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TYPE OF APPLICATION FCC FORM # OR DOCUMENT PAYMENT TYPE CODE FEE AMOUNTS

CERTIFICATION 1/
a) All Receivers
(other than TV and FM)

Electronic (EL) Form 731 &
EL or Paper (PA) Form 159
EEC $530.00
1/ Certification is an equipment authorization issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) or a Telecommunications Certification Body (TCB) designated by the FCC, based on representations and test data submitted by the applicant. 47 CFR, Section 2.907.

b) Parts 11, 15 & 18
(other than receivers)

EL Form 731 &
EL or PA Form 159

EGC

$1,365.00

c) All other Devices

EL Form 73 &
EL or PA Form 159

EFT

$690.00

d) Class II Permissive
Changes 2/

EL Form 731 &
EL or PA Form 159

EAC

$65.00

2/ Modifications and Class II permissive changes, 47 CFR, Section 2.1043, apply only to equipment that has been previously authorized. Proposed modifications of authorized equipment may not be made to the equipment prior to authorization of the change(s) by the FCC or the TCB. Modifications requiring a change in equipment identification shall be submitted as a "Change in identification of (presently certified) equipment" filing, 47 CFR, Section 2.933 and shall be accompanied by the requisite exhibits and fees.

e) Request for confidentiality 3/
under Certification

EL Form 731 &
EL or PA Form 159

EBC

$195.00

3/ Pursuant to 47 CFR, Section 0.459 of the rules, a written justification is required for requests to the FCC to withhold certain information within an application for equipment authorization (Form 731) from public inspection pursuant to the provisions of 47 CFR, Section 0.457(d). The confidentiality request should be uploaded into the application as a Cover Letter exhibit. For a composite device, the confidentiality payment is required only once. The single confidentiality payment will apply to the confidentially requests for all portions of the same composite device filed at the same time.

f) Class III Permissive
Changes 4/

EL Form 731 &
EL or PA Form 159

ECC

$690.00

4/ A Class III permissive change, 47 CFR, Section 2.1043, includes modifications to the software of a software defined radio transmitter (SDR) that change the frequency, modulation type, output power or maximum field strength outside the parameters previously approved. Class III changes are permitted only for equipment in which no Class II changes have been made from the originally approved device.

ADVANCE APPROVAL OF
SUBSCRIPTION TV SYSTEMS 5/

PA Form 159 &
Letter of Request

EIS

$4,180.00

5/ Licensees of TV broadcast and low power TV stations may only conduct subscription operations by using an encoding system approved in advance by the Commission. No application form has been designated for requesting approval of subscription TV systems and /or related confidentiality. A letter, accompanied by FCC Remittance Advice, Form 159 and all data described in Subpart M of Part 2 of the Rules, is acceptable. Modifications to approved subscription TV systems which necessitate a new application for advance approval require an additional fee.

Request for confidentiality for
Subscription TV Systems

PA Form 159 &
Letter of Request

EBS

$195.00

ASSIGNMENT OF GRANTEE CODE 6/

EL Assignment of Code
& EL Form 159
OR
PA Form 159

EAG

$65.00

6/ The fee for the assignment of an Applicant / Grantee Code is a one-time charge. Payment must be submitted in a timely manner. If the payment is not received / verified within thirty (30) calendar days of the date of the Grantee Code assignment, the Grantee Code will be automatically removed from the OET Grantee Code Database and the applicant will then be required to obtain another Grantee Code. It is suggested that the payment be submitted no later than seven (7) calendar days after the Grantee Code assignment. It is also suggested that labels should not be printed unless / until the fee payment has been verified. No Grantee Code is assigned for subscription TV system applicants.

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