Guard Band Licensee and Band Manager Annual Reports Are Due 03/03/14
Federal Communications Commission
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January 30, 2014
Guard Band Licensee and Band Manager Annual Reports Are Due March 3, 2014By this Public Notice, the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (Bureau) reminds certain
licensees that annual reports from 700 MHz Guard Band Licensees and 220 MHz Band Managers,1 are due
March 3, 2014.2 In the annual reports, Guard Band Licensees and 220 MHz Band Managers must file with
the Commission required information3 for each license held using the Bureau’s internet site at
<http://esupport.fcc.gov/reports/700_guard/submitreport.jsp>.4 The reports may be viewed at
For information on filing this annual report, please contact Iraida Longin of the Bureau’s
Mobility Division at 202-418-1301 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
1 See Request for Waivers to Provide Band Management Services Utilizing Licenses in the 220-222 MHz Band, WT
Docket 02-224, Memorandum Opinion and Order, 17 FCC Rcd 20464, 20470 (WTB 2002) (Access 220 MO&O);
Access 220, LLC., Assignor, and Spectrum Equity, Inc., Assignee, Application for Assignment of 220 MHz Licenses
and Request for Waiver, Memorandum Opinion and Order, 27 FCC Rcd 9321 (WTB 2012).
2 Section 27.607(b) provides that the annual reports must be filed by March 1. 47 C.F.R. § 27.607(b). However,
because March 1, 2014 falls on a holiday, the annual reports will be due on March 3, 2014, the next business day.
See 47 C.F.R. § 1.4(j) (providing that if “the filing date falls on a holiday, the document shall be filed on the next
business day.” Id. at § 1.4(e)(1) (defining “holiday” to mean, in relevant part, Saturday).
3 See 47 C.F.R. § 27.607(c), and Access 220 MO&O, 17 FCC Rcd at 20470; see also “700 MHz Guard Band
Managers’ First Annual Report is Due October 1, 2002,” Public Notice, 17 FCC Rcd 8577 (WTB 2002). The basic
information required in the annual reports was revised in April 2007. See Service Rules for the 698-746, 747-762 and
777-792 MHz Bands, WT Docket No. 06-150, Revision of the Commission’s Rules to Ensure Compatibility with
Enhanced 911 Emergency Calling Systems, CC Docket No. 94-102, Section 68.4(a) of the Commission’s Rules
Governing Hearing Aid-Compatible Telephones, WT Docket No. 01-309, Biennial Regulatory Review – Amendment
of Parts 1, 22, 24, 27, and 90 to Streamline and Harmonize Various Rules Affecting Wireless Radio Services, WT
Docket 03-264, Former Nextel Communications, Inc. Upper 700 MHz Guard Band Licenses and Revisions to Part 27
of the Commission’s Rules, WT Docket No. 06-169, Implementing a Nationwide, Broadband, Interoperable Public
Safety Network in the 700 MHz Band, PS Docket No. 06-229, Development of Operational, Technical and Spectrum
Requirements for Meeting Federal, State and Local Public Safety Communications Requirements Through the Year
2010, WT Docket No. 96-86, Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, 22 FCC Rcd 8064
4 See “Electronic Filing of the 700 MHz Guard Band Managers Report will be Available through the Internet
Beginning September 4, 2002,” Public Notice, 17 FCC Rcd 15825 (WTB 2002).
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