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FCC 95.2989
Revised as of October 26, 2020
Goto Year:2020 | 2022
  §  95.2989   PLB and MSLD technical standards.

   (a) PLB transmitter types must be designed to comply with technical
   standard RTCM 1010.2. MSLD transmitter types must be designed to comply
   with technical standard RTCM 11901.1.

   (b) The standards required in this section are incorporated by
   reference into this section with the approval of the Director of the
   Federal Register under 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. All approved
   material is available for inspection at the Federal Communications
   Commission's Reference Information Center, located at the address of
   the FCC's main office indicated in 47 CFR 0.401(a), Tel: (202)
   418-0270, and is available from the sources indicated in this paragraph
   (b). It is also available for inspection at the National Archives and
   Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of
   this material at NARA call 202-741-6030 or go to

   (1) The following standards are available from the Radio Technical
   Commission for Maritime Services, 1611 N. Kent St., Suite 605,
   Arlington, Virginia 22209-2128.

   (i) RTCM 11010.2, “406 MHz Satellite Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs),”
   including Amendments 1 and 2, dated June 8, 2012 (RTCM 11010).

   (ii) RTCM 11901.1, “Maritime Survivor Locating Devices (MSLD),” dated
   June 4, 2012.

   (2) [Reserved].

   [ 82 FR 41104 , Aug. 29, 2017, as amended at  85 FR 64411 , Oct. 13, 2020]


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