ALL CPF EXCO Members, CPF forums and sub-forums.
PLEASE DISTRIBUTE THIS TO EVERY CPF RADIO REPEATER LICENSE HOLDER IN OUR *** PRECINCT AS WELL AS *** AND ALL OTHER FREQUENCIES THAT WE ARE IN COMMUNICATION WITH.
ICASA have INSTRUCTED me to forward the following instructions to all CPFS:
1. You must at all times have an up to date list of all the radio frequencies programmed on your radios with you.
2. You must also have a data base of all radio owners in your region, with names and adresses.
3. It is a legal requirement to also have a letter of permission and approval with you, from every frequency holder whose frequency you are monitoring on your radio.
4. Failing to comply in this regard, may lead to prosecution and or confiscation of radio transmission equipment.
Because of the above legal requirements, I need you, as a matter of urgency, TO FORWARD TO ME, AND EVERY OTHER CPF a letter of permission to have ALL your frequencies and sub-forum frequencies programmed on each other’s radios. Please also quote your ICASA license number in this letter.
Please treat this with extreme urgency as ICASA is very persistant in this regard and will enforce the law if necessary. If we do not comply, ICASA have the right to confiscate all radio equipment found monitoring frequencies without the required documentation.
The moratorium on radio frequency licenses for CPF’s is still in place and ICASA is still NOT issueing new duplex license frequencies to CPF’s untill further notice.
No dates have been quoted i.t.o when the moratorium may be lifted.