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Determinations/Communications as amended, taking into account amendments up to Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Ship Licence) Amendment Determination 2008 (No. 1)
Administered by: Communications
Registered 13 Jan 2009
Start Date 07 Jan 2009
End Date 13 Mar 2015
Date of repeal 13 Mar 2015
Repealed by Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Ship Licence) Determination 2015
Table of contents.

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Ship Licence) Determination 2002

as amended

made under paragraph 107 (1) (f) of the

This compilation was prepared on 7 January 2009
taking into account amendments up to
Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Ship Licence) Amendment Determination 2008 (No. 1)

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing,
Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra


Contents

Part 1                    Preliminary                                                                                     

                      1.1     Name of Determination [see Note 1]                                                      5

                      1.2     Commencement [see Note 1]                                                               5

                      1.3     Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Ship Licence) Determination No 1 of 1997 — repeal                                                                                                 5

                      1.4     Definitions                                                                                           5

                      1.5     Structure of Determination                                                                    7

Part 2                    Conditions that apply to the operation of stations              

                      2.1     Application of Part 2                                                                            9

                      2.2     Technical requirements                                                                        9

                      2.3     Location of station                                                                             10

                      2.4     Qualified operator                                                                               10

                      2.5     Operation outside Australia                                                                 11

                      2.6     Call signs                                                                                          12

                      2.7     Maritime ship stations and AIS frequencies                                          12

Part 3                    Additional conditions for the operation of ship stations Class A  

                      3.1     Application of Part 3                                                                           13

                      3.2     Operating requirements                                                                      13

Part 4                    Additional conditions for the operation of ship stations Class B non assigned                                                                                         

                      4.1     Application of Part 4                                                                           14

                      4.2     Permitted communications                                                                 14

                      4.3     Distress, urgency, safety and calling — MF and HF communications     14

                      4.4     Distress, urgency, safety and calling — VHF and UHF communications 15

                      4.5     Public correspondence by radiotelephony                                            15

                      4.6     Public correspondence by radiotelegraphy using TOR and NBDP           15

                      4.7     Commercial operations                                                                       16

                      4.8     Non-commercial operations                                                                16

                      4.9     Port operations                                                                                  16

                    4.10     Professional fishing operations                                                            16

                    4.11     Radiodetermination                                                                            17

                    4.12     On-board radiotelephony                                                                     17

                    4.13     Automatic Identification System (AIS) — ship station Class B non assigned   17

Part 5                    Additional conditions for the operation of ship stations Class C assigned  

                      5.1     Application of Part 5                                                                           18

                      5.2     Maintaining watch                                                                              18

                      5.3     Response to distress, urgency and safety messages and record keeping 18

Part 6                    Additional conditions for operation of ship stations Class C non assigned

                      6.1     Application of Part 6                                                                           19

                      6.2     Permitted communications                                                                 19

                      6.3     Commercial operations by radiotelegraphy using morse                        19

                      6.4     Non-commercial operations                                                                20

                      6.5     Distress, urgency, safety and calling — MF and HF communications     20

                      6.6     Distress, urgency, safety and calling — VHF and UHF communications 20

                      6.7     Public correspondence by radiotelephony                                            21

                      6.8     Public correspondence by radiotelegraphy using TOR and NBDP           21

                      6.9     Port operations                                                                                  21

                    6.10     Professional fishing operations                                                            21

                    6.11     Radiodetermination                                                                            22

                    6.12     On-board radiotelephony                                                                     22

                  6.12A     Automatic Identification System (AIS) — ship station Class C non assigned   22

                    6.13     Maintaining watch                                                                              22

                    6.14     Response to distress, urgency and safety messages and record keeping 22

Schedule 1             Specification documents                                                                 24

Part 1                      MF and HF international maritime mobile service equipment                  24

Part 2                      Equipment for 27 MHz maritime frequencies used in the inshore boating radio service         25

Part 3                      VHF international maritime mobile service equipment                            25

Part 4                      Lifeboats                                                                                           26

Part 5                      Ship earth installations                                                                       26

Part 6                      Main ship MF radiotelegraph transmitter                                              26

Part 7                      Reserve ship MF radiotelegraph transmitter                                          27

Part 8                      Main ship radiotelegraph and radiotelephone receiver                            27

Part 9                      Reserve ship radiotelegraph and radiotelephone receiver                        27

Part 10                    Automatic keying device                                                                     27

Part 11                    Ship radiotelegraph auto-alarm                                                            28

Part 12                    Radiotelephone alarm signal generating device                                     28

Part 13                    Ship radiotelephone distress frequency watch receiver                          28

Part 14                    UHF on-board communication equipment                                             28

Schedule 2             Operating Requirements For Stations Operating On 27 MHz Maritime Frequencies  30

Schedule 3             Operating requirements for maritime ship stations Class B non assigned and Class C non assigned                                                                                          32

Part 1                      MF and HF communications for distress, urgency, safety and calling     32

Part 2                      VHF and UHF communications for distress, urgency, safety and calling 37

Part 3                      Public correspondence by radiotelephony                                            40

Part 4                      Public correspondence by radiotelegraphy for NBDP and TOR facilities  48

Part 5                      Commercial operations                                                                       50

Part 6                      Non-commercial operations                                                                53

Part 7                      Port operations                                                                                  57

Part 8                      Professional fishing operations                                                            59

Part 9                      Radiodetermination                                                                            60

Part 10                    On board radiotelephony                                                                     60

Part 11                    Automatic Identification System                                                          60

Schedule 4             Ship station Class C stations: requirements for maintaining watch 61

Schedule 5             Ship station Class C non assigned: operating requirements           63

Part 1                      Commercial operations                                                                       63

Part 2                      Non-commercial operations                                                                67

Notes                                                                                                                                      68

 


Part 1                 Preliminary

  

1.1           Name of Determination [see Note 1]

                This Determination is the Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Ship Licence) Determination 2002.

1.2           Commencement [see Note 1]

                This Determination commences on gazettal.

1.3           Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Ship Licence) Determination No 1 of 1997 — repeal

                Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Ship Licence) Determination No 1 of 1997, notified in the Gazette on 9 July 1997, is repealed.

1.4           Definitions

         (1)   In this Determination:

AMSA means the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.

calling means operating a maritime ship station to establish contact with another station.

commercial operations means the activities of commercial vessels (other than professional fishing and port operations).

distress, in relation to a transmission, means that a ship, aircraft or person is threatened by grave and imminent danger and requires immediate assistance.

DSC (also known as digital selective calling) means a digital system of communications used for the following purposes:

                (a)    transmitting distress alerts from ships;

               (b)    transmitting acknowledgments of distress alerts from shore stations;

                (c)    relaying distress alerts;

               (d)    transmitting alerts prior to the broadcast of urgency and safety messages.

Note   The transmission of a distress alert indicates that a ship is threatened by grave and imminent danger, and is requesting immediate assistance. A distress alert is a digital selective call, using a distress call format, that provides the identification of the station in distress and its position.

Inmarsat means International Maritime Satellite Organisation.

inshore boating radio service means a maritime mobile service between a limited coast station and a maritime ship station operating in inshore waters or inland waterways.

LCMRS means limited coast marine rescue station.

LCS means any of the following stations:

                (a)    a maritime coast station operating as part of a limited coast assigned system;

               (b)    a limited coast non assigned station;

                (c)    a limited coast marine rescue station.

licence means:

                (a)    a maritime ship licence (ship station Class A); or

               (b)    a maritime ship licence (ship station Class B assigned); or

                (c)    a maritime ship licence (ship station Class B non assigned); or

               (d)    a maritime ship licence (ship station Class C assigned); or

                (e)    a maritime ship licence (ship station Class C non assigned).

licensee means the holder of a licence, and includes any person authorised by the licensee to operate a station under the licence.

maritime ship licence (ship station Class A) means a maritime ship licence authorising the holder to operate a ship station Class A.

maritime ship licence (ship station Class B assigned) means a maritime ship licence authorising the holder to operate a ship station Class B assigned.

maritime ship licence (ship station Class B non assigned) means a maritime ship licence authorising the holder to operate a ship station Class B non assigned.

maritime ship licence (ship station Class C assigned) means a maritime ship licence authorising the holder to operate a ship station Class C assigned.

maritime ship licence (ship station Class C non assigned) means a maritime ship licence authorising the holder to operate a ship station Class C non assigned.

MCS means major coast station.

