Goto Section: 95.191 | 95.193 | Table of Contents
Revised as of December 4, 2012
Goto Year:2011 |
§ 95.192 (FRS Rule 2) Authorized locations.
(a) Provided that you comply with these rules, you are authorized to
operate an FRS unit:
(1) Within or over any area of the world where radio services are
regulated by the FCC (this area includes the fifty United States and
the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United
States Virgin Islands (50 islets and cays), American Samoa (seven
islands), the Commonwealth of Northern Marianna Islands, and Guam
(2) Within or over any other area of the world, except within or over
the territorial limits of areas where radio services are regulated by
an agency of the United States other than the FCC or any foreign
government (you are subject to its rules);
(3) Aboard any vessel or aircraft registered in the United States, with
the permission of the captain, that is within or over any area of the
world where radio services are regulated by the FCC or upon or over
(4) or; Aboard any unregistered vessel or aircraft owned or operated by
a United States citizen or company that is within or over any area of
the world where radio services are regulated by the FCC or upon or over
(5) You must operate the FRS unit only according to any applicable
treaty to which the United States is a party. The FCC will make public
notice of any such conditions.
(d) Anyone intending to operate an FRS unit on the islands of Puerto
Rico, Desecheo, Mona, Vieques, and Culebra in a manner that could pose
an interference threat to the Arecibo Observatory, shall notify the
Interference Office, Arecibo Observatory, HC3 Box 53995, Arecibo,
Puerto Rico 00612, in writing or electronically, of the location of the
unit. Operators may wish to consult interference guidelines, which will
be provided by Cornell University. Operators who choose to transmit
information electronically should e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org .
(1) The notification to the Interference Office, Arecibo Observatory
shall be made 45 days prior to commencing operation of the unit. The
notification shall state the geographical coordinates of the unit.
(2) After receipt of such notifications, the Commission will allow the
Arecibo Observatory a period of 20 days for comments or objections. The
operator will be required to make reasonable efforts in order to
resolve or mitigate any potential interference problem with the Arecibo
Observatory. If the Commission determines that an operator has
satisfied its responsibility to make reasonable efforts to protect the
Observatory from interference, the unit may be allowed to operate.
[ 61 FR 28768 , June 6, 1996, as amended at 62 FR 55535 , Oct. 27, 1997;
63 FR 68976 , Dec. 14, 1998; 70 FR 31374 , June 1, 2005]
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Goto Section: 95.191 | 95.193
Goto Year: 2011 |
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