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Old 03-26-2013
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Re: Canadians: Station License or not?


I believe it is understood that a Canadian requires a Station License to operate a boat with a radio installed in US waters. This is in addition to your Radio Operator's Cert.

Here's the Industry Canada FAQ excerpted above:

Licensing Exemptions - Spectrum Management and Telecommunications

Here's a link to the industry Canada site where you apply for the license:

MMSI Application Forms (Annexes) - Spectrum Direct

I am still trying to determine if it is worth the risk to go across the line spray painted on the surface of Lake Ontario without said license.
Bashing about on Lake Ontario and Beyond
"Ariel" '79 Endeavour 32

Last edited by Ritchard; 03-26-2013 at 09:24 AM.
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