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From the Wireless Institute of Australia, to get one of the 3 license classes, you have to take an assessment. The assessment covers various amateur radio related topics, each level increasing the difficulty and depth of knowledge required to operate. They are set at the country level, thus there is no difference between states. To figure out where to take ...


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I see from a Google search of "Baofeng UV82 Australia" that the UV82 is sold there. It's possible that there is a different firmware version for Australia, perhaps to restrict the power level or to keep users out of certain frequencies, but that seems unlikely to me. Personally I would bring it; there's a small chance that it might be confiscated by ...


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There is no reciprocity agreement between Australia and the USA, and the US Federal Communications Commission rules for amateur radio licensing and operations also do not provide for any way to get a license except by taking the test(s).


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There isn't a way of transferring the credit towards a permanent license. Luckily, the US exams consist of a large degree of practical knowledge. Bottom line is, you should be close to getting the same level of license from your knowledge base. I've periodically taken the tests, and I score higher ever time than I did when I was studying originally, because ...


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I've just sat my Foundation License on Sunday. It really depends what license you want to go for. If you have no knowledge of radio (and to a lesser degree, electronics), you may want to start with the Foundation license. It's the easiest one to get. To get it, buy a copy of the Foundation License Manual and study it. https://www.wia.org.au/licenses/...


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From https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/025.nsf/eng/h_00006.html#tao4: '...you must bring your amateur radio operator’s certificate/licence and have obtained a CEPT certificate from your home administration. If your country is not part of the CEPT agreement you must obtain a letter of authority from the Amateur Radio Service Centre (ARSC). Visiting amateurs must ...


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When Migrating from one country to another, regardless of countries, it is a good idea to contact customs in both countries to ensure that you declare your equipment, and get information about the specifics of import/export details, forms, and procedures. You don't want any surprises on the day itself.


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