Foreign amateur radio operator may apply for Amateur Radio Apparatus Assignment under the reciprocal arrangement between their country and Malaysia. MCMC may issue an Apparatus Assignment to the foreign amateur radio operator if they meet all the requirements. The class of the Apparatus Assignment issued will be equivalent to the license class or assignment issued by their home country authority in their original home country. List of countries which have reciprocal arrangement with Malaysia:

  1. Thailand
  2. Indonesia
  3. Laos
  4. Vietnam
  5. Myanmar
  6. India
  7. China
  8. Mongolia
  9. United Kingdom
  10. Germany
  11. Switzerland
  12. Finland
  13. Czech Republic

The Apparatus Assignment will not be issued for a period of more than the validity of the home country license, or 1 year which ever is earlier.

Foreign amateur radio operator which came from country which has no reciprocal arrangement will be dealt on case by case basis. However, an introduction from a member of MARTS will be preferred.


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