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Released: May 6, 2014

Federal Communications Commission

Before the

Federal Communications Commission

Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of

Amendment of the Commission’s Rules with
GN Docket No. 13-185
Regard to Commercial Operations in the 1695-
1710 MHz, 1755-1780 MHz, and 2155-2180 MHz


Released: May 6, 2014

By the Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau:
On March 31, 2014, the Commission adopted and released a Report and Order (AWS-3 R&O),
FCC 14-31, in the above-captioned proceeding.1 This Erratum amends the AWS-3 R&O as indicated
1. In paragraph 151, in the last sentence, replace “note 462, supra,” with “paragraph 154
2. In paragraph 165, the beginning of the first sentence is corrected to read as “We adopt the
Commission’s proposal and determine that….”.
3. Footnote 495 is corrected to read as follows:
“See 47 C.F.R. § 1.955(a)(3). As the Commission has previously explained, the
operation of so-called channel keepers, e.g., devices that transmit test signals, tones, and/or
color bars, do not constitute “operation” under Section 1.955(a)(3) or the Commission’s other
permanent discontinuance rules. See Application of San Diego MDS Co., Memorandum
Opinion and Order
, 19 FCC Rcd 23120, 23124 ¶ 10 (2004) (San Diego MDS) (“[I]n order to
provide a service a provider would, at a minimum, need a customer or other person to
serve.”); Amendment of Parts 1, 21, 73, 74 and 101 of the Commission’s Rules to Facilitate
the Provision of Fixed and Mobile Broadband Access, Educations and Other Advanced
Services in the 2150-2162 and 2500-2690 MHz Bands, WT Docket Nos. 03-66, 03-67, 02-68,
00-230, MM Docket No. 97-217, IB Docket No. 02-364, ET Docket No. 00-258, Order on
Reconsideration and Fifth Memorandum Opinion and Order and Third Memorandum
Opinion and Order and Second Report and Order
, 21 FCC Rcd 5606, 5731 ¶ 297 (2006)
(BRS/EBS 3rd MO&O) (favorably citing San Diego MDS when affirming that “transmission
of test signals and/or color bars by a BRS/EBS licensee or lessee does not constitute
substantial service”); AWS-4 Report and Order, 27 FCC Rcd at 16203 ¶ 276; H Block Report
and Order,
28 FCC Rcd at 9571 ¶ 233; see also WRS Renewals NPRM and Order, 25 FCC
Rcd at 7019 ¶ 59.”

1 The corrected version will be published in the FCC Record. In addition, the corrected version will be posted on the
Commission’s website.

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4. Paragraph 244 is corrected to read as follows:
“IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the amendments, adopted above and specified in
Appendix A, to sections 2.1033(c)(19)(i)-(ii); 27.14(k), (s); 27.17(c); 27.50(d)(3); 27.1131;
27.1132; 27.1134(c), (f) of the Commission’s rules, 47 C.F.R. §§ 2.1033(c)(19)(i)-(ii);
27.14(k), (s); 27.17(c); 27.50(d)(3); 27.1131; 27.1132; 27.1134(c), (f), which contain new or
modified information collection requirements that require approval by the Office of
Management and Budget under the Paperwork Reduction Act, WILL BECOME EFFECTIVE
after the Commission publishes a notice in the Federal Register announcing such approval
and the relevant effective date.”
5. In paragraph 245, add the phrase “for the 2025-2110 MHz band” after the word “allocations.”
This Erratum also amends Appendix A of the AWS-3 R&O as indicated below:
6. Section 27.17 is corrected to add paragraph number 14 and remaining paragraphs are
renumbered accordingly.
7. A new paragraph 25 is added to read as follows:
“25. Section 27.1111 is revised to read as follows:
§27.1111 Relocation of fixed microwave service licensees in the 2110-2150 and 2160-
2200 MHz bands.
Part 22, subpart E and part 101, subpart B of this chapter contain provisions governing
the relocation of incumbent fixed microwave service licensees in the 2110-2150 MHz and
2160-2200 MHz bands.”
8. In section 27.1131, which is now paragraph 26, replace “2110-2180 MHz band” with “2110-
2150 MHz and 2160-2200 MHz bands.”
Roger C. Sherman
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau

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