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[aprssig] OT: FRS & Type Acceptance WAS: Clubs, FRS ...teams

Steve Noskowicz noskosteve at yahoo.com
Sun Sep 4 01:42:42 UTC 2011

--- On Sat, 9/3/11, aprssig at k7ftp.net <aprssig at k7ftp.net> wrote:

>  Most of the FRS radio manufacturers
> also offer headphone/earphone and speaker/mic units for
> their radios and have jacks for these accessories - usually
> to the Icom-type or Kenwood standards, Garmin has their own
> for the Rino radios. 
> Therefore, they must all be breaking the rules if your
> interpretation is to be accepted.  

I realize the post was long, but I quoted the full section earlier in the same post that explains that accessories must be certified with the FRS unit.  Since Alex referred to that section, I was addressing Alex's conclusion (regarding Bob's uncertified accessory), quoted directly above it, in order to emphasize the pertinent parts of that section .194.


73, Steve, K9DCI

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Noskowicz

> I believe the FCC would simply point to 95.194: "You may
> not attach any ...other apparatus to an FRS unit.... There
> are no exceptions to this rule ..."
> Pretty clear, having read and siscussed similar topics
> before with the FCC or via one of the TCBs.
> 73, Steve, K9DCI

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