Goto Section: 80.293 | 80.302 | Table of Contents

FCC 80.301
Revised as of October 1, 2014
Goto Year:2013 | 2015
§ 80.301   Watch requirements.

   (a) Each public coast station licensed to operate in the band 1605-3500
   kHz must monitor such frequency(s) as are used for working or, at the
   licensee's discretion, maintain a watch on 2182 kHz.

   (b) Except for distress, urgency or safety messages, coast stations
   must not transmit on 2182 kHz during the silence periods for three
   minutes twice each hour beginning at x h.00 and x h.30 Coordinated
   Universal Time (UTC).

   (c) Each public coast station must provide assistance for distress
   communications when requested by the Coast Guard.

   [ 51 FR 31213 , Sept. 2, 1986, as amended at  69 FR 64673 , Nov. 8, 2004]

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Goto Section: 80.293 | 80.302

Goto Year: 2013 | 2015
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