Regulation On The Operation Of Radio Equipment On Vhf In The Inland Waterways And The Acquisition Of Vhf Radio Certificate For Inland Navigation Radio

Original Language Title: Verordnung über den Betrieb von Sprechfunkanlagen auf Ultrakurzwellen in der Binnenschifffahrt und den Erwerb des UKW-Sprechfunkzeugnisses für den Binnenschifffahrtsfunk

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Regulation on the operation of speech radio equipment on ultra-short waves in inland waterway transport and the acquisition of the FM radio certificate for inland waterway radio (Inland Waterway Radio Regulation-BinSchSprFunkV)

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date of delivery: 18.12.2002

full quote:

" inland waterway radio ordinance of 18. December 2002 (BGBl. 4569; 2003 I p. 130), which was last amended by Article 38 (6) of the Regulation of 16 December 2002. December 2011 (BGBl. 2012 I p. 2) has been amended "

:Last modified by § 38 (6) V v. 16.12.2011; 2012 I 2

For details, see Notes
§ 3 (2) and 3 (3) of this Regulation for the implementation of Directive 1999 /5/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 1 March 1999 on radio equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment and the mutual recognition of their conformity (OJ L 327, 30.4.1999, p. EC No 10).


(+ + + text-proof from: 1.1.2003 + + +)
(+ + + Official note of the norm-provider on EC law:
Implementation of the
EGRL 5/99 (CELEX Nr: 399L0005) + + +)

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The Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing orders on the basis of
of § 3 para. 1 Nos. 4 and 6 and para. 4 also in conjunction with Section 6 of the Inland Navigation Task Act in the version of the notice of 5. July 2001 (BGBl. 2026),
of § 4 (2) of the Inland Navigation Task Act, in conjunction with the second subparagraph of Article 4 (2) of the Internal Maritime Task Act. Section of the Administrative Costing Act of 23. June 1970 (BGBl. 821), in agreement with the Federal Ministry of Finance:

1. Section
Common rules

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§ 1 Scope

This regulation goverls
the mobile VHF radio station on waterways of zones 1 to 4;
the acquisition of a VHF radio station for inland waterway radio (VHF radio certificate (UBI)).
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§ 2 definitions

For the purposes of this regulation,
Waterways of zones 1 to 4 :the federal waterways according to Appendix I of the Inland Waterways Search Order of 6. December 2008 (BGBl. 2450), as amended;
Vehicles: inland waterway vessels including small vehicles and ferries, as well as floating equipment, floating bodies and Seagoing ships;
Inland waterway radio: International mobile VHF radio service between land radio stations and ship stations or between ships ' radio stations Inland waterway routes, which includes the following transport routes:
ship ship,
Nautical Information,
ship-port authority,
radio traffic on board,
public message exchange;
Funkanlage: Ship radio station on board of a vehicle; it can be made up of several radios;
Regional Agreement: the Regional Agreement on Inland Waterway Radio of 6. April 2000 (BGBl. II p. 1213);
inland waterway transport handbook: the jointly by the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine in Strasbourg and the Danube Commission in Budapest, according to -the Regional Agreement's Resolution No 1 and the handbook on inland waterway radio, including the regional parts, issued by the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development, current version;
Landfunkstelle: stationary radio station of the inland waterway radio;
ship radio stelle:mobile radio station of the inland waterway radio, which is on board a vehicle that is not permanently established.

2. Section
Operating Regulations

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§ 3 Basic rules

(1) The radio service at a ship's radio station may only be carried out in accordance with the Regional Agreement and the Manual for Inland Waterways.(2) The VHF channels of the ship's ship, ship-port authority and radio traffic on board may only be used if the output power of the transmitter is automatically limited to a value of between 0.5 Watt and 1 Watt. In the VHF channels in the Nautical Information traffic circle, the output power must be set to a value of between 6 watts and 25 watts.(3) All fixed and portable radio equipment must be equipped with an Automatic Transmitter Identification System (ATIS) system. Non-official table of contents

