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The amateur class licence will commence on 19 February 2024 in Australia.

Some amateur radio operators will have already received an email from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) about this.

This is an extract of a live stream done by REAST Inc and presented by Justin VK7TW explaining everything you need to know about the changes, actions needed and essentially - what will happen going forward for ham radio in Australia.

Exams are also changing 👉

Chapters⏱️ 0:00 

VK Class License 1:12

Key Documents 2:31

License Conditions 5:45

Qualifications 6:50

Callsigns 8:31

Permitted Frequencies 10:27

Power Limits 11:49

EME Requirements 15:21

Other Conditions 19:34

Transitioning - What You Need To Do 25:20

Other "Stuff" 27:23

Radiocommunications (Amateur Stations) Class Licence 2023

Explanatory Statement

Radiocommunications (Amateur Licences – Renewal Statement) Determination 2023

Radiocommunications (Amateur Licences) Amendment Instrument 2023 (No. 1)

Transition Arrangements

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