Goto Section: 95.225 | 95.402 | Table of Contents
Revised as of December 4, 2012
Goto Year:2011 |
§ 95.401 (CB Rule 1) What are the Citizens Band Radio Services?
The Citizens Band Radio Services are:
(a) The Citizens Band (CB) Radio Service—a private, two-way,
short-distance voice communications service for personal or business
activities of the general public. The CB Radio Service may also be used
for voice paging.
(b) The Family Radio Service (FRS)—a private, two-way, very
short-distance voice and data communications service for facilitating
family and group activities. The rules for this service are contained
in subpart B of this part.
(c) The Low Power Radio Service (LPRS)—a private, short-distance
communication service providing auditory assistance to persons with
disabilities, persons who require language translation, and persons in
educational settings, health care assistance to the ill, law
enforcement tracking services in cooperation with law enforcement, and
point-to-point network control communications for Automated Marine
Telecommunications System (AMTS) coast stations licensed under part 80
of this chapter. The rules for this service are listed under subpart G
of this part. Two-way voice communications are prohibited.
(d) The Medical Device Radiocommunication Service (MedRadio)—an
ultra-low power radio service, for the transmission of non-voice data
for the purpose of facilitating diagnostic and/or therapeutic functions
involving implanted and body-worn medical devices. The rules for this
service are contained in subpart I of this part.
(e) The Wireless Medical Telemetry Service (WMTS)—a private, short
distance data communication service for the transmission of patient
medical information to a central monitoring location in a hospital or
other medical facility. Voice and video communications are prohibited.
Waveforms such as electrocardiograms (ECGs) are not considered video.
The rules for this service are contained in subpart H of this part.
(f) The Multi-Use Radio Service (MURS)—a private, two-way,
short-distance voice or data communications service for personal or
business activities of the general public. The rules for this service
are contained in subpart J of this part.
(g) Dedicated Short-Range Communications Service On-Board Units
(DSRCS-OBUs). The rules for this service are contained in subpart L of
this part. DSRCS-OBUs may communicate with DSRCS Roadside Units (RSUs),
which are authorized under part 90 of this chapter. DSRCS, RSU, and OBU
are defined in § 90.7 of this chapter.
[ 61 FR 28769 , June 6, 1996, as amended at 61 FR 46566 , Sept. 4, 1996;
64 FR 69929 , Dec. 15, 1999; 65 FR 44008 , July 17, 2000; 65 FR 53190 ,
Sept. 1, 2000; 65 FR 60877 , Oct. 13, 2000; 67 FR 63289 , Oct. 11, 2002;
68 FR 9901 , Mar. 3, 2003; 69 FR 46445 , Aug. 3, 2004; 74 FR 22705 , May
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Goto Section: 95.225 | 95.402
Goto Year: 2011 |
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