On December 26, 2016, the Ministry of Information and Communications issued the Circular No. 46/2016/TT-BTTTT dated December 26, 2016 of the Ministry of Information and Communications on the List of license-exempt radio devices and accompanying technical and operational conditions.
The List of license-exempt radio devices includes 14 short range devices; Radio devices placed on fishing vessels; Receive-only radio device; Low-power handie-talkies; Group of radio devices for marine safety and rescue purposes. Low-power handie-talkies which are specified in the List prescribed in Appendix 1 enclosed herewith and satisfy corresponding frequency, technical and operational conditions prescribed in Appendix 2 and Appendix 18 enclosed herewith shall be exempted from radio frequency licensing as from January 01, 2020.
To get the license-exempt radio devices, license-exempt radio devices must tolerate harmful interference caused by radio devices licensed to use radio frequency or radio devices licensed to operate by competent supervisory agencies; license-exempt radio devices must tolerate harmful interference caused by devices using radio frequency for industrial, scientific and medical (ISM) purposes when they share the following ISM frequency bands…Particularly, licensing to use new radio devices at the 446-446.2 MHz frequency band with more than 500 mW power shall be terminated from February 14, 2017.
This Circular takes effect on February 14, 2017.
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