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Technical details for amateur radio licences

Find information to assist with amateur apparatus licences.

Coordination of amateur licences

Licence type


Frequency band(s)

3.0 Amateur

3.1 Beacon

3.2 Repeater

Amateur bands



Band/Channel plan(s)

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

Licence information

Amateur apparatus licence

Licence conditions determinations

Spectrum embargoes

(current as of last update of this page)

Refer to RALI MS03 for embargoes.

Coordination criteria

(RALIs, advisory guidelines, etc.)

Inter-service coordination

AP alert


Frequency assignment practices


Business operating procedures

  1. CMA contact details for accredited persons
  2. Airservices Australia endorsement of frequency assignments to support applications for aeronautical or aircraft apparatus licences
  3. Procedure for submitting requests for exemptions from embargoes
  4. Radiocommunications site data requirements
  5. 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 RALI MS31 notification zones in Placemark (ordered by CSIRO observatory site or Frequency band) and Shapefile format.


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