CB - lifting of mandatory registration

ANACOM has arranged broad dissemination of the new rules governing the use of personal radio service stations - citizen's band (CB), through communication to the National Republican Guard and the Public Security Police (as authorities with supervisory powers over use of these stations) and with publication of a notice in mass-circulation newspapers in Mainland Portugal, in Madeira and the Azores.

The licensing exemption granted to CB stations, under the terms of and pursuant to the provisions of article 9, paragraph 1, point b) of the General Radiocommunications Regime (approved by Decree-Law no. 151-A/2000 of 20 Julyhttps://www.anacom.pt/render.jsp?contentId=976037 in its current wording1), the update of the National Table of Frequency Allocations (NTFA) and the definition of the harmonised technical requirements to which these stations are subject, were approved by ANACOM decision on 9 March 2017.

This decision was adopted subsequent to Decree-Law no. 1/2017 of 5 January, whose provisions determined revocation of the legal regime governing the personal radio service - CB2, lifting the obligation to register CB station users.

1 Decree-Law no. 151-A/2000 of 20 July, which establishes the regime applicable to the licensing of radiocommunication networks and stations and the regime applicable to oversight of the installation of such stations and of use of the radioelectric spectrum, as well as the regime applicable to the sharing of radiocommunications infrastructure, was amended and republished by Decree-Law no. 264/2009 of 28 September and amended by Law no. 20/2012 of 14 May and by Law no. 82-B/2014 of 31 December.
2 As under Decree-Law no. 47/2000 of 24 March.


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