BRIDGE TO BRIDGE RADIO TELEPHONY REQUIREMENTS:

 

      REQUIREMENTS:

 

A:  VESSELS GREATER THAN 20M OR OPERATING BEYOND 100NM

MUST HAVE A VHF RADIO CAPABLE OF OPERATING (TX/ RX) ON CH: 13 (156.65 MHZ) AND 22A (157.1 MHZ)

        B:  IF THE VESSEL IS GREATER THAN 100 TONS IT MUST BE FITTED

WITH A RESERVE ENERGY SOURCE THAT IS INDEPENDENT OF THE VESSELS PROPULSION SYSTEM AND ANY OTHER ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS AND IMMEDIATLEY READY FOR USE AT ANY TIME.

 

        C:  FOR VESSELS ALSO NEEDING A BRIDGE TO BRIDGE RADIO

CERTIFICATE, THE VESSEL MUST HAVE A DEDICATED RADIO IN THE WHEEL HOUSE/ PRIMARY OPERATING AREA, DEDICATED TO THE MASTERS USE THAT CAN TRANSMIT/ AND RECEIVE ON CHANNELS  13, 22A, AND 67.

other requirements may apply 

 

PRE-INSPECTION CHECKLIST

OBTAINING AN F.C.C.  FRN/ CORES #

OBTAINING A MARINE RADIO STATION LICENSE

OBTAINING A MARINE RADIO OPERATORS PERMIT

BRIDGE TO BRIDGE

FCC REQUIREMENTS

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