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CB / 27MHz in Morocco - allowed?

Hello everyone,

Half september we on two bikes are staying in morocco for about three weeks. Our communication excists of handheld CB transceivers,with an optional external magnet antenna and amplifier.

We don't know the the legal and official standpoint yet (but we're inquiring at the moment).

We would like to know more about the practicalities and the informal way this sort of communication is treated by officials, customs and the perhaps existing roadblocks etc etc.

I could't find much internet information, but till sofar it seems to be positive towards the use of CB.

we already thought it to be smart to take off all visible stuff when entering customs aso.

Oddly enough I encountered some stories about GPS's being confiscated, though the topics were one to two years old. Anyone some expirience on this? I can't imagine this being practice anymore because of the popular use nowadays.

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Hi

You can see in:

http://www.anrt.net.ma/


Importation des équipements par des particuliers

Admission par des particuliers d'un équipement de télécommunications :


Dossier & Formulaires

L’importation par des particuliers, à titre personnel en quantité unique, des équipements de télécommunications non agréés suivants :

• Terminal GSM,
• Répondeur,
• Télécopieur,
• Poste téléphonique,
• Modem intégré à un ordinateur portable,
• Récepteur GPS.

est permise moyennant le dépôt au niveau de la douane de l’engagement figurant en annexe 3 de la décision ANRT/DG/N°12/04 du 29 décembre 2004 dûment rempli et signé.


Annexe nº3 in:


http://www.anrt.net.ma/admin/downloa...file_fr446.doc

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...try this with my knowledge of French...

But then again I am happy to find information!

(source ANRT - thanks previous poster)

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Importation à titre personnel pour utilisation temporaire d’un poste GPS ou de postes CB (Citizen Band).
Quelle est la réglementation en vigueur au Maroc concernant l’importation à titre personnel pour utilisation temporaire d’un poste GPS ou d’un poste CB ?
Conformément aux dispositions de l’article 9 de la Décision ANRT/DG/N°12/04 du 29 décembre 2004 fixant le régime d’agrément des équipements terminaux et des installations radioélectriques, l'importation à titre personnel et en quantité unique de récepteur GPS est libre moyennant le dépôt auprès des services douaniers d’un engagement dûment rempli et signé.

Concernant l’importation temporaire de postes CB, il y lieu de préciser que l’utilisation de postes CB au Maroc est assujettie au régime des autorisations conformément à l’article 3 de la loi n°24-96 relative à la poste et aux télécommunications. A cet effet, les documents suivants doivent être envoyés à l’ANRT :
-un formulaire dûment rempli et signé ;
-une demande adressée au nom du Directeur Technique de l’ANRT ; et
-une copie du passeport du responsable du groupe de touristes.

Par ailleurs, il est à noter que l’utilisation de postes CB au Maroc est soumise au paiement d’une redevance d’utilisation de fréquences radioélectriques d’un montant de 600 (six cents) Dirhams (Toute taxe comprise) par poste et par mois d’utilisation indivisible.

Pour tout complément d’informations concernant les postes CB, vous êtes priés d’adresser un mail à rubrique-tec@anrt.net.ma ou de contacter au +212 (0) 37 71 85 08 ou +212 37 (0) 37 71 85 35.




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after translation it results in:
Importation on a purely personal basis for temporary use of a station
GPS or stations CB (Citizen Band). Which is the regulation in force in
Morocco concerning the importation on a purely personal basis for
temporary use of a station GPS or a station CB? In accordance with the
provisions of article 9 of Decision ANRT/DG/N°12/04 of 29 December
2004 fixing the mode of approval of the final equipment and the
radioelectric installations, the importation on a purely personal
basis and in single quantity of receiver GPS is free realising the
deposit near the customs services of an engagement duly filled and
signed.

Concerning the temporary importation of stations CB, it y place to
specify that the use of stations CB in Morocco is subjugated with the
mode of the authorizations in accordance with article 3 of the law
n°24-96 relating to the post office and telecommunications. To this
end, the following documents must be sent to the ANRT:
- a form duly filled and signed;
- a request addressed to the Technical Director of the ANRT; and
- a copy of the passport of the person in charge for the group of
tourists.

In addition, it should be noted that the use of stations CB in Morocco
is subjected to the payment of a royalty of use of radioelectric
frequencies of an amount of 600 (six hundreds) Dirhams (Any inclusive
of tax) by station and of indivisible use.

For any further information concerning stations CB, you are requested
to address a mall to heading-tec@anrt.net.ma or to contact to the +212
(0) 37 71 85 08 or +212 37 (0) 37 71 85 35.
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Hi,

Some travellers hide the CBs when crossing the border and only mount them after the crossing. The police inside the country doesn't cares, but in the border they do.

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When we visted in May we had GPS on three of the four bikes and bike-to-bike 'talkabout' (PMR446) radios on all of them. No problem.

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In Mauritania and Mali there are problems to have the GPS or the CB?

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Originally posted by Zmeagol:
When we visted in May we had GPS on three of the four bikes and bike-to-bike 'talkabout' (PMR446) radios on all of them. No problem.

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Hi,

In December 2003 a friend of mine had his CB confiscated at the border of Ceuta. It was returned to him when we crossed the border again in our way to Spain.

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In Mauritania and Mali there are problems to have the GPS or the CB?

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There's no problem with the GPS.

As in Morocco, some travellers hide the CBs (or VHFs) when crossing borders in Mauritania and Mali.

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