Search licences in the RRF

A step-by-step guide for all users to search for licences in the Register of Radio Frequencies (RRF).

Search Licences is the quickest way to search the following options:

  • Licences held within the Register of Radio Frequencies (the Register)
  • Licences held within a specific frequency range
  • Multiple licences belonging to a person or organisation, management right or location

Step-by-step guide

Follow the steps below to search licences.
 

Step 1

Go to the Register of Radio Frequencies by clicking on the icon on the RSM homepage.

The Register of Radio Frequencies


Step 2

From Search the Register, click Search Licences

How to search for licences on the RSM site [PNG, 72 KB]

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Step 3

Enter your search criteria into the relevant fields (refer to the table below for assistance).

Image of Search Licences table [JPG, 71 KB]

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To search by...

Then...

Licensee

  • Enter part or all of the person’s or organisation’s name in the Licensee and click Search (click on the question mark icon pictured below for more search options)Search icon

OR

  • Enter the Client ID and click Search (If you don’t know the Client ID, click Find to search for the client. The Client ID will then be populated into this field.)

Application Number

Enter Application Number into this field. Click Search. Search licences will find any licences related to a particular application.

Management Right ID

Enter Management right number into Management Right ID field. Click Search. Search licences will find any licences within a particular Management Right.

Location

  • Enter part or all of a location name in the Location field and click Search (click on the question mark icon pictured below for more search options)Search icon image

OR

  • Enter the Location ID and click Search (If you don’t know the Location ID, click Find to search for the location. The Location ID will then be populated into this field.)

NOTE – Transmit locations are searched for by default. You can search for Receive locations by changing the drop-down option.

Frequency (From)

Enter a frequency in MHz. Click Search. Only if this field is completed will Search Licences find licences on this transmit frequency.

To Frequency

Must be entered together with the Frequency (From) field above. Enter a frequency in MHz. Click Search. This will find licences with a transmit frequency within a frequency range. The To Frequency cannot be entered on its own.

Channel

Enter part or all of a channel label as required. Click Search. Search licences will find licences with their channel starting with the characters entered.

Licence Type

Select a licence type from the drop down list to search by specific licence type (e.g. land mobile, fixed, spectrum). Click Search.

License Status

Select a licence status from the drop down list to search for licences of a specific status (All, Cancelled, Current or Expired. Click Search.

Additional Criteria

Click on [+] Additional Criteria to see more search options. Conversely, click [-] Additional Criteria to hide these options.

Include associated licences

Clicking this checkbox will return in the results, any licences that are associated with any licences in your search criteria.

Certified by

Select a name from the drop down list to search for licences certified by a specific approved radio engineer or certifier.

Date Type

Select a date type from the drop down list to search for licences using the selected date type. Must be used with the From Date (on its own) or together with the To date. E.g. Find licences with a Commencement Date of 1 July 2014; or, Find licences with an Expiry Date between 1 March 2014 and 31 March 2014.

From Date

Enter a valid date (or use the date selector pictured below )Date selector image

To Date

Enter a valid date (or use the date selector pictured below )Date selector image

System Identifier

Enter a valid system identifier code. This code groups together licences related to a certain “system”. E.g. enter “FM MCH COM” to find all FM Community Radio stations.

Tip

  • The less information entered in the search criteria, the more results will be returned. Likewise, more information returns less results.

Step 4

After a list of licence is shown, click on the Licence ID to view the licence details.

Example of licence search list [JPG, 106 KB]

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Step 5

Click on any hyperlink in the Licence Summary to view additional information, including “Event Summary” (history of changes), “Basic Details” and “Conditions” (to see general and specific licence conditions).

Licence Summary example [JPG, 129 KB]

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