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FCC 95.179
Revised as of December 4, 2012
Goto Year:2011 | 2013
  §  95.179   Individuals who may be station operators.

   (a) An individual GMRS system licensee may permit immediate family
   members to be station operators in his or her GMRS system. Immediate
   family members are the:

   (1) Licensee;

   (2) Licensee's spouse;

   (3) Licensee's children, grandchildren, stepchildren;

   (4) Licensee's parents, grandparents, stepparents;

   (5) Licensee's brothers, sisters;

   (6) Licensee's aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews; and

   (7) Licensee's in-laws.

   (b) Only the following persons may be permitted to operate under the
   authority of a GMRS system licensed to a non-individual:
   (1) If the GMRS system licensee is: These persons may be station
   (i) A partnership Licensee's partners and employees.
   (ii) A corporation Licensee's officers, directors, members and
   (iii) An association Licensee's members and employees.
   (iv) A governmental unit Licensee's employees.

   (2) These persons may only communicate messages about the licensee's
   business activities. Employees of the licensee may communicate messages
   while acting within the scope of their employment, and only about the
   licensee's business activities.

   (c) The licensee may permit a telephone answering service employee to
   be a station operator if:

   (1) That employee only communicates messages received for the licensee
   to the licensee;

   (2) The station equipment at the telephone answering point is not
   shared in any other GMRS system; and

   (3) The station at the telephone answering service point is not
   interconnected to the public switched telephone network.

   (d) The station operator of a GMRS system licensed to an individual may
   be a station operator in any other GMRS system if he/she has permission
   from the licensee of the other GMRS system.

   (e) The provisions of §  95.33 regarding cooperative use do not apply to
   or govern the authority of a GMRS licensee to designate station
   operators in accordance with the provisions of this section.

   [ 48 FR 35237 , Aug. 3, 1983, as amended at  53 FR 47717 , Nov. 25, 1988;
    53 FR 51625 , Dec. 22, 1988;  63 FR 68976 , Dec. 14, 1998]

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