FCC 22.313 Revised as of December 4, 2012
Goto Year:2011 |
§ 22.313 Station identification.
The licensee of each station in the Public Mobile Services must ensure
that the transmissions of that station are identified in accordance
with the requirements of this section.
(a) Station identification is not required for transmission by:
(1) Stations in the Cellular Radiotelephone Service;
(2) General aviation ground stations in the Air-ground Radiotelephone
(4) Stations using Basic Exchange Telephone Radio Systems in the Rural
(6) Stations operating pursuant to paging geographic area
(b) For all other stations in the Public Mobile Services, station
identification must be transmitted each hour within five minutes of the
hour, or upon completion of the first transmission after the hour.
Transmission of station identification may be temporarily delayed to
avoid interrupting the continuity of any public communication in
progress, provided that station identification is transmitted at the
conclusion of that public communication.
(c) Station identification must be transmitted by telephony using the
English language or by telegraphy using the international Morse code,
and in a form that can be received using equipment appropriate for the
modulation type employed, and understood without the use of
unscrambling devices, except that, alternatively, station
identification may be transmitted digitally, provided that the licensee
provides the Commission with information sufficient to decode the
digital transmission to ascertain the call sign. Station identification
comprises transmission of the call sign assigned by the Commission to
the station, however, the following may be used in lieu of the call
(1) For transmission from subscriber operated transmitters, the
telephone number or other designation assigned by the carrier, provided
that a written record of such designations is maintained by the
(2) For general aviation airborne mobile stations in the Air-Ground
Radiotelephone Service, the official FAA registration number of the
(3) For stations in the Paging and Radiotelephone Service, a call sign
assigned to another station within the same system.
[ 59 FR 59507 , Nov. 17, 1994, as amended at 59 FR 59955 , Nov. 21, 1994;
62 FR 11633 , Mar. 12, 1997; 70 FR 19308 , Apr. 13, 2005]
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