§ 4 Permission

(1) Anyone who wants to serve or supervise a ship's radio station on waterways of zones 1 to 4 requires a permit issued by the competent authority in accordance with this Regulation. It shall apply indefinitely. The competent authority is the department of water and shipping management for traffic techniques at the Koblenz water and shipping office.(2) This permission is demonstrated by a VHF radio certificate (UBI (Appendix 1)).(3) No permission is required for the holder of a
officially approved VHF radio event (UBI) 2)),
UKW speech radio certificate issued by a contracting authority of the Regional Agreement on the basis of this Agreement for the Inland waterway radio,
radio certificate recognized and valid by the competent authority,
The radio certificate issued before the entry into force of this Regulation and entitled to participate in the inland waterway radio.
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§ 5 Special duties

In the transport trips ship-ship, nautical information and ship-port authority may only be sent messages that refer to the protection of human life, the journey or the safety of vehicles.

3. Section
Acquisition of permission; radio certificates

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§ 6 Requirements for obtaining permission

The Applicants must be granted the permission to grant permission to the 15. have been completed and the required competence has been demonstrated in an examination. Non-official table of contents

§ 7 Examination requirements

(1) The applicant has submitted the application for admission to the examination and issue of the permit. the following information shall be sent to the competent authority through the Audit Committee:
First Name,
Day and Location of Birth,
(2) To be attached to the application:
a copy of the valid passport or identity card,
two identical passport images from newer Time.
(3) The applicant will be allowed to check if
has proven the minimum age (§ 6) and
the fees (§ 16) have been received.
By way of derogation from the first sentence of sentence 1, No. 1, an applicant may also be admitted three months before the minimum age is reached . Non-official table of contents

§ 8 Examination committees

(1) The competent authority sets up audit committees and appoints their chairperson, Substitutes and reviewers as required. It announces the locations of its examination committees in the traffic sheet.(2) Each examiner must have at least the General Operating Certificate for Funker (ABZ), the General Radio Certificate (LRC), including eligibility to participate in the Inland Waterway Radio or the General Office Radio for the Seefundienst.(3) An examination board consists of the water protection police school in Hamburg. Non-official table of contents

§ 9 Review

(1) The applicant has to prove in an audit in accordance with the examination program (Appendix 3) that he
about sufficient knowledge of the rules governing participation in inland waterway radio as well as the operational and technical knowledge required for the proper operation of the radio system (theoretical part) and
for its practical
chairperson of the examination committee or his deputy determines the date of the examination and appoises the examination board, which consists of three examiners. The Examination Committee takes the examination. (3) The Chairman of the Examination Commission is in charge of the examination. It shall be carried out in accordance with the provisions of Appendix 4. The examination was only a unanimous decision of the Examination Committee. A record is to be recorded on the course of the examination.(4) If the applicant has demonstrated the competence to participate in the inland waterway radio and for the proper operation of the radio equipment, the applicant shall be authorised by the issuing of an indefinite valid UKW speech radio (UBI) in accordance with the model of Appendix 1.(5) If the applicant does not have part of the examination, he or she may repeat that part of the examination at the earliest after two weeks and no later than six months.(6) holders of a
General operating certificate issued after the entry into force of this Regulation. Radio (General Operator's Certificate (GOC)),
Restricted Operator's Certificate (ROC),
VHF Operating Certificate for Funker (UBZ),
Long Range Certificate (LRC)),
Short Range Certificate (SRC)
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§ 10 Grant without examination

On presentation of one of the certificates referred to in § 4 (3) (3) and (4), or a certificate recognised by the competent authority for a successful test to be carried out in the field of inland waterway radio shall be granted by the competent authority to the holder, on request, without re-examination, and shall issue a certificate UKW speech radio certificate (UBI). Non-official table of contents

§ 11 Replacement of spare parts

Is a VHF radio certificate (UBI) or a radio certificate pursuant to § 4 para. 3 no. 4 unusable , the competent authority shall, at the request of the competent authority, issue a replacement copy, which shall be marked as such. A certificate which has become unusable or has been re-found shall be delivered to the competent authority. Unofficial Table Of Contents

