Friends of Amateur Rocketry, Inc.
Serving the Amateur Rocketry  Community

Encouraging Amateur Rocketry to Educate the Public

Licenses

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA):
    Class 2 rockets, up to 9,208 pound-seconds total impulse, wavier     
    to 50,000 feet MSL Saturday and Sunday,
    18,000 feet MSL Monday through Friday, Sunrise to Sunset.
    Class 3 rockets, above 9,208 pound-seconds total impulse, wavier
    to 22,000 feet AGL Saturday and Sunday,
    18,000 feet MSL Monday through Friday, Sunrise to Sunset.
    AGL: Above Ground Level
    MSL: Mean Sea Level
    
Bureau of Land Management (BLM):
    Use Permit to launch and land rockets on Koehn Dry Lake.
    Right-Of-Way to access our property.

Kern County Fire Department (KCFD):
    Explosives Magazine Permit
    Rocket Launch Permit

Kern County Health Servicess Department
    Environmental Health Permit

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (BATFE):
    Explosive Manufacturing Permit

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
    Gneral Mobil Radio Service

California State Fire Marshal (CSFM): 

    Pyrotechnic Operators Licenses

    Class 3 -- Launch and Test Fire Commercially Manufactured
    High-Powered Solid and Hybrid Rocket Motors.

    Class 2 -- Launch and Test Fire Commercially Manufactured High-
    Powered Solid and Hybrid Rocket Motors; and Manufacture, Launch, and
    Test Fire Experimental Solid Rocket Motors.

    Class 1 -- Launch and Test Fire Commercially Manufactured High-
    Powered Solid and Hybrid Rocket Motors; Manufacture, Launch,     
    and Test Fire Experimental Solid Rocket Motors; and Manufacture,
    Launch, and Test Fire Experimental Motors of all types (Solid, Hybrid,
    Monopropellant, and Bipropellant Rocket Motors).