Goto Section: 97.109 | 97.113 | Table of Contents
Revised as of October 1, 2019
Goto Year:2018 |
§ 97.111 Authorized transmissions.
(a) An amateur station may transmit the following types of two-way
(1) Transmissions necessary to exchange messages with other stations in
the amateur service, except those in any country whose administration
has notified the ITU that it objects to such communications. The FCC
will issue public notices of current arrangements for international
(2) Transmissions necessary to meet essential communication needs and
to facilitate relief actions.
(3) Transmissions necessary to exchange messages with a station in
another FCC-regulated service while providing emergency communications;
(4) Transmissions necessary to exchange messages with a United States
government station, necessary to providing communications in RACES; and
(5) Transmissions necessary to exchange messages with a station in a
service not regulated by the FCC, but authorized by the FCC to
communicate with amateur stations. An amateur station may exchange
messages with a participating United States military station during an
Armed Forces Day Communications Test.
(b) In addition to one-way transmissions specifically authorized
elsewhere in this part, an amateur station may transmit the following
types of one-way communications:
(1) Brief transmissions necessary to make adjustments to the station;
(2) Brief transmissions necessary to establishing two-way
communications with other stations;
(4) Transmissions necessary to providing emergency communications;
(5) Transmissions necessary to assisting persons learning, or improving
proficiency in, the international Morse code; and
(6) Transmissions necessary to disseminate information bulletins.
(7) Transmissions of telemetry.
[ 54 FR 25857 , June 20, 1989, as amended at 56 FR 56171 , Nov. 1, 1991;
71 FR 25982 , May 3, 2006; 71 FR 66462 , Nov. 15, 2006]
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Goto Section: 97.109 | 97.113
Goto Year: 2018 |
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