47 CFR 97.213 - Telecommand of an amateur station.
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Title 47: TelecommunicationCHAPTER I: FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (CONTINUED) SUBCHAPTER D: SAFETY AND SPECIAL RADIO SERVICES PART 97: AMATEUR RADIO SERVICE Subpart C: Special Operations 97.213 - Telecommand of an amateur station. An amateur station on or within 50 km of the Earth's surface may be under telecommand where: (a) There is a radio or wireline control link between the control point and the station sufficient for the control operator to perform his/her duties. If radio, the control link must use an auxiliary station. A control link using a fiber optic cable or another telecommunication service is considered wireline. (b) Provisions are incorporated to limit transmission by the station to a period of no more than 3 minutes in the event of malfunction in the control link. (c) The station is protected against making, willfully or negligently, unauthorized transmissions. (d) A photocopy of the station license and a label with the name, address, and telephone number of the station licensee and at least one designated control operator is posted in a conspicuous place at the station location. [54 FR 25857, June 20, 1989, as amended at 56 FR 56171, Nov. 1, 1991]