Goto Section: 80.877 | 80.881 | Table of Contents
Revised as of December 4, 2012
Goto Year:2011 |
§ 80.880 Vessel radio equipment.
(a) Vessels operated solely within twenty nautical miles of shore must
be equipped with a VHF radiotelephone installation as described in this
subpart, and maintain a continuous watch on Channel 16.
(b) Vessels operated solely within one hundred nautical miles of shore
must be equipped with a medium frequency transmitter capable of
transmitting J3E emission and a receiver capable of reception of J3E
emission within the band 1710 to 2850 kHz, in addition to the VHF
radiotelephone installation required by paragraph (a) of this section,
and must maintain a continuous watch on 2182 kHz. Additionally, such
vessels must be equipped with either:
(1) A single sideband radiotelephone capable of operating on all
distress and safety frequencies in the medium frequency and high
frequency bands listed in § 80.369(a) and (b), on all the ship-to-shore
calling frequencies in the high frequency bands listed in § 80.369(d),
and on at least four of the automated mutual-assistance vessel rescue
(AMVER) system HF duplex channels (this requirement may be met by the
addition of such frequencies to the radiotelephone installation
required by paragraph (b) of this section); or
(2) If operated in an area within the coverage of an INMARSAT maritime
mobile geostationary satellite in which continuous alerting is
available, an INMARSAT ship earth station meeting the equipment
authorization rules of parts 2 and 80 of this chapter.
[ 68 FR 46973 , Aug. 7, 2003]
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Goto Section: 80.877 | 80.881
Goto Year: 2011 |
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