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Publication Number: 151388 Rule Parts:  Publication Date: 04/09/2007
Keyword: Part 76 and Section 15.101, Equipment Authorization for Subpart Equipment

First Category: Radio Service Rules
Second Category: Part 15 General

Question:   Where can the equipment authorization requirements for cable television systems and devices be found? 

Answer:   Cable television systems are regulated under Part 76 of the Commission's Rules and are subject to technical standards specified under Section 76.605. Devices marketed for use in head-end and outside plant cable systems are not subject to equipment authorization requirements under Part 76. However, when this equipment is used in business or residential locations, it is subject to Part 15 Regulations as they apply to:
 Digital Device: Part 15, Subpart B
 Receiver: Sections 15.101 & 15.117
 TV Interface Device: Section 15.115 
 Cable System Terminal Device: Section 15


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