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Accessing amateur radio services

From 25 February 2019, the Australian Maritime College (AMC), will progressively commence delivery of services related to amateur radio examinations, certificates of proficiency and related callsign management. Click here for details on the announcement.

Examination services and becoming an assessor

To arrange or enquire about an examination for a certificate of proficiency, please visit amc.edu.au/industry/amateur-radio or contact the AMC at amc.ar@utas.edu.au

The AMC is also best placed to advise on questions about the amateur syllabus, fees and becoming an assessor.

Certificate and licensing services

Certificate and licensing enquiries should be directed to the ACMA at licensing@acma.gov.au.

This includes enquiries about obtaining a:

  • certificate of proficiency in relation to an examination conducted by the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) prior to 2 February 2019
  • certificate of proficiency in relation to an examination conducted by the AMC
  • advanced, standard and foundation licences
  • amateur beacon and amateur repeater licences
  • licences related to amateur clubs and special events.

Call sign services

Requests and enquiries related to call signs should be referred to licensing@acma.gov.au.

Other enquiries

Other amateur enquiries can be referred to info@acma.gov.au.

Last updated: 05 March 2019