NBDP means narrow-band direct-printing.

non-commercial operations means maritime operations other than:

                (a)    commercial operations; and

               (b)    port operations; and

                (c)    professional fishing operations.

port operations means activities relating to the operational handling, movement and navigation of ships in, or near, a port.

professional fishing operations, in relation to a station operated under a licence, means the licensee’s professional fishing activities.

radiodetermination communications means communications:

                (a)    for determining 1 or more of the following:

                          (i)    the position of an object;

                         (ii)    the velocity of the object;

                         (iii)    other characteristics of the object; or

               (b)    for obtaining information allowing a person to determine any of the matters.

relevant document, for a maritime ship station, means the document:

                (a)    that was published most recently before the station was manufactured or imported; and

               (b)    as in force when the station was manufactured or imported.

safety, in relation to a transmission, means the safety of navigation or providing an important meteorological warning.

SAR means search and rescue.

TOR means telex-on-radio.

urgency means that urgent attention to the safety of a ship, aircraft or person is required.

working means operating a maritime ship station to exchange messages with another station.

Note 1   For the definition of Automatic Identification System (AIS), see the Radiocommunications (Interpretation) Determination 2000.

Note 2   For definitions of other expressions used in this Determination, see the Radiocommunications Act 1992, the Radiocommunications Regulations 1993 and the Radiocommunications (Interpretation) Determination 2000.

         (2)   For this Determination, a frequency band described using 2 frequencies starts immediately above the lower frequency and ends at the higher frequency.

1.5           Structure of Determination

         (1)   Part 2 of this Determination sets out conditions that apply to the operation, under a licence, of:

                (a)    a maritime ship licence (ship station Class A); or

               (b)    a maritime ship licence (ship station Class B assigned); or

                (c)    a maritime ship licence (ship station Class B non assigned); or

               (d)    a maritime ship licence (ship station Class C assigned); or

                (e)    a maritime ship licence (ship station Class C non assigned).

         (2)   Part 3 of this Determination sets out additional conditions that apply to the operation, under a licence, of a maritime ship licence (ship station Class A).

         (3)   Part 4 of this Determination sets out additional conditions that apply to the operation, under a licence, of a maritime ship licence (ship station Class B non assigned).

         (4)   Part 5 of this Determination sets out additional conditions that apply to the operation, under a licence, of a maritime ship licence (ship station Class C assigned).

         (5)   Part 6 of this Determination sets out additional conditions that apply to the operation, under a licence, of a maritime ship licence (ship station Class C non assigned).

         (6)   However, if a condition in this Determination is inconsistent with a condition specified in the licence, the condition specified in the licence applies.


 

Part 2                 Conditions that apply to the operation of stations

  

2.1           Application of Part 2

         (1)   For paragraph 107 (1) (f) of the Act, the operation, under a licence, of any of the following stations is subject to the conditions in this Part:

                (a)    a maritime ship licence (ship station Class A);

               (b)    a maritime ship licence (ship station Class B assigned);

                (c)    a maritime ship licence (ship station Class B non assigned);

               (d)    a maritime ship licence (ship station Class C assigned);

                (e)    a maritime ship licence (ship station Class C non assigned).

         (2)   The conditions in this Part are additional to the conditions in other Parts of this Determination.

2.2           Technical requirements

         (1)   If a maritime ship station includes MF or HF international maritime mobile service equipment, the station must comply with the requirements of the relevant document in Part 1 of Schedule 1.

         (2)   If a maritime ship station includes 27 MHz inshore boating radio service equipment, the station must comply with the requirements of the relevant document in Part 2 of Schedule 1.

         (3)   If a maritime ship station includes VHF international maritime mobile service equipment, the station must comply with the requirements of the relevant document in Part 3 of Schedule 1.

         (4)   If a maritime ship station includes equipment designed to be operated on a lifeboat, the station must comply with the requirements of the relevant document in Part 4 of Schedule 1.

         (5)   If a maritime ship station includes equipment designed to be operated on a ship earth installation, the station must comply with the requirements of the relevant document in Part 5 of Schedule 1.

         (6)   If a maritime ship station includes a main ship MF radiotelegraph transmitter, the station must comply with the requirements of the relevant document in Part 6 of Schedule 1.

         (7)   If a maritime ship station includes a reserve ship MF radiotelegraph transmitter, the station must comply with the requirements of the relevant document in Part 7 of Schedule 1.

         (8)   If a maritime ship station includes a main ship radiotelegraph and radiotelephone receiver, the station must comply with the requirements of the relevant document in Part 8 of Schedule 1.

         (9)   If a maritime ship station includes a reserve ship radiotelegraph and radiotelephone receiver, the station must comply with the requirements of the relevant document in Part 9 of Schedule 1.

       (10)   If a maritime ship station includes an automatic keying device on a ship, the station must comply with the requirements of the relevant document in Part 10 of Schedule 1.

       (11)   If a maritime ship station includes a ship radiotelegraph auto-alarm, the station must comply with the requirements of the relevant document in Part 11 of Schedule 1.

       (12)   If a maritime ship station includes a ship radiotelephone alarm signal generating device, the station must comply with the requirements of the relevant document in Part 12 of Schedule 1.

       (13)   If a maritime ship station includes a ship radiotelephone distress frequency watch receiver, the station must comply with the requirements of the relevant document in Part 13 of Schedule 1.

       (14)   If a maritime ship station includes UHF on-board communication equipment, the station must comply with the requirements of the relevant document in Part 14 of Schedule 1.

       (15)   If a maritime ship station includes Automatic Identification System (AIS) equipment, the station must comply with the requirements of the relevant document in Part 15 of Schedule 1.

2.3           Location of station

                A maritime ship station must not be operated on land.

2.4           Qualified operator

         (1)   A person who operates a maritime ship station (except a ship station Class A) must be, or must be under the supervision of:

                (a)    a qualified operator; or

               (b)    the holder of an Australian Maritime Authority Global Maritime Distress and Safety Certificate issued under the Part 6 (Marine Qualifications — Radio) of the Marine Orders made under the Navigation Act 1912; or

                (c)    a person holding qualifications recognised by AMSA as equivalent qualifications for the station

         (2)   A person who operates a maritime ship station (except a ship station Class A) on an MF or HF maritime frequency band must be, or must be under the supervision of:

                (a)    a qualified operator who holds at least 1 of the following certificates:

                          (i)    a Restricted Radiotelephone Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency (RROCP);

                         (ii)    a Marine Radio Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency (MROCP); or

               (b)    the holder of an Australian Maritime Safety Authority Global Maritime Distress and Safety Certificate issued under Part 6 (Marine Qualifications — Radio) of the Marine Orders made under the Navigation Act 1912; or

                (c)    a person holding qualifications recognised by AMSA as equivalent qualifications for the station.

         (3)   A person who operates a maritime ship station (except a ship station Class A) on a VHF maritime frequency band must be, or must be under the supervision of:

                (a)    a qualified operator who holds at least 1 of the following certificates:

                          (i)    a Restricted Radiotelephone Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency (RROCP);

                         (ii)    a Marine Radio Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency (MROCP);

                         (iii)    a Marine Radio Operator’s VHF Certificate of Proficiency (MROVCP); or

               (b)    the holder of an Australian Maritime Safety Authority Global Maritime Distress and Safety Certificate issued under Part 6 (Marine Qualifications — Radio) of the Marine Orders made under the Navigation Act 1912; or

                (c)    a person holding qualifications recognised by AMSA as equivalent qualifications for the station.

         (4)   For this section, a station is operated under the supervision of a person if the person is at the station when it is operated.

Note   A person who operates a limited coast assigned system station exclusively on the 27 MHz marine band is not required to be, or be under the supervision of:

·      a qualified operator; or

·      a person holding particular operator qualifications.

However, in the interests of safety, the ACA recommends strongly that the person obtains at least the Marine Radio Operators VHF Operators Certificate of Proficiency (MROVCP).

2.5           Operation outside Australia

         (1)   The licensee of a maritime ship station operating outside the territorial sea of Australia must operate the station in accordance with:

                (a)    the Radio Regulations; and

               (b)    if the station is in the territorial sea of another country — the radiocommunications requirements of the country.

         (2)   If a maritime ship station is to be operated outside Australia on a frequency specified in the Manual for use by the Maritime Mobile and Maritime Mobile-Satellite Services, published by the International Telecommunication Union and as in force from time to time, the licensee must only operate the station to communicate with one of the following stations:

                (a)    a coast station operated in another country;

               (b)    a coast earth station operated in another country;

                (c)    a ship earth station;

               (d)    a ship station.

2.6           Call signs

                At the start of each transmission or series of transmissions, the licensee of a maritime ship must transmit:

                (a)    the call sign allocated by the ACA; or

               (b)    another form of identity that clearly identifies the station; or

                (c)    for a station using DSC facilities — the maritime mobile service identity.

2.7           Maritime ship stations and AIS frequencies

                A person must operate a maritime ship station on the following frequencies only in accordance with Part 11 of Schedule 3.

                (a)    161.975 MHz;

               (b)    162.025 MHz.

