Protection Zone [Consumer Product Safety Act Regulations] Law and Legal Definition

According to 16 CFR 1204.2 [Title 16 -- Commercial Practices; Chapter II -- Consumer Product Safety Commission; Subchapter B -- Consumer Product Safety Act Regulations; Part 1204 -- Safety Standard for Omnidirectional Citizens Band Base Station Antennas; Subpart A -- The Standard], protection zone means that portion of an antenna system which can contact the test rod during the Insulating Material Effectiveness Test or can contact the power line during the Antenna-Mast System Test. This zone consists of those elements of the antenna system extending from the uppermost tip of an upright antenna downward to a point that is 12.0 inches (30.5 cm) above the top of the mast when the antenna system is mounted according to the manufacturer's instructions.