Talkie-Tooters (Logging Radios)

"Talkie Tooter" Permits (Radio Signaling for the Logging Industry)

Q: Do I have to have a permit to operate a radio signaling system for the logging industry in the state of Washington?
A: Yes, everyone who uses a radio signaling system in the logging industry in the state of Washington must have a permit issued by the Department of Labor & Industries.

Q: How long does it take to get a permit?
A: Typically, it takes 1 business day.

Q:How do I get a Radio Signaling permit for the logging industry?
A: To request an application for a permit

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