47 CFR 80.1077 - Frequencies.

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§ 80.1077 Frequencies.
The following table describes the frequencies used in the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System:
1 Frequency 156.525 MHz can be used for ship-to-ship alerting and, if within sea area A1, for ship-to-shore alerting.
2 For ships equipped with MF/HF equipment, there is a watch requirement on 2187.5 kHz, 8414.5 kHz, and one other frequency.
3 Frequency 2187.5 kHz can be used for ship-to-ship alerting and, if within sea area A2, for ship-to-shore alerting.
4 Frequency 156.8 MHz may also be used by aircraft for safety purposes only.
5 Frequency 121.5 MHz may be used by ships for aeronautical distress and urgency purposes.
6 The priority of use for ship-aircraft communications is 4125 kHz, then 3023 kHz. Additionally, frequencies 123.1 MHz, 3023 kHz and 5680 kHz can be used by land stations engaged in coordinated search and rescue operations.
7 The international NAVTEX frequency 518 kHz is the primary frequency for receiving maritime safety information. The other frequencies are used only to augment the coverage or information provided on 518 kHz.
8 [Reserved]
9 [Reserved]
10 In addition to EPIRBs, 1544-1545 MHz can be used for narrowband distress and safety operations and 1645.5-1646.5 MHz can be used for relay of distress alerts between satellites. Feeder links for satellite communications are assigned from the fixed satellite service, see 47 CFR § 2.106.
11 [Reserved]
Alerting:
406.0-406.1 EPIRBs 406.0-406.1 MHz (Earth-to-space).1544-1545 MHz (space-to-Earth).
INMARSAT Ship Earth Stations capable of voice and/or direct printing 1626.5-1645.5 MHz (Earth-to-space).
VHF DSC Ch. 70 156.525 MHz. 1
MF/HF DSC 2 2187.5 kHz 3, 4207.5 kHz, 6312 kHz, 8414.5 kHz, 12577 kHz, and 16804.5 kHz.
On-scene communications:
VHF Ch.16 156.8 MHz.
MF Radiotelephony 2182 kHz.
NBDP 2174.5 kHz.
Communications involving aircraft:
On-scene, including search and rescue 156.8 MHz 4, 121.5 MHz 5, 123.1 MHz, 156.3 MHz, 2182 kHz, 3023 kHz, 4125 kHz, and 5680 kHz. 6
Locating signals:
406-406.1 EPIRB Beacons 121.5 MHz.
9 GHz radar transponders 9200-9500 MHz.
Maritime safety information (MSI):
International NAVTEX 518 kHz. 7
Warnings 490 kHz, 4209.5 kHz.
NBDP 4210 kHz, 6314 kHz, 8416.5 kHz, 12579 kHz, 16806.5 kHz, 19680.5 kHz, 22376 kHz, 26100.5 kHz.
Satellite 1530-1545 MHz. 10
General distress and safety communications and calling:
Satellite 1530-1544 MHz (space-to-Earth) and 1626.5-1645.5 MHz (Earth-to-space). 10
Radiotelephony 2182 kHz, 4125 kHz, 6215 kHz, 8291 kHz, 12290 kHz, 16420 kHz, and 156.8 MHz.
NBDP 2174.5 kHz, 4177.5 kHz, 6268 kHz, 8376.5 kHz, 12520 kHz, and 16695 kHz.
DSC 2187.5 kHz, 4207.5 kHz, 6312 kHz, 8414.5 kHz, 12577 kHz, 16804.5 kHz, and 156.525 MHz.
Survival craft:
VHF radiotelephony 156.8 MHz and one other 156-174 MHz frequency
9 GHz radar transponders 9200-9500 MHz.
[69 FR 64678, Nov. 8, 2004, as amended at 73 FR 4489, Jan. 25, 2008; 76 FR 67616, Nov. 2, 2011]

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U.S. Code: Title 47 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

§ 151 - Purposes of chapter; Federal Communications Commission created

§ 152 - Application of chapter

§ 153 - Definitions

§ 154 - Federal Communications Commission

§ 155 - Commission

§ 301 - License for radio communication or transmission of energy

§ 302 - Repealed. June 5, 1936, ch. 511,

§ 302a - Devices which interfere with radio reception

§ 303 - Powers and duties of Commission

§ 303a - Standards for children’s television programming

§ 303b - Consideration of children’s television service in broadcast license renewal

§ 303c - Television program improvement

§ 304 - Waiver by license of claims to particular frequency or of electromagnetic spectrum

§ 305 - Government owned stations

§ 306 - Foreign ships; application of

§ 307 - Licenses

§ 308 - Requirements for license

§ 309 - Application for license

§ 310 - License ownership restrictions

§ 311 - Requirements as to certain applications in broadcasting service

§ 312 - Administrative sanctions

§ 312a - Revocation of operator’s license used in unlawful distribution of controlled substances

§ 313 - Application of antitrust laws to manufacture, sale, and trade in radio apparatus

§ 314 - Competition in commerce; preservation

§ 315 - Candidates for public office

§ 316 - Modification by Commission of station licenses or construction permits; burden of proof

§ 317 - Announcement of payment for broadcast

§ 318 - Transmitting apparatus; operator’s license

§ 319 - Construction permits

§ 320 - Stations liable to interfere with distress signals; designation and regulation

§ 321 - Distress signals and communications; equipment on vessels; regulations

§ 322 - Exchanging radio communications between land and ship stations and from ship to ship

§ 323 - Interference between Government and commercial stations

§ 324 - Use of minimum power

§ 325 - False, fraudulent, or unauthorized transmissions

§ 326 - Censorship

§ 327 - Naval stations; use for commercial messages; rates

§ 328 - Repealed.

