Goto Section: 80.862 | 80.864 | Table of Contents

FCC 80.863
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 | 2022
  §  80.863   Antenna system.

   (a) An antenna system must be installed which is as nondirectional and
   as efficient as is practicable for the transmission and reception of
   radio ground waves over seawater. The installation and construction of
   the required antenna must insure operation in time of emergency.

   (b) If the required antenna is suspended between masts or other
   supports liable to whipping, a safety link which, under heavy stress,
   will operate to greatly reduce such stress without breakage of the
   antenna, the halyards, or other antenna-supporting elements, must be

   (c) When an electrical ground connection is used as an element of the
   antenna system, the connection must be efficient.


Goto Section: 80.862 | 80.864

Goto Year: 2020 | 2022
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