Resources for AREs and ARCs
Certification of licences
Preparing of spectrum licences:
Spectrum Licences can only be certified by an Approved Radio Engineer (ARE).
For information on preparing online spectrum licence forms and other licensing functions, go to the Register user guides for approved persons.
Preparing of radio licences:
Radio Licences can be certified by ARE or Approved Radio Certifiers (ARC).
Further information on other licensing functions is also available in the Register user guides for approved persons.
Radio Spectrum Management (RSM) reference documents
- E-band land mobile radio channels potentially affected by MURS Advisory Note.
- Radio Licence Engineering Certification Rules (PIB 38)
This document specifies the requirements for the certification of radio licences by ARE’s and ARC’s.
- Spectrum Licence Engineering Rules for Crown Management Rights (PIB39)
This document specifies the requirements for the certification of spectrum licences by ARE’s
- Legal entities for the purposes of the Radiocommunications Act 1989 (PIB 47)
Information for ARE's and ARC's to identify a party's legal status.
- Radio Licence Policy Rules (PIB 58)
This document specifies the policy rules for granting of radio licences.
- Spectrum Licence Policy Rules for Crown Managemenr Rights (PIB 59)
This document specifies the policy rules for spectrum licences in the Crown management rights.
- Radio spectrum overview
Reviews the radio spectrum policy in New Zealand, covering legislation, spectrum rights, broadcasting and spectrum reservations.
- EMC and Radio compliance requirements
EMC and radio compliance information about protecting the radio spectrum, minimising interference and allowing effective use of radiocommunications services.
- Reference standards
Offers guidance to ARE’s in determining the compatibility between radio services when certifying spectrum licences.
- Aero FMBC coordination processes
Documents the requirements for FMBC, LPFM, ILS, and VOR coordination.
- Spectrum search lite
New Zealand frequency reservations
AIP New Zealand - Aeronautical Information
This resource includes aerodrome charts, en-route flight charts and flight rules. A list of radio communications facilities is also available in GEN Services GEN3.7.
Applying for ARE or ARC status
For information on how to become an Approved Person refer to Applications and requirements for approved radio engineers and approved radio certifiers (PIB 34), and send us a completed application form which can be found at the end of PIB 34.
Auditing of AREs/ARCs
RSM undertakes auditing of licence certificates to ensure compliance with the Act, Regulations, technical compatibility, best practice in radio spectrum engineering and the ongoing competency of the Approved Person. For more information refer to Audit Procedures for Engineering Certificates (PIB 40). This document outlines the RSM process for ARE and ARC audits.
For further assistance email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0508 RSM INFO (0508 776 463). International callers please phone +64 3 962 2603.