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It looks like the only requirement for license information in physical form are 97.213(d) for telecommand of an amateur station (license and label with contact information posted at the station location); and 97.215(b) for telecommand of model craft (label with contact information on the station transmitter). Being able to show your license while out and ...


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No. The ULS is the official document. Since February 2015 the FCC no longer routinely issues paper licenses, although a paper copy can be obtained by request. The paperless policy was published October 2014: We deem the electronic version of an authorization stored in ULS or the ASR System as the official Commission document. Furthermore, ยง97.5 describes ...


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It was the case, once, that countries of the British Commonwealth required a license for private ownership of a radio or television receiver, not just equipment for transmitting. As radio broadcasting developed during war times in Europe, I believe this was meant to register potential points of espionage and as a source of funding for the BBC and the ...


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With a few exceptions, broadcasting in amateur frequencies is separately illegal. Transmissions should generally be intended to get a responding transmission, but it's probably a good benchmark that it's music if you play a tune with no expectation to get a response. Amateur radio is for communication. If it's a series of tones intended to communicate a ...


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The "plain meaning rule" applies. If the law doesn't define a word, the word has its everyday meaning. If an ordinary person would say that what you transmitted is music, then a judge would normally be required to agree. If you want to test the limits and argue before a judge that something isn't music, or that a particular interpretation would be &...


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Does "phone emissions" include digitally encoded audio emissions? Yes. For example, FreeDV is a phone emission. FreeDV consists of multiple PSK carriers: first symbol G. These carriers transmit a stream of bits: second symbol 1. And it is designed to take a sound at one station and reproduce it at the other station. That is telephony: third symbol ...


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