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Technical Requirements

Multi-Use Radio Service (MURS)


The frequencies available in the Multi-Use Radio Service are:
FrequenciesAuthorized Bandwidth
151.820 MHz11.25 KHz
151.880 MHz11.25 KHz
151.940 MHz11.25 KHz
154.570 MHz20.0 KHz
154.600 MHz20.0 KHz


A MURS transmitter must transmit only emission types A1D, A2B, A2D, A3E, F2B, F1D, F2D, F3E, G3E. Emission types A3E, F3E and G3E include selective calling or tone-operated squelch tones to establish or continue voice communications. MURS transmitters are prohibited from transmitting in the continuous carrier mode. The authorized bandwidth for any emission type transmitted by a MURS transmitter is specified as follows:


Each Multi-Use Radio Service transmitter (a transmitter that operates or is intended to operate in the MURS) must be certificated in accordance with Part 95, Subpart J of the Commission’s rules. Those radio units certificated as of November 12, 2002 need not be recertificated. No MURS unit, under any condition of modulation, shall exceed 2 Watts transmitter power output.
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