The document discusses EME/EMR/EMF compliance for amateur radio operators in Australia. It addresses confusion and challenges related to understanding and meeting the requirements, as well as the limitations of the existing calculators provided by ACMA. The author suggests the need for clear legislation, quality calculators, and supporting documentation to facilitate compliance without undue costs and stress.
In Australia, the legality of Chinese radios, such as the Baofeng UV5R, for amateur use has sparked debate. While government documents are sparse, licensed amateur operators may have some leeway regarding non-type approved equipment. However, caution is advised, as regulations and privileges remain ambiguous and subject to individual interpretation and compliance.
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When you are introduced to Amateur Radio in Australia, you come across a number of organisations that are involved. The author of this article provides an up to date account of who is who.
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