Procedures and Principles About Radiocommunication Systems
1-) Public institutions and organizations and the natural and legal persons apply to Board for installation and use radio equipment with the following documents depending on the nature of the process;
2 copies of ICTA Application Form which is filled by applicant and address information and geographic coordinates’ information that installation location of radio equipment,
By the natural and legal persons; copy of certificate of chamber of commerce or copy of certificate of chamber of industry or copy of trade registry gazette or association statute or similar documents and authorized signatures,
- Constructed pertaining solely to the services o f public corporations and institutions in accordance with the specific laws thereof.
2-) By amateur radio association; copy of certificate of amateur radio operator in addition to the above.
Assessment and installation
1-) It is fundamental that radio service required public institutions and organizations and the natural and legal persons shall be met principally from operators authorized by the Authority. Which is;
2-) In case public institutions and establishments and natural and legal persons not bearing conditions specified under (a) and (b) sentences of the first clause apply to the Authority for allocation of sources for providing radio service and/or installing and operating network or infrastructure not requiring notification and/or granting right of use for the sole purpose of personal or corporate requirements and not to be used for provision of electronic communication services for third persons commercially, first of all the Authority shall check that if there are any operator who are previously authorized by the Authority relevant to the service requested. As a result of the said check;
Within any natural person’s or legal entity’s property under his/its own use, which do not exceed any property’s borders, which is used upon exclusively individual or organizational needs, which is not used for providing any radio services to third parties, which is provided without any commercial intention and which is not publicly available,
Constructed pertaining solely to the services of government institutions and establishments in accordance with relevant specific laws.
If the said service requirement is offered by operators authorized by the Authority the requester shall be directed to these operators,
If there is no operator authorized by the Authority where the said service is requested or operators in that area do not provide the said service and if the Authority determines that the relevant requirements cannot be met by the said operators, maximum two years period of allowance shall be granted for the applicant by allocating required sources. Even if any operator commences to provide the said service in the area within the said period the said allowance shall continue until its expiry period.
3-) It is permitted i nstallation and use radio equipment to the amateur radio associations who apply to repeater radio equipment for amateur radio communications, if only an amateur radio operator gets the responsibility.
4-) The Authority is entitled to restriction to technical matters of radio equipments such as type and location.
5-) In case public institutions and establishments and natural and legal persons bearing conditions specified of the first clause apply to the Authority for allocation of sources for providing radio service and/or installing and operating network, maximum five years period of allowance shall be granted for the applicant by allocating required sources.
Installation and usage
1-) User install or make somebody install radio equipment or system which consists equipments relevant to technical terms specified in the article and its annex ICTAApplication Form of installation radio equipment or system and Authority’s technical regulations.
2-) User responsible for installing radio equipment or system and informing to Authority in six months as from the date of permission. User can want to addition period from Authority provided that reasons are explained. Authority can give addition period to the user unless exceed six months.
3-) Users getting licence to install and use radio equipment or system have to licence from Authority if it is wanted to use radio equipments or system being use in the out of place, technical terms and frequencies allowed.
4-) Users getting licence to install and use radio equipment or system from Authority have to notify Authority by reply paid post about changes occurring in the notification address in the latest three months as from its occurring. Otherwise, the address in Authority’s registers is accepted as the notification address and every notification made to the address is served as if made to the person concerned without notice of receipt.
1-) The radio equipments or the systems assigned frequency by permitting subject to licence.
2-) There are information about radio equipment used systems type, number of equipment, frequencies assigned, bandwidth, transmitter power, location, duration of licence and other information determined by Authority.
3-) The licence is renewed when the number of equipment and/or frequency assigned in theradio equipment or the systems is change.
Transference of the system and changing of the equipment in the system
1-) A user has to get licence by applying to Authority in order that the radio equipment or the systems installed based on licence to install and use are transferred to another place and changed their frequencies and other technical terms. The changes are recorded on user’s licence and notified to user by article if the application is approved.
2-) If transference of the radio equipment or system to another location and usage of them by changing frequency and/or other technical terms in out of the licence aim without licence is determined by Authority.
- a) User is given 7 days period to correctlocation which is contradictory,
- b) User is given 30 days period to stop using the radio equipment or the systems which cause to harmful interference.
1-) It is applied to Authority in advance with following documents, in order to get licence to the radio equipment or the systems which will be used in fair, exhibition, conference, concert, sport, search, development, test and like activities temporarily held;
- Application explained the request about temporarily usage of the radio equipment or the systems.
- ICTA Application Form in which is stated the radio equipment or the systems used.
2-) Application is evaluated taking into account location, aim, frequency and equipment which will be used in the system.
3-) It is given the temporary licence to install and use the radio equipment or the system for the most six months period if the application is approved. Fees which is related this process are paid in advance by user.
4-) If it is needed, Authority can limit to technical terms such as type of equipment, location.
1-) Permission for installation and use of radio and radio licenses of users, who are authorized by the Authority, are cancelled in case when the users put the systems out of service and declare this to the Authority with an act or the Authority determine that the systems are out of service.
2-) Permission for installation and use of radio and radio licenses of users are cancelled in case when the Authority determines that systems are installed, operated, transferred to another place antithetical to regulations of the Authority and radio license provided to the users, used out of intention by changing operating frequency or any other technical properties all in case when the users do not remove the anomaly within the notice period given by the Authority excluding compelling reasons.
3-) Permission for installation and use of radio are cancelled and declared to the user in scope of terms of Notification Law dated 11/2/1959 and numbered 7201 in case when the systems are not installed in given due date including respite.
4-) Users whose permission for installation and use of r adio and radio licenses are cancelled cannot use the systems until getting a new permission.
5-) Permission for installation and use of radio given to amateur radiocommunication societies are cancelled in case when the executives do not fulfill the declaration responsibility within the scope of the terms in third paragraph of Article 6.
Operators and radiocommunication equipment and system users may transfer their existing equipments and systems to the willing user whose permission given by the Authority comprises the system, to the operators or their subscribers authorized at their profession by the Authority, to Amateur Radiocommunication Societies in scope of amateur communication, education foundations in order touse for education purposes and to radio producers and sellers. Protocol regarding the transfer transactions is to be kept by the parties and a copy should be sent to the Authority by the transferring user.
Maritime and Aeronautical Radio and Radionavigation Systems
By the Electronic Communication Law (No. 5809) Article 42, Directorate General of Coastal Safety is responsible licensing, using permission, call sign assignment etc. for all maritime and aeronautical radio and radionavigation systems in dedicated maritime and aeronautical frequency band.
For More Detailed Information: BY-LAW ON PROCEDURES AND PRINCIPLES ABOUT RADIOCOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS