F.C.C. Rules & Regulatory Publications

  Rules, Interpretations, and related publications
Rules Extracts
1937  (From Variety Radio Annual)
1938 (From Broadcasting Yearbook)
1940 (From Broadcasting Yearbook)
1942 (From Broadcasting Yearbook)

1946 (from Broadcasting Yearbook)
1950 (from Broadcasting Yearbook)
1956 (from Broadcasting Yearbook)
1957 (from Broadcasting Yearbook)
1960 (from Broadcasting Yearbook)

1965 (from Broadcasting Yearbook)
1970 (from Broadcasting Yearbook)
1975 (from Broadcasting Yearbook)
1980 (from Broadcasting Yearbook)
1985 (from Broadcasting Yearbook)
1991 (from Broadcasting Yearbook)
1992 (from Broadcasting Yearbook)
1993 (from Broadcasting Yearbook)
1994 (from Broadcasting Yearbook)
1995 (from Broadcasting Yearbook)
1997 (from Broadcasting Yearbook)
1980  (from Broadcasting Yearbook)
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FCC Documents & Related Materials
1912 Radio Act of 1912 Earliest radio regulations
1915-32 Radio Service Bulletins Licensing and regulator actions pre-FCC
1933 Code of Fair Competition Legislation signed by Franklin D Roosevelt
1927 Federal Radio Act Complete Text
1933 Radio Law Extract from Keyes Annual
1934 Communications Act Creation of the FCC
1938 FCC Rules Complete set of radio rules
  FCC Standards of Good Engineering Practice Complete including charts and graphs.
  Ground Conductivity Chart US map with ground conductivity regions.
1939 FCC List of Broadcast Stations Listing by state and city of all radio stations.
  FCC Standards of Good Engineering Practice Best practices including ground conductivity and filed strength charts by frequency.
  FCC Annual Reports 1933-1939 Compilation of FCC activity
1940 Rules Governing Radio Broadcast Broadcast Station rules
1941 What the New Rules Mean A CBS publication about new FCC rules.
  FCC Reports Volume 8: March 1940 to August 1941
1943 Statistics of the Communications Industry 1943 reporting period
  Financial Data for Networks and Stations Data on income, revenue sources etc.
1944 Statistics of the Communications Industry 1944 reporting period
  Financial Data for Networks and Stations Data on income, revenue sources etc.
1945 Statistics of the Communications Industry 1945 reporting period
1946 FCC Blue Book: Public Service Responsibility of Broadcast Licensees: FCC policy on service to the community
(comment on the above) The Battle over the FCC Blue Book Determining the role of broadcast media in a democratic society,
  FCC Annual Reports 1940-1949 Compilation of FCC activity
  Statistics of the Communications Industry 1946 reporting period
  Financial Data for Networks and Stations Data on income, revenue sources etc.
1947 Statistics of the Communications Industry 1947 reporting period
  Financial Data for Networks and Stations Data on income, revenue sources etc.
1948 Statistics of the Communications Industry 1948 reporting period
  Financial Data for Networks and Stations Data on income, revenue sources etc.
1949 Statistics of the Communications Industry 1949 reporting period
  Financial Data for Networks and Stations Data on income, revenue sources etc.
1950 Statistics of the Communications Industry 1950 reporting period
1951 FCC Field Strength Measurements Standards for making measurements
  Statistics of the Communications Industry 1951 reporting period
  Statistics of the Communications Industry 1952 reporting period
1955 FCC Rules Complete set of radio rules
  FCC Annual Reports 1950-1955 Compilation of FCC activity
1956 UHF VHF Allocations Problems Federal government hearing and inquiry
1961 CONELRAD California Script for a 28 minute CONELRAD drill / alert
1963 FCC Rules Parts 0. 1, 13 & 17
1964 FCC Rules Parts 73, 74
  EBS Manual 1964 EBS operating instructions for stations
1970's FCC Station Checklist FCC self-inspection checklist
1971 Texas EBS Operational Plan Detailed description of Texas' Emergency Broadcast System.
1974 Commercial License Study Guide Guide to taking FCC elements 1,2 and 9
Various FCC Rules - Condensed FCC rules sections from a number of Broadcasting Yearbook issues
1972 Interpreting FCC Rules Part III of a "How to" guide
  The Public and Broadcasting General Public's guide to radio and regulation
1976 FCC Broadcast Operator Handbook Manual and test questions for the operator's license from the FCC itself
  FCC in Brief: Explanation of Functions A short explanation of how the FCC works and what its purpose is.
1977 Short History of Electrical Communication A consumer's brief history of communications
  How to Apply for a Broadcast Station Guide to making an application for a licensed radio station.
1980 Law of Political Broadcasting Rules for political advertising and campaigning
1982 FCC Statistical Determinants of Station Revenues and Trading Prices Just what the title says"
1986 FCC Rules Parts 70 to 79
1989 FCC Rules Rules And Regulation
  FCC Standards Standards for AM, FM and TV
  FCC Internal Procedures Internal FCC operating regulations
1998 FCC Rules Parts 70 to 79
Policy on AM Stereo An explanation of the FCC's decision making on the adoption of AM stereo.
2007 FCC Rules Part s70 to 79
2009 FCC Rules Parts 70 to 79
2010 FCC Rules Parts 70 to 79
     
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