Airband Radio and Base Operators Licence

ICASA is the regulator for the South African communications, broadcasting and postal services sector. At this stage, this section is not officially sanctioned by ICASA management and is being monitored on a voluntary basis.

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Airband Radio and Base Operators Licence

Unread post by Jacdev » Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:30 am

I completed my Base Operator course last year - the licence was issued by Kishugu. Does this limit me to only communicate with Working on Fire helicopters on their private frequency, or can i communicate with other private service providers in the fire fighting industry (I am a leader of a ground crew that operates throughout the Western Cape)?

Does the base operator licence then allow me to purchase and use a Airband radio legally, or do I need to go for further training to allow me to own and operate a Airband radio to communicate with aircraft?
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Re: Airband Radio and Base Operators Licence

Unread post by almost like flying » Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:55 pm

Im interested in your Base Operator certificate. Where did you do your course, and have you any idea where I can find the syllabus? For the handheld radio you will need a Radio Srctrum licence, and this information is obtainable on the ICASA website. The only place I have found with any information on this is Cranfield Aviation Academy.

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