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Compliance Guides

Pursuant to Section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996, the Commission publishes small entity compliance guides on this website. The compliance guides explain to small entities, in plain language, what the FCC requires of them with respect to complying with new rules.

FCC Announces Small Entity Compliance Guide Program.
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Released Guides:

DA-11-920 Wireless E911 Location Accuracy Requirements
Guide

DA-11-919 Schools and Libraries Universal Service Support Mechanism
Guide

DA-11-918 Review of Part 87 of the Commission's Rules Concern Aviation Radio
Guide

DA-11-917 Reexam Roaming Obligations of CMRS Providers/Other Providers of MDS
Guide

DA-11-916 Reexamination of Roaming Obligations of CMRS Providers
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DA-11-915 Part 15 TV Bands Devices
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DA-11-914 Operation of Wireless Communication Services in the 2.3 GHz Band
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DA-11-913 Model for Prediction of DTV Field Strengths Rcd at Individual Location
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DA-11-912 Medical Device Radiocommunication Service
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DA-11-911 Measurement Standards for Digital Television Signals
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DA-11-910 Local Number Portability Porting Interval and Validation Requirements
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DA-11-909 Hearing Aid-Compatible Mobile Handsets
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DA-11-908 Expanded Channel Availability in the 6 and 23 GHz Bands
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DA-11-907 Assessment and Collection of Regulatory Fees for Fiscal Year 2010
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DA-11-906 Amendment of Part 90 of the Commission's Rules
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DA-11-905 2.0 GHz Broadcast Auxiliary Service Relocation
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DA-10-805 2.0 GHz Broadcast Auxiliary Service Relocation
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DA 10-806 AM Station's Use of FM Translators
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DA 10-807 Amendment of Parts 73 and 74 of the Commission's Rules to Establish Rules for Replacement Digital Low Power Television Translator Stations
Guide

DA 10-808 Assessment and Collection of Regulatory Fees for Fiscal Year 2009
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DA 10-809 Coordination between the Non-Geostationary and Geostationary Satellite Orbit
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DA-10-810 Digital Power Increase for FM Stations
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DA-10-811 Diversity in Broadcast Licensing, Form 323
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DA-10-812 Forbearance Procedures Order
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DA-10-813 IP-Enabled Services: VoIP Discontinuance Order
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DA-10-814 Local Number Portability Porting Interval and Validation Requirements; Telephone Number Portability
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DA-10-815 Medical Device Radiocommunication Service
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DA-10-816 NET 911 Access Order
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DA-10-817 Policies to Promote Rural Radio Service and to Streamline Allotment and Assignment Procedures
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DA-10-818 Review of the Commission's Program Access Rules and Examination of Programming Tying Arrangements
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DA-10-819 Revised Rules for Universal Service Local Switching Support for Small Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers
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DA-10-820 Schools and Libraries Universal Service Support Mechanism; Eligible Services; Eligible Services List
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DA-09-1158: Assessment and Collection of Regulatory Fees for Fiscal Year 2008
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DA-09-1157: Interim Cap on High-Cost Universal Service Support for Competitive Eligible Telecommunications Carriers
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DA-09-1156: Satellite Licensing Procedures
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DA-09-1155: Maritime Automatic Identification Systems
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DA-09-1154: Exemption From High Definition Carriage Requirements For Certain Small Systems
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DA-09-1153: Digital Television Distributed Transmission System Technologies (DTS)
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DA-09-1151: Improving Public Safety Communications in the 800 MHz Band New 800 MHz Band Plan for U.S. – Canada Border Regions
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DA-09-1150: Broadband Radio Service (BRS) and Educational Broadband Service(EBS) in the 2496-2690 MHz Band
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DA-09-1116: Closed Captioning of Video Programming;Closed Captioning Requirements for Digital Television Receivers
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DA-09-1112: Commercial Mobile Alert System
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DA-09-1110: Part 15 TV Band Devices
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DA-09-1109:Local Telephone Competition and Broadband Reporting (FCC Form 477)
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DA-09-1108:Amendment of Part 90 of the Commission’s Rules To Provide for Flexible Use of the 896-901 MHz and 935-940 MHz Band Allotted to the Business and Industrial Land Transportation Pool;Improving Public Safety Communications in the 800 MHz Band;Consolidating the 800 MHz and 900 MHz Industrial/Land Transportation and Business Pool Channels
Guide

DA-09-1107: Amendment of Section 90.20(e)(6) of the Commission’s Rules (Stolen Vehicle Recovery Service)
Guide

