General Radiotelephone Operator License (PG)A General Radiotelephone Operator License (PG) is required to adjust, maintain, or internally repair FCC licensed radiotelephone transmitters in the aviation, maritime, and international fixed public radio services. It conveys all of the operating authority of the MP. It is also required to operate the following:
any compulsorily equipped ship radiotelephone station operating with more than 1500 watts of peak envelope power.
voluntarily equipped ship and aeronautical (including aircraft) stations with more than 1000 watts of peak envelope power.
Complete the CourseOur recommendation is to take the General Radiotelephone Operator License (PG) Course one FCC Element at a time. Start with FCC Element 1 and test when you are ready. Then focus on FCC Element 3 and test when you are ready.
Study the question pool.
Pass the Final Practice Quiz with a 90% or higher to unlock the Final Exam.
Create your FCC User Profile and get your FRN (FCC Registration Number)
Contact us to schedule your Final Exam via Web Conference.
During the Web Conference we:
Verify your identity
Administer the Final Exam
Email you an online form to fill out
Check the information provided for typos
Get your General Radiotelephone Operator License (PG) Official Copy
We submit your application to the FCC.
The FCC processes your application and sends you an email stating “The FCC Pay Fees System link below provides for electronic payment of required fees by credit card.”
Pay the FCC a $35 fee and they issue your license.
Download the official copy of your license from the FCC’s Website.
QualificationsTo qualify for a General Radiotelephone Operator License you must:
be a legal resident of (or otherwise eligible for employment in) the United States
be able to receive and transmit spoken messages in English
pass the FCC Elements 1 & 3 examination
Term of LicenseA General Radiotelephone Operator License is issued for the holder’s lifetime.
How this course is offered
You will be enrolled in an eight week course through the college. You will be presented with assignements to complete each week. At the end of the course, you should be prepared to sit for your FCC GROL license.
Please click the button below to register for the FCC course. This will direct you to the new CWA/NETT registration website.