430

                                                             On or above 90 kHz .......        Any   ....................   300 ......................................         430


   1 Fieldstrength may not exceed 10 µV/m at 1600 meters. Consumer equipment operating below 1000 MHz is not permitted
the increase in field strength otherwise permitted here for power over 500 watts.
  2 Reduced to the greatest extent possible.
  3 Field strength may not exceed 10 µV/m at 1600 meters. Consumer equipment is not permitted the increase in field strength
otherwise permitted here for over 500 watts.
  4 Induction cooking ranges manufactured prior to February 1, 1980, shall be subject to the field strength limits for miscellane-
ous ISM equipment.



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Federal Communications Commission                                                                                                                                       § 18.309

  (c) The field strength limits for RF                                                                 Frequency (MHz)                     Maximum RF line voltage measured
lighting devices shall be the following:                                                                                                     with a 5 µH/50 ohm LISN (µV)

                                                                                                  0.010–0.49 .................                                 1000
                                   Field strength limit at 30 meters (µV/
   Frequency (MHz)                                                                                0.49–30 ......................                                200
                                                     m)

Non-consumer equip-                                                                                 (b) Induction cooking ranges manu-
  ment:
   30–88 ..................                                 30                                    factured after February 1, 1980:
   88–216 ................                                  50
   216–1000 ............                                    70                                                                             Maximum RF line voltage measured
                                                                                                       Frequency (MHz)                       with a 5µH/50 ohm LISN (mV)
Consumer equipment:
   30–88 ..................                                 10
                                                                                                  0.010–0.1 ...................                            10–1 (linear interpolation)
   88–216 ................                                  15
   216–1000 ............                                    20                                    0.1–0.5 .......................                                                    1
                                                                                                  0.5–30 ........................                                                0.25

                                    NOTES                                                              (c) RF lighting devices:
  1. The tighter limit shall apply at the                                                                                                  Maximum RF line voltage measured
boundary between two frequency ranges.                                                                 Frequency (MHz)                       with a 50µH/50 ohm LISN (µV)
  2. Testing for compliance with these limits
may be made at closer distances, provided a                                                       Non-consumer equip-
                                                                                                    ment:
sufficient number of measurements are
                                                                                                     0.45 to 1.6 ..........                                    1000
taken to plot the radiation pattern, to deter-                                                       1.6 to 30 .............                                   3000
mine the major lobes of radiation, and to de-                                                     Consumer equipment:
termine the expected field strength level at                                                         0.45 to 30 ...........                                     250
30, 300, or 1600 meters. Alternatively, if meas-
urements are made at only one closer fixed
distance, then the permissible field strength                                                                                              NOTES
limits shall be adjusted using 1/d as an at-
tenuation factor.                                                                                   1. These conduction limits shall apply out-
                                                                                                  side the bands specified in § 18.301.
[50 FR 36070, Sept. 5, 1985, as amended at 51                                                       2. For ultrasonic equipment, compliance
FR 17970, May 16, 1986; 52 FR 43197, Nov. 10,                                                     with these conduction limits shall preclude
1987]                                                                                             the need to show compliance with the field
                                                                                                  strength limits below 30 MHz unless re-
§ 18.307 Conduction limits.                                                                       quested by the Commission.
   For the following equipment, which                                                               3. The tighter limits shall apply at the
is designed to be connected to a low                                                              boundary between two frequency ranges.
voltage public utility power line, the                                                            [50 FR 36067, Sept. 5, 1985, as amended at 52
RF voltage conducted back into the                                                                FR 43198, Nov. 10, 1987]
power lines measured with a line im-
pedance stabilization network (LISN)                                                              § 18.309 Frequency range of measure-
shall be limited to:                                                                                   ments.
   (a) Ultrasonic equipment:                                                                           (a) For field strength measurements:
                                                                                              Range of frequency measurements
Frequency band in which device
       operates (MHz)                                                                  Lowest frequency                                                       Highest frequency

Below 1.705 ................................      Lowest frequency generated in the device, but not lower than 9                                           30 MHz.
                                                    kHz.
1.705 to 30 ..................................    Lowest frequency generated in the device, but not lower than 9                                           400 MHz.
                                                    kHz.
30 to 500 .....................................   Lowest frequency generated in the device or 25 MHz, whichever                                            Tenth harmonic or 1,000
                                                    is lower.                                                                                                MHz, whichever is
                                                                                                                                                             higher.
500 to 1,000 ................................     Lowest frequency generated in the device or 100 MHz, which-                                              Tenth harmonic.
                                                      ever is lower.
Above 1,000 ................................      ......do .............................................................................................   Tenth harmonic or high-
                                                                                                                                                             est detectable emis-
                                                                                                                                                             sion.




