FCC 80.13 Revised as of October 1, 2014
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§ 80.13 Station license required.
(a) Except as noted in paragraph (c) of this section, stations in the
maritime service must be licensed by the FCC either individually or by
(b) One ship station license will be granted for operation of all
maritime services transmitting equipment on board a vessel.
Radiotelegraph and narrow-band directing-printing equipment will not be
authorized, however, unless specifically requested by the applicant.
(c) A ship station is licensed by rule and does not need an individual
license issued by the FCC if the ship station is not subject to the
radio equipment carriage requirements of any statute, treaty or
agreement to which the United States is signatory, the ship station
does not travel to foreign ports, and the ship station does not make
international communications. A ship station licensed by rule is
authorized to transmit radio signals using a marine radio operating in
the 156-162 MHz band, any type of AIS, any type of EPIRB, and any type
of radar installation. All other transmissions must be authorized under
a ship station license. Even though an individual license is not
required, a ship station licensed by rule must be operated in
accordance with all applicable operating requirements, procedures, and
technical specifications found in this part.
[ 61 FR 58010 , Nov. 12, 1996, as amended at 62 FR 40304 , July 28, 1997;
71 FR 60074 , Oct. 12, 2006]
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