Goto Section: 80.123 | 80.133 | Table of Contents
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 80.131 Radioprinter operations.
Radioprinter operations provide a relatively low cost system of record
communications between authorized coast and ship stations in accordance
with the following paragraphs.
(a) Supplementary eligibility requirement. A radioprinter authorization
for a private coast station may be issued to the owner or operator of a
ship of less than 1600 gross tons, a community of ships all of which
are less than 1600 gross tons, or an association whose members operate
ships of less than 1600 gross tons.
(b) Scope of communications. Only those communications which concern
the business and operational needs of vessels are authorized.
(c) Assignment and use of frequencies. (1) Frequencies may be assigned
to private coast stations for radioprinter use from the appropriate
bands listed in subpart H of this part.
(2) Frequencies in the listed bands are shared with other radio
services including the maritime mobile service. Each assigned frequency
is available on a shared use basis only, not for the exclusive use of
any one station or licensee.
(d) Coast station responsibilities. (1) Private coast stations must
propose frequencies and provide the names of ships to be served with
(2) Private coast station licensees must provide copies of their
license to all ships with which they are authorized to conduct
Goto Section: 80.123 | 80.133
Goto Year: 2020 |
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