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  • Recognition of the SARL by Government as the representative of Amateur Radio in South Africa
  • Deregulation and simplification of the Amateur Service in South Africa
  • Expansion of the Amateur Radio service in Southern Africa
  • Acknowledgement of the Radio Amateur's role in society
  • Promotion of Amateur Radio in schools as the best entry point into the fields of Science and Technology


  • To encourage, develop and promote all activities connected with Amateur Radio, wireless communications, computer science and radio science generally
  • To provide League members with a channel for negotiation with the authorities
  • To give members the advantage of collective representation and control in all matters affecting Amateur Radio
  • To protect Amateur Radio frequency allocations
  • To promote international goodwill and understanding
  • To promote recognition for Amateur Radio in all spheres of society in South Africa
  • To provide emergency communications in times of disaster by means of Amateur Radio


The League will promote and negotiate a legal and regulatory environment that:

  • Acknowledges and permits the Amateur Radio Service
  • Sees Amateur Radio as a "Service"
  • Allocates all Amateur Bands allocated by the ITU Radio Regulations
  • Offers licensing opportunities to ordinary citizens
  • Allows frequent examination opportunities
  • Encourages the full range of amateur service activities
  • Provides low or no duties on imports
  • Facilitates reciprocal and guest licensing.

Adopted by the members at the 1996 Annual General Meeting.

Copyright 1997-2006  South African Radio League
Last modified: 25 February 2017