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Citizens Band Radio

Volume 12: debated on Monday 9 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) if he will list the countries which allow only AM or only FM citizens band transmissions, respectively;(2) if he will list the countries which allow both AM and FM 27 MHz citizens band radio transmissions;(3) if he will list those countries which allow citizens band transmissions on frequencies between 26.965 and 27.405 MHz;(4) if he will list the countries that allow citizens band transmissions with a power of 4 watts and restrict the aerial height to 1ยท5 metres.

The conditions prescribed in different countries for citizens band radio vary considerably. The September issue of the Telecommunication Journal, published by the International Telecommunication Union, contains a broad summary of many existing national regulations on citizens band radio. A copy is being placed in the Library of the House.