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Wireless Telegraphy Exemption Regulations

Current Statutory Instruments relating to licence exempt spectrum use

Licence Exemption

Covers network user equipment, PMR446, WiFi, Uncoordinated Fixed Links, CB Radio, Cordless telephones,

  • Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption) Regulations 2003;
  • Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption) (Amendment) Regulations 2006;
  • Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption) (Amendment) Regulations 2008.
  • Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2008.
  • The Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption) (Amendment) Regulations 2011. Regulations also amended by The Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption and Amendment) Regulations 2010
  • The Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption) (Amendment) Regulations 2013.
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    Stand alone exemption regulations

    European Amateurs

  • The Wireless Telegraphy (Reciprocal Exemption of European Radio Amateurs) Regulations 1988
  • Automotive Short Range Radar (SRR)
  • Wireless Telegraphy (Automotive Short Range Radar) (Exemption) Regulations 2005.
  • Wireless Telegraphy (Automotive Short Range Radar) (Exemption) Regulations 2013.
  • Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)

  • The Wireless Telegraphy (Intelligent Transport Systems) (Exemption) Regulations 2011.
  • Mobile Communication onboard Aircraft (MCA)

  • Wireless Telegraphy (Mobile Communication Services on Aircraft) (Exemption) Regulations 2014.
  • Mobile Communications onboard Vessels (MCV)

  • Wireless Telegraphy (Mobile Communication Services on Board Ships) (Exemption) Regulations 2011.
  • Receive only equipment

  • Wireless Telegraphy (Receivers) (Exemption) Regulations 1989.
  • Wireless Telegraphy (Broadcast Licence Charges and Exemption) Regulations 1984 (SI 1984/1053)
  • Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

  • Wireless Telegraphy (Radio Frequency Identification Apparatus) (Exemption) Regulations 2005.
  • Wireless Telegraphy (Radio Frequency Identification Equipment) (Exemption) (Amendment) Regulations 2007.
  • Short Range Devices (SRDs) and other equipment
    SRDs, Fixed Wireless systems, HDFSS, Personal locator beacons (PLB), ESOMPs, SSB CB

  • The Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption and Amendment) Regulations 2010
  • The Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption and Amendment) (Amendment) Regulations 2011
  • The Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption and Amendment) (Amendment) Regulations 2013
  • The Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption and Amendment) (Amendment) Regulations 2014
  • Equipment Testing

  • The Wireless Telegraphy (Testing and Development Under Suppressed Radiation Conditions)(Exemption) Regulations 1989
  • Ultra Wideband

  • Wireless Telegraphy (Ultra-wideband Equipment) (Exemption) Regulations 2009.
  • Wireless Telegraphy (Ultra-Wideband Equipment) (Exemption) (Amendment) Regulations 2010.
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