About CRMS

History

beginning of radio communication

The beginning of radio communication in the Republic of KOREA

The first radio communication on the Korean peninsula was established in a lighthouse patrol ship named Gwangjae Ho to communicate with a telegraph station in Weolmi Island in September 5, 1910.

The first radio monitoring services were provided by Gyeongseong. Busan, Gangneung radiotelegraph stations in August, 1938. However, the full-scale radio monitoring services began with the establishment of the Gwangjang monitoring branch office on June 1. 1947.

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The beginning of radio communication in the Republic of KOREA

Seoul Radio Monitoring Office (seongsu-dong)

1949~1970



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Central Radio Monitoring Office (Garak-dong)

1970~1989





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Central Radio Management Office
Satellite Radio Monitoring Center (Icheon-si,Gyeonggi-do)

2002~



history

1940년부터 1960년까지

  • June 1,1947.

    Establishment of the Gwangjang monitoring branch office at the Radio Communication Bureau of the Ministry of Communications

  • Nov. 22, 1949.

    Establishment of the Seoul, Busan, Gwangju regional radio monitoring office.

  • Oct. 23, 1964.

    Establishment of the Gangneung regional radio monitoring office

1970년부터 1980년까지

  • Apr 1, 1970.

    Relocation of the Seoul regional radio monitoring office from Seongsu-dong to Garak-dong

  • Sep 9, 1979.

    Establishment of the Radio Control Office

  • Aug 26, 1980.

    Renaming of the Radio Monitoring Office to the Radio Management Bureau

  • Jan 1, 1982.

    Renaming of the Radio Control Office to the Radio Control Bureau

  • Jan 1, 1983.

    Reorganization of regional radio management bureaus so that they are under the direct control of regional communication offices (in charge of licensing, monitoring, inspection and survey of radio stations)

  • Dec 30, 1983.

    Integration of the radio monitoring organization into the newly-established Central Radio Monitoring Office (incharge of monitoring, inspection and control of radio stations)

  • Dec 15, 1987.

    Renaming of the Central Radio Monitoring Office to the Central Radio Management Office

2002년부터 2008년까지

  • Aug 12, 2002.

    Establishment of the Satellite Radio Monitoring Center

  • Oct 19, 2003.

    Beginning of the regulation services of illegal bugging devices

  • Jan 1, 2004.

    Beginning of the investigation services of frequency usage

  • July 30, 2004.

    Beginning of the registration services of the detection of illegal bugging devices

  • Jan 1, 2005.

    Beginning of the investigation services of the DTV broadcasting reception environment

  • Dec 1, 2005.

    Beginning of the investigation services of the terrestrial DMB reception encironment

  • Feb 29, 2008.

    Affiliation of the CRMO changed from MIC(Ministry of Information and Communication) to KCC(Korea Communications Commission)

  • Aug 19, 2011.

    Reorganization of regional radio management offices

  • March 25, 2013.

    Affiliation of the CRMO changed from KCC(Korea Communications Commission) to MSIP(Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning)

  • Sep 22, 2015. 

    Renaming of the Central Radio Management Office to the Central Radio Management Service

  • July 26, 2017.

    Affiliation of the CRMS changed from MSIP(Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning) to MSIT(Ministry of Science and ICT)