Goto Section: 80.88 | 80.90 | Table of Contents

FCC 80.89
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 | 2022
  §  80.89   Unauthorized transmissions.

   Stations must not:

   (a) Engage in superfluous radiocommunication.

   (b) Use telephony on 243 MHz.

   (c) Use selective calling on 2182 kHz or 156.800 MHz.

   (d) When using telephony, transmit signals or communications not
   addressed to a particular station or stations. This provision does not
   apply to the transmission of distress, alarm, urgency, or safety
   signals or messages, or to test transmissions.

   (e) Transmit while on board vessels located on land unless authorized
   under a public coast station license. Vessels in the following
   situations are not considered to be on land for the purposes of this

   (1) Vessels which are aground due to a distress situation;

   (2) Vessels in drydock undergoing repairs; and

   (3) State or local government vessels which are involved in search and
   rescue operations including related training exercises.

   (f) Transmit on frequencies or frequency bands not authorized on the
   current station license.

   [ 51 FR 31213 , Sept. 2, 1986, as amended at  52 FR 35244 , Sept. 18, 1987;
    62 FR 40304 , July 28, 1997;  68 FR 46960 , Aug. 7, 2003]


Goto Section: 80.88 | 80.90

Goto Year: 2020 | 2022
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