You may be required to comply with this specification if you are the master or owner of a seagoing ship.
It is a criminal offence for a master or owner of a ship to allow the ship to begin a voyage unless the ship is equipped with radio equipment as required by the regulations. One of these requirements is that the radio equipment must be a single sideband installation which meets this specification.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.
Code of Practice
A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.
Specification RB 211B issued in 1973 by the Postmaster-General's Department of the Commonwealth - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.
Department of Transport
Western Australian Marine Act 1982 (Western Australia)
W.A. Marine (Radiotelephony) Regulations 1981 (Western Australia)
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