47 CFR 87.89 - Minimum operator requirements.

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§ 87.89 Minimum operator requirements.
(a) A station operator must hold a commercial radio operator license or permit, except as listed in paragraph (d).
(b) The minimum operator license or permit required for operation of each specific classification is:
Minimum Operator License or Permit
Land stations, all classes
—All frequencies except VHF telephony transmitters providing domestic service RP
Aircraft stations, all classes
—Frequencies below 30 MHz allocated exclusively to aeronautical mobile services RP —Frequencies below 30 MHz not allocated exclusively to aeronautical mobile services MP or higher —Frequencies above 30 MHz not allocated exclusively to aeronautical mobile services and assigned for international use MP or higher —Frequencies above 30 MHz not assigned for international use none —Frequencies not used solely for telephone or exceeding 250 watts carrier power or 1000 watts peak envelope power G or higher
(c) The operator of a telephony station must directly supervise and be responsible for any other person who transmits from the station, and must ensure that such communications are in accordance with the station license.
(d) No operator license is required to:
(1) Operate an aircraft radar set, radio altimeter, transponder or other aircraft automatic radionavigation transmitter by flight personnel;
(2) Test an emergency locator transmitter or a survival craft station used solely for survival purposes;
(3) Operate an aeronautical enroute station which automatically transmits digital communications to aircraft stations;
(4) Operate a VHF telephony transmitter providing domestic service or used on domestic flights.

Title 47 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2013-10-03; vol. 78 # 192 - Thursday, October 3, 2013
    1. 78 FR 61203 - Aviation Services
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      Final rule.
      Effective November 4, 2013. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of November 4, 2013.
      47 CFR Part 87

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Title 47 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 47 CFR 87 after this date.

  • 2014-03-17; vol. 79 # 51 - Monday, March 17, 2014
    1. 79 FR 14634 - Expanding Access to Mobile Wireless Services Onboard Aircraft
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      Proposed rule; extension of comment period.
      The reply comment period for the proposed rule published January 15, 2014 (79 FR 2615), is extended. Submit reply comments on or before May 16, 2014.
      47 CFR parts 22, 24, 27, 87 and 90