Get the Complete Guide To FCC Licensing

  • How much will your FCC License cost?
  • What industries are required to get an FCC License?
  • What is the actual process for getting an FCC License?
  • Are there risks of NOT getting my FCC License?

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Frequently Asked Questions About FCC Licensing

1. If I have a fleet of ten 2-way radios, do I need an FCC license for each radio?

No. When it comes to FCC licensing, the Federal Government is only interested in what geographical region will the radio(s) be used and more importantly, what is the purpose of the equipment. The number of radios you are using is not insignificant to the FCC.

2. What type of radios are required to have an FCC License?

The three most common types of radio equipment that require an FCC license include Land Mobile Radios (LMR) which are used in professional business operations, government agencies, and schools; Ham Radio Equipment, which is for amateur radio users, and General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) equipment which is primarily for family use and comes out-of-the-box preprogrammed.

3. What's the four most important rules to follow to keep you two-way radio FCC license in good standing?

  1. Keep your license current by not letting it expire.
  2. Follow the specific terms outlined in your license.
  3. Be careful about the language you use while transmitting via two-way radio. The FCC will revoke your license for using profanity. 4. Can I contact the FCC directly regarding my two-way radio License?
  4. Absolutely you can contact the Federal Communications Commission directly regarding all matters and concerns surrounding licensing and two-way radio usage. In addition, you can request all the necessary forms via the FCC Forms hotline phone number by calling 1-800-418-FORM. For other questions relating to licensing, you can call the FCC office at 1-888-CALL-FCC (1-888-225-5322)


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