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2g Unattended operation

2g.1

Unattended use

10(1) The Licensee may conduct Unattended Operation of Radio Equipment provided that any such operation is consistent with the terms of this Licence. Additional restrictions which apply to the Unattended Operation of Beacons are specified in Schedule 2 to this Licence.

You will need to know where Schedule 2 is in the licence ( at the back ) and then to also look at the notes to schedule 2.

For instance in the notes it says The Unattended operation of Beacons is only permitted ..... (it is left for you to read up on that)

Also Beacons may operate with a maximum power level of ..... (again you need to read up on that ) if you do not check this out then you have the chance of losing marks.

17(1)(ll) "Unattended Operation" means the operation of Radio Equipment by the Licensee when the Licensee is in a different location to that where the Radio Equipment is located;

Unattended remote control

10(2)  The Licensee may also conduct Remote Control Operation of Radio Equipment (including, for the avoidance of doubt, Beacons) provided that any such operation is consistent with the terms of this Licence. BUT This Clause does not permit the Licensee to install Radio Equipment capable of Remote Control Operation for general unsupervised use by other Amateurs.

17(1)(ff) "Unwanted Emissions" means spurious emissions and out-of-band emissions as defined in the Radio Regulations;

Remotely controlled equipment not for general use

10(3) Whilst 10(2) above allows certain operation this Clause does not permit the Licensee to install Radio Equipment capable of Remote Control Operation for general unsupervised use by other Amateurs.

Remote control links

10(4) Any communication links used to control the Radio Equipment or to carry Messages to or from the Radio Equipment in accordance with Clause 10(2) must be adequately secure so as to ensure compliance with Clause 3 of this Licence. Any security measures must be consistent with Clause 11(2) of this Licence.

10(5) The use of any such communication links referred to in Clause 10(4) must be failsafe such that any failure will not result in unintended transmissions or any transmissions of a type not permitted by this Licence.

10(6) If this Licence is a Foundation Licence or an Intermediate Licence, and the Licensee wishes to establish communication links to operate the Radio Equipment in accordance with Clause 10(4), then the Licensee may only do so using wireless communication links and the Licensee may only use the amateur band allocations detailed in Schedule 16 to operate those links. Any such communications links shall be subject to a maximum power level of 500 mW pep e.r.p.

10(7) Only where this Licence is a Full Licence, Full (Reciprocal) Licence, Full (Temporary Reciprocal) Licence or a Full (Club) Licence, the Licensee may make use of any communications links (including, for the avoidance of doubt, the amateur band allocations detailed in Schedule 16) to establish the wireless communication links referred to in Clause 10(4).

11(2)  The Licensee shall only address Messages to other Amateurs or to the stations of those Amateurs and shall not encrypt these Messages for the purpose of rendering the Message unintelligible to other radio spectrum users.


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