Goto Section: 95.407 | 95.409 | Table of Contents
Revised as of December 4, 2012
Goto Year:2011 |
§ 95.408 (CB Rule 8) How high may I put my antenna?
(a) Antenna means the radiating system (for transmitting, receiving or
both) and the structure holding it up (tower, pole or mast). It also
means everything else attached to the radiating system and the
(b) If your antenna is mounted on a hand-held portable unit, none of
the following limitations apply.
(c) If your antenna is installed at a fixed location, it (whether
receiving, transmitting or both) must comply with either one of the
(1) The highest point must not be more than 6.10 meters (20 feet)
higher than the highest point of the building or tree on which it is
(2) The highest point must not be more than 18.3 meters (60 feet) above
(d) If your CB station is located near an airport, and if you antenna
structure is more than 6.1 meters (20 feet) high, you may have to obey
additional restrictions. The highest point of your antenna must not
exceed one meter above the airport elevation for every hundred meters
of distance from the nearest point of the nearest airport runway.
Differences in ground elevation between your antenna and the airport
runway may complicate this formula. If your CB station is near an
airport, you may contact the nearest FCC field office for a worksheet
to help you figure the maximum allowable height of your antenna.
Consult part 17 of the FCC's Rules for more information.
Warning: Installation and removal of CB station antennas near
powerlines is dangerous. For your safety, follow the installation
directions included with your antenna.
[ 48 FR 24894 , June 3, 1983, as amended at 48 FR 41416 , Sept. 15, 1983]
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Goto Section: 95.407 | 95.409
Goto Year: 2011 |
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