You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to manufacture, supply, sell or modify a radiocommunications device that is a 121.5 MHz and 243.0 MHz emergency position indicating radio beacon.
This standard provides the minimum requirements for maritime emergency position indicating radio beacons (EPIRBs) including those designed for use as personal EPIRBS operating via carrier frequencies of 121.5 and 243.0 MHz and aviation portable emergency locater transmitters (ELTs) operating on 121.5 MHz. This standard does not apply to fitted emergency locating transmitters (ELTs) or 406 MHz beacons employing 121.5 or 243.0 MHz homing devices. The technical requirements of this standard are drawn from AS/NZS 4330:2006 121.5 and 243.0 MHz emergency position indicating radio beacons (EPIRBs) including personal EPIRBs.
Please note that if you are importing a radiocommunication device for the sole purpose of use at a significant event it may be exempt from this standard.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.