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Form 601 FCC

FCC Form 601 - FCC Application for Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Radio Service Authorization is the current vehicle for applying, modifying, renewing or amending Fixed Microwave licenses—for both point-to-point and point-to-multipoint systems.

The relevant portion of Form 601 to Aviat Networks customers is Schedule I - Technical Data Schedule for the Fixed Microwave and Microwave Broadcast Auxiliary Services (Parts 101 and 74).

For the most part, Schedule I requires input of the same technical parameters as its predecessors. The technical data is entered on Supplements 1 – 3 on Schedule I.

FCC ET docket 97-94

Effective April 1998 with FCC ET Docket 97-94, certain classifications of non-broadcast transmitters such as Part 101 point-to-point microwave were no longer registered with the FCC. Part 101 microwave products fall under the "Verification" procedure. Consequently, FCC IDs do not apply to Part 101 products.

Schedule 1

The technical data input form supplements begin on page 19, with pages 19–22 containing customer-supplied non-technical data:

  • Administrative information
  • Frequency coordinator information
  • Broadcast auxiliary information (Part 74 only)
  • Control point
  • Location data—usually provided by frequency coordinator
  • Path data
    • Transmit location
    • Transmit antenna
    • Final receiver
  • Passive repeater (PR) data
    • Transmit location
    • Passive repeater location

 

The technical data relevant to Aviat Networks products is entered on the last page (Page 23 of the PDF form) of Schedule I in Supplement 4.

This data is provided in the form titled Frequency Data and is made up of the following product-specific technical parameters:

  • Transmit location name
  • Path number
  • Action—add, modify or delete

Product-specific items:

  • Lower or center frequency (MHz)
  • Upper frequency (Part 74 only)
  • Frequency tolerance (percentage)
  • EIRP (dBm)
  • Emission designator
  • Baseband digital rate (kbps)
  • Digital modulation type
  • Transmitter manufacturer (Aviat Networks)
  • Transmitter model
  • Automatic transmitter power control (Yes/No)

The EIRP must be provided from the link calculations provided by the frequency coordinator or system design engineer.

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