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Listed below is a table of contents of the questions on this subject as they appear in the new online study. Click on the "Enter Online Study" link above to begin preparing for your exam.
From the pull down menu in the online
study select from the following topics:
All questions for
Marine Radio Operator Permit
can be found under "FCC Exam Questions" in the pull down menu of the online study.
MPs are required to operate radiotelephone stations
aboard certain vessels that sail the Great Lakes. They are also required
to operate radiotelephone stations aboard vessels of more than 300 gross
tons and vessels which carry more than six passengers for hire in the
open sea or any tidewater area of the United States. They are also
required to operate certain aviation radiotelephone stations and certain
coast radiotelephone stations.
To qualify, you must:
be a legal resident of (or otherwise
eligible for employment in) the United States; and
be able to receive and transmit
spoken messages in English; and
pass a written and/or telegraphy
examination's as described below under Examinations.
Term of License
An MP is issued for the holder's lifetime. (Prior to
March 25, 2008, the license term for an MP was five years. Any
holder of an MP that expired prior to March 25, 2008, must still file an
application to renew the permit within the five-year grace period after
How to Obtain a License
Form 605 along with the appropriate Proof of Passing Certificates
requisite written examination element). Use the
FCC Form 605 and the
FCC Form 159 (fee
processing form) to renew a license or to replace a lost, stolen, or
mutilated license. Many Commercial Operator License Examination Managers
(COLEMs) file these documents for applicants who test with them. Ask
your COLEM if it provides this service to its customers.
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