The information on this page relates specifically to members of the Four Wheel Drive Club of SA only.
Please note that the FWDCSA has officially handed over all administration for ORRA to that organisation. All E-mails, phone calls and faxes are now going directly to them, and all licenses are being processed by them. Application form (to be forwarded to ORRA).
FWDCSA Gauteng Members
To all FWDCSA Gauteng members on debit order, we will no longer be able to assist with your ORRA payments by debit order. Please settle your account with ORRA directly prior to 31 December each year. ORRA will invoice you as per normal.
FWDC Marshal Members
FWDC will continue to manage the 40MHz licenses for you, however, all your other units through ORRA for 29MHz and VHF will need to be renewed with ORRA directly and not through the club. Please note these will be separate accounts.
ORRA Contact Details:
Off-Road Radio Association
P O Box 12566
Rina Stander 012-379-1715 (08h00 - 12h00)
The Off-Road Radio Association issues 29MHz and VHF radio licences on behalf of ICASA, the national telecommunications regulatory body. ORRA issues licences only to paid-up members of clubs that are affiliated to the Association of All Wheel Drive Clubs of South Africa like the Four Wheel Drive Club. If you wish to join our club to get a licence, click here.
Please note: It is a criminal offence to be in possession of radio equipment which is capable of being operated on any frequency for which you do not hold the appropriate licence.
Please note: FWDCSA Western Cape branch members (only): Please contact your branch secretary for further assistance. Click here.
Get more information here on 29MHz Radio licences for Botswanawww.bta.org.bw.
For 29MHz radio licences in Namibia, call 09264-61-222 666. The club owns ten 29MHz licences for hire to club members.
|1||29.8725||General open ORRA / 4x4 Club|
|2||29.8975||General open ORRA / 4x4 Club|
|3||29.7725||Ski boat talk frequency (since moved to VHF)|
|4||29.9350||Ski boat call frequency (since moved to VHF)|
|7||29.8850||General open ORRA / 4x4 Club|
29 MHz radio licences
Application forms for licences issued by the Off-Road Radio Association (ORRA) are only issued to members of clubs affiliated to the Association of All Wheel Drive Clubs of South Africa. If you are not a member of one of these clubs, please contact ICASA directly for your licence:
Private Bag X1
Details for obtaining radio licences in neighbouring countries.
Namibian Communications Commission
56 Robert Mugabe Avenue
Tel: 09264 61 22-2666
Fax: 09264 61 22-2790
Cost of licence: R 50.00 Valid 6 months
BTA ( Botswana Telecommunications Authorities)
Private Bag 00495,
Tel: 09267 395-7755
Fax: 09267 395-7976
Cost of licence: P 110.00 Valid 6 months
29MHz Radio licences for Botswana can be downloaded here www.bta.org.bw. For 29MHz radio licences in Namibia, call 09264-61-222 666. The club owns ten 29MHz licences for hire to club members.
Zambia Communications Authority
Office of the Controller
P O Box 36871
Tel: 092601 246702
Fax: 092601 246701/2
Cost of licence: K 17554.00 (Approx: R 28.00) Valid 6 months
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