Radiocommunications Amendment Regulations 2004

11 Schedule 4 amended
  • Schedule 4 of the principal regulations is amended by revoking clauses 4 and 5, and substituting the following clause:

    4 General amateur operator's certificate
    • To qualify for a general amateur operator's certificate for operation on all scheduled amateur frequencies, a candidate must pass a written examination approved by the chief executive for the purpose that demonstrates a theoretical knowledge of—

      • (a) the legal framework of New Zealand radiocommunications, including—

        • (i) the International Radio Regulations of the International Telecommunication Union; and

        • (ii) the Act; and

        • (iii) these regulations; and

        • (iv) the New Zealand amateur radio licence conditions and frequency allocations; and

      • (b) the methods of radiocommunication, including radiotelephony, radiotelegraphy, and data and image; and

      • (c) radio system theory, including theory relating to transmitters, receivers, antennas and propagation, and measurements; and

      • (d) electromagnetic radiation; and

      • (e) electromagnetic compatibility; and

      • (f) avoidance and resolution of radio frequency interference.