 


 

Part 3                 Additional conditions for the operation of ship stations Class A

  

3.1           Application of Part 3

         (1)   For paragraph 107 (1) (f) of the Act, the operation, under a licence, of a ship station Class A is subject to the conditions in this Part.

         (2)   The conditions in this Part are additional to the conditions in Part 2.

3.2           Operating requirements

                A licensee must not operate a ship station Class A unless it is operated:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Schedule 2; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not more than the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a station mentioned in column 4 of the item; and

               (d)    to send or receive a communication as part of an activity mentioned in column 5 of the item; and

                (e)    for the purpose mentioned in column 6 of the item; and

                (f)    in accordance with the limitations (if any) mentioned in italics in column 6 of the item.


 

Part 4                 Additional conditions for the operation of ship stations Class B non assigned

  

4.1           Application of Part 4

         (1)   For paragraph 107 (1) (f) of the Act, the operation, under a licence, of a ship station Class B non assigned is subject to the conditions in this Part.

         (2)   The conditions in this Part are additional to the conditions in Part 2.

4.2           Permitted communications

                A licensee must operate a ship station Class B non assigned only:

                (a)    for any of the following operations or activities:

                          (i)    distress, urgency, safety and calling;

                         (ii)    public correspondence;

                         (iii)    commercial operations;

                        (iv)    non-commercial operations;

                         (v)    port operations;

                        (vi)    professional fishing operations;

                        (vii)    radiodetermination;

                       (viii)    on-board radiotelephony; and

               (b)    in accordance with the limitations in this Part about the operation or activity.

4.3           Distress, urgency, safety and calling — MF and HF communications

         (1)   If a licensee operates a ship station Class B non assigned on an MF or HF maritime frequency band for distress, urgency, safety and calling, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item (other than item 101 or 102) in Part 1 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not more than the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a station mentioned in column 5 of the item; and

               (d)    with a facility mentioned in column 6 of the item; and

                (e)    for a purpose mentioned in column 7 of the item; and

                (f)    in accordance with the limitations (if any) mentioned in italics in column 7 of the item.

         (2)   If a limitation mentioned in Part 1 of Schedule 3 states that this subsection applies, the carrier frequency must not be used as a calling frequency after 31 December 2003.

Note   The carrier frequencies 12359 kHz and 16537 kHz may be used as calling frequencies before or after 31 December 2003, instead of a frequency to which subsection (2) relates.

4.4           Distress, urgency, safety and calling — VHF and UHF communications

                If a licensee operates a ship station Class B non assigned on a VHF or UHF maritime frequency band for distress, urgency, safety and calling, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 2 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not more than the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a station mentioned in column 4 of the item; and

               (d)    with a facility mentioned in column 5 of the item; and

                (e)    for a purpose mentioned in column 6 of the item; and

                (f)    in accordance with the limitations (if any) mentioned in italics in column 6 of the item.

4.5           Public correspondence by radiotelephony

                Subject to section 4.6, if a licensee operates a ship station Class B non assigned for radiotelephony to transmit public correspondence, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 3 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 4 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a station mentioned in column 5 of the item; and

               (d)    with a facility mentioned in column 6 of the item; and

                (e)    in accordance with the requirements (if any) mentioned in italics in column 6 of the item.

4.6           Public correspondence by radiotelegraphy using TOR and NBDP

                If a licensee operates a ship station Class B non assigned to transmit public correspondence in circumstances to which section 4.5 does not apply, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 4 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a major coast station for the purpose of NBDP or TOR.

4.7           Commercial operations

                If a licensee operates a ship station Class B non assigned for radiotelephony for commercial operations, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 5 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a station mentioned in column 4 of the item; and

               (d)    for a purpose mentioned in column 5 of the item; and

                (e)    in accordance with the limitations (if any) mentioned in italics in column 5 of the item.

4.8           Non-commercial operations

                If a licensee operates a ship station Class B non assigned for radiotelephony for non-commercial operations, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 6 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a station mentioned in column 4 of the item; and

               (d)    for a purpose mentioned in column 5 of the item; and

                (e)    in accordance with the requirements (if any) mentioned in italics in column 5 of the item.

4.9           Port operations

                If a licensee operates a ship station Class B non assigned for radiotelephony for port operations, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 7 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a station mentioned in column 4 of the item; and

               (d)    for a purpose mentioned in column 5 of the item.

4.10        Professional fishing operations

                If a licensee operates a ship station Class B non assigned for radiotelephony for professional fishing operations, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 8 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a station mentioned in column 5 of the item; and

               (d)    for a purpose mentioned in column 6 of the item.

4.11        Radiodetermination

                If a licensee operates a ship station Class B non assigned to transmit radiodetermination, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency in a frequency band mentioned in column 2 of an item (other than item 901) in Part 9 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    for a purpose mentioned in column 4 of the item.

4.12        On-board radiotelephony

                If the licensee operates a ship station Class B non assigned for on-board radiotelephony, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 10 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    for a purpose mentioned in column 4 of the item.

4.13        Automatic Identification System (AIS) — ship station Class B non assigned

                If the licensee operates a ship station Class B non assigned for Automatic Identification System (AIS) purposes, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 11 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    for a purpose mentioned in column 4 of the item.


 

Part 5                 Additional conditions for the operation of ship stations Class C assigned

  

5.1           Application of Part 5

         (1)   For paragraph 107 (1) (f) of the Act, the operation, under a licence, of a ship station Class C assigned is subject to the conditions in this Part.

         (2)   The conditions in this Part are additional to the conditions in Part 2.

5.2           Maintaining watch

                If a licensee operates a ship station Class C assigned on a type of ship mentioned in column 2 of an item in Schedule 4, the licensee must operate the station to maintain a listening watch in accordance with the requirements in columns 3 and 4 of the item.

5.3           Response to distress, urgency and safety messages and record keeping

         (1)   This section applies if a ship station Class C assigned:

                (a)    receives a distress, urgency or safety message from another station; and

               (b)    does not immediately receive an indication that the message has been acknowledged.

         (2)   The licensee of the station must ensure, by the quickest and most effective means available, that:

                (a)    an acknowledgment of the message is directed to the other station; and

               (b)    the message is forwarded to:

                          (i)    the station or authority named in the message; or

                         (ii)    if the message does not name a station or authority — an appropriate station or authority.

         (3)   The licensee must keep, for at least 2 years, a record of the following information relating to a message mentioned in subsection (1):

                (a)    the date and time of reception of the message;

               (b)    the identity of the other station;

                (c)    the frequency on which the message was received;

               (d)    the information in the message;

                (e)    the action taken by the licensee to comply with subsection (2).


 

Part 6                 Additional conditions for operation of ship stations Class C non assigned

  

6.1           Application of Part 6

         (1)   For paragraph 107 (1) (f) of the Act, the operation, under a licence, of a ship station Class C non assigned is subject to the conditions in this Part.

         (2)   The conditions in this Part are additional to the conditions in Part 2.

6.2           Permitted communications

                A licensee must operate a ship station Class C non assigned only:

                (a)    for any of the following operations or activities:

                          (i)    commercial operations by radiotelegraphy using morse;

                         (ii)    non-commercial operations;

                         (iii)    distress, urgency, safety and calling;

                        (iv)    public correspondence;

                         (v)    port operations;

                        (vi)    professional fishing operations;

                        (vii)    radiodetermination communications;

                       (viii)    on-board radiotelephony; and

               (b)    in accordance with the limitations in this Part about the operation or activity.

6.3           Commercial operations by radiotelegraphy using morse

                If a licensee operates a ship station Class C non assigned for radiotelephony using morse for commercial operations, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 1 of Schedule 5; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a station mentioned in column 4 of the item; and

               (d)    for a purpose mentioned in column 5 of the item; and

                (e)    in accordance with the limitations (if any) mentioned in italics in column 5 of the item.

6.4           Non-commercial operations

                If a licensee operates a ship station Class C non assigned for radiotelephony for non-commercial operations, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 2 of Schedule 5; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a station mentioned in column 4 of the item; and

               (d)    for a purpose mentioned in column 5 of the item.

6.5           Distress, urgency, safety and calling — MF and HF communications

         (1)   If a licensee operates a ship station Class C non assigned on an MF or HF maritime frequency band for distress, urgency, safety and calling, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 1 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not more than the power mentioned in column 4 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a station mentioned in column 5 of the item; and

               (d)    with a facility mentioned in column 6 of the item; and

                (e)    for a purpose mentioned in column 7 of the item; and

                (f)    in accordance with the limitations (if any) mentioned in italics in column 7 of the item.

         (2)   If a limitation mentioned in Part 1 of Schedule 3 states that this subsection applies, the carrier frequency must not be used as a calling frequency after 31 December 2003.

