Goto Section: 87.395 | 87.417 | Table of Contents
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 87.397 Emergency operations.
(a) The licensee of any land station in the Aviation services, during a
local emergency involving the safety of life and property may
communicate in a manner other than that specified in the license (See
§ 87.395). Such emergency operations may include operation at other
locations or with equipment not specified in the license or by
unlicensed personnel provided that:
(1) Such operations are under the control and supervision of the
(2) The emergency use is discontinued as soon as practicable upon
termination of the emergency,
(3) In no event shall any station transmit on frequencies other than or
with power in excess of that specified in the license,
(4) The details of the emergency must be retained with the station
(5) At a controlled airport these communications must be coordinated
with the FAA.
(b) The unicom frequencies listed in subpart G may also be used for
communications with private aircraft engaged in organized civil defense
activities in preparation for, during an enemy attack or immediately
after an enemy attack. When used for these purposes, unicoms may be
moved from place to place or operated at unspecified locations, except
at landing areas served by other unicoms or control towers.
(c) In any case in which a license for unattended operation has been
granted, the Commission may at any time, for national defense, modify
Subpart O—Airport Control Tower Stations
Goto Section: 87.395 | 87.417
Goto Year: 2020 |
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