How much does an ICASA license cost?
Applications for CECS licences 33297, which are available on ICASA website. The registration notice must be accompanied by proof of payment of a non-refundable application fee of R13 283.00, which must be paid into ICASA’s bank account.
How much is a radio licence in South Africa?
Radio Frequency Spectrum Licence Fees
|Old fee (ZAR)||New fee (ZAR)|
|Unit Price per MHz paired||R2 555||R2 639|
|Minimum Fee for a Satellite Hub Station||R63 865||R65 973|
Do you need a licence for a CB radio in South Africa?
All radio transmitting equipment used within South Africa is required to be licensed by the end user with ICASA as per the Telecommunications Act.
How much is a radio licence UK?
The licence fee is £75 for five years. Simple Site Light: This licence authorises the use of a radio system operating a base station and mobile stations within a small area (typically 1 kilometre or less). Frequencies available under this licence class are typically used for radio paging systems.
Can you own a frequency?
In order to use a frequency for any purpose, the use of the frequency must be purchased or leased from the FCC. Contact an official Frequency Coordinator. There is a list of these available on the FCC’s website. Often you will be granted a conditional authority and can start using the frequency within ten days.
How do I pay ICASA?
These are all payable directly to ICASA, whose account details are as follows:
- Nedbank (Corporate client service – Pretoria)
- Account number: 1462002927.
- Account type: Current.
- Branch code: 198 765.
- Swift code: NEDSZAJJ.
- Reference: To be provided once documents are finalised.
How much does it cost to start a radio station in South Africa?
The cost of equipment to set up a fully functioning radio station costs between R450 000 and R1. 5million.
How do I get a radio Licence in South Africa?
The applicant must complete and submit to the Authority an application form for a radio frequency spectrum licence. The submission of the application must be accompanied by proof of the non-refundable payment of the applicable application fee as prescribed in the Government Gazette No.
What band is 29mhz?
The 29-29.1MHz sub-band continues to be the best place to find HF AM. This is the HF band with most space, although there are AM enthusiasts on 160m and other bands. When these bands are not busy AM has its place.
Can I play the radio in my shop?
Listening to such music on a ‘personal use’ basis, through headphones, is completely legal in the workplace. Anyone can listen to their own music in this way. But playing such music through speakers to your employees – or to the public – in a work environment is illegal unless you have the appropriate licence.
Do you need a license to use radio?
The most popular types of personal radio services are Citizens Band Radio Service, Family Radio Service, General Mobile Radio Service, Low-Power Radio Service and Multi-Use Radio Service. Of these types of services, only General Mobile Radio Service requires an FCC license to operate.
Can I buy my own radio station?
Have you ever wished you could start your own radio station? It’s illegal to operate an unlicensed radio station, even at extremely low power [source: FCC]. Establish a source of funding. Remember, you’ll need to pay for studio space and power, among other things.
How much does it cost to get an Icasa license?
ICASA has informed the SARL that the licence fee will be increased by 4,1% on 1 April 2020. The new fees will be 1 Year – R 154.00 2 Year – R 294.00
Where can I get a radio licence in South Africa?
South Africa falls within ITU Region 1, and the band allocations are therefore similar to those for Europe and Northern Asia. Click here for the full South African band plans. Amateurs from other countries who wish to obtain guest licences while visiting South Africa should click here for more information.
When did the radio frequency licence fees increase?
[ 31 March 2016] ICASA has given notice of the annual increase to be implemented in respect of radio frequency spectrum licence fees. Effective 1 April 2016, all radio frequency spectrum licence fees will be increased by 4.6% based on the average Consumer Price Index (CPI).
Do you need a Morse code licence in South Africa?
There is no morse code requirement for an amateur radio licence in South Africa. South Africa falls within ITU Region 1, and the band allocations are therefore similar to those for Europe and Northern Asia.