§ 329 - Administration of radio laws in Territories and possessions

§ 330 - Prohibition against shipment of certain television receivers

§ 331 - Very high frequency stations and AM radio stations

§ 332 - Mobile services

§ 333 - Willful or malicious interference

§ 334 - Limitation on revision of equal employment opportunity regulations

§ 335 - Direct broadcast satellite service obligations

§ 336 - Broadcast spectrum flexibility

§ 337 - Allocation and assignment of new public safety services licenses and commercial licenses

§ 338 - Carriage of local television signals by satellite carriers

§ 339 - Carriage of distant television stations by satellite carriers

§ 340 - Significantly viewed signals permitted to be carried

§ 341 - Carriage of television signals to certain subscribers

§ 342 - Process for issuing qualified carrier certification

§ 351 - Ship radio stations and operations

§ 352 - Exemptions

§ 353 - Radio equipment and operators

§ 353a - Operators and watches on radiotelephone equipped ships

§ 354 - Technical requirements of equipment on radiotelegraph equipped ships

§ 354a - Technical requirements of equipment on radiotelephone equipped ships

§ 355 - Survival craft

§ 356 - Approval of installations by Commission

§ 357 - Safety information

§ 358 - Master’s control over operations

§ 359 - Certificates of compliance; issuance, modification, and cancellation

§ 360 - Station licenses; inspection of equipment by Commission

§ 361 - Control by Commission; review of decisions

§ 362 - Forfeitures; recovery

§ 363 - Automated ship distress and safety systems

§ 381 - Vessels transporting more than six passengers for hire required to be equipped with radiotelephone

§ 382 - Vessels excepted from radiotelephone requirement

§ 383 - Exemptions by Commission

§ 384 - Authority of Commission; operations, installations, and additional equipment

§ 385 - Inspections

§ 386 - Forfeitures

§ 390 - Declaration of purpose

§ 391 - Authorization of appropriations

§ 392 - Grants for construction

§ 392a - Repealed.

§ 393 - Criteria for approval and expenditures by Secretary

§ 393a - Long-range planning for facilities

§ 394 - Establishment of National Endowment

§ 395 - Assistance for demonstration projects

§ 396 - Corporation for Public Broadcasting

§ 397 - Definitions

§ 398 - Federal interference or control

§ 399 - Support of political candidates prohibited

§ 399a - Use of business or institutional logograms

§ 399b - Offering of certain services, facilities, or products by public broadcast station

§ 401 - Enforcement provisions

§ 402 - Judicial review of Commission’s orders and decisions

§ 403 - Inquiry by Commission on its own motion

§ 404 - Reports of investigations

§ 405 - Petition for reconsideration; procedure; disposition; time of filing; additional evidence; time for disposition of petition...reconsideration of order concluding hearing or investigation; appeal of order

§ 406 - Compelling furnishing of facilities; mandamus; jurisdiction

§ 407 - Order for payment of money; petition for enforcement; procedure; order of Commission as prima facie evidence; costs; attorneys’ fees

§ 408 - Order not for payment of money; when effective

§ 409 - Hearings

§ 410 - Joint boards and commissions

§ 411 - Joinder of parties

§ 412 - Documents filed with Commission as public records; prima facie evidence; confidential records

§ 413 - Designation of agent for service; method of service

§ 414 - Exclusiveness of chapter

§ 415 - Limitations of actions

§ 416 - Orders of Commission

§ 501 - General penalty

§ 502 - Violation of rules, regulations, etc.

§ 503 - Forfeitures

§ 504 - Forfeitures

§ 505 - Venue of trials

§ 506 - Repealed.

§ 507 - Violation of Great Lakes Agreement

§ 508 - Disclosure of payments to individuals connected with broadcasts

§ 509 - Prohibited practices in contests of knowledge, skill, or chance

§ 510 - Forfeiture of communications devices

§ 521 - Purposes

§ 522 - Definitions

§ 531 - Cable channels for public, educational, or governmental use

§ 532 - Cable channels for commercial use

§ 533 - Ownership restrictions

§ 534 - Carriage of local commercial television signals

§ 535 - Carriage of noncommercial educational television

§ 536 - Regulation of carriage agreements

§ 537 - Sales of cable systems

§ 541 - General franchise requirements

§ 542 - Franchise fees

§ 543 - Regulation of rates

§ 544 - Regulation of services, facilities, and equipment

§ 544a - Consumer electronics equipment compatibility

§ 545 - Modification of franchise obligations

§ 546 - Renewal

§ 547 - Conditions of sale

§ 548 - Development of competition and diversity in video programming distribution

§ 549 - Competitive availability of navigation devices

§ 551 - Protection of subscriber privacy

§ 552 - Consumer protection and customer service

§ 553 - Unauthorized reception of cable service

§ 554 - Equal employment opportunity

§ 555 - Judicial proceedings

§ 555a - Limitation of franchising authority liability

§ 556 - Coordination of Federal, State, and local authority

§ 557 - Existing franchises

§ 558 - Criminal and civil liability

§ 559 - Obscene programming

§ 560 - Scrambling of cable channels for nonsubscribers

§ 561 - Scrambling of sexually explicit adult video service programming

§ 571 - Regulatory treatment of video programming services

§ 572 - Prohibition on buy outs

§ 573 - Establishment of open video systems

§ 601 - Interstate Commerce Commission and Postmaster General; duties, powers, and functions transferred to Commission

§ 602, 603 - Repealed.

§ 604 - Effect of transfer

§ 605 - Unauthorized publication or use of communications

§ 606 - War powers of President

§ 607 - Effective date of chapter

§ 608 - Separability

§ 609 - Short title

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