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Publication Number: 724156 Rule Parts:  Publication Date: 04/16/2007
Keyword: Section 15.117, FCC 05-190, TV Broadcast Receivers

First Category: Radio Service Rules
Second Category: Part 15 Unintentional Radiators

Question:   Does the digital tuner rule in Section 15.117, as ordered by FCC 05-190 (ET Docket 05-24), apply to analog receivers that are shipped to customers for the sole purpose of replacing the customer's existing damaged or safety recalled analog television?


Yes, Section 15.117 applies to all new televisions shipped in interstate commerce or imported.  The rule makes provisions for replacement analog televisions still under warranty incases of irreparable damage or safety recall.


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