§ 12 Withdrawal

(1) The competent authority must revoke a permit if the holder is proven to be
has violated provisions on inland waterway radio in a dangerous way or
is no longer capable of properly participating in inland waterway radio, in particular, no longer sufficient hearing or communication capability or adequate visual acuity; the competent authority may, in cases of doubt, require the submission of professional medical certificates.
(2) The competent authority may withdraw a permit if
the owner has been proven to be grossly violating provisions on inland waterway radio
where the holder has found evidence that he is no longer able to participate in the inland waterway radio
In such cases, the competent authority may depart from the withdrawal if the person concerned again successfully submits an examination. This examination shall be limited to the knowledge and skills referred to in Annex 3 which have been objectionable.(3) The permission shall be issued with the withdrawal. The VHF radio certificate (UBI) shall be delivered immediately to the competent authority, even if the withdrawal of the licence has been challenged and the immediate enforcement of the withdrawal has been ordered.(4) The competent authority may, in the event of withdrawal, bind the re-issue of the permit to conditions and conditions.(5) The competent authority shall immediately inform the water protection police of the countries of the withdrawal of the licence, provided that the holder of the VHF radio certificate (UBI) has not fulfilled its obligation under paragraph 3.(6) The water protection police of the Member States shall inform the competent authority of the facts which are known to them and which may justify withdrawal.(7) Paragraphs 1 to 6 shall apply mutatily to certificates in accordance with section 4 (3) no. 4.(8) In the cases referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2, the competent authority may prohibit the operation of a ship ' s radio station or a seefuncture on the waterways of zones 3 and 4 in accordance with Article 4 (3) (2) and (3) of this Regulation. It shall immediately notify the subdivision of the body which issued the certificate. Non-official table of contents

§ 13 Information

The competent authority may collect the stored personal data from the data held by the competent authority. List of the granted permissions, as far as is necessary, for the purposes of
of administrative tasks according to the Act of Inland Navigation or under this Act or of the Law on the Law of the Sea to the services of the Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration, the water protection police of the Countries and the regulatory authority for postal and telecommunications as well as audit committees,
Persecution of criminal offences related to shipping , in courts, public prosecutors, police departments of the federal states and the Federal Criminal Police Office as law enforcement agency,
Persecution of In the event of an administrative offence in the field of shipping to courts, public prosecutors, water and maritime administration services of the Federal Government and the police force of the Länder
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§ 14 Official UKW speech radio certificate (UBI)

The officially approved UKW speech radio certificate (UBI) shall be issued in accordance with the Model of Appendix 2 of examination committees of the German Motoryachting Association e. V. and the Deutscher Segler-Verband e. V.). § § 6, 7 para. 2, 3 sentence 2, § 8 para. 2, § 9 para. 1 to 3, 5 to 7 and in accordance with § 7 para. 1, § 9 para. 4, § § 11 to 13 apply. The competent authority may prohibit the issuing of the officially recognised VHF radio certificate (UBI) to the above authorities if the facts justify the assumption that they, their examination committees or their examiners are repeated or grossly Have infringed the provisions of sentence 2.

4. Section
Final Provisions

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§ 15 Administrative Offences

Unlawful within the meaning of § 7 (1) of the Inland Waterway Task Act, who intentionally or negligently
contrary to § 3 (2) Set 1 or 2 uses a VHF channel,
without permission according to § 4 para. 1 a ship's radio station or a seefuncture site served,
contrary to § 5 other messages transmitted,
contrary to § 11 sentence 2 or contrary to § 12 para. 3 sentence 2, also in connection with § 14 sentence 2, a certificate not delivered or not delivered in time or
contrary to a enforceable prohibition in accordance with § 12 para. 8 sentence 1 a Ship Service or Seefuncture served.
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§ 18 Entry into force,

Regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 2008. January 2003. Non-official table of contents

Appendix 1 (to § 4 para. 2, § 9 para. 4)
UKW speech radio certificate for the inland waterway radio station

Original text: BGBl. I 2002, 4575
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Appendix 2 (to § 4 para. 3 no. 1, § 14)
VHF radio certificate for the inland waterway radio

"Fundstelle des Originaltextes": BGBl. I 2002, 4576
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Appendix 3 (to § 9 para. 1)
Review Program

