FCC 95.405 Revised as of December 4, 2012
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§ 95.405 (CB Rule 5) Where may I operate my CB station?
You are authorized to operate your CB station from:
(a) Within or over any area of the world where radio services are
regulated by the FCC. Those areas are within the territorial limits of:
(1) The fifty United States.
(2) The District of Columbia.
Caribbean Insular areas
(3) Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
(4) Navassa Island.
(5) United States Virgin Islands (50 islets and cays).
Pacific Insular areas
(6) American Samoa (seven islands).
(7) Baker Island.
(8) Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands.
(9) Guam Island.
(10) Howland Island.
(11) Jarvis Island.
(12) Johnston Island (Islets East, Johnston, North and Sand).
(13) Kingman Reef.
(14) Midway Island (Islets Eastern and Sand).
(15) Palmyra Island (more than 50 islets).
(16) Wake Island (Islets Peale, Wake and Wilkes).
(b) Any other area of the world, except within the territorial limits
of areas where radio services are regulated by—
(1) An agency of the United States other than the FCC. (You are subject
to its rules.)
(2) Any foreign government. (You are subject to its rules.)
(c) An aircraft or ship, with the permission of the captain, within or
over any area of the world where radio services are regulated by the
FCC or upon or over international waters. You must operate your CB
station according to any applicable treaty to which the United States
is a party.
(d) Anyone intending to operate a CB station on the islands of Puerto
Rico, Desecheo, Mona, Vieques, and Culebra in a manner that could pose
an interference threat to the Arecibo Observatory shall notify the
Interference Office, Arecibo Observatory, HC3 Box 53995, Arecibo,
Puerto Rico 00612, in writing or electronically, of the location of the
unit. Operators may wish to consult interference guidelines, which will
be provided by Cornell University. Operators who choose to transmit
information electronically should e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
(1) The notification to the Interference Office, Arecibo Observatory
shall be made 45 days prior to commencing operation of the unit. The
notification shall state the geographical coordinates of the unit.
(2) After receipt of such notifications, the Commission will allow the
Arecibo Observatory a period of 20 days for comments or objections. The
operator will be required to make reasonable efforts in order to
resolve or mitigate any potential interference problem with the Arecibo
Observatory. If the Commission determines that an operator has
satisfied its responsibility to make reasonable efforts to protect the
Observatory from interference, the unit may be allowed to operate.
[ 48 FR 24894 , June 3, 1983, as amended at 62 FR 55535 , Oct. 27, 1997;
70 FR 31374 , June 1, 2005]
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