Note   The carrier frequencies 12359 kHz and 16537 kHz may be used as calling frequencies before or after 31 December 2003, instead of a frequency to which subsection (2) relates.

6.6           Distress, urgency, safety and calling — VHF and UHF communications

                If a licensee operates a ship station Class C non assigned on a VHF or UHF maritime frequency band for distress, urgency, safety and calling, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 2 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not more than the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a station mentioned in column 4 of the item; and

               (d)    with a facility mentioned in column 5 of the item; and

                (e)    for a purpose mentioned in column 6 of the item; and

                (f)    in accordance with the limitations (if any) mentioned in italics in column 6 of the item.

6.7           Public correspondence by radiotelephony

                Subject to section 6.8, if a licensee operates a ship station Class C non assigned for radiotelephony to transmit public correspondence, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 3 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 4 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a station mentioned in column 5 of the item; and

               (d)    with a facility mentioned in column 6 of the item; and

                (e)    in accordance with the requirements (if any) mentioned in italics in column 6 of the item.

6.8           Public correspondence by radiotelegraphy using TOR and NBDP

                If a licensee operates a ship station Class C non assigned to transmit public correspondence in circumstances to which section 6.7 does not apply, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 4 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a major coast station for the purpose of NBDP or TOR.

6.9           Port operations

                If a licensee operates a ship station Class C non assigned for radiotelephony for port operations, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 7 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a station mentioned in column 4 of the item; and

               (d)    for a purpose mentioned in column 5 of the item.

6.10        Professional fishing operations

                If a licensee operates a ship station Class C non assigned for radiotelephony for professional fishing operations, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 8 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 4 of the item; and

                (c)    to communicate with a station mentioned in column 5 of the item; and

               (d)    for a purpose mentioned in column 6 of the item.

6.11        Radiodetermination

                If a licensee operates a ship station Class C non assigned to transmit radiodetermination communications, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency in a frequency band mentioned in column 2 of an item (other than item 901) in Part 9 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 4 of the item; and

                (c)    for a purpose mentioned in column 4 of the item.

6.12        On-board radiotelephony

                If the licensee operates a ship station Class C non assigned for on-board radiotelephony, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 10 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 4 of the item; and

                (c)    for a purpose mentioned in column 4 of the item.

6.12A      Automatic Identification System (AIS) — ship station Class C non assigned

                If the licensee operates a ship station Class C non assigned for Automatic Identification System (AIS) purposes, the licensee must operate the station:

                (a)    on a frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in Part 11 of Schedule 3; and

               (b)    using a transmitter output power not exceeding the power mentioned in column 3 of the item; and

                (c)    for a purpose mentioned in column 4 of the item.

6.13        Maintaining watch

                If a licensee operates a ship station Class C non assigned on a type of ship mentioned in column 2 of an item in Schedule 4, the licensee must operate the station to maintain a listening watch in accordance with the requirements in columns 3 and 4 of the item.

6.14        Response to distress, urgency and safety messages and record keeping

         (1)   This section applies if a ship station Class C non assigned:

                (a)    receives a distress, urgency or safety message from another station; and

               (b)    does not immediately receive an indication that the message has been acknowledged.

         (2)   The licensee of the station must ensure, by the quickest and most effective means available, that:

                (a)    an acknowledgment of the message is directed to the other station; and

               (b)    the message is forwarded to:

                          (i)    the station or authority named in the message; or

                         (ii)    if the message does not name a station or authority — an appropriate station or authority.

         (3)   The licensee must keep a record of the following information relating to a message mentioned in subsection (1):

                (a)    the date and time of reception of the message;

               (b)    the identity of the other station;

                (c)    the frequency on which the message was received;

               (d)    the information in the message;

                (e)    the action taken by the licensee to comply with subsection (2).


Schedule 1        Specification documents

(section 2.2)

Part 1          MF and HF international maritime mobile service equipment

 

Item

Document

101

Specification for Simplex M.F. and H.F. Single Sideband Suppressed Carrier and Compatible Double Sideband Radiotelephony Equipment for use in the International Maritime Mobile Radiotelephone Service (also known as ‘RB 211B’), published by the Postmaster-General’s Department in January 1974

102

Specification for Single Frequency Simplex M.F. and H.F. Single Sideband Suppressed Carrier and Single Sideband Full Carrier Radiotelephony Equipment employed in Voluntarily Fitted Small Ships Radiotelephone Services (also known as ‘RB 211C’), published by the Postmaster-General’s Department in January 1974

103

Specification for Two Frequency Simplex and Duplex M.F. and H.F. Single Sideband Radiotelephony Equipment for use in the Ship/Shore Radiotelephone Subscribers Service (also known as ‘RB 211D’), published by the Postmaster‑General’s Department in January 1974

104

Performance Specification for Single Sideband Radiotelephone Transmitters and Receivers for the MF and HF Bands for use in Merchant Ships (also known as ‘MPT 1224’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in July 1980

105

Equipment Compliance Requirements for Single Frequency Simplex MF and HF Single Sideband Suppressed Carrier and Compatible Double Sideband Radiotelephony Equipment for use in the International Maritime Mobile Radiotelephone Service (also known as ‘ECR 211B’), published by the Department of Transport and Communications in October 1992

106

Equipment Compliance Requirements for Single Frequency Simplex M.F. and H.F. Single Sideband Suppressed Carrier and Single Sideband Full Carrier Radiotelephony Equipment employed in Voluntarily Fitted Small Ships Radiotelephone Services (also known as ‘ECR 211C’), published by the Department of Transport and Communications in December 1992

107

Equipment Compliance Requirements for Two Frequency Simplex and Duplex M.F. and H.F. Single Sideband Radiotelephony Equipment for use in the Ship/Shore Radiotelephone Subscribers Service (also known as ‘ECR 211D’), published by the Department of Transport and Communications in January 1993

Part 2          Equipment for 27 MHz maritime frequencies used in the inshore boating radio service

 

Item

Document

201

Minimum Technical Requirements of Radio Equipment (Type A3 Emission) Accepted for Licensing Purposes in Connection with Medium and High Frequency Radiotelephone Services (also know as ‘RB 242’), published by the Postal and Telecommunications Department in August 1976

202

Specification for 27 MHz Radiotelephony Equipment Employed in the Inshore Boating Radiocommunication Service (also known as ‘RB 244’), published by the Department of Communications in February 1982

203

Specification for 27 MHz Radiotelephony Equipment Employed in the Inshore Boating Radiocommunication Service (also known as ‘DOC 244’), published by the Department of Transport and Communications in October 1988

204

Equipment Compliance requirement for Radiocommunications Equipment used in the 27 MHz Inshore Boating Service, (incorporating Ministerial Standard 244), published by the Department of Transport and Communications in October 1990

205

Equipment Compliance Requirements for Radiocommunications Equipment used in the 27MHz Inshore Boating Service, (incorporating Ministerial Standard 244) (also known as ‘ECR 244’), published by the Department of Transport and Communications in April 1992

Part 3          VHF international maritime mobile service equipment

 

Item

Document

301

Specification for Radio Equipment employed in the International V.H.F. Maritime Mobile Radiotelephone Service (also known as ‘RB 274’), published by the Postal and Telecommunications Department in October 1977

302

Specification for Radio Equipment employed in the International V.H.F. Maritime Mobile Radiotelephone Service (also known as ‘RB 275’), published by the Postal and Telecommunications Department in October 1977

303

Specification for the International VHF Maritime Mobile Radiotelephone Service (also known as ‘DOC 274’), published by the Department of Transport and Communications in October 1988

304

Equipment Compliance Requirements for Radiotelephony Equipment used in the VHF International Maritime Mobile Service (incorporating Ministerial Standard 274) (also known as ‘ECR 274’), published by the Department of Transport and Communications in October 1990

305

Standard AS/NZS IEC 62287.1: 2007, Maritime navigation and radiocommunication equipment and systems—Class B shipborne equipment of the automatic identification system (AIS), Part 1: Carrier-sense time division multiple access (CSTDMA) techniques, as published by Standards Australia International and as in force from time to time

306

International Standard IEC 61993-2, Maritime navigation and radiocommunication equipment and systems — Automatic identification systems (AIS), Part 2: Class A shipborne equipment of the universal automatic identification system (AIS) — Operational and performance requirements, methods of test and required test results, as published by the International Electrotechnical Commission and as in force from time to time

Part 4          Lifeboats

 

Item

Document

401

Performance Specification for a Climatic and Durability testing of Maritime Radio Equipment (also known as ‘MPT 1204’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in January 1973

402

Performance Specification for Manpowered Portable Radio Equipment for Survival Craft (also known as ‘MPT 1207’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in August 1974

403

Performance Specification for Motor Lifeboat Radio Equipment (also known as ‘MPT 1213’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in June 1976

Part 5          Ship earth installations

 

Item

Document

501

Performance Standards for Ship Earth Stations [Resolution A.808(19)], published by the International Maritime Organisation

502

Performance Standards for Inmarsat C Ship Earth Stations capable of transmitting and receiving Direct-Printing Communications [Resolution A.807(19)], published by the International Maritime Organisation

 

Note   Some State legislation also requires compliance with the standard Maximum Exposure Levels — 100 kHz to 300 GHz (AS 2772 Part 1 Radio Frequency Radiation) 1990, published by Standards Australia.

