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Amateur radio, sometimes known as ham radio, is both a hobby and a service that uses various types of radio equipment, allowing communication with other radio amateurs for the purpose of self-training, recreation and public service.
Apply for or amend your amateur radio licence
Information for amateur radio licensees
Reporting licence abuse
Updates on our amateur licensing policy
18 September 2018
Ofcom’s open data is a mix of data from or about the companies we regulate in the communications sector, and the citizens and consumers who use them.
17 September 2018
Fixed Terrestrial Links or Fixed Wireless Systems (FWS) refer to terrestrial based wireless systems, operating between two or more fixed points.
12 September 2018
Ofcom's news releases listing and search.
10 September 2018
The Broadcast and On Demand Bulletin reports on investigations into potential breaches of Ofcom’s codes and rules for TV, radio and video-on-demand programmes.