Do i need a license to operate a marine VHF radio in Canada?

Answer On One Hand: A License is Required.Under Canadian maritime law, a license called a Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime), or ROC(M) is legally required to operate a marine VHF radio. As this c... Read More »

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What license is required to operate a VHF marine radio on a recreational boat in the United States?

According to the Telecommunications Act of 1996, a permit or license is not required to operate a Very High Frequency (VHF) radio while in the United States. When traveling in foreign waters or in ... Read More »

Do I need a license for a marine VHF radio?

A license for operating a VHF marine radio is not required for recreational boaters staying within U.S. waters. However, if your boat is required to have a VHF radio by any other regulations, or i... Read More »

Do I need a radio operator's license to fly to Canada?

In 1996, the Federal Communications Commission eliminated the individual licensing requirement for pilots flying within the United States. However, flying internationally still requires a license. ... Read More »

What channels does law enforcement operate on, on the marine radio freqs?

Yes, spectrum in the US is commoditized, with all pieces of it reserved for certain uses. This includes certain portions of the VHF marine band that are reserved for USCG use. You can see the fre... Read More »