Fundstelle des Originaltextes: BGBl. I 2002, 4577-4578
VHF radio communication certificate for inland waterway radio (UBI) Supplementary examination for owners of the ROC, GOC, UBZ, LRC and SRC
A. Theoretical knowledge about inland waterway radio
1. Knowledge and essential characteristics of inland waterway radio 
1.1 Transport Travel X X
1.1.1 Schiff-ship X X
1.1.2 Nautical Information X X
1.1.3 Ship Harbour Authority X X
1.1.4 Radio traffic on board X X
1.1.5 Public Message Exchange X X
2. Ranking and types of traffic in inland waterway radio
2.1Not-, emergency-and security traffic X X
2.2 Routine Talks X X
2.3 Confirmation of messages X
2.4 Instructions from Landfunkstellen X X
2.5 conversations social content X X
2.6 Test shipments X
3. Radio stations in inland waterway radio
3.1 Shifting stations X X
3.2 Landfunkstellen X X
3.3 Portable Funkanlagen X X
3.4 Labeling of the radio stations X X
3.5 radio equipment requirement X X
3.6 Frequency allocation X X
4. Basic knowledge of frequencies and their usage 
4.1 Propagation of ultra-short waves (UKW/VHF) X
4.2 Allocation of VHF channels in the Inland waterway radio X X
4.3Operational types simplex, duplex, semi-duplex X
4.4 Digital Selective Call (DSC) X
4.5Two-channel monitoring (dual watch) X
4.6 Limitation of transmit power X X
5. Automatic sender identification system (ATIS) 
5.1 Education of ATIS number X X
6. Basic knowledge of regulations and publications related to inland waterway radio
6.1 Supervision of the ship's radio station X
6.2 Telecommunications secrecy and interception ban X
6.3 Manual inland waterway radio X X
6.3.1 General Part X X
6.3.2 Regional Parts X X
6.4 Regional agreement on inland waterway radio X X
6.5 Languages in Inland Waterway Radio X X
6.6 Recommended redeeming applications for the ride X X
7. Technical Knowledge
7.1 Current, Voltage and Performance X
7.2 Antenna X
B. Practical knowledge and skills to serve Ship radio station
1. Practical knowledge 
1.1 VHF radio equipment X
1.2 Basic setting X
1.3 Channel selection X
1.4 transmit power X
1.5XX_ENCODE_CASE_CAPS_LOCK_On noise barrier (Squelch) X
2. Unwinding of the inland waterway radio 
2.1 Not_Traffic X X
2.2 Urgent traffic X X
2.3 Safety Traffic X X
2.4 Routine talk X
2.5 Test shipments X 
3. General form of handling Inland waterway radio
3.1 Call to a radio station X
3.2 Answer to Call X 
3.3Call to all radio stationsX 
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Appendix 4 (to § 9 paragraph 3)
Rules for the course of the review

The original text was found: BGBl. I 2002, 4579
The applicant must on request before the start of the examination by presenting the valid ID cards or passport cards.
If the applicant returns during the examination for reasons other than compelling health reasons, the test shall be deemed to be valid. failed.
Unauthorized tools, such as Books, calculators, etc. ä. or foreign assistance may not be used during the examination. In the case of a deception test, the test shall be deemed not to pass; this shall also apply to test parts which have already been successfully carried out. Prior to the start of the examination, the Chairperson shall inform the applicants of the consequences of a deception attempt.
Written examination subject evidence of sufficient knowledge the rules governing participation in inland waterway radio and the operational and technical knowledge required for the proper operation of the radio system by responding to a questionnaire, with at least 80 per cent of the The processing time for a questionnaire from the questionnaire, which is made public in the journal, is 60 minutes.
Practical test part error-free delivery of emergency and emergency reports or security messages according to the specification of a text in German language using the letter board in No more than 5 minutes. Error-free admission of emergency and emergency or safety messages in German in no more than 5 minutes. Practical exercises in inland waterway radio under the application of the lettering board; procedures in need, Handling of the radio equipment of a ship's radio stelle.The duration of the examination shall not exceed 15 minutes-2 to 3 tasks-per applicant.
The check has been passed if the applicant has demonstrated skills and knowledge in all of the audit parts, which are listed in Appendix 3.