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
(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
of the station shall sign and date an entry in the station maintenance
(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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