Goto Section: 80.268 | 80.273 | Table of Contents
Revised as of December 4, 2012
Goto Year:2011 |
§ 80.271 Technical requirements for portable survival craft radiotelephone
(a) Portable survival craft radiotelephone transceivers must comply
with the following:
(1) The transceivers must receive and transmit either on 457.525 MHz or
on 156.800 MHz;
(2) The receiver must comply with the requirements in part 15, subpart
B of this chapter and must have a sensitivity of not more than 2
(3) The effective radiated power of the transmitter must be at least
(4) The transceivers must be battery powered and operate for at least
four hours with a transmit to receive ratio of 1:9 with no significant
adverse effect upon the performance of the device;
(5) The transceivers must have a permanently attached waterproof label
with the statement “Complies with the FCC requirements for survival
craft two-way radiotelephone equipment”; and
(6) The antenna must be permanently attached to the device or its
removal must require the use of a special tool.
(b) Portable radiotelephone transceivers that are already certificated
may be used to satisfy the survival craft radiotelephone requirement
until October 1, 1993, provided the device meets the technical
requirements in paragraphs (a) (1) through (3) of this section.
(c) Survival craft radiotelephone equipment installed after October 1,
1988, must be certificated to meet the requirements of this section.
(d) After October 1, 1993, all portable radiotelephone transceivers
that are used to satisfy the survival craft radiotelephone requirement
must have been certificated to meet the requirements of this section.
(e) Portable radiotelephone transceivers which are certified to meet
the requirements of this section must be identified by an appropriate
note in the Commission's database.
[ 51 FR 31213 , Sept. 2, 1986, as amended at 63 FR 36607 , July 7, 1998;
73 FR 4483 , Jan. 25, 2008; 76 FR 67612 , Nov. 2, 2011]
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Goto Section: 80.268 | 80.273
Goto Year: 2011 |
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