Part 6          Main ship MF radiotelegraph transmitter

 

Item

Document

601

Performance Specification for a Climatic and Durability testing of Maritime Radio Equipment (also known as ‘MPT 1204’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in January 1973

602

Performance Specification for Main Medium Frequency Radiotelegraph Transmitter for use in Merchant Ships (also known as ‘MPT 1202’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in May 1974

Part 7          Reserve ship MF radiotelegraph transmitter

 

Item

Document

701

Performance Specification for a Climatic and Durability testing of Maritime Radio Equipment (also known as ‘MPT 1204’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in January 1973

702

Performance Specification for Reserve Medium Frequency Radiotelegraph Transmitter for use in Merchant Ships (also known as ‘MPT 1209’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in June 1976

Part 8          Main ship radiotelegraph and radiotelephone receiver

 

Item

Document

801

Performance Specification for a Climatic and Durability testing of Maritime Radio Equipment (also known as ‘MPT 1204’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in January 1973

802

Performance Specification for Main Radio Receiver for double sideband reception for use in Merchant Ships (also known as ‘MPT 1208’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in June 1974

Part 9          Reserve ship radiotelegraph and radiotelephone receiver

 

Item

Document

901

Performance Specification for a Climatic and Durability testing of Maritime Radio Equipment (also known as ‘MPT 1204’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in January 1973

902

Performance Specification for a Reserve Radio Receiver for use in Merchant Ships (also known as ‘MPT 1210’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in September 1980

Part 10        Automatic keying device

 

Item

Document

1001

Performance Specification for a Climatic and Durability testing of Maritime Radio Equipment (also known as ‘MPT 1204’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in January 1973

1002

Performance Specification for Automatic Keying Device for use in Merchant Ships (also known as ‘MPT 1219’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in June 1976

Part 11        Ship radiotelegraph auto-alarm

 

Item

Document

1101

Performance Specification for a Climatic and Durability testing of Maritime Radio Equipment (also known as ‘MPT 1204’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in January 1973

1102

Performance Specification for Radiotelegraph Automatic Alarm Equipment (Receiving) for use in Merchant Ships (also known as ‘MPT 1211’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in June 1976

Part 12        Radiotelephone alarm signal generating device

 

Item

Document

1201

Specification for Radiotelephone Alarm Signal Generating Device for use by Stations of the Maritime Mobile Service (also known as ‘RB 239’), published by the Postal and Telecommunications Department in July 1976

1202

Specification for Radiotelephone Alarm Signal Generating Device for use by Stations of the Maritime Mobile Service (also known as ‘RB 239’), published by the Department of Communications in 1983

1203

Equipment Specification for Radiotelephone Alarm Signal Generating Device for use by Stations of the Maritime Mobile Service (also known as ‘DOC 239’), published by the Department of Transport and Communications in October 1988

Part 13        Ship radiotelephone distress frequency watch receiver

 

Item

Document

1301

Performance Specification for a Climatic and Durability testing of Maritime Radio Equipment (also known as ‘MPT1204’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in January 1973

1302

Performance Specification for a Radiotelephone Distress Frequency Watch Receiver for use in Merchant Ships (also known as ‘MPT1223’), published by the Home Office of the United Kingdom in July 1980

Part 14        UHF on-board communication equipment

 

Item

Document

1401

Specification for Maritime Mobile Fixed and Repeater Radio Equipment employed for On-board Communication in the 450–470 MHz Bands (also known as ‘RB 231’), published by the Postal and Telecommunications Department in October 1977

1402

Specification for Maritime Mobile Personal Radio Equipment employed for On‑board Communication in the 450–470 MHz Bands (also known as ‘RB 231A’), published by the Postal and Telecommunications Department in October 1977

 


 

Schedule 2        Operating Requirements For Stations Operating On 27 MHz Maritime Frequencies

(section 3.2)

  

Note about references to frequencies

A frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in this Schedule applies to the sending of a transmission and the receipt of a transmission, unless the frequency is accompanied by the suffix ‘Tx’ (which refers only to the sending of a transmission) or ‘Rx’ (which refers only to the receipt of a transmission).

 

Item

Carrier frequency

(Channel number)

Maximum transmitter output power

Stations with which licensee may communicate

Activity

Purpose

(Limitations)

1

27680 kHz

(68)

4 watts pZ

12 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Commercial operations

Calling and working

2

27720kHz

(72)

4 watts pZ

12 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Professional fishing operations

Calling and working

3

27820 kHz

(82)

4 watts pZ

12 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Professional fishing operations

Calling and working

4

27860 kHz

(86)

4 watts pZ

12 watts pX

LCMRS

Maritime ship stations

Commercial operations

Non-commercial operations

Professional fishing operations

Distress, urgency, safety and calling

Supplementary to 27880 kHz (channel 88)

5

27880 kHz

(88)

4 watts pZ

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Commercial operations

Non-commercial operations

Professional fishing operations

Distress, urgency, safety and calling

Mode of operation must be AM only

6

27900 kHz

(90)

4 watts pZ

12 watts pX

LCS

Non-commercial activity

Organisations and affiliated maritime ship stations

Calling and working

7

27910 kHz

(91)

4 watts pZ

12 watts pX

LCS

Non-commercial activity

Calling and working

8

27940 kHz

(94)

4 watts pZ

12 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Non-commercial activity

Organisations and affiliated maritime ship stations

Calling and working for specific maritime events

9

27960 kHz

(96)

4 watts pZ

12 watts pX

Maritime ship stations

Non-commercial activity

Calling and working

10

27980 kHz

(98)

4 watts pZ

12 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Non-commercial activity

Calling and working by rescue organisations

 


 

Schedule 3        Operating requirements for maritime ship stations Class B non assigned and Class C non assigned

(sections 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.13, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6.10, 6.11, 6.12 and 6.12A)

Note about references to frequencies

A frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in this Schedule applies to the sending of a transmission and the receipt of a transmission, unless the frequency is accompanied by the suffix ‘Tx’ (which refers only to the sending of a transmission) or ‘Rx’ (which refers only to the receipt of a transmission).

Part 1          MF and HF communications for distress, urgency, safety and calling

 

Item

Carrier frequency

(Channel number)

Maximum transmitter output power (ship station Class B non assigned)

Maximum transmitter output power (ship station Class C non assigned)

Stations with which licensee may communicate

Operational facility

Purpose

(Limitations)

 

MF

101

500 kHz

This item does not apply to a ship station Class B non assigned

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Morse

Distress, urgency, safety and calling

This frequency must be used for calling and replying to a call

 

102

512 kHz

This item does not apply to a ship station Class B non assigned

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Morse

Distress, urgency, safety and calling

Supplementary to 500 kHz

 

103

2112 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Safety of vessels and persons

 

104

2174.5 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

MCS

NBDP

Distress, urgency and safety

 

105

2182 kHz

400 watts pX

100 watts pZ

1 500 watts pX

400 watts pZ

MCS

LCS

SAR aircraft station

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Distress, urgency, safety and calling

Mode of operation must be AM or a compatible SSB mode

 

106

2187.5 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

Maritime ship stations

DSC

Distress, urgency and safety

 

107

2201 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

MCS

Radio-telephony

Maritime safety information

 

108

2524 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Safety of vessels and persons

 

HF

109

4125 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

SAR aircraft station

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Distress, urgency and safety

Calling

Supplementary to 2182 kHz

 

110

4134 kHz Tx

4426 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

MCS

Radio-telephony

Maritime safety information

 

111

4177.5 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

MCS

Maritime ship stations

NBDP

Distress, urgency and safety

 

112

4207.5 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

Maritime ship stations

DSC

Distress, urgency and safety

 

113

4208 kHz Tx

4219.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

DSC

Calling

 

114

4620 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Safety of vessels and persons

 

115

6206 kHz Tx

6507 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

MCS

Radio-telephony

Maritime safety information

 

116

6215 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Distress, urgency, safety and calling

Supplementary to 2182 kHz

 

117

6268 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

MCS

Maritime ship stations

NBDP

Distress, urgency and safety

 

118

6312 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

Maritime ship stations

DSC

Distress, urgency and safety

 

119

6312.5 kHz Tx

6331 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

DSC

Calling

 

120

8176 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

MCS

Radio-telephony

Maritime safety information

 

