Radiocommunications (VHF Radiotelephone Equipment - Maritime Mobile Service) Standard 2018 - Australian Government

Description

You must comply with this standard if you intend to manufacture, supply, sell or modify a radiotelephone transmitter or receiver that operates on one or more maritime mobile service very high frequency (VHF) band.

The purpose of this standard is to ensure radiocommunications equipment achieves a satisfactory level of performance prior to use. The technical requirements of this standard are drawn from:

  • AS / NZS ETSI EN 203 885:2018 Portable VHF Radiotelephone Equipment for the Martime Mobile Service Operating in the VHF Bands With Integrated Handheld Clas HDSC
  • AS / NZS ETSI EN 301 178:2018 Portable VHF Radiotelephone Equipment for the Maritime Mobile Service Operating in the VHF Bands (for Non-GMDSS Applications Only)
  • AS / NZS ETSI EN 301 025:2018 VHF Radiotelephone Equipment for General Communications and Associated Equipment for Class ???D??? Digital Selective Calling (DSC)

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.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Radiocommunications Act 1992 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Radiocommunications (VHF Radiotelephone Equipment - Maritime Mobile Service) Standard 2014 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Communications and the Arts

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Communications Infrastructure

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Licensing

Communications Infrastructure

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Department of Communications and the Arts

Mailing address: PO BOX 78
Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory 2616
Phone: 1300 850 115
Phone: 02 6219 5555
Fax: 02 6219 5353
Email: licensing@acma.gov.au