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Schedule of Fees - Spectrum Fees

CITIZEN BAND RADIO SERVICE
Fee payable $600
Annual Renewal $600
Substitute Licence $100

RADIO OPERATORS AND TECHNICIANS

First Class Radio Telegraph Operator's Certificate

$800

Second Class Radiotelegraph Operator's Certificate

$600

Radiotelegraph Operator's Special Certificate (All Classes)

$500

General Radiotelephone Certificate

 

General Operator's Certificate (GMDSS)

$1,000

Radio communication Operator's Special Certificate (Maritime)

$700

Restricted radiotelephone Operator's Certificate

$500

Amateur Radio Operator's Certificate Classes A,B,C

$500

 

 

Radio Technicians Licence

 

Class A

$1,200

Class B

$1,000

 

 

SPECTRUM ​LICENCE

Private Radio Station

Annual fee for transmitter(s) operating single frequency mode above 30 Mhz, but not exceeding 470 Mhz.

i) With mean power up to but not exceeding one watt

$1,200

ii) With mean power not exceeding 100 watts

$4,000

iii) With mean power exceeding 100 watts

$7,500

 

 

For two frequency (duplex not exceeding 470 MHz serving single Licensee.

i) with mean power up to but not exceeding one watt

$7,500

ii) with mean power up to but not exceeding 100 watts

$10,000

iii) with mean power exceeding 100 watts

$15,000

 

 

Radio paging transmitter at a site serving more than one organizations

$15,000

 

 

Frequency exceeding 470 Mhz, but less than 900 MHz, not including cellular radio and mobile trunking services in the 806-890 MHz band with bandwidth < 25 Khz

i) with mean power up to but not exceeding one watt

$1,200

ii) with a mean power up to but not exceeding 100 watts.

$4,000

iii) with a mean power exceeding 100 watts

$7,500

 

 

Two frequency duplex as above serving single Licensee

i) with a mean power up to but not exceeding one watt

$ 7,500

ii) with a mean power up to but not exceeding 100 watts

$10,000

iii) with a mean power exceeding 100 watts

$15,000

 

 

For two frequencies serving multiple users in a community service mode

i) with a mean power up to but not exceeding one watt.

$20,000

ii) with a mean power up to but not exceeding 100 watts.

$30,000

iii) with a mean power exceeding 100 watts

$50,000

 

 

For transmitters operating point to point microwave links

- with bandwidth not exceeding 1000 KHz

$100,000

- with bandwidth not exceeding 5000 KHz

$200,000

- with bandwidth not exceeding 10,000 KHz

$500,000

- with bandwidth not exceeding 15,000 KHz

$700,000

- with bandwidth not exceeding 20,000 KHz

$850,000

- with bandwidth not exceeding 25,000 KHz

$1,000,000

- with bandwidth not exceeding 30,000 KHz

$1,200,000

- with bandwidth not exceeding 35,000 KHz

$1,400,000

- with bandwidth not exceeding 45,000 KHz

$1,600,000

- with bandwidth not exceeding 55,000 KHz

$1,800,000

- with bandwidth exceeding 55,000 KHz

$2,000,000

 

Maritime Spectrum Licence Fees

(a) Domestic/Private Ships (owned and operated within Jamaican Seas)

- For a private ship station licence of ships below 10 gross tons

$2,000/annum

- 10 gross tons and over but not exceeding 300 gross tons

$10,000/annum

- over 300 gross tons but below 1,600 gross tons

$30,000/annum

- 1,600 gross tons and over

$50,000/annum

- International ships carrying the Jamaican Flag

 

US$280/4years
US$70/annum

(b) Public Ship Station

- 1st category

$10,000

- 2nd and 3rd category

$5,000

- 4th category

$3,000

 

Low Power FM Broadcasters

- Long Term

Licence fee

$50,000

Regulatory fee

$35,000

Processing fee

$11,500

- Short Term

Licence fee

$12,500

Regulatory fee

$8,750

Processing fee

$11,500

 

SPECIAL SERVICES

- Non-commercial broadcast

$30,000

- Aeronautical Mobile (Aircraft) Station

$25,000

- Aeronautical Ground Station

$10,000

- Broadcast Authorization:

 

Regional

$11,500

Islandwide

$22,500

- Commercial Earth Station

$1,000,000

- VSAT

$500,000

- VSAT (Short term)

US1,050:J$65,000

- Emergency Earth Station

$50,000

Need Help ?

SPECTRUM MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

13-19 Harbour Street
Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies.

Telephone:

1 (876) 967-7948  
1 (876) 948-7800
1 (876) 948-5115

1 (876) 618-1901

Facsimile:

1 (876) 922-4093

Email:

info@sma.gov.jm