FCC 80.1115 Revised as of December 4, 2012
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§ 80.1115 Transmission of a distress alert by a station not itself in
(a) A station in the mobile or mobile-satellite service which learns
that a mobile unit is in distress must initiate and transmit a distress
alert relay in any of the following cases:
(1) When the mobile unit in distress is not itself in a position to
transmit the distress alert; or
(2) When the master or person responsible for the mobile unit not in
distress or the person responsible for the land station determines that
further help is necessary.
(b) A station transmitting a distress alert relay in accordance with
paragraph (a) of this section or § 80.1121(c) must indicate that it is
not itself in distress.
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