121

8255 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

Radio-telephony

Calling

 

122

8291 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Distress, urgency and safety

The licensee must only use this frequency for calling before transmitting safety traffic

 

123

8376.5 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

MCS

Maritime ship stations

NBDP

Distress, urgency and safety

 

124

8414.5 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

Maritime ship stations

DSC

Distress, urgency and safety

 

125

8415 kHz Tx

8436.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

DSC

Calling

 

126

12290 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Distress, urgency, safety and calling

Subsection 4.3 (2) applies

 

127

12359 kHz

400 watts pX

1 000 watts pX

LCS

MCS

Radio-telephony

Calling

Subsection 4.3 (2) applies

 

128

12365 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

MCS

Radio-telephony

Maritime safety information

 

129

12520 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

MCS

Maritime ship stations

NBDP

Distress, urgency and safety

 

130

12577 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

Maritime ship stations

DSC

Distress, urgency and safety

 

131

12577.5 kHz Tx

12657 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

DSC

Calling

 

132

16420 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Distress, urgency, safety and calling

Subsection 4.3 (2) applies

 

133

16537 kHz

400 watts pX

1 000 watts pX

LCS

MCS

Radio-telephony

Calling

Subsection 4.3 (2) applies

 

134

16695 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

MCS

Maritime ship stations

NBDP

Distress, urgency and safety

 

135

16804.5 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

Maritime ship stations

DSC

Distress, urgency and safety

 

136

16805 kHz Tx

16903 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

DSC

Calling

 

137

18898.5 kHz Tx

19703.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

DSC

Calling

 

138

22374.5 kHz Tx

22444 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

DSC

Calling

 

139

25208.5 kHz Tx

26121 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

LCS

MCS

DSC

Calling

 

140

27860 kHz

(86)

4 watts pZ

12 watts pX

4 watts pZ

12 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Distress, urgency, safety and calling

Supplementary to 27880 kHz (channel 88)

Mode of operation must be AM or compatible SSB mode

 

141

27880 kHz

(88)

4 watts pZ

12 watts pX

4 watts pZ

12 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Distress, urgency, safety and calling

Mode of operation must be AM or compatible SSB mode

 

Part 2          VHF and UHF communications for distress, urgency, safety and calling

 

Item

Carrier frequency

(Channel number)

Maximum transmitter output power

Stations with which licensee may communicate

Operational facility

Purpose

(Limitations)

201

156.300 MHz

(06)

25 watts pY

Aircraft stations

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Radiotelephony Communication when the ship is involved in coordinated air/sea SAR operations

202

156.375 MHz

(67)

25 watts pY

MCS

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Distress, urgency and safety

Supplementary to 156.800 MHz (channel 16)

203

156.525 MHz

(70)

25 watts pY

MCS

Maritime ship stations

DSC

Distress, urgency, safety and calling

204

156.650 MHz

(13)

25 watts pY

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Distress, urgency and safety

205

156.800 MHz

(16)

25 watts pY

MCS

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Distress, urgency, safety and calling

206

157.025 MHz Tx

161.625 MHz Rx

(80)

25 watts pY

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony Distress, urgency and safety

Distress, urgency, safety and ship movement

The licensee must use this carrier frequency only if direct ship‑to‑ship or ship‑to‑shore communications on other carrier frequencies are not practicable

207

157.050 MHz Tx

161.650 MHz Rx

(21)

25 watts pY

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Distress, urgency, safety and ship movement

The licensee must use this carrier frequency only if direct ship‑to‑ship or ship‑to‑shore communications on other carrier frequencies are not practicable

208

157.075 MHz Tx

161.675 MHz Rx

(81)

25 watts pY

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Distress, urgency, safety and ship movement

The licensee must use this carrier frequency only if direct ship‑to‑ship or ship‑to‑shore communications on other carrier frequencies are not practicable

209

157.100 MHz Tx

161.700 MHz Rx

(22)

25 watts pY

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Distress, urgency, safety and ship movement

The licensee must use this carrier frequency only if direct ship‑to‑ship or ship‑to‑shore communications on other carrier frequencies are not practicable

210

157.125 MHz Tx

161.725 MHz Rx

(82)

25 watts pY

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Radio-telephony

Distress, urgency, safety and ship movement

The licensee must use this carrier frequency only if direct ship‑to‑ship or ship‑to‑shore communications on other carrier frequencies are not practicable

211

1626.5 MHz–1646.5 MHz Tx

1530 MHz–1545 MHz Rx

Not applicable

Earth stations

Maritime ship stations

Inmarsat

Distress, urgency and safety

The licensee must use this carrier frequency only to participate in the maritime satellite service

 

Part 3          Public correspondence by radiotelephony

 

Item

Carrier frequency

(Channel number)

Maximum transmitter output power (ship station Class B non assigned)

Maximum transmitter output power (ship station Class C non assigned)

Stations with which licensee may communicate

Operational facility

(Limitations)

301

4074 kHz Tx

4366 kHz Rx

(404)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

302

4077 kHz Tx

4369 kHz Rx

(405)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

303

4098 kHz Tx

4390 kHz Rx

(412)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

304

4107 kHz Tx

4399 kHz Rx

(415)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

305

4113 kHz Tx

4405 kHz Rx

(417)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

306

4119 kHz Tx

4411 kHz Rx

(419)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

307

4134 kHz Tx

4426 kHz Rx

(427)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

308

6218 kHz Tx

6519 kHz Rx

(607)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

309

8198 kHz Tx

8722 kHz Rx

(802)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

310

8210 kHz Tx

8734 kHz Rx

(806)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

311

8225 kHz Tx

8749 kHz Rx

(811)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

312

8237 kHz Tx

8761 kHz Rx

(815)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

313

8243 kHz Tx

8767 kHz Rx

(817)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

314

8258 kHz Tx

8782 kHz Rx

(822)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

315

8279 kHz Tx

8803 kHz Rx

(829)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

316

8708 kHz

(834)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

317

12236 kHz Tx

13083 kHz Rx

(1203)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

318

12305 kHz Tx

13152 kHz Rx

(1226)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

319

12308 kHz Tx

13155 kHz Rx

(1227)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

320

12314 kHz Tx

13161 kHz Rx

(1229)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

321

12320 kHz Tx

13167 kHz Rx

(1231)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

322

16363 kHz Tx

17245 kHz Rx

(1602)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

323

16369 kHz Tx

17251 kHz Rx

(1604)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

324

16387 kHz Tx

17269 kHz Rx

(1610)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

325

16393 kHz Tx

17275 kHz Rx

(1612)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

326

16423 kHz Tx

17305 kHz Rx

(1622)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

327

22006 kHz Tx

22702 kHz Rx

(2203)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

328

22033 kHz Tx

22729 kHz Rx

(2212)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

329

22066 kHz Tx

22762 kHz Rx

(2223)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

330

22081 kHz Tx

22777 kHz Rx

(2228)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

331

22087 kHz Tx

22783 kHz Rx

(2230)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

332

22111 kHz Tx

22807 kHz Rx

(2238)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

333

25073 kHz Tx

26148 kHz Rx

(2502)

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Radiotelephony

334

156.025 MHz Tx

160.625 MHz Rx

(60)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

335

156.050 MHz Tx

160.650 MHz Rx

(01)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

336

156.075 MHz Tx

160.675 MHz Rx

(61)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

337

156.100 MHz Tx

160.700 MHz Rx

(02)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

338

156.125 MHz Tx

160.725 MHz Rx

(62)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

339

156.150 MHz Tx

160.750 MHz Rx

(03)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

340

156.175 MHz Tx

160.775 MHz Rx

(63)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

341

156.200 MHz Tx

160.800 MHz Rx

(04)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

342

156.250 MHz Tx

160.850 MHz Rx

(05)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

343

156.325 MHz Tx

160.925 MHz Rx

(66)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

344

156.350 MHz Tx

160.950 MHz Rx

(07)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

345

157.075 MHz Tx

161.675 MHz Rx

(81)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

346

157.150 MHz Tx

161.750 MHz Rx

(23)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

347

157.175 MHz Tx

161.775 MHz Rx

(83)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

348

157.200 MHz Tx

161.800 MHz Rx

(24)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

349

157.225 MHz Tx

161.825 MHz Rx

(84)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

350

157.250 MHz Tx

161.850 MHz Rx

(25)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

351

157.275 MHz Tx

161.875 MHz Rx

(85)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

352

157.300 MHz Tx

161.900 MHz Rx

(26)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

353

157.325 MHz Tx

161.925 MHz Rx

(86)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

354

157.350 MHz Tx

161.950 MHz Rx

(27)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

356

157.400 MHz Tx

162.000 MHz Rx

(28)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

MCS

Radiotelephony

358

1625.5 MHz–1647.5 MHz Tx

1525 MHz–1545 MHz Rx

Terminal type C: 12dBW EIRP

Terminal type A: 37 dBW EIRP

Terminal type M: 29dBW EIRP

Terminal type B: 33dBW EIRP

Terminal type C: 12dBW EIRP

Terminal type A: 37 dBW EIRP

Terminal type M: 29dBW EIRP

Terminal type B: 33dBW EIRP

Earth station

Inmarsat

The licensee must give priority to the reception of distress, urgency and safety messages over public correspondence

