15.0 Maritime ship | ACMA

15.0 Maritime ship

Licence type


Frequency band(s)

15.0 Maritime ship

15.1 Ship station class B assigned

15.2 Ship station Class B non-assigned

15.3 Ship station Class C assigned

15.4 Ship station Class C non-assigned

Maritime Bands

Band/Channel plan(s)

Refer to the Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan for designated maritime bands.


For frequencies, channelling arrangements and other provisions relating to maritime ship operation in the MF, HF and VHF maritime mobile bands refer to Appendix 15, 17, 18 and 25 of the ITU Radio Regulations.

Information paper(s)

Maritime Ship

Refer also to the Maritime Ship Station class licence information paper

Licence conditions determinations

Spectrum embargoes
(current as of last update of this page)

Refer to RALI MS03 for any applicable embargoes.

Coordination criteria
(RALIs, Advisory Guidelines etc)

Intra-service coordination


Inter-service coordination


AP alert

Frequency assignment practices

Business operating procedures

  1. ACMA contact details for accredited persons
  2. Procedure for submitting requests for exemptions from embargoes
  3. BOP Correcting information in the ACMA’s Register of Radiocommunications Licences

Spatial data

Download embargo areas, in Placemark (Google Earth) and Shapefile format, from the spectrum embargoes web page.

Other information

Refer to the Maritime Ship Licence Determination for conditions of operation associated with each licence option.


Last updated: 10 August 2015