47 CFR 90.429 - Control point and dispatch point requirements.

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§ 90.429 Control point and dispatch point requirements.
(a) Control point required. Unless permitted to be operated on an unattended basis, each station shall be provided with a control point;
(b) A control point is an operating position:
(1) Which must be under the control and supervision of the licensee;
(2) Where a person immediately responsible for the operation of the transmitter is stationed;
(3) Where the monitoring facilities required by this part are installed.
(c) Control point location. The location of the control point will be specified in the station license and will be assumed to be the same as that of the transmitting equipment unless an application for a different location has been approved by the Commission.
(d) Control point facilities required. At each control point, the following facilities shall be installed:
(1) A carrier-operated device which will provide continuous visual indication when the transmitter is radiating, or, a pilot lamp or meter which will provide continuous visual indication when the transmitter circuits have been placed in a condition to produce radiation. The provisions of this subparagraph shall not apply to hand-carried transmitters or transmitters installed on motorcycles. The control point for a transmitter utilized to activate another radio station may employ a single pilot lamp or meter as an indication of the activation of local and remote transmitters.
(2) Facilities which will permit the person responsible for the operation of the transmitter either to disconnect the dispatch point circuits from the transmitter or to render the transmitter inoperative from any dispatch point under his supervision; and
(3) Facilities which will permit the person responsible for the operation of the transmitter to turn the transmitter carrier on and off at will.
(e) Dispatch point. A dispatch point is any position from which messages may be transmitted under the supervision of the person at a control point who is responsible for the operation of the transmitter. Dispatch points may be installed without authorization from the Commission.
[43 FR 54791, Nov. 22, 1978; 44 FR 67118, Nov. 23, 1979, as amended at 48 FR 29517, June 27, 1983]

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  • 2014-12-02; vol. 79 # 231 - Tuesday, December 2, 2014
    1. 79 FR 71321 - Service Rules Governing Narrowband Operations in the 769-775/799-805 MHz Bands
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      Effective January 2, 2015, except for the amendments to 47 CFR 2.1033(c)(20), 90.531(b)(2), and 90.531(b)(7), containing new or modified information collection requirements that require approval by the Office of Management and Budget under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, which will be effective after such approval on the effective date specified in a notification the Commission will publish in the Federal Register .
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Title 47 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-12-09; vol. 79 # 236 - Tuesday, December 9, 2014
    1. 79 FR 73009 - FCC Seeks Comment on Alternative “Roadmap” for E911 Indoor Location Accuracy Requirements
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      Request for comments.
      Comments are due on or before December 10, 2014 and reply comments are due on or before December 17, 2014.
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