This document was provided by Tom Simpson GM3BCD - SK, who was licensed shortly after being demobbed from the Royal Signals at the end of WWII.
General requirements: British Nationality and "two recent references as to character", City & Guilds Radio Amateurs' Examiination pass certificate and Post Office 12 wpm Morse Code test pass certificate.
In an appendix A, not shown here, was a list of qualifications exempting former-military applicants from technical and morse exams, following discussions between the Post Master General and the Radio Society of Great Britain.
Among the operating conditions required were:
- The use of "spark" sending apparatus is specifically forbidden.
- Where crystal control is not used, a frequency meter with an accuracy of "not less than +/- 0.1% must be used.
- No sending period shall exceed 10 consecutive minutes.
- A log book "of approved type (not loose-leaf)" shall be kept, and every entry initialled by the operator.
- Gramophone records may be played but only one, of duration no longer than 10 minutes, in any given day.
- Advertising, broadcast or social / political content is "expressly prohibited".
- The aerial height shall not exceed 50ft agl if situated within half a mile of the boundary of an aerodrome.
- No direct connexion shall be made between the electricity supply mains and the aerial.