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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
Find the key commitments change requests for the past year.
15 October 2019
For transparency, we publish our responses to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests.
Financial penalties imposed by Ofcom following breaches of content regulation
14 October 2019
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.