Goto Section: 87.187 | 87.191 | Table of Contents
Revised as of October 1, 2020
Goto Year:2019 |
§ 87.189 Requirements for public correspondence equipment and operations.
(a) Transmitters used for public correspondence by aircraft stations in
the maritime mobile frequency bands must be authorized by the
Commission in conformity with part 80 of this chapter.
(b) Transmitters used for public correspondence by aircraft stations in
the Aeronautical Mobile-Satellite (R) or Maritime Mobile-Satellite
frequencies must be certificated by the Commission in conformity with
part 87. Aircraft earth stations that are required to be commissioned
to use a privately owned satellite system also must meet the provisions
of § 87.51.
(c) A continuous watch must be maintained on the frequencies used for
safety and regularity of flight while public correspondence
communications are being handled. For aircraft earth stations, this
requirement is satisfied by compliance with the priority and preemptive
access requirements of § 87.187(q).
(d) All communications in the Aeronautical Mobile Service and the
Aeronautical Mobile-Satellite (R) Service have priority over public
(e) Transmission of public correspondence must be suspended when such
operation will delay or interfere with message pertaining to safety of
life and property or regularity of flight, or when ordered by the
captain of the aircraft.
[ 53 FR 28940 , Aug. 1, 1988, as amended at 57 FR 45750 , Oct. 5, 1992; 63 FR 36608 , July 7, 1998; 69 FR 32884 , June 14, 2004]
Goto Section: 87.187 | 87.191
Goto Year: 2019 |
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