648.12  RECEIVING POLICE SIGNALS OR MESSAGES.
   (a)   No person shall install any motor vehicle or business establishment, except emergency vehicles as defined in subsection (b) hereof or places established by Municipal, County, State or Federal authority for governmental purposes, any frequency modulation radio receiving equipment so adjusted or tuned as to receive messages or signals on frequencies assigned by the Federal Communications Commission to police or law enforcement officers of any city or county of the State, or to the State or any of its agencies.  However, nothing contained herein shall be construed to affect any radio station licensed by the Federal Communications Commission.
   (b)   As used in this section "emergency vehicle" means:
      (1)   Any motor vehicle used by any law enforcement officer or an employee of any city or county of the State, the Federal Bureau of Investigation or the Armed Forces of the United States, while on official business;
      (2)   Any fire department vehicle of any city or county of the State, or any vehicle of the State Fire Marshal Division of the State Department of Commerce;
      (3)   Any motor vehicle designated as an emergency vehicle by the Director of Public Safety when such vehicle is to be assigned the use of frequencies assigned to the State;
      (4)   Any motor vehicle designated as an emergency vehicle by the sheriff of any county in the State when such vehicle is to be assigned the use of frequencies assigned to such county;
      (5)   Any motor vehicle designated as an emergency vehicle by the Chief of Police of any city in the State when such vehicle is to be assigned the use of frequencies assigned to such city.
   (c)   This section shall not apply to a holder of a valid amateur radio operator or station license issued by the Federal Communications Commission.
(Ord. 63-32.  Passed 6-4-62.)
   (d)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree and shall be subject to the penalty provided in Section 698.02.