Goto Section: 87.395 | 87.417 | Table of Contents

FCC 87.397
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 | 2022
  §  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
   station licensee,

   (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
   license, and

   (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
   the license.


Subpart O—Airport Control Tower Stations


Goto Section: 87.395 | 87.417

Goto Year: 2020 | 2022
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