Frequency Registration

The following bands on the Frequency Spectrum are issued for use with radio communication equipment in the Maldives

a) CB Radio 26 - 28 MHz
b) HF Radio 2 - 30 MHz
c) VHF Radio 30 -300 MHz
d) UHF Radio 300 -900 MHz
e) Microwave Radio 900 MHz and above


1 - Frequency Application Form will be available from Communication Authority of Maldives counter for Mrf 1.00.(One Rufiyaa)
2 - Duly signed and completed forms should be submitted along with necessary documents.
3 - After processing the application form, if it is approved, a frequency would be assigned and advised to the customer through a letter along with technical parameters stating that the assigned frequency should be registered within 3 months from the date of issue. Failure to do so will result in cancellation of the assigned frequency.


1 - All radio transceivers must be used only after registering with the Communications Authority of Maldives(CAM).
2 - Application for a frequency cannot be made on behalf of some one else. Once a formal request is made, CAM will issue frequency(s) with the technical specification of the transceiver.
3 - Once the frequency is issued, the equipment should be registered within 3 months from the date of issue. This period may be extended on request before the above-mentioned period expires.
4 - Prior permission from CAM has to be obtained before assigned frequencies are used for any other purpose or by any other party.
5 - The frequency allocation is based on the types of the task to be carried out. A written statement from the relevant government authority or a copy of the company registry must be submitted along with the application form.
6 - If frequency is no longer used, CAM should be informed and Transmitting Station Licenses cancelled.
7 - Approved citizen band transceivers can be used by anyone after registering with CAM. Such transceivers can be sold or given away after obtaining permission from CAM.
8 - Prior permission must be obtained from CAM by parties who wish to undertake frequency programming.
9 - The authorized parties for frequency programming should only program equipment for those who produce written frequency assignment evidence.
10 - A third party wishing to share the frequency allocated to another should obtain a written permission from them. Frequency programming without such permission is prohibited

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