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Licensed Occupation
Licensed Occupation      (United States)

Description:  RP holders are authorized to operate most aircraft and aeronautical ground stations. They can also operate marine radiotelephone stations aboard pleasure craft (other than those carrying more than six passengers for hire on the Great Lakes or bays or tidewaters or in the open sea) when operator licensing is required. To obtain this permit, you must be able to speak and hear; and keep a written log; and be familiar with provisions of applicable treaties, laws and rules which govern the radio station you will operate. For further information, see the Federal Communications web site at http://wireless.fcc.gov/commoperators/rp.html.

License Agency:
Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, SW
Washington DC 20554
888-225-5322

Source: CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL).
Note: Information on licensed occupations is gathered in each state by Labor Market Information units under a grant from USDOL. States are required to submit updated license information once every two years.