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Land mobile: ambulatory station or system (VHF high band)

Technical information about land mobile: ambulatory station or system (VHF high band).

Land mobile: ambulatory station or system (VHF high band)

Licence type


Frequency band(s)

12.0 Land mobile

12.1 Ambulatory station (Initial/Copy)

12.2 Ambulatory system

12.3 Land mobile system (>30 MHz)

VHF High-Band
(148 – 174 MHz)


Band/Channel plan(s)

VHF High Band Frequency Band Plan (148 – 174 MHz)

Licence information

Land mobile licence

Licence conditions determinations

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

Embargoes 32 and 41 apply.

For a current list of applicable embargoes, refer to RALI MS03.

Coordination criteria
(RALIs, advisory guidelines, etc.)

Intra-service coordination

Inter-service coordination

AP alert


Frequency assignment practices

Guideline 1

Area wide land mobile services used for voice communications or low duty cycle data applications

Guideline 3

Sited single frequency operation in two frequency land mobile segments

Guideline 5

Use of voting systems in the land mobile radio service

Business operating procedures

  1. ACMA contact details for accredited persons
  2. Application of the coverage data field on a spectrum access
  3. Procedure for submitting requests for exemptions from embargoes
  4. Radiocommunications site data requirements
  5. Submission of antenna radiation pattern envelope data to the ACMA
  6. BOP Correcting information in the ACMA’s Register of Radiocommunications Licences

Spatial data

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

Download spatial representations of geographic areas, defined in the VHF High Band Plan, in Placemark or Shapefile format.

Other information

Refer to RALI LM03 – Trunked land mobile services for additional information relating to the licensing of trunked land mobile services in the VHF High Band.

For information on the use of bi-directional amplifiers in the land mobile service refer to RALI LM06 - Management of bi-directional amplifiers in the land mobile service in the frequency range 29.7 MHz to 520 MHz.

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