Spectrum Enforcement Division [Federal Communications Commission] Law and Legal Definition

The Spectrum Enforcement Division is an office working under the Enforcement Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The Division is responsible for resolution of complaints involving public safety and technical issues such as tower registration, marking and lighting and equipment requirements. Additionally, the Division is responsible for taking enforcement actions regarding such violations as unauthorized construction or operation of radio stations.

The functions of the Division include:

a. to resolve complaints regarding spectrum use, public safety and technical issues such as interference, tower registration, marking and lighting, equipment requirements, unauthorized construction or operation and compliance with operational provisions of licenses;

b. to provides engineering technology support;

c. to operate the Bureau's direction-finding facilities.