FCC Issues Citation to Rugged Radios

DaveInDenver

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EB Issues Citation to Rugged Radios for Equipment Marketing Violations

Full Title:
In the Matter of Rugged Race Products, Inc. d/b/a Rugged Radios
Document Type(s): Citation & Order
Bureau(s): Enforcement

Description: EB notifies Rugged Race Products, Inc. d/b/a Rugged Radios that it unlawfully marketed radio frequency devices and directs it to take immediate steps to comply with the Commission's equipment authorization and marketing rules

DA/FCC #: DA-20-1395



Keep in mind guys that just because it's sold doesn't mean you're within your authority to operate a particular radio. These guys have been flaunting the rules for some time, using itinerant frequencies without a license, using frequencies allocated to other businesses, sitting on MURS, GMRS/FRS, marine, etc. If you have one of their radios it might still be alright to use for ham but probably nothing else.
 

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EB Issues Citation to Rugged Radios for Equipment Marketing Violations

Full Title:
In the Matter of Rugged Race Products, Inc. d/b/a Rugged Radios
Document Type(s): Citation & Order
Bureau(s): Enforcement

Description: EB notifies Rugged Race Products, Inc. d/b/a Rugged Radios that it unlawfully marketed radio frequency devices and directs it to take immediate steps to comply with the Commission's equipment authorization and marketing rules

DA/FCC #: DA-20-1395



Keep in mind guys that just because it's sold doesn't mean you're within your authority to operate a particular radio. These guys have been flaunting the rules for some time, using itinerant frequencies without a license, using frequencies allocated to other businesses, sitting on MURS, GMRS/FRS, marine, etc. If you have one of their radios it might still be alright to use for ham but probably nothing else.

 

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DaveInDenver

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I'm guessing the fine that could be as much as $153,669 for each of the 6 potential violations might sting.
 

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I skimmed the citation. @DaveInDenver if the Rugged Radio response becomes public when filed and you can post it here it will be interesting to see what they say. Based on the citation I'm not sure how they can defend their actions.
 
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