Resources for ARXs
Approved radio examiner (ARX) resources and operational guides can be found in this section. This information is intended to assist RSM approved ARXs who conduct radio operator examinations, issue radio operator certificates, and issue radio callsigns.
The current radio operator and callsign rules
How to maintain and issue certificates and callsigns
How to identify the legal entity status of a client
How to transfer a ship callsign when requested by the current callsign holder
Auditing of Approved Radio Examiners (ARXs)
RSM undertakes auditing of ARXs to ensure their best practice and competency in the examination procedures comply with PIB 46.
The ARX auditing process is covered under Requirements for Approved Radio Examiners (PIB 45)
Becoming an Approved Radio Examiner (ARX)
A suitably qualified person can become an ARX in one or more of the classes of New Zealand operator certificates for:
- Maritime - Various classes of certificate
- Amateur – General Amateur Operator’s Certificate
Once granted Approved Radio Examiner (ARX) status, the approval will remain in force until relinquished by the ARX or revoked by RSM.
ARXs who require assistance can contact RSM on Freephone 0508 RSM INFO (0508 776 463) or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. International callers please phone +64 3 962 2603.