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|Coastal Station Radio|
|Coastal Station Radio (Marina)|
|850 and 161.425 (CSR and Ship)|
|157.025 MHz (Ship), 161.625 MHz (CSR)|
|Coastal Station Radio (International)|
|Coastal Station Radio (Training School)|
|This licence is used for non-operational training purposes and the equipment radiates minimum power confined to the building or site. The licence is therefore only for use at frequencies that are allocated to the Coastal Station Radio to agreed specifications.|
|Differential Global Positioning System|
|283.75–315 kHz||2000–2025 kHz||3500–3800 kHz|
|435.0–495.0 kHz||2160–2170 kHz||158.52–160.54 MHz|
|505.0–526.5 kHz||2625–2650 kHz||162.05–163.03 MHz|
|1625–1635 kHz||2650–2850 kHz||163.03–168.24 MHz|
|1800–1810 kHz||3155–3200 kHz||191.5–193.2 MHz|
|1850–2000 kHz||3200–3230 kHz|
|Ship Portable Radio|
|121.5 MHz||156.00–162.05 MHz||406.0–406.1 MHz|
|121.5 and 123.1 MHz||243.0 MHz||1645.5–1646.5 MHz|
|Maritime (Navigational Aids and Radar)|
|283.5–315.0 kHz||162.4375–162.4625 MHz||2900–3100 MHz|
|1606.5–4000 kHz||163.0125–163.03125 MHz||9200–9500 MHz|
|Maritime Radio (Suppliers and Demonstration)|
|283.5–315.0 kHz||243.0 MHz||467.575 MHz|
|415.526.5 kHz||406.0–406.1 MHz||467.5375 MHz|
|1606.5–27500 kHz||457.525 MHz||467.5625 MHz|
|121.5 MHz||457.5375 MHz||1626.5–1660.5 MHz (with|
|121.65 MHz||457.55 MHz||associated downlink|
|121.5 and 123.1 MHz||457.5625 MHz||frequencies:|
|156.00–163.0 MHz||457.575 MHz||1525–1559 MHz) (1)|
|162.4375–162.4625 MHz||467.525 MHz||2900–3100 MHz|
|163.0125–163.03125 MHz||467.550 MHz||9200–9500 MHz|
|415–526.5 kHz||456.525 MHz||467.575 MHz|
|1605–27500 kHz||457.5375 MHz||467.5375 MHz|
|121.5 MHz||457.55 MHz||467.525 MHz|
|121.5 and 123.1 MHz||457.5626 MHz||2900–3100 MHz|
|156.00–162.05 MHz||457.575 MHz||9300–9500 MHz|
|243.0 MHz||467.525 MHz||1626.5–1660.5 MHz (with|
|406.0–406.1 MHz||467.550 MHz||associated downlink frequencies: 1525–1559 MHz) (2)|
1. An applicant who intends to operate on international channels must possess a Maritime Radio Operators Certificate of Competence (including a valid Authority to Operate) issued by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency(3) on behalf of the Secretary of State.
2. An applicant for a Coastal Station Radio Licence must intend to use the assigned frequency solely to communicate with vessels on commercial matters using a private maritime channel and port operation and control.
3. An applicant for a Coastal Station Radio (Marina) Licence must be a yacht club, marina or similar organisation and must undertake to transmit solely for the purpose of communications concerning the movement and berthing of pleasure craft and to control races.
4. An applicant for a Coastal Station Radio (International) Licence must be intending to operate ports or harbours for port operations and ship movements.
5. An applicant for a Ship Radio Licence must be the owner or operator of a British-registered vessel as required by Part 1 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995(4).
6. An applicant for a Maritime Radio (Navigational Aids and Radar) Licence must have an official position in the operation of ports or harbours, and be responsible for ship movement or coastal surveillance.
7. An applicant for a Maritime Radio (Suppliers and Demonstration) Licence must be engaged in the manufacture, development, repair or supply of maritime radio equipment.
8. Applicants must undertake to use the assigned frequencies solely for the transmission and reception of signals as part of the maritime radio navigation (including satellite) service as defined in Article 1 of the Radio Regulations.
9. The availability of the Coastal Station Radio Licence, Coastal Station Radio (Marina) Licence, Coastal Station Radio (International) Licence and Differential Global Positioning System Licence is limited in any particular location at these frequencies by the technical frequency assignment criteria set out in Coastal Station Radio (Including Technical Frequency Assignment Criteria) published by the RA(5).
10. All applications for licences are considered (and any technical frequency assignment criteria applied) in the order of receipt of each correctly completed application form.
Article 5.353A of the Radio Regulations applies.
Article 5.353A of the Radio Regulations applies.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency can be contacted at MCA, Tutt Head, Mumbles, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA3 4HW.
Reference RA290 Revision 6 (June 2003).
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