Part 4          Public correspondence by radiotelegraphy for NBDP and TOR facilities

 

Item

Carrier frequency

Maximum transmitter output power (ship station Class B non assigned)

Maximum transmitter output power (ship station Class C non assigned)

401

4175.0 kHz Tx

4213.0 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

402

4177.0 kHz Tx

4215.0 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

403

4178.0 kHz Tx

4215.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

404

4179.0 kHz Tx

4216.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

405

6265.5 kHz Tx

6317.0 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

406

6267.5 kHz Tx

6319.0 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

407

6268.5 kHz Tx

6319.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

408

6269.5 kHz Tx

6320.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

409

8379.0 kHz Tx

8419.0 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

410

8381.0 kHz Tx

8421.0 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

411

8382.0 kHz Tx

8422.0 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

412

8383.0 kHz Tx

8423.0 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

413

12479.5 kHz Tx

12582.0 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

414

12481.5 kHz Tx

12584.0 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

415

12482.5 kHz Tx

12585.0 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

416

12483.5 kHz Tx

12586.0 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

417

16686.0 kHz Tx

16809.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

418

16688.0 kHz Tx

16811.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

419

16689.0 kHz Tx

16812.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

420

16690.0 kHz Tx

16813.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

421

18873.0 kHz Tx

19683.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

422

18875.0 kHz Tx

19685.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

423

18876.0 kHz Tx

19686.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

424

18877.0 kHz Tx

19687.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

425

22287.0 kHz Tx

22379.0 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

426

22290.0 kHz Tx

22382.0 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

427

22291.0 kHz Tx

22383.0 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

428

22289.0 kHz Tx

22381.0 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

429

25175.5 kHz Tx

26103.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

430

25177.5 kHz Tx

26105.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

431

25178.5 kHz Tx

26106.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

432

25179.5 kHz Tx

26107.5 kHz Rx

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pX

Part 5          Commercial operations

 

Item

Carrier frequency

(Channel number)

Maximum transmitter output power

Stations with which licensee may communicate

Purpose

(Limitations)

501

1715 kHz

400 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

The station must communicate only with:

(a)     a limited coast station operated by the same commercial organisation as the licensee’s station; and

(b)     a ship station affiliated with the same commercial organisation as the licensee’s station

502

1725 kHz

400 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

The station must communicate only with:

(a)     a limited coast station operated by the same commercial organisation as the licensee’s station; and

(b)     a ship station affiliated with the same commercial organisation as the licensee’s station

503

1775 kHz

400 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

The station must communicate only with:

(a)     a limited coast station operated by the same commercial organisation as the licensee’s station; and

(b)     a ship station affiliated with the same commercial organisation as the licensee’s station

504

2008 kHz

400 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

The station must communicate only with:

(a)     a limited coast station operated by the same commercial organisation as the licensee’s station; and

(b)     a ship station affiliated with the same commercial organisation as the licensee’s station

505

2032 kHz

400 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

The station must communicate only with:

(a)     a limited coast station operated by the same commercial organisation as the licensee’s station; and

(b)     a ship station affiliated with the same commercial organisation as the licensee’s station

506

2436 kHz

400 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

The station must communicate only with:

(a)     a limited coast station operated by the same commercial organisation as the licensee’s station; and

(b)     a ship station affiliated with the same commercial organisation as the licensee’s station

507

2524 kHz

400 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Safety of vessels and persons

508

2638 kHz

400 watts pX

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

509

27680 kHz

(68)

12 watts pX

4 watts pZ

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

510

156.300 MHz

(06)

25 watts pY

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

511

156.400 MHz

(08)

25 watts pY

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

512

156.625 MHz

(72)

25 watts pY

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

513

156.725 MHz

(74)

25 watts pY

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

514

156.925 MHz Tx

161.525 Rx

(78)

25 watts pY

LCS

Calling and working

Part 6          Non-commercial operations

 

Item

Carrier frequency

(Channel number)

Maximum transmitter output power

Stations with which licensee may communicate

Purpose

(Limitations)

601

1715 kHz

400 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

The station must communicate only with:

(a)     a limited coast station operated by the same non‑commercial organisation as the licensee’s station; and

(b)     a ship station affiliated with the same non‑commercial organisation as the licensee’s station

602

1725 kHz

400 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

The station must communicate only with:

(a)     a limited coast station operated by the same non‑commercial organisation as the licensee’s station; and

(b)     a ship station affiliated with the same non‑commercial organisation as the licensee’s station

603

1775 kHz

400 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

The station must communicate only with:

(a)     a limited coast station operated by the same non‑commercial organisation as the licensee’s station; and

(b)     a ship station affiliated with the same non‑commercial organisation as the licensee’s station

604

2008 kHz

400 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

The station must communicate only with:

(a)     a limited coast station operated by the same non‑commercial organisation as the licensee’s station; and

(b)     a ship station affiliated with the same non‑commercial organisation as the licensee’s station

605

2032 kHz

400 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

The station must communicate only with:

(a)     a limited coast station operated by the same non‑commercial organisation as the licensee’s station; and

(b)     a ship station affiliated with the same non‑commercial organisation as the licensee’s station

606

2284 kHz

400 watts pX

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

607

2436 kHz

400 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

The station must communicate only with:

(a)     a limited coast station operated by the same non‑commercial organisation as the licensee’s station; and

(b)     a ship station affiliated with the same non‑commercial organisation as the licensee’s station

608

2524 kHz

400 watts pX

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Safety of vessels and persons

Calling and working

609

27900 kHz

(90)

12 watts pX

4 watts pZ

LCS

Calling and working

The station must communicate only with a limited coast station operated by the same inshore boating organisation or the inshore boating organisation of which the licensee is a member

610

27910 kHz

(91)

12 watts pX

4 watts pZ

LCS

Calling and working

The station must communicate only with a limited coast station operated by the same inshore boating organisation or the inshore boating organisation of which the licensee is a member

611

27940 kHz

(94)

12 watts pX

4 watts pZ

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

The station must communicate only with:

(a)     a limited coast station operated by the same inshore boating organisation or the inshore boating organisation of which the licensee is a member; and

(b)     a station affiliated with the organisation for the conduct of club events

612

27960 kHz

(96)

12 watts pX

4 watts pZ

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

613

27980 kHz

(98)

12 watts pX

4 watts pZ

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

The station must communicate only with a station operated by a recognised rescue organisation, including a station on land

614

156.625 MHz

(72)

25 watts pY

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

615

156.675 MHz

(73)

25 watts pY

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

616

156.875 MHz

(77)

25 watts pY

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

Part 7          Port operations

 

Item

Carrier frequency

(Channel number)

Maximum transmitter output power

Stations with which licensee may communicate

Purpose

(Limitations)

701

156.300 MHz

(06)

25 watts pY

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

702

156.400 MHz

(08)

25 watts pY

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

703

156.425 MHz

(68)

25 watts pY

LCS

Calling and working

704

156.450 MHz

(09)

25 watts pY

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

705

156.500 MHz

(10)

25 watts pY

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

706

156.550 MHz

(11)

25 watts pY

LCS

Calling and working

707

156.600 MHz

(12)

25 watts pY

LCS

Calling and working

708

156.625 MHz

(72)

25 watts pY

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

709

156.650 MHz

(13)

25 watts pY

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

710

156.700 MHz

(14)

25 watts pY

LCS

Calling and working

711

156.975 MHz Tx

161.575 MHz Rx

(79)

25 watts pY

LCS

Calling and working

712

157.000 MHz Tx

161.600 MHz Rx

(20)

25 watts pY

LCS

Calling and working

713

157.375 MHz

(87)

25 watts pY

LCS

Calling and working

714

157.425 MHz

(88)

25 watts pY

LCS

Calling and working

Part 8          Professional fishing operations

 

Item

Carrier frequency

(Channel number)

Maximum transmitter output power (ship station Class B non assigned)

Maximum transmitter output power (ship station Class C non assigned)

Stations with which licensee may communicate

Purpose

801

2112 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

802

2164 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

803

4535 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Safety of vessels and persons

Calling and working

804

4620 kHz

400 watts pX

1 500 watts pZ

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

805

27720 kHz

(72)

12 watts pX

4 watts pZ

25 watts pY

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

806

27820 kHz

(82)

