14.0 Maritime coast | ACMA

14.0 Maritime coast

Licence type


Frequency band(s)

14.0 Maritime coast

14.1 Limited coast assigned system

14.2 Limited coast marine rescue

14.3 Limited coast non-assigned

14.4 Major coast A

14.5 Major coast B

MF, HF and VHF Maritime Mobile Bands

Band/Channel plan(s)

Refer to the Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan for designated maritime mobile bands.


For frequencies, channelling arrangements and other provisions relating to coast station operation in the MF, HF and VHF maritime mobile bands refer to Appendix 15, 17, 18 and 25 of the ITU Radio Regulations.

Information paper(s)

Maritime Coast

Licence conditions determinations

Spectrum embargoes
(current as of last update of this page)

Embargo 41 applies.

Refer to RALI MS03 for any other applicable embargoes.

Coordination criteria
(RALIs, Advisory Guidelines etc)

Intra-service coordination

Inter-service coordination

AP alert

Frequency assignment practices

Business operating procedures

  1. ACMA contact details for accredited persons
  2. Procedure for submitting requests for exemptions from embargoes
  3. Radiocommunications site data requirements
  4. Frequency assignment and licensing arrangements for automatic identification systems in the VHF maritime mobile band
  5. BOP Correcting information in the ACMA’s Register of Radiocommunications Licences

Spatial data

Download embargo areas, in Placemark (Google Earth) and Shapefile format, from the spectrum embargoes web page.

Other information

Refer to the Maritime Coast Licence Determination for conditions of operation associated with each licence option.


Last updated: 26 September 2017