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§ 18.311                                                    47 CFR Ch. I (10–1–98 Edition)

  (b) For conducted powerline measure-            for Employees of the Executive Branch
ments, the frequency range over which             at 5 CFR part 2635 or otherwise in ac-
the limits are specified will be scanned.         cordance with 5 CFR 2635.105(c).
[50 FR 36070, Sept. 5, 1985, as amended at 51
FR 17971, May 16 1986]
                                                  § 19.735–102 Cross-reference to ethics
                                                       and other conduct related regula-
§ 18.311 Methods of measurements.                      tions.
   The measurement techniques which                 In addition to the rules in this part,
will be used by the FCC to determine              employees of the Federal Communica-
compliance with the technical require-            tions Commission (Commission) are
ments of this part are set out in FCC             subject to the Standards of Ethical
Measurement Procedure MP–5, ‘‘Meth-               Conduct for Employees of the Execu-
ods of Measurements of Radio Noise                tive Branch at 5 CFR part 2635 and the
Emissions from ISM equipment’’. Al-               Commission’s regulations at 5 CFR
though the procedures in MP–5 are not             part 3901 which supplement the execu-
mandated, manufacturers are encour-               tive branch-wide standards, the execu-
aged to follow the same techniques                tive branch financial disclosure regula-
which will be used by the FCC.                    tions at 5 CFR part 2634 and the Com-
                                                  mission’s regulations at 5 CFR part
      PART 19—EMPLOYEE                            3902 which supplement the executive
                                                  branch-wide financial disclosure regu-
 RESPONSIBILITIES AND CONDUCT                     lations, and the employee responsibil-
       Subpart A—General Provisions               ities and conduct regulations at 5 CFR
                                                  part 735.
Sec.
19.735–101 Purpose.                               § 19.735–103   Definitions.
19.735–102 Cross-reference to ethics and
    other conduct related regulations.              Commission means the Federal Com-
19.735–103 Definitions.                           munications Commission.
19.735–104 Delegations.                             Communications Act means the Com-
19.735–105 Availability of ethics and other       munications Act of 1934, as amended, 47
    conduct related regulations and statutes.     U.S.C. 151 et seq.
19.735–106 Interpretation and advisory serv-
    ice.                                            Employee means an officer or em-
19.735–107 Disciplinary and other remedial        ployee of the Commission including
    action.                                       special Government employees within
                                                  the meaning of 18 U.S.C. 202(a) and the
Subpart B—Employee Responsibilities and           Commissioners.
              Conduct                               Person means an individual, a cor-
19.735–201 Outside employment and other           poration, a company, an association, a
    activity prohibited by the Communica-         firm, a partnership, a society, a joint
    tions Act.                                    stock company, or any other organiza-
19.735–202 Financial interests prohibited by      tion or institution.
    the Communications Act.
19.735–203 Nonpublic information.                 § 19.735–104   Delegations.
   AUTHORITY: 5 U.S.C. 7301; 47 U.S.C. 154 (b),     (a) The Commission has delegated to
(i), (j), and 303(r).                             the Chairman responsibility for the de-
  SOURCE: 61 FR 56112, Oct. 31, 1996, unless      tection and prevention of acts, short of
otherwise noted.                                  criminal violations, which could bring
                                                  discredit upon the Commission and the
  Subpart A—General Provisions                    Federal service.
                                                    (b) Approvals under 18 U.S.C. 205(e). (1)
§ 19.735–101 Purpose.                             Commissioners may approve the rep-
   The regulations in this part prescribe         resentational activities permitted by 18
procedures and standards of conduct               U.S.C. 205(e) by other employees in
that are appropriate to the particular            their immediate offices. The Des-
functions and activities of the Commis-           ignated Agency Ethics Official has del-
sion, and are issued by the Commission            egated authority to grant such approv-
under authority independent of the                als for all other employees except Com-
uniform Standards of Ethical Conduct              missioners.

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