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Page 56, paragraph 71, should read:

In order to comply with section 2 of the act of July 24, 1910, every land station open to general public service, and every station on board an American vessel of the first or second class engaged in the foreign trade or transoceanic service, shall have as a part of the station equipment a copy of the official Berne list and supplements thereto as issued. Information concerning the use of this list and method of procuring it is given on page 72, paragraph 196.

Page 66, paragraph 153, should read:

a. Renewal licenses may be issued to commercial grade operators without examination, provided the service records on the backs of licenses properly certify to three months' satisfactory commercial service during the last six months of the license term. If expired licenses have been lost or destroyed, an affidavit must be submitted attesting the facts regarding the manner in which the license was lost. In such cases, evidence of the required satisfactory commercial service may be submitted in the form of letters, signed by masters and employers.

b. Operators holding licenses of grades other than commercial, who submit satisfactory evidence to the examining officer, showing actual operation of radio apparatus for three months during the last six months of the license term, may be issued new licenses without examination. Otherwise, applicants for renewals will be examined in the usual manner.

C. Renewals or new licenses may be issued a reasonable length of time previous to the expiration of existing licenses, but must bear the exact date of issue, which must correspond with the date on the back of Form 756 forwarded to the Commissioner of Navigation.

d. Operators who fail to apply for renewal of their licenses on or prior to the date of expiration must be reexamined. If, because of circumstances over which the applicant has no control, an. operator is unable to apply for renewal of license on or prior to the date of expiration, an affidavit may be submitted to the Commissioner of Navigation through the radio inspector or examining officer, attesting to the facts, which will be considered by the Commissioner of Navigation, who will advise the radio inspector or examining officer in regard to the issue of a renewal of the license without reexamination.

e. Service records must be completed and signed only by masters, employers, or the duly authorized agents of either.

f. Any improper alteration of the service record or the forgery of masters' or employers' signatures constitute a violation of the regulations, and the operator may suffer suspension of license for a period not exceeding one year, at the discretion of the Secretary of ComPage 67, paragraph 162, should read as follows:

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Operators desiring to retain their expired or canceled licenses may make application therefor to the examining officer or to the Commissioner of Navigation. Old licenses returned to operators will be marked “ Canceled” or “ Expired” in red across their faces, and the service record will be transcribed on the back of Form 756 sent to the Commissioner of Navigation, in accordance with paragraph 154, above.

Page 72, paragraph 193, should read:

Supplements to this list are issued monthly under the title "Radio Service Bulletin," and the list is revised annually as of July 1. These monthly supplements contain information concerning Government, commercial, and special stations only, and information regarding amateur stations appears only in the annual edition of the list of Radio Stations of the United States. Amendments to or changes in the Radio Laws and Regulations of the United States are printed in this bulletin in such a manner that they may be clipped and pasted in their proper places in that publication. Items of general interest concerning the enforcement of the radio laws are printed in the bulletin from time to time, as occasion warrants.

Page 72, paragraph 195, should read:

A copy of the official Berne list and supplements as issued are required as a part of the equipment of every land station open to general public service and every ship station of the first or second class on American vessels engaged in foreign trade or the transoceanic service.

SEPTEMBER 1, 1915.

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

BUREAU OF NAVIGATION

RADIO SERVICE

U S, Lawr. wtatuten, ete.
RADIO COMMUNICATION LAWS

OF THE UNITED STATES

AND THE

INTERNATIONAL RADIOTELEGRAPHIC CONVENTION

REGULATIONS

GOVERNING RADIO OPERATORS AND THE USE
OF RADIO APPARATUS ON SHIPS

AND ON LAND

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ADDITIONAL COPIES

OF THIS PUBLICATION MAY BE PROCURED FROM
THE SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON, D. C.

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