Goto Section: 13.17 | 13.201 | Table of Contents

FCC 13.19
Revised as of
Goto Year:1996 | 1998
Sec. 13.19  Operator's responsibility.

    (a) The operator responsible for maintenance of a transmitter may 
permit other persons to adjust that transmitter in the operator's 
presence for the purpose of carrying out tests or making adjustments 
requiring specialized knowledge or skill, provided that he or she shall 
not be relieved thereby from responsibility for the proper operation of 
the equipment.
    (b) In every case where a station operating log or service and 
maintenance log is required, the operator responsible for the station 
operation or maintenance shall make the required entries in the station 
log. If no station log is required, the operator responsible for service 
or maintenance duties which may affect the proper operation

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of the station shall sign and date an entry in the station maintenance 
records giving:
    (1) Pertinent details of all service and maintenance work performed 
by the operator or conducted under his or her supervision;
    (2) His or her name and address; and
    (3) The class, serial number and expiration date of the license when 
the FCC has issued the operator a license, or the PPC serial number(s) 
and date(s) of issue when the operator is awaiting FCC action on an 
    (c) When the operator is on duty and in charge of transmitting 
systems, or performing service, maintenance or inspection functions, the 
license or permit document, or a photocopy thereof, or a copy of the 
application and PPC(s) received by the FCC, must be posted or in the 
operator's personal possession, and available for inspection upon 
request by a FCC representative.
    (d) The operator on duty and in charge of transmitting systems, or 
performing service, maintenance or inspection functions, shall not be 
subject to the requirements of paragraph (b) of this section at a 
station, or stations of one licensee at a single location, at which the 
operator is regularly employed and at which his or her license, or a 
photocopy, is posted.
[ 58 FR 9124 , Feb. 19, 1993, as amended at  60 FR 27700 , May 25, 1995]

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Goto Section: 13.17 | 13.201

Goto Year: 1996 | 1998
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