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FCC 2.938
Revised as of October 1, 2014
Goto Year:2013 | 2015
§ 2.938   Retention of records.

   (a) For each equipment subject to the Commission's equipment
   authorization standards, the responsible party shall maintain the
   records listed as follows:

   (1) A record of the original design drawings and specifications and all
   changes that have been made that may affect compliance with the
   standards and the requirements of § 2.931.

   (2) A record of the procedures used for production inspection and
   testing to ensure conformance with the standards and the requirements
   of § 2.931.

   (3) A record of the test results that demonstrate compliance with the
   appropriate regulations in this chapter.

   (b) The provisions of paragraph (a) of this section shall also apply to
   a manufacturer of equipment produced under the provisions of
   § 2.929(b). The retention of the records by the manufacturer under
   these circumstances shall satisfy the grantee's responsibility under
   paragraph (a) of this section.

   (c) The records listed in paragraph (a) of this section shall be
   retained for one year for equipment subject to authorization under the
   certification procedure or former type acceptance procedure, or for two
   years for equipment subject to authorization under any other procedure,
   after the manufacture of said equipment has been permanently
   discontinued, or until the conclusion of an investigation or a
   proceeding if the responsible party (or, under paragraph (b) of this
   section, the manufacturer) is officially notified that an investigation
   or any other administrative proceeding involving its equipment has been

   (d) If radio frequency equipment is modified by any party other than
   the original responsible party, and that party is not working under the
   authorization of the original responsible party, the party performing
   the modifications is not required to obtain the original design
   drawings specified in paragraph (a)(1) of this section. However, the
   party performing the modifications must maintain records showing the
   changes made to the equipment along with the records required in
   paragraphs (a)(3) of this section. A new equipment authorization may
   also be required. See, for example, § § 2.909, 2.924, 2.933, and

   [ 62 FR 10471 , Mar. 7, 1997, as amended at  63 FR 36599 , July 7, 1998]

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Goto Section: 2.937 | 2.939

Goto Year: 2013 | 2015
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