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PUBLIC LAW 106-553—APPENDIX B 114 STAT. 2762A-141 of an affiliate, or more than 25 percent of the ownership interest in an affiliate not organized in stock form. (2) NONSERVED AREA.— The term "nonserved area" means any area that— (A) is outside the grade B contour (as determined using standards employed by the Federal Communications Commission) of the local television broadcast signals serving a particular designated market area; and (B) does not have access to such signals by any commercial, for profit, multichannel video provider. (3) UNDERSERVED AREA.— The term "underserved area" means any area that— (A) is outside the grade A contour (as determined using standards employed by the Federal Communications Commission) of the local television broadcast signals serving a particular designated market area; and (B) has access to local television broadcast signals from not more than one commercial, for-profit multichannel video provider. (4) COMMON TERMS.—Except as provided in paragraphs (1) through (3), any term used in this Act that is defined in the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 151 et seq.) has the meaning given that term in the Communications Act of 1934. SEC. 1011. AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS. (a) COST OF LOAN GUARANTEES.— For the cost of the loans guaranteed under this Act, including the cost of modifying the loans, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 661(a)), there are authorized to be appropriated for fiscal years 2001 through 2006, such amounts as may be necessary. (b) COST OF ADMINISTRATION. — There is hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act, other than to cover costs under subsection (a). (c) AVAILABILITY.— Any amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorizations of appropriations in subsections (a) and (b) shall remain available until expended. SEC. 1012. PREVENTION OF INTERFERENCE TO DIRECT BROADCAST SATELLITE SERVICES. (a) TESTING FOR HARMFUL INTERFERENCE.—The Federal Communications Commission shall provide for an independent technical demonstration of any terrestrial service technology proposed by any entity that has filed an application to provide terrestrial service in the direct broadcast satellite frequency band to determine whether the terrestrial service technology proposed to be provided by that entity will cause harmful interference to any direct broadcast satellite service. (b) TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION.— In order to satisfy the requirement of subsection (a) for any pending application, the Commission shall select an engineering firm or other qualified entity independent of any interested party based on a recommendation made by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), or a similar independent professional organization, to perform the technical demonstration or analysis. The demonstration shall be concluded within 60 days after the date of enactment