Goto Section: 80.1127 | 80.1131 | Table of Contents
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 80.1129 Locating and homing signals.
(a) Locating signals are radio transmissions intended to facilitate the
finding of a mobile unit in distress or the location of survivors.
These signals include those transmitted by searching units and those
transmitted by the mobile unit in distress, by survival craft, by
float-free EPIRBS, by satellite EPRIBs, and by search and rescue radar
transponders to assist the searching units.
(b) Homing signals are those locating signals which are transmitted by
mobile units in distress, or by survival craft, for the purpose of
providing searching units with a signal that can be used to determine
the bearing to the transmitting stations.
(c) Locating signals may be transmitted in the following frequency
bands: 117.975-136 MHz, 121.5 MHz, 156-174 MHz, 406-406.1 MHz, and
(d) The 9 GHz locating signals must be in accordance with ITU-R M.628-4
(incorporated by reference, see § 80.7), as specified in § 80.1101.
[ 57 FR 9065 , Mar. 16, 1992, as amended at 68 FR 46981 , Aug. 7, 2003; 76 FR 67618 , Nov. 2, 2011; 78 FR 23158 , Apr. 18, 2013]
Goto Section: 80.1127 | 80.1131
Goto Year: 2020 |
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