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General User Radio Licence (GURL) notices

The following are General User Radio Licence gazette notices only.

For information on General User Spectrum Licences please see General User Spectrum Licences.

 

Aeronautical model control short range devices

This general user radio licence notice covers the operation of radio transmitting equipment used for the remote control of model aircraft.

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Aeronautical purposes

This general user radio licence notice covers the operation of radio transmitting equipment used for radiocommunications in the aeronautical service, including aircraft, land, maritime, and portable transmitters (but not including fixed or repeater transmitters).

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Amateur radio operators

This general user radio licence notice covers the operation of radio transmitting equipment used by amateur radio operators in New Zealand.

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Citizen Band Radio (CB) or Personal Radio Service (PRS)

This general user radio licence notice covers the operation of radio transmitting equipment used for citizen band radio, also known as "CB Radio" or "Personal Radio Service (PRS)" (but does not include PRS repeaters).

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Cordless telephones

This general user radio licence notice covers the operation of radio transmitting equipment used for cordless telephones and telecommunications using "CT1", "CT2", "DECT", and "PHS" technologies.

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Emergency transmitters

This general user radio licence notice covers the operation of radio transmitting equipment used for obtaining assistance where safety of life or property is threatened, for the testing of emergency transmitters, and for search and rescue training.

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Fixed radio link devices

This general user radio licence notice covers the operation of fixed link radio transmitting equipment, including those known as U-NII devices, using digital modulation techniques to typically provide high data rate fixed point-to-point communications for individuals, businesses and institutions.

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Ground and Wall Probing Radar

A general user radio licence for the transmission of radio waves for the purposes of determining the makeup of surfaces by those devices known as ground probing radar and wall probing radar.

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Itinerant differential GPS

This general user radio licence notice covers the operation of radio transmitting equipment used for radiocommunications to provide accurate position fixing in conjunction with the radio navigation satellite service known as GPS (Global Positioning System).

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Low power FM broadcasting

This general user radio licence notice covers the operation of radio transmitting equipment used for local area broadcasting and known as "Low Power FM Broadcasting "or "LPFM broadcasting".

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Maritime purposes

This general user radio licence notice covers the operation of radio transmitting equipment used for radiocommunications in the maritime service, including land and aeronautical transmitters, but with some noted exclusions.

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Maritime UHF on-board communications

This general user radio licence notice covers the operation of UHF radio transmitting equipment used for radiocommunications on-board maritime vessels.

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Satellite services

This general user radio licence notice covers the operation of radio transmitting equipment used for handheld, portable, transportable, and fixed satellite earth stations in the Mobile Satellite Service (MSS), Satellite News Gathering (SNG), and Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) satellite services.

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Short range devices

This general user radio licence notice covers the operation of low power radio transmitting equipment known as Short Range Devices (SRDs), Restricted Radiation Devices (RRDs), Low Interference Potential Devices (LIPDs), or Spread Spectrum Devices (SSDs).

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Ultra wide band communication devices

This general user radio licence notice covers the operation of ultra wide band radio transmitting equipment. The use of ultra wide band transmitting equipment is not permitted on board aircraft or from any fixed outdoor transmitter or antenna.

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Vehicular radar short range devices

This general user radio licence notice covers the operation of vehicular radar radio transmitting equipment for road vehicle collision mitigation and traffic safety applications.

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Last updated 19 November 2015