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Amateur Radio Club is a
Radio Society of Great Britain Satellite Examination Centre
Amateur Radio Licensing
There are 3 types of Amateur Radio Licenses available in Great Britain.
Advanced Radio Amateur Licence, the Intermediate Radio Amateur Licence
and the Foundation Radio Amateur Licence
Advanced Radio Amateur Licence
holder can operate on all frequencies allocated to Radio Amateurs at the
maximum power levels allowed by the regulations
To obtain this licence, passes in the Foundation Course, the Intermediate Course and the Advanced Radio Amateur Examination must be achieved.
Intermediate Radio Amateur Licence
Licence holder can operate at reduced power levels in all
Amateur Radio bands.
To obtain this licence the candidate must hold a Foundation Amateur Radio Licence and must have passed the Intermediate Radio Amateurs Examination.
Foundation Radio Amateur Licence
Foundation Licence holder has access to the majority of the popular Radio
Amateur Bands using maximum power level of 10Watts.
To obtain this licence, an approved course of study organised by the Radio Society of Great Britain must be completed followed by an assessment test comprising 25 multiple choice questions. The course and assessment to be administered by authorised local Amateur Radio Clubs.
courses and examinations for all the above can be taken at Oldham Amateur Radio Club
email our club secretary and ask for details.
More information can be found on the RSGB web site