Goto Section: 90.419 | 90.423 | Table of Contents
Revised as of October 28, 2020
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 90.421 Operation of mobile station units not under the control of the
Mobile stations, as defined in § 90.7, include vehicular-mounted and
hand-held units. Such units may be operated by persons other than the
licensee, as provided for below, when necessary for the licensee to
meet its requirements in connection with the activities for which it is
licensed. If the number of such units, together with units operated by
the licensee, exceeds the number of mobile units authorized to the
licensee, license modification is required. The licensee is responsible
for taking necessary precautions to prevent unauthorized operation of
such units not under its control.
(a) Public Safety Pool. (1) Mobile units licensed in the Public Safety
Pool may be installed in any vehicle which in an emergency would
require cooperation and coordination with the licensee, and in any
vehicle used in the performance, under contract, of official activities
of the licensee. This provision does not permit the installation of
radio units in non-emergency vehicles that are not performing
governmental functions under contract but with which the licensee might
wish to communicate.
(2) Mobile units licensed under § 90.20(a)(2)(iii) may be installed in a
vehicle or be hand-carried for use by any person with whom cooperation
or coordinations is required for medical services activities.
(3) On the Interoperability Channels in the 700 MHz Public Safety Band
(See § 90.531(b)(1)), hand-held and vehicular transmitters may be
operated by any licensee holding a license in the 700 MHz Public Safety
Band or by any licensee holding a license for any other public safety
frequency pursuant to part 90 of the Commission's rules. Therefore,
individual licenses are not required for hand-held and vehicular
transmitters in the 700 MHz Band.
(b) Industrial/Business Pool. Mobile units licensed in the
Industrial/Business Pool may be installed in vehicles of persons
furnishing under contract to the licensee and for the duration of the
contract, a facility or service directly related to the activities of
(c) In addition to the requirements in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this
section, frequencies assigned to licensees in the Private Land Mobile
Radio Services may be installed in the facilities of those who assist
the licensee in emergencies and with whom the licensee must communicate
in situations involving imminent safety to life or property.
[ 65 FR 60877 , Oct. 13, 2000, as amended at 66 FR 10635 , Feb. 16, 2001]
Goto Section: 90.419 | 90.423
Goto Year: 2020 |
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