You will require this licence if you intend to operate maritime radiocommunications equipment using 27 MHz and VHF frequencies. Individual apparatus licences are required for:
- vessels carrying MF/HF marine radio equipment (ship station class B)
- trading vessels under Commonwealth survey (ship station class C)
- all coast stations.
There are several licence options available depending on your ship station class and whether you are operating on assigned or non-assigned frequencies.
All radiocommunications equipment covered by this licence must be under the control of a qualified operator at all times.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.