Dealing with the Regulator

Sometimes you or others will contact the ACMA seeking advice relating to interference.  Like many organisations and Government departments, ACMA is a large bureaucracy and employees hundreds of staff.  Not all of them will be well versed in the nuances of amateur radio or the Radiocommunications Act.  Not every enquiry will meet our expectations and […]

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Lodging Complaints

If you are unable to resolve your noise issues yourself, it may be necessary to lodge a complaint with third parties or the regulator.  Watch the video on this page to gain a better insight into how you’d go about making a formal complaint. Engaging the ACMA should be a LAST RESORT.  If you feel […]

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Compliance & Labelling

Product compliance and labelling is an important part of the regulatory landscape in Australia.  The RCM Label replaces the A-Tick and C-Tick compliance marks.  Any product that does not have this label does not comply with current regulations.   Refer the ACMA website for more information on compliance regimes and labelling requirements. Product Labelling Supplying […]

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ACMA Regulations

Regulations The Regulations governing RF electrical compliance standards are complex and often not well understood; not just by we radio amateurs, but also by regulators, manufacturers, importers, wholesalers and retailers.  You could say it’s a bit of a minefield. The regulations and their application are clearly inadequate in protecting many end-users; notably radio amateurs. ACMA […]

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