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Code of Federal Regulations Title 46. Shipping § 46.122.728 Testing and servicing of Emergency Position Indicating Radiobeacons (EPIRB)

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The master of the vessel shall ensure that:

(a) Each EPIRB, other than an EPIRB in an inflatable liferaft, must be tested monthly, using the integrated test circuit and output indicator, to determine that it is operative;

(b) The EPIRB's battery is replaced after it is used, or before the date required by FCC regulations in 47 CFR Part 80, whichever comes sooner;  and

(c) The EPIRB test required by paragraph (a) shall be logged or otherwise documented, as applicable.

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