DA 08-1363: DTV Transition Proceedings
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DA 08-1358: Standardized And Enhanced Disclosure Requirements For Television Broadcast Licensee Public Interest Obligations
Guide

DA 08-1325: Amendment Of Parts 13 And 80 Of The Commission's Rules Concerning Maritime Communications
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DA 08-1323: In The Matter Of Amendment Of Parts 1 And 63 Of The Commission's Rules Regarding Section 214 International Authorizations
Guide

DA 08-1321: Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI)
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DA 08-1319: Reexamination Of Roaming Obligations Of Commercial Mobile Radio Service Providers
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DA 08-1317: Local Number Portability (LNP)
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DA 08-1315: Amendment Of The Commission's Rules Governing Hearing Aid-Compatible Mobile Handsets
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DA 08-1311: Amendments To The Commission's Rules To Provide Additional Flexibility For AMTS And VHF Public Coast Station Licensees
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DA 08-1310: Media Ownership Compliance Guide
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DA 08-1309: Creation of a Low Power Radio Service
Guide

DA 08-1308: In The Matter Of Implementation Of Section 621(a)(1) Of The Cable Communications Policy Act Of 1984 As Amended By The Cable Television Consumer Protection And Competition Act Of 1992
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DA 08-1307: Amendment Of Sections 73.62 And 73.1350 Of The Commission's Rules Regarding AM Directional Antennas
Guide

DA 08-1306: Diversity in Broadcast Licensing
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DA 08-1301: Next Generation Emergency Alert System Regulations
Guide

DA-08-1108: Service Rules for the 698-806 MHz Band — Revision of the Commission’s Rules Concerning Public Safety Spectrum Requirements — Declaratory Ruling on Reporting Requirements under the Commission’s Anti-Collusion Rule —
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DA 08-1107A1: Exclusive Service Contracts For Provision Of Video Services In Multiple Dwelling Units And Other Real Estate Developments
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DA 08-314: Part 15 Unlicensed Transmitter Modules
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DA 07-4849: Implementation of the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992 - Development of Competition and Diversity in Video Programming Distribution: Section 628(c)(5) of the Communications Act: Sunset of Exclusive Contract Prohibition
Guide

DA 06-1611: Allocation of Frequency Band 2025-2110 MHz for Co-Equal, Co-Primary Federal DOD Earth Stations
Guide

DA 06-1612: Advanced Wireless Services Spectrum (AWS-1 Auction)
Guide

DA-05-1364: Air-Ground Telecommunications Services/Commercial and General Aviation Air-Ground Radiotelephone Service (WTB)
Guide (Update) | Guide (Service Rules) | Rule-Federal Register | Rulemaking | WTB Erratum

DA 05-2002: Reciprocal Compensation Arrangements Between LECs and CMRS Providers (WCB)
Guide | Rule-Federal Register | Rulemaking | Debt Collection

DA 05-2001: Airport Terminal Use Frequencies in the 450-470 MHz Band of the PLMRS (WTB)
Guide | Rule-Federal Register | Rulemaking | Debt Collection

DA 05-1676: Local Telephone Competition Broadband Reporting-FCC Form 477 (WCB)
Guide | Rule-Federal Register | Rulemaking | Debt Collection| FAQs

On June 29, 2005, the Commission held a workshop to assist the entities that are required to complete and file Form 477, including a variety of entities that previously were excused from filing because they have relatively few connections, lines, or subscribers.
Power Point Presentation | Workshop Information | Form 477 Information

DA 05-1364: Air-Ground Telecommunications Services/Commercial and General Aviation Air-Ground Radiotelephone Service (WTB)
Guide | Rule-Federal Register | Rulemaking | WTB Erratum

DA 05-605: Digital Low Power TV/TV Translators (MB)
Guide | Rule-Federal Register | Rulemaking | Debt Collection

DA 05-281: Rural Report and Order (WTB)
Guide | Rule-Federal Register | Rulemaking | Debt Collection

DA 04-3713: Tribal Lands Bidding Credit (WTB)
Guide | Rule-Federal Register | Rulemaking | Debt Collection

DA 04-2846: Debt Collection and Red Light Rule (OMD)
Guide | Rule-Federal Register | Rulemaking | Debt Collection

DA 04-2691: Tariffing of Competitive Interstate Switched Exchange Access Service (WCB)
Guide | Rule-Federal Register | Rulemaking

FCC 01-306: Ancillary or Supplementary Use of Digital TV Capacity by Noncommercial Licensees
Guide | Rule-Federal Register | Rulemaking





last reviewed/updated on 11/30/07 


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