Guidelines for Maritime Radio Spectrum Licenses
Maritime equipment is required to support the safe navigation of vessels and to make distress calls from coast stations/vessels in emergency situations. It enables communication between vessels and coast stations, port / harbour authorities and with other vessels as well. Available maritime radio station licenses are classified as follows:
a) Ship Radio Station
i) Ship Radio Station (SOLAS)
ii) Ship Radio Stations (Non-SOLAS)
iii) Ship Radio Station (Portable)
b) Maritime Navigational Aids and Radar Radio Station
c) Coastal Radio station
i) International coastal station
ii) Qatar-only coastal station
iii) Coastal Station Radio (Training School)
Annex A to these guidelines provides the templates of the licenses alongwith the specific terms and conditions and technical schedule(s).
Annex B to these guidelines provides the application processing procedure.
Annex C to these guidelines provides application forms to be used for license applications, modifications, renewals or cancellations. The application forms describe the information and any documents that need to be provided for an application to be processed.