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Space receive licence

A space receive licence lets you operate 1 or more space stations that receive communications from earth stations

What a space receive licence is for

A space receive licence lets you operate 1 or more space stations that receive communications from earth stations via an uplink.

To communicate with an earth station via a downlink, you need a space licence.

If you already have a licence for the earth station, you may not need a space receive licence. 

The Radiocommunications (Interpretation) Determination 2015 defines space receive licences.

Licence conditions

When you have a space receive licence, you must follow the conditions of your licence.

These include:

These conditions help you communicate safely and without interference.

We will include information you should be aware of under the heading 'advisory notes'.

Fees

We charge fees for apparatus licences.

In some circumstances, you can apply for a licence fee exemption or concession.

Apply for a space receive licence

To apply for a space receive licence you should contact an accredited person.

They can:

  • assign you a frequency
  • give you a frequency assignment certificate
  • apply for your licence for you

Transfer a space receive licence

You can apply to:

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