Self-Study Material for the RAE

Getting a 9V Ham License

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The Singapore Amateur Radio licence is issued by the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA).

The requirements for Singaporeans and Visitors are found in the IMDA Amateur Station Licence Application Guidelines.

If you are required to sit for the written Radio Amateur Examination (RAE), the syllabus for the exam can be found in the Radio Amateur Handbook published by the IMDA. 

You can apply for the Radio Amateur Examination using the RAE Registration Form EA100.  If the dates are not updated on the form, please contact the IMDA. It is usually on the first Saturday of the month, unless it is a public holiday.


Exemption from the electronic theory portion (Part II) of  examination is available, if you have a:

  • Recognised degree in Communication/Electronic/Electrical Engineering with study topics covering the syllabus of the RAE,
  • City and Guilds of London Institute Radio Amateur Certificate,
  • Valid Radio Radiotelegraph Operator's or a Radio Communication Operator's Certificate of Competency issued by IMDA.

Reciprocal Licensing

Reciprocal licensing may be available to expatriate radio amateurs residing in Singapore, who hold a valid license issued by their home countries, subject to approval at IMDA's discretion.

Study Material

Self-Study Material for the RAE (by Peter G4EGQ, 2000)

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