Still used in the logging industry, these radio signaling devices require a permit for use in Washington state.
Who needs a permit?
Everyone who uses a radio signaling system in the logging industry in the state of Washington must have a permit issued by L&I.
How do I get a Radio Signaling permit?
To request an application for a permit:
- call 360-902-5563;
- email TalkieTooter@Lni.wa.gov, or
- fill out an Application for Permit to Operate Radio Signal System (for the logging industry) in Designated Area (F416-087-000).
How long does it take to get a permit?
Typically, it takes 1 business day.
What are the rules and requirements for these permits?
See "Safety Standards for Logging Operations: Radio Signaling Permits," WAC 296-54-604 through 607.
Where can I purchase or get service on a Talkie Tooter?
Rothenbuhler Engineering is the sole manufacturer of the Talkie Tooters. See their website for more information.