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As of Feb 2019 amateur exams are now provided through the Australian Maritime College exam service.
All details are provide on their web site.

AMC Exam Service

 


Classes of amateur licences..
Foundation licence
This is an entry level licence that allows operation on the following
bands with 10w PEP, now also Digital modes

3.500 MHz–3.700 MHz
7.000 MHz–7.300 MHz
21.000 MHz–21.450 MHz

 200HA1A   (CW)
8K00A3E    (AM)
4K00J3E     (SSB)

28.000 MHz–29.700 MHz
144.000 MHz–148.000 MHz
430.000 MHz–450.000 MHz

200HA1A    (CW)
8K00A3E    (AM)
4K00J3E    (SSB)
16K0F3E     (FM)
16K0G3E    (PM)



Standard licence
This class of licence allows operation on the following bands with
100w PEP and 30w AM & FM and more modes of operation

3.500 MHz–3.700 MHz
7.000 MHz–7.300 MHz
14.000 MHz–14.350 MHz
21.000 MHz–21.450 MHz

Any emission mode with a necessary bandwidth not exceeding 8 kHz

28.000 MHz–29.700 MHz
52.000 MHz–54.000 MHz
144.000 MHz–148.000 MHz
430.000 MHz–450.000 MHz
1.240 GHz–1.300 GHz
2.400 GHz–2.450 GHz
5.650 GHz–5.850 GHz

Any emission mode with a necessary bandwidth not exceeding 16 kHz



Advanced licence
This class of licence allows operation on the following bands with
400w PEP and 120w AM & FM and even more modes of operation

135.7 kHz–137.8 kHz 
472 kHz–479 kHz 

Any emission mode with a necessary bandwidth no greater
than 2.1 kHz

1.800 MHz–1.875 MHz
3.500 MHz–3.700 MHz
3.776 MHz–3.800 MHz
7.000 MHz–7.300 MHz
10.100 MHz–10.150 MHz
14.000 MHz–14.350 MHz
18.068 MHz–18.168 MHz
21.000 MHz–21.450 MHz
24.890 MHz–24.990 MHz

Any emission mode with a necessary bandwidth not exceeding 8 kHz

28.000 MHz–29.700 MHz

Any emission mode with a necessary bandwidth not exceeding 16 kHz

50.000 MHz–54.000 MHz
144 MHz–148 MHz

Any emission mode with a necessary bandwidth not exceeding 100 kHz

430 MHz–450 MHz
1.240 Ghz–1.300 GHz
2.300 Ghz–2.302 GHz
2400 Ghz–2.450 GHz
3.300 GHz–3.425 GHz
3.425 GHz–3.4425 GHz
3.4425 GHz–3.475 GHz
3.475 GHz–3.4925 GHz
3.4925 GHz–3.5425 GHz
3.5425 GHz–3.575 GHz
3.575 GHz–3.600 GHz
5.650 GHz–5.850 GHz
10.000 GHz–10.500 GHz
24.000 GHz–24.250 GHz
47.000 GHz–47.200 GHz
76.000 GHz–81.000 GHz
122.250 GHz–123.000 GHz
134.000 GHz–141.000 GHz
241.000 GHz–250.000 GHz

Any emission mode


There are some restrictions in certain bands not shown - consult
the ACMA's LCD for more details


ACMA - Amateur licence information

 

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