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Call for Expressions of Interest in commercial AM and FM sound broadcasting licences

RSM invites interested parties to apply for licences for commercial AM and FM sound broadcasting. This follows a Ministerial directive after Auction 13. To apply for licences, you need to use an Approved Radio Engineer.

We will notify interested parties of the licences applied for. Notification will be via our website and the RSM Business Update newsletter.

Applications have been received for the following FM sound broadcasting spectrum licences:

Transmit Location Frequency (MHz) Licence ID Reserve Price including GST
Mt Stuart (Clutha District) 104.9 215907 $3,807
Richardson Road (Gore District) 104.0 215908 $6,558
Hilltop (Christchurch City) 100.7 215910 $1,150
Lyttelton (Christchurch City) 105.3 215911 $2,851

Radio Spectrum Management is seeking expressions of interest in these commercial FM sound broadcasting licences, closing 5pm on 28 July 2020.

Following this, a decision will be made to determine if the licences can be allocated by direct sale or by a competitive allocation process.