12 watts pX

4 watts pZ

25 watts pY

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

807

156.575 MHz

(71)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

LCS

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

808

156.625 MHz

(72)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

809

156.875 MHz

(77)

25 watts pY

25 watts pY

Maritime ship stations

Calling and working

Part 9          Radiodetermination

 

Item

Frequency or frequency band

Maximum transmitter output power

Purpose

901

410 kHz

1 500 watts pZ (for ship station Class C non assigned)

This item does not apply to a ship station Class B non assigned

Marine Radionavigation (direction finding)

902

2.9 GHz–3.1 GHz

60 kilowatts pX

Marine Radionavigation (radar)

903

9.3 GHz–9.5 GHz

60 kilowatts pX

Marine Radionavigation (radar)

Part 10        On board radiotelephony

 

Item

Carrier frequency

Maximum transmitter output power

Purpose

1001

457.525 MHz

457.550 MHz

457.575 MHz

467.525 MHz

467.550 MHz

467.575 MHz

4 watts pY

Calling and working

 

Part 11        Automatic Identification System

 

Item

Carrier frequency

(Channel number)

Maximum transmitter output power

Purpose

1101

161.975 MHz

(AIS 1)

25 watts pY

AIS

1102

162.025 MHz

(AIS 2)

25 watts pY

AIS

 

 


 

Schedule 4        Ship station Class C stations: requirements for maintaining watch

(sections 5.2 and 6.13)

  

 

Item

Type of ship

Type of watch to be maintained

Limitations

1

Ship equipped in accordance with GMDSS, and fitted with a VHF DSC radio installation

Continuous watch on VHF DSC channel 70

 

2

Ship equipped in accordance with GMDSS, and fitted with an MF radio installation

Continuous watch on the distress and safety DSC frequency 2187.5 kHz

 

3

Ship equipped in accordance with GMDSS, and fitted with an MF/HF radio installation

Continuous watch on the distress and safety DSC frequencies 2187.5 kHz and 8414.5 kHz

Continuous watch on at least 1 of the distress and safety DSC frequencies 4207.5 kHz, 6312 kHz, 12577 kHz and 16804.5 kHz, as appropriate to the time of day and the ship’s geographical position

The watch may be kept using a scanning receiver

4

Every ship equipped in accordance with GMDSS

Continuous watch for satellite shore-to-ship distress alerts

The watch must be kept using Enhanced Group Calling over the Inmarsat C system

5

Every ship

Radio watch for broadcast of maritime safety information

The watch must be kept on the appropriate frequency or frequencies on which the information is broadcast for the area where the ship is located

6

Every ship

Continuous listening watch on VHF channel 16 (156.80 MHz)

 

7

Every ship

Continuous watch on the radiotelephone distress frequency 2182 kHz

 

8

Every ship

Continuous watch on the distress and safety frequency 2182 kHz and VHF channel 16 (156.80 MHz)

The watch must be kept at the position from which the ship is normally navigated

 


 

Schedule 5        Ship station Class C non assigned: operating requirements

(sections 6.3 and 6.4)

Note about references to frequencies

A frequency mentioned in column 2 of an item in this Schedule applies to the sending of a transmission and the receipt of a transmission, unless the frequency is accompanied by the suffix ‘Tx’ (which refers only to the sending of a transmission) or ‘Rx’ (which refers only to the receipt of a transmission).

Part 1          Commercial operations

 

Item

Carrier frequency

(Channel number)

Maximum transmitter output power

Stations with which licensee may communicate

Purpose

(Limitations)

101

425 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Working

102

468 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Working

103

480 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Working

104

500 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Calling

105

512 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Working

Supplementary to 500 kHz, and only for calling and replying to a call

106

8368.5 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Calling and survival craft

107

4184.0 kHz

6276.0 kHz

8368.0 kHz

12552.0 kHz

16736.0 kHz

22280.5 kHz

25172.0 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Calling

Group Common Series 3

108

4184.5 kHz

6276.5 kHz

8369.0 kHz

12553.5 kHz

16738.0 kHz

22281.0 kHz

25172.0 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Calling

Group Common Series 4

109

4186.0 kHz

6280.0 kHz

8370.0 kHz

12554.0 kHz

16738.5 kHz

22284.5 kHz

25172.5 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Calling

Group IV Series 9

110

4186.5 kHz

6280.5 kHz

8370.5 kHz

12554.5 kHz

16738.5 kHz

22284.0 kHz

25172.5 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Calling

Group IV Series 10

111

4191.5 kHz

6289.0 kHz

8346.0 kHz

12426.5 kHz

16623.5 kHz

22246.5 kHz

25166.0 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Working

Channel 10 Series

112

4193.5 kHz

6291.5 kHz

8348.5 kHz

12428.5 kHz

16625.5 kHz

22248.5 kHz

25168.0 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Working

Channel 14 Series

113

4195.5 kHz

6293.5 kHz

8350.5 kHz

12430.5 kHz

16627.5 kHz

22250.5 kHz

25170.0 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Working

Channel 18 Series

114

4197.5 kHz

6295.5 kHz

8352.5 kHz

12432.5 kHz

16629.5 kHz

22252.5 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Working

Channel 22 Series

115

4198.5 kHz

6296.5 kHz

8353.5 kHz

12433.5 kHz

16630.5 kHz

22253.5 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Working

Channel 24 Series

116

4201.5 kHz

6299.5 kHz

8356.5 kHz

12436.5 kHz

16633.5 kHz

22256.5 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Working

Channel 30 Series

117

8358.5 kHz

12438.5 kHz

16635.5 kHz

22258.5 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Working

Channel 34 Series

118

8361.5 kHz

12441.5 kHz

16638.5 kHz

22261.5 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Working

Channel 40 Series

119

8363.5 kHz

12443.5 kHz

16640.5 kHz

22263.5 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Working

Channel 44 Series

120

8371.5 kHz

12446.5 kHz

16643.5 kHz

22266.5 kHz

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Working

Channel 50 Series

112

6298.0 kHz

(27)

8355.0 kHz

(27)

22277.5 kHz

(72)

26163.0 kHz

(04)

1 500 watts pZ

MCS

Ship station Class C

Working

Channels Various

Part 2          Non-commercial operations

 

Item

Carrier frequency

(Channel number)

Maximum transmitter output power

Stations with which licensee may communicate

Purpose

201

2284 kHz

1 500 watts pX

Maritime ship station located on a yacht or another pleasure craft

Calling and working

202

2524 kHz

1 500 watts pX

LCMRS

Distress, urgency and safety

203

2524 kHz

1 500 watts pX

Ship station Class B

Calling and working

204

156.300 MHz

(06)

25 watts pY

Ship station Class B

Calling and working

205

156.400 MHz

(08)

25 watts pY

Ship station Class B

Calling and working

206

156.625 MHz

(72)

25 watts pY

Ship station Class B

Calling and working

207

156.675 MHz

(73)

25 watts pY

LCMRS

Ship station Class B

Calling and working

208

156.725 MHz

(74)

25 watts pY

LCMRS

Ship station Class B

Calling and working

209

156.875 MHz

(77)

25 watts pY

Ship station Class B

Calling and working

 


Notes to the Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Ship Licence) Determination 2002

Note 1

The Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Ship Licence) Determination 2002 (in force under paragraph 107 (1) (f) of the Radiocommunications Act 1992) as shown in this compilation is amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Instruments

Title

Date of notification
in Gazette or FRLI registration

Date of
commencement

Application, saving or
transitional provisions

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Ship Licence) Determination 2002

4 Sept 2002 (see Gazette 2002, No. GN35)

4 Sept 2002

 

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Ship Licence) Amendment Determination 2004 (No. 1)

26 May 2004 (see Gazette 2004, No. GN 21)

26 May 2004

Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Maritime Ship Licence) Amendment Determination 2008 (No. 1)

6 Jan 2009 (see F2009L00016)

7 Jan 2009

Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted      am. = amended      rep. = repealed      rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

Part 1

 

S. 1.4......................................

am. 2004 No. 1; 2008 No. 1

Note to s. 1.4 (1)..................

rep. 2008 No. 1

Note 1 to s. 14 (1)................

ad. 2008 No. 1

Note 2 to s. 14 (1)................

ad. 2008 No. 1

Part 2

 

S. 2.2......................................

am. 2008 No. 1

S. 2.7......................................

ad. 2004 No. 1

Part 4

 

S. 4.13....................................

ad. 2008 No. 1

Part 6

 

S. 6.12A.................................

ad. 2008 No. 1

Schedule 1

 

Schedule 1............................

am. 2008 No. 1

Schedule 3

 

Heading to Schedule 3.......

rs. 2008 No. 1

Schedule 3............................

am. 2004 No. 1; 2008 No. 1