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New approaches to amateur radio qualification arrangements

Consultation closes: 02 July 2018

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New approaches to amateur radio qualification arrangements

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Executive summary

The ACMA is consulting on new approaches to the way that amateur radio operator qualifications are conferred.

The current arrangements have been in place since 2009 and are due to expire in February 2019. The ACMA is contemplating three possible approaches to how amateur radio qualifications are conferred in the future. The ACMA is also considering the establishment of a Syllabus Review Panel to ensure that the amateur syllabus remains fit for purpose.

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Opportunity to provide feedback
The ACMA welcomes comments from stakeholders on the new approaches to amateur radio qualification arrangements described in this paper.  Any other issues relevant to the way amateur radio operator qualifications could be conferred are also welcome, including other possible approaches not described in this paper.