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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter BPart 11 → Subpart F


Title 46: Shipping
PART 11—REQUIREMENTS FOR OFFICER ENDORSEMENTS


Subpart F—Credentialing of Radio Officers


Contents
§11.601   Applicability.
§11.603   Requirements for radio officers' endorsements.
§11.604   Requirements for an STCW endorsement for Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) radio operators.

§11.601   Applicability.

This subpart provides for endorsement as radio officers for employment on vessels, and for the issue of STCW endorsements for those qualified to serve as radio operators on vessels subject to the provisions on the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) of Chapter IV of SOLAS (incorporated by reference, see §11.102 of this part).

§11.603   Requirements for radio officers' endorsements.

Each applicant for an original endorsement or renewal of license must present a current radiotelegraph operator license (T) issued by the Federal Communications Commission. The applicant must enter on the endorsement application form the number, class, and date of issuance of his or her Federal Communications Commission license.

[USCG-2004-17914, 78 FR 77909, Dec. 24, 2013, as amended by USCG-2018-0874, 84 FR 30882, June 28, 2019]

§11.604   Requirements for an STCW endorsement for Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) radio operators.

Each applicant for an original endorsement must present a certificate of completion from a Coast Guard-approved course for operator of radio in the GMDSS meeting the requirements of Section A-IV/2 of the STCW Code (incorporated by reference, see §11.102 of this part).

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