HOW TO GET A MARINE RADIO OPERATORS PERMIT (MP)

 

1:  STUDY “ELEMENT 1” QUESTIONS

DOWNLOAD: GO TO http://wireless.fcc.gov/commoperators/eqp.html and click on “element1.doc” adobe link

 

2:  THE F.C.C. NO LONGER ADMINISTERS EXAMS. NOW YOU HAVE TO CALL  

     A “COMERCIAL OPERATOR LICENSE EXAMINATION MANAGER (COLE)”.           

     BELOW IS A LIST OF PLACES ONE CAN GET/ TAKE THE EXAM:

 

                        1:  SEA SCHOOL                              

                              2040 GRAND AVE.                           

                              BALDWIN, NY  11510                     

                              800-435-3393                                    

 

                        2:  CAPTAINS SCHOOL OF L.I.

                               CALVERTON, NY

                               631-369-9630

                               steve@captainschoolli.com

 

3:  THRU:  ELKINS INSTITUTE,

                               800-944-1603

                               INFO@ELKINSTRAINING.COM

                              (They have test centers throughout the United States)         

 

ONCE YOU PASS THE EXAM, A “PROOF OF PASSING CERTIFICATE” WILL BE ISSUED TO YOU. YOU NEED THIS.

 

3:  FILING FOR THE LICENSE:

 

1:  GO TO WWW.FCC.GOV AND SCROLL DOWN THE LEFT SIDE.  IF AS AN INDIVIDUAL (NOT A CORPORATION) YOU ALREADY HAVE A “FRN/CORES #” PROCEED TO THE FORMS PAGE, OTHERWISE CLICK ON THE (FRN/CORES) BUTTON AND REGISTER.  THIS WILL GET YOU AN IDENTIFICATION NUMBER AND WILL HELP STREAMLINE ANY OF YOUR DEALINGS WITH THE FCC.

 

2: ONCE YOU HAVE A ”FRN/CORES #”, CLICK ON THE “FORMS” BUTTON AND SCROLL DOWN.

 

3:  YOU WILL NEED THREE FORMS:  605, 605 SCHEDULE-E,  AND 159 (FEE PROCESSING FORM, CONSULT FORM 1070Y, PAGE:6 FOR SCHEDULE OF FEES).  PRINT OUT THE FORMS AND THE DIRECTIONS TO FILL THEM OUT, ALSO CHECK TO SEE YOU HAVE THE PROPER MAILING ADDRESS.

 

4:  MAIL IN COMPLETED FORM 605, 605 SCHEDULE-E, AND COMPLETED FORM 159 WITH YOUR PAYMENT, AND YOUR CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION. 

 

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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