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What are the different types of licenses issued by WPC?

Network License to operate:

  1. Beacon
  2. CORDECT/CDMA
  3. Captive Radio paging
  4. Wide Area Radio Paging
  5. Captive Radio Trunking
  6. Public Mobile Radio Trunking Service(PMRTS)
  7. Captive VSAT
  8. Commercial VSAT
  9. GSM
  10. Earth station for foreign mission
  11. Experimental
  12. FM Community Broadcast
  13. FM Broadcast
  14. SW Broadcast
  15. Terrestrial Broadcast
  16. Fixed/Mobile-HF/VHF/UHF-Land Based
  17. Fixed/Mobile-HF/VHF/UHF-Land Based(additional category)
  18. HF/VHF for Foreign Mission
  19. MW Broadcast
  20. MW link for Foreign Mission
  21. MW link for Cellular(GSM)
  22. MW link for WLL(CDMA)
  23. MW link for Point to Point Communication
  24. MW link for Point to Multipoint(for ISP,ILD,NLD)
  25. MW link for wide area Radio Paging
  26. Radar
  27. Remote Controller
  28. SCADA
  29. Satellite Broadcast
  30. Satellite Network-Gateway for ISP,ILD,NLD
  31. Satellite Network-Receive only Earth Station
  32. Satellite News Gathering
  33. Shot Range UHF Hand Held Radio (USR)
  34. Spread Spectrum
  35. TV Receive Only Dish Antenna(TVRO) for Foreign Mission

Non-Network License to operate:

  1. Aero mobile Station 
  2. Dealer Possession License(DPL)
  3. Non-Dealer Possession License(NDPL)
  4. Demonstration
  5. Import
  6. Maritime Mobile Station
  7. Operator's License For GMDSS
  8. Operator's License For COP
  9. Operator's License For Amateurs
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How Network License is different from Non-Network License?

The division is based on the procedure adopted for licensing. Frequency allocation and Creation of Station are two important procedures in creating Network License. For Non-network license, Earmarked frequencies (pre-allocated frequencies) are available as per International and National Norms to be chosen from whereas in certain cases of Non-Network licenses,frequencies are not required to be assigned at all.

What are the license- free bands? What are the wireless products that are exempted from licensing for possession and use?

Please check the following Links:-

  1. Indoor use of low power wireless equipments in the frequency band 2.4GHz to 2.4835GHz. View Document 26 Kb
  2. Use of low power wireless equipments in the frequency band 2.4GHz to 2.4835GHz.View Document 24 Kb
  3. Indoor use of low power wireless equipments in the frequency band 5GHz View Document 23 Kb
  4. Indoor use of low power wireless equipments in the frequency band 5GHz-Amndment View Document 22 Kb
  5. Outdoor use of wireless equipments in the frequency band 5.825-5.875GHz View Document 31 Kb
  6. Use of low power wireless equipments in the frequency band 865-867MHz for RFID View Document 24 Kb
  7. Use of low power wireless equipments in the frequency band 865-867MHz for RFID-Amendment View Document 22 Kb
  8. Use of low power wireless equipment in the 335MHz band fro remote control of Cranes View Document 32 Kb
  9. Use of low power wireless equipment in the 335MHz band fro remote control of Cranes-Amendment View Document 26 Kb
  10. Use of low power wireless equipments in the Citizen Band 26.957-27.383MHz View Document 24 Kb
  11. Use of low power wireless equipments in the Citizen Band 26.957-27.383MHz-Amendment View Document 26 Kb
     

Where I can find the proformas for filling the Hard copy of my application?

To download the proforma of WPC Licences click under respective heads below:

  1. Proforma for Equipment Type Approval. MS Word|PDF formatView Document 22 Kb
  2. Application for license to establish, maintain and work wireless Telegraphs in aircraft registered in India. View Document 26 Kb
  3. Application for license to establish, maintain and work wireless Telephone station in India fornon-commercial purpose in citizen band in Rural Areas. View Document 21 Kb
  4. Application for licence to possess wireless receiving and/or transmitting apparatus in India (Under the Indian Wireless Telegraph Act, 1933). View Document 24 Kb
  5. Application form for a licence to demonstrate a Wireless Transmitter or a Receiver set. View Document 26 Kb
  6. WPC application form for earth stations. View Document 26 Kb
  7. Application for an experimental Wireless licence. View Document 29 Kb
  8. Application for Frequency Assignment for Transmission/Reception (44 column). View Document 26 Kb
  9. Application form to operate Wireless Link/Network under Indian Telegraph Act 1885 (11 column). View Document 34 Kb
  10. Application for a licence to import Wireless Transmitting and/or Transreceiving Apparatus into India. View Document 23 Kb
  11. Application for licence to establish, maintain and work Radio Paging Systems. View Document 22 Kb
  12. Application form for licence to establish, maintain and operate Wireless Telegraph stations in India for short range UHF hand held Radios.View Document 30 Kb