Goto Section: 101.203 | 101.207 | Table of Contents

FCC 101.205
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 | 2022
  §  101.205   Operation during emergency.

   The licensee of any station in these services may, during a period of
   emergency in which normal communication facilities are disrupted as a
   result of hurricane, flood, earthquake, or similar disaster, utilize
   such station for emergency communication service in a manner other than
   that specified in the instrument of authorization: Provided:

   (a) That as soon as possible after the beginning of such emergency use,
   notice be sent to the Commission stating the nature of the emergency
   and the use to which the station is being put;

   (b) That the emergency use of the station must be discontinued as soon
   as substantially normal communication facilities are again available;

   (c) That the Commission must be notified immediately when such special
   use of the station is terminated;

   (d) That, in no event, will any station engage in emergency
   transmission on frequencies other than, or with power in excess of,
   that specified in the instrument of authorization or as otherwise
   expressly provided by the Commission, or by law; and

   (e) That the Commission may, at any time, order the discontinuance of
   any such emergency communication.

   [ 61 FR 26677 , May 28, 1996, as amended at  63 FR 68983 , Dec. 14, 1998]


Goto Section: 101.203 | 101.207

Goto Year: 2020 | 2022
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