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Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 80.15 Eligibility for station license.
(a) General. A station license cannot be granted to or held by a
foreign government or its representative.
(b) Public coast stations and Alaska-public fixed stations. A station
license for a public coast station or an Alaska-public fixed station
cannot be granted to or held by:
(1) Any alien or the representative of any alien;
(2) Any foreign government or its representative;
(3) Any corporation organized under the laws of any foreign government;
(4) Any corporation of which more than one-fifth of the capital stock
is owned of record or voted by aliens or their representatives or by a
foreign government or its representative, or by a corporation organized
under the laws of a foreign country; or
(5) Any corporation directly or indirectly controlled by any other
corporation of which more than one-fourth of the capital stock is owned
of record or voted by aliens, their representatives, or by a foreign
government or its representatives, or by any corporation organized
under the laws of a foreign country, if the Commission finds that the
public interest will be served by the refusal or revocation of such
(c) Private coast and marine utility stations. The supplemental
eligibility requirements for private coast and marine utility stations
are contained in § 80.501(a).
(d) Ship stations. A ship station license may only be granted to:
(1) The owner or operator of the vessel;
(2) A subsidiary communications corporation of the owner or operator of
(3) A State or local government subdivision; or
(e) A 406.0-406.1 MHz EPIRB may be used by any ship required by U.S.
Coast Guard regulations to carry an EPIRB or by any ship that is
equipped with a VHF ship radio station.
[ 51 FR 31213 , Sept. 2, 1986, as amended at 53 FR 37308 , Sept. 26, 1988;
58 FR 33344 , June 17, 1993; 61 FR 55581 , Oct. 28, 1996; 68 FR 46960 ,
Aug. 7, 2003; 69 FR 64671 , Nov. 8, 2004; 73 FR 4480 , Jan. 25, 2008; 76 FR 67610 , Nov. 2, 2011]
Goto Section: 80.13 | 80.17
Goto Year: 2020 |
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