GMRS: Yes, the FCC is citing violators
Don't think that General Mobile Radio Service infractions are going unnoticed
There’s a common myth that the Federal Communications Commission doesn’t pay much attention to the General Mobile Radio Service, yet alone its sister Family Radio Service.
But that’s far from the truth. In most radio services, if there is an interference complaint, FCC agents pounce into action in an effort to remove the problem. There’s an incentive, too, if you think about it — if the FCC finds the interference to be malicious, a nice hefty fine may get levied, helping to pay enforcement costs, and then some for the FCC’s coffers.
The Federal Communications Commission has cited a GMRS licensee in the Pacific Northwest. | Logo courtesy of FCC
With that said, a recent enforcement action by the FCC against a GMRS licensee has pretty much gone unnoticed by most media, as well as hobbyists and the web. Continue reading for the details.
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