Shandong Provincial Radio Regulation Office is responsible for regulating radio communications across the province and its Qingdao Branch exercises administrative power concerning the regulation of radio communications within the jurisdiction of Qingdao in accordance with the Radio Regulations of the People’s Republic of China. To ensure the proper functioning of legal radio transmitting equipment and radio stations, minimize the harmful interference to radio communications and maintain order in the airwaves in the period leading up to and during the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Qingdao Summit (hereinafter referred to as “the Qingdao Summit”), the relevant matters are hereby disseminated as follows:
I. Application for Radio Frequency
i. Organizations or individuals in need of setting or using radio stations and radio transmitters should fill in the Frequency Request Form – Qingdao Summit, and submit it on site or send it via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ii. The decision on permission is to be made by the Qingdao Branch of Shandong Provincial Radio Regulation Office according to Radio Regulations of the People’s Republic of China and Regulations on Radio Frequency Allocation of the People’s Republic of China. A Radio Frequency License of the SCO Qingdao Summit will be issued if the frequency is permitted.
II. Radio Equipment Management
i. Organizations or individuals that have been given the Radio Frequency License of SCO Qingdao Summit should take their radio stations and transmitters to a designated place to allow the radio regulation authority to inspect on site before taking such equipment to the Qingdao Summit venues.
ii. A Radio Equipment Label will be attached to radio equipment that has passed inspection. Radio transmitters should only be used in designated time periods, zones and within technical specifications.
iii. Neither official permission nor the Radio Equipment Label is needed for using the following devices within the Qingdao Summit venues and other designated places: mobile phones and wireless Internet cards connecting to Chinese mainland mobile networks, Bluetooth headsets, laptops and tablets with Wi-Fi connections, remote keys for cars, remote controllers for cameras, etc.
iv. Except equipment listed in the above sections, certain short-range or micro power radio equipment exempted from license-based radio station management such as wireless microphones, wireless cameras, PTTs, cordless phones, remote-controlled toys, etc. must not be brought into the aforementioned areas in the period leading up to and during the Qingdao Summit without the Radio Frequency License of SCO Qingdao Summit and the Radio Equipment Label.
III. Customs Clearance for Radio Equipment
For radio transmitting equipment that is intended to enter China temporarily and be used in the aforementioned areas in the period leading up to and during the Qingdao Summit but does not have a radio transmitting equipment type approval code, the relevant organization or individual shall file an application to the Qingdao Branch of Shandong Provincial Radio Regulation Office for temporary customs clearance by presenting the Radio Frequency License of SCO Qingdao Summit and follow customs rules for the exit of the equipment.
IV. Supplementary Provisions
i. Shandong Provincial Radio Regulation Office is responsible for the interpretation of the notice.
ii. The notice shall come into effect on the day of issuance and cease to be effective upon the conclusion of the Qingdao Summit.
iii. Frequency application emergencies involving foreigners shall be handled according to related regulations of China.
iv. Radio regulation authority for the Qingdao Summit:
Qingdao Branch of Shandong Provincial Radio Regulation Office
Address: 239 Haikou Road, Laoshan District, Qingdao
Tel: +86 532 88017506; +86 532 88017519
Annex: Frequency Request Form – Qingdao Summit(http://scochina.mfa.gov.cn/chn/xzzx/)
Shandong Provincial Radio Regulation Office
May 2, 2018