- FCC License Q&A
FCC License Q&A
Questions about FCC Licensing
If you are purchasing a two way radio that operates using GMRS frequencies and plan to use it within the United States, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requires that you register for a GMRS license.
Why do I need an FCC license?
In the United States, the FCC regulates the frequencies that are used by two way radios. They require anyone operating a device on the General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) obtain a license prior to use.
Is there a charge for a GMRS license?
Yes, but it will vary from customer to customer.
Do I have to purchase a license before I can buy a two way radio?
No, we do not require a license before we ship a two way radio. We do however require that this form be filled out and turned into us.
Radio Programming Release Form - PDF Version
Radio Programming Release Form - .doc Format