Goto Section: 80.913 | 80.917 | Table of Contents
Revised as of December 4, 2012
Goto Year:2011 |
§ 80.915 Main power supply.
(a) There must be readily available for use under normal load
conditions a main power supply sufficient to simultaneously energize
the radiotelephone transmitter at its required antenna power, and the
required receiver. Under this load condition the potential of the main
power supply at the power input terminals of the radiotelephone
installation must not deviate from its rated potential by more than 10
percent on vessels completed on or after March 1, 1957, nor by more
than 15 percent on vessels completed before that date.
(b) When the main power supply consists of batteries, they must be
installed as high above the bilge as practicable, secured against
shifting with motion of the vessel, and accessible with not less than
26 cm (10 in.) head room.
(c) Means must be provided for adequately charging any batteries used
as a main power supply. There must be a device which gives a continuous
indication of the rate and polarity of the charging current during
[ 51 FR 31213 , Sept. 2, 1986, as amended at 58 FR 44953 , Aug. 25, 1993]
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Goto Section: 80.913 | 80.917
